THE SIX-DAY WAR
Our theme content kicks off with your handy guide to the Six-Day War, arming you with background information to get you swiftly into the period.
OUTFITTING: CONFEDERATE INFANTRY
Don Effinger and Mike Evans return to continue their look at the uniforms and equipment of the American Civil War. This time they’re reviewing the average Confederate infantryman, and some of their presentation may surprise you.
THE TANKS OF ’67
Here we focus on the stars of the Fate of a Nation game – the tanks. Providing information on those used by both sides in the conflict.
SALUTING THE ALAMO
One of the most impressive tables from Salute 2013 was Gringo 40’s Alamo game. Following the show we tracked down the guys who had put on the game and asked them to tell us how it came about, and played out on the day.
THE COLOURS OF ’67
The Arab-Israeli War of 1967 presents a whole new palette of colours for Flames Of War players.The Israelis used a range of grey-khaki and olive colours, while the United Arab Republic used unadorned pale creams, and the Jordanians used sand, green, and khaki. This article is an introductory guide to painting the forces that fought in the Six-Day War.
THE SAVAGE WARS OF PEACE – PART FOUR
Colonial buff Andy Hoare takes us back to his series on the “small wars” of Queen Victoria, this time taking a look at the 8th Xhosa War, and adding various Objectives to his growing set of campaign rules.
BATTLEFIELDS OF THE SIX-DAY WAR
We continue to provide you with all the relevent information you will need for your Fate of a Nation games, with this guide to the battlefields of the Six-Day War.
RONIN DESIGNER’S NOTES
We are treated to a quick glimpse of the rules behind Osprey Wargames’ latest offering – Ronin – from the author himself, Craig Woodfield. Additionally we learn a little more about Geek Nation Tour’s 2014 trip to the battlefields of medieval Japan.
MISSIONS OF ’67
Gavin Von Rossum explains how existing Flames Of War missions can be converted for use with Fate of a Nation.
PHOTOGRAPHING…THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION
Bill Gaskin’s American War of Independence collection is a sight to behold, and that’s exactly what you can do in these eight pages of photos on the subject.
WRESTLING WITH RAPHIA
Chris Hahn talks us through his struggle to best represent elements of the 217BC Battle of Raphia in a wargame. You know the battle, the one with whole herds of elephants on both sides?
FIGHTING TALK!: TRAWLING FOR TROLLS
Regular columnist Barry Hilton discusses how the internet has transformed our hobby, for better and worse.
GREAT WARRIORS: BUTLER’S RANGERS
Our Great Warriors series returns with a focus on one of the most famous ranger regiments of the American Revolution.
HISTORICON 2013 SHOW REPORT
Our UK Editor Dan Faulconbridge visited this massive, four-day, US show for the first time, and was struck by a number of considerable differences (and quite a few similarities) between this event and those back home. Here we present Dan’s thoughts and loads of great photos!