THEME: WHAT IS SKIRMISH WARGAMING
In our lead article for this month’s theme, Mike Blake offers a comprehensive overview of this popular style of gaming.
An excerpt from the Team Yankee novel to whet the appetite of the Cold War Gone Hot gamer.
THEME: THE SKIRMISH WARGAMES GROUP
Mike Blake is back to chart the growth of his group of like-minded individuals and their collective contribution to the skirmish gaming scene.
Neil Smith looks at an elite group of Allied soldiers from World War Two, the Chindits, renowned for their ability to undertake dangerous missions in the face of extreme conditions.
THEME: IT’S ALL ABOUT THE CHARACTERS / ‘LET’S GO!’
Inspiration for skirmish gaming can come from many sources. Pete Brown looks at adding characters to your games and then provides a scenario taken from the movie The Wild Bunch.
DESIGNER’S NOTES: GALLEYS, GUNS AND GLORY!
Jay White introduces us to the process behind the creation of these Renaissance Era naval rules.
THEME: SHERLOCK HOLMES AND THE TRIUMVIRATE OF TERROR
Paul Chapman enlightens us regarding a case from the time of the Great Hiatus, presenting the same for players of In Her Majesty’s Name.
Adrian Howe recounts the story of the Battle of Beersheba, in reality and as presented in the classic Australian movie The Lighthorsemen.
THEME: FIFE AND DRUMS ALONG THE MONTMORENCY
A guide to the skirmish gaming opportunities provided by the French and Indian Wars, complete with a sample scenario for Musket and Tomahawks.
RULES SHOWCASE: FIREPOWER
We take part in a battle between brothers as Alan and Michael Perry showcase their first ‘Battle In A Box’, complete with fast play rules for the American Civil War from Alessio Cavatore.
THEME: HOW TO MAKE VICTORIAN BUILDINGS
Inspired by our Sherlock Holmes adventure, Paul Davies show us how to make some suitable scenery to represent the Victorian London.
Gary Kitching presents an epic article about this epic battle of the Napoleonic Wars – one of Napoleons most crushing victories. Is that the way it will turn out in the refight…?
SHOW REPORT: COLOURS 2015
After its return this year, Paul Davies provides a pictorial and personal record of this re-vamped UK show.
FIGHTING TALK: SILVER BULLET
To license or not to license? Alessio Cavatore provides an insight into the highs and lows of optioning that movie or TV show that you’ve always wanted to turn into a game.