A group of veteran wargamers, all relatively new to
the Napoleonic period, decided to get together and host a BlackPowder
demonstration game at Adepticon, one of the largest sci-fi and fantasy,
tournament-based, conventions in the US.
Barry Hilton hosted a collection of fictional Peninsular
War battles at a local hotel, one of his famous “weekenders” that are
open to any member of the wargaming public to attend. The rules used
were Barry’s The March of Eagles and Republic To Empire.
war Soviet infantry forces in Flames Of War. Looking ahead to the
release of next year’s Early War material for the Eastern Front, the
Battlefront Studio present an Intelligence Briefing for the Soviet
THE BATTLE OF PLATAEA
Rob Broom of Scarab Miniatures reports on a recent Society of Ancients
‘Battle Day’, in which fifty-plus gamers used twelve different rule sets
to play out the same battle - Plataea 479BC - “The most glorious
victory ever seen”.
MATT PARKERS PAINTS: FABRICS AND CLOTHING
Matt Parkes presents his methods for painting various types of clothing.
From simple fabrics to fancy patterns, there are certainly some
wonderful ideas to improve the look of your wargaming armies.
The Jacobite rebellion ended in defeat for Bonnie Prince Charlie on
Culloden Moor, near Inverness in 1746. In conclusion to our recent theme
on The ’45 here we present the background to the battle and a refight
report, using the Volley and Bayonet rules, which took place at the
Fiasco wargames show in Leeds.
SALUTE 2012 PAINTING COMPETITION
All the best entries from this year’s Salute painting competition.
PLUS You can also find our August Reviews online.