WI306, April 2013

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The April 2013 issue of Wargames Illustrated. Featuring the theme of Tour of Duty, The Vietnam War Miniatures Game.

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THIRD TOUR
Battlefront games designer Phil Yates talks us through Tour Of Duty’s “escalation” from a Flames Of War side project to a fully-fledged game and a core part of Battlefront’s range

MARTINIQUE, 1809 – THE BATTLE
Following on from last month’s ‘set up’ article (WI305), we return to the Caribbean, and present a photographic walk through of our game which pits a French Napoleonic invasion force against the British garrison on the island.

GOING UP COUNTRY
For many of the Battlefront Studio team the “Third Tour” (as they have been calling it) of Flames Of War: Vietnam has really taken root, and several of the guys have been getting excited about fielding their first Vietnam armies. In this article Mike, Kyran, Wayne and Casey discuss what has got them hooked on Tour Of Duty.

DEUS VULT
Following the release of their new rules for “wargaming the time of the Crusades” Dylan Owen and Alessio Cavatore tell us about the game they created for Fireforge Games, and its design philosophies.

ROLLING THUNDER
A look at some of the armoured vehicles and helicopters you can expect to find on the battlefields of Vietnam, as featured in the new Tour Of Duty rules.

HIDDEN MOVEMENT
How do you represent hidden movment in wargames? Pete Brown of the Worcester Wargames Club investigates….

WARGAMING IN THE BAR
Situated between powerful nations, Poland has always been pushed and pulled around. Osprey author Vincent W. Rospond tells us a little more about the late-18th Century Bar Rebellion, when the Commonwealth had to fight her own to survive.

FROM ARMED TO ARMOURED
As part of our ongoing Evolution of the Tank series, prolific modeller and wargamer Nick Buxey provides us with an extensive look at the development
of armoured trains in the 19th Century and then the armoured cars of the early 20th Century.

A FUNNY THING HAPPEND ON THE WAY TO THE FORUM
A modern tale of how friendship on the Internet turned into war on the tabletop!

BORODINO WORLDWIDE
September 2012 saw the 200th anniversary of one of the most pivotal battles in history, the Battle of Borodino. Many wargaming groups around the world took to their gaming tables with massive armies set to refight Borodino and now we hear from three of those groups.

THE BATTLE OF JERSEY
Graham Burke brings the American War of Independence back to the British Isles in this series of scenarios that pit the forces of the France against valiant redcoat defenders.

AIR COMBAT WARGAMING
Rob Wubbenhorst is an enthusiastic air combat wargamer who has noticed a dearth of articles on the subject in our pages. Here is his treatise on fighting in the skies, and how to get started yourself.

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