What’s up and coming in (mostly) historical wargaming. Perry’s plastics and Travel Battle, a new DeepCut mat, Mad Dogs with Guns, 3D printed models from Butler and explosion markers.
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Advancing like men: a “Little Inkerman” Scenario for The Men who would be King by Conrad Kinch.
Roger Dixon walks us through the recent popular show in Newark full of (mostly) historical eye-candy.
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Jon Sutherland gives us a full rule system for piratical shenanigans on the high seas (with downloadable play aids). Consider your timbers shivered!
With an exclusive for the magazine, this is a new army for Death In The Dark Continent. Kevin Dallimore shows us that DitDC isn’t just about historical gaming and – although there are 80 historical army lists in the rule set, this is the 81st. And maybe not so historical...
This month Fantasy Facts has its usual round up of what’s out in the world(s) of non-historical gaming: new releases from Ground Zero games in 15mm; Crooked Dice in 28mm; Brigade in 15mm and 10mm for scenery and some space ships. On top of that there’s a look at new games from Great Escape. There’s also the second and last part of Graham Green’s Painting the Army of Gondolin plus scratch building a VSF steam launch.
Designing a scenario. Chris Pringle – author of the “Bloody Big BATTLES!” rules – walks us through the construction of his recreation of Nagy-Salló 1849.
Books for wargamers - what’s a good read and what to leave on the rack. This month we have Battle for Angola: The End of the Cold War in Africa; Rails of War;
Military Technology of the First World War; Wargamer’s Guide to the Anglo-Zulu War; Samurai in 100 Objects; The Battle of Actium; Fighting the Russians before Russia 1805-1807; Old Robin’s Foot; Reminiscences Under Wellington: The Memoirs Of William Hay; An Army of Brigadiers; The Budapest Operation;
Vehicle Art of World War 2
Corrugated. Diane Sutherland builds some fences and shacks from crinkly cardboard and plastic!
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