THEME: IMPERIAL PLAYGROUND
In our lead article for this month’s theme, Neil Smith takes a look at the background to and gaming opportunities for World War Two in the Pacific.
The Flames Of War team present a first look at their new boxed game based on an alternate history mid-1980’s World War Three conflict.
THEME: RAGGED, BLOODY HEROES
An account and gaming ideas recreating the vicious fighting along the Kokoda Trail in Papua New Guinea, with barely trained, brave Australians taking on veteran Japanese troops.
RULES SHOWCASE: 7TV 2ND EDITION
We got the chance to playtest and report on the upcoming ‘re-vamp’ of this popular skirmish ruleset – lights, camera, action
THEME: THE BATTLE FOR TULAGI
United States Marine Corps troops take on Japanese Special Naval Landing Force defenders. Paul Leach provides the facts and suggestions for gaming this hard fought battle.
HOW TO… BUILD A RUINED TEMPLE
Paul Davies constructs a building for use in his Frostgrave games, that could have a myriad of uses in other gaming genres.
THEME: SCREAMING EAGLES OVER CORREGIDOR
An assault by US Airborne troops on a Pacific Island in February 1945. Steve Dake provides details and gaming ideas using Crossfire or other rulesets.
A special report on this unique collaboration between the Royal Armouries, Perry Miniatures and David Marshall of TM Terrain.
THEME: WWII PACIFIC WAR FIGURE ROUNDUP
A look at a variety of figure manufacturers who cater for this Theatre of Operations.
RULES SHOWCASE: BEYOND THE GATES OF ANTARES
Rick Priestley introduces us to his soon to be released Sci-fi rules for Warlord Games.
FIGURE SPOTLIGHT: SERGEANT STRYKER
We present the first figure in our new range linked to each magazine’s thematic content: US Marine, Sergeant J. M Stryker. Complete with a guide to painting him.
Dave Taylor reports back on his recent trip accompanying Geek Nation Tours to the 200th Anniversary Event at the Waterloo Battlefield in Belgium.
FIGHTING SAIL, BUILD A FLEET
A guide to how to stat up any possible nation’s fleet from scratch by Ryan Miller, author of Osprey’s Fighting Sail.
MODELLING TRICKS AND TIPS: TEXTURED WALLPAPER
Once seen as a mere decorative item for plastering on walls, Nick Buxey enlightens us regarding the correct usage of this special terrain making material.
SHOW REPORT: HISTORICON 2015
Our annual account of this amazing wargames convention – the largest in North America – complete with a host of photographs of the best games.