Our monthly round-up of new and forthcoming wargames products that have caught our eye
THEME: THE GREAT AND THE GOOD
Neil Smith kicks off this month’s theme on Napoleon’s Generals by taking a look at some of his favourites and how they should be represented on the tabletop.
RULES SHOWCASE: WHAT A TANKER!
The Too Fat Lardies came to see us to show off their new World War Two tank combat game.
THEME: NAPOLEON’S GENERALS IN PLASTIC
Rupert Mitchell offers once more his snapshot of the plastic figure sets that can be used to support this month’s theme.
MODELLING: MDF TERRAIN
Gary Faulkner offers some hints and tips on how to get the best from MDF kits.
THEME: THE BRAVEST OF THE BRAVE
Adrian McWalter presents us with information on one of the most well known of Napoleon’s Marshals, the ‘ruddy faced’ hero who played such a major role within and without the French Empire.
Our report of the world’s biggest wargames show, featuring all the best demo and participation games.
THEME: JEAN RAPP
Colonel (Retired) Bill Gray takes a look at a general who rose from humble beginnings tothe dizzy heights of the Empire.
TAKING TO THE SKIES WITH TINY PLANES
We take a look at a number of companies that provide a variety of useful or different aircraft for WWII aerial gaming.
THEME: THE LITTLE CORPORAL – HIS FRIENDS AND ENEMIES
Dom Sore explores the options for those looking to place Napoleon and his Generals at the heart of their tabletop battles.
BOLT ACTION GOES ROGUE
Steve Beckett delves into the world of British comics once more, taking us on a journey to a planet riven by war and a warrior born to fight upon it.
Stuart Mulligan & Oliver Green use their period expertise to provide some thoughts, rules and army lists for converting the popular Lion Rampant rules for the early Renaissance.
THE BATTLE OF THE PELENNOR FIELDS
A 12mm hex-based classic Lord of the Rings refight.
DÓNDE ESTÁ EL HOMBRE DORADO?
Nick Buxey picks up on his previous articles on using Studio Tomahawk’s Congo rules for adventuring along the Amazon, and this month presents his ideas and accompanying rules, for gaming with Congo using Conquistadors.
RULES SHOWCASE: THE WAR OF THE THREE KINGS
The latest iteration of the popular Beneath the Lily Banners rules by The League of Augsburg is here, complete with a new thematic focus and simple changes that help to save time spent leafing through the book during a game.