Our regular look at what’s new and forthcoming in the hobby.
COVER MOUNT FOCUS: PAINTING YOUR BLACK SEAS FRIGATE
Pete the Wargamer shows you what paint to put where on your freebie ships.
“THE PRICKING OF MY THUMBS”
Introducing supernatural elements to historical games.
DESIGNER’S NOTES: BLACK SEAS
The lead designer behind this new naval miniatures game from Warlord provides the inside track on the rules and models.
THEME: “THAT MAN COST ME MY DESTINY”
The life and times of one of England’s most colourful naval commanders.
AUSTRALIAN FRONTIER WARFARE – PART II
Rolf Grein returns to explore the clashes between settlers and Aborigines in the Australian outback.
RULES SHOWCASE: BLACK SEAS
Editor Dan takes on Designer Gabrio in a battle on the high seas using the new Black Seas naval rules.
PIMPING YOUR RIDE
Get your vehicles ready for Gasland Refuelled using the newly released ‘Implements of Carnage’.
THEME: THE BATTLE OF ILES SAINT-MARCOUF
Sir Sidney Smith enters into tabletop action in this battle for a group of innocuous looking islands in the English Channel.
THE WANHSIEN INCIDENT, CHINA 1926
A look at a Royal Navy landing action between the wars and on the banks of the Yangtze River.
THEME: SAILING THROUGH THE AGES
Noted Naval Wargaming enthusiast John Laing educates us on the history of Age of Sail modelling.
THEME: CAT AND MOUSE
A quick-fire, small scale scenario for Black Seas, exclusively designed by the team behind the game.
DESIGNER’S NOTES: HARDWIRED
Patrick Todoroff tells us about his new ‘cyberpunk espionage and mayhem’ self-published rules.
A DAY IN THE LIFE OF A GAMES DESIGNER
What’s it like being a full-time, professional, freelance Wargames Designer? Joe McCullough reveals all….
THE INFECTED CARCASS
A scenario for Ghost Archipelago, by that man mentioned above.
Jungle, crocodiles, ambushes by desperate Japanese troops, all the ingredients for a great WWII demo game, presented by Games Mastering Maestro Bob Giglio.
HOW TO… SWAMPS
Nick Buxey shows us how to get swampy.
Skirmish gaming in and around smaller Crusader fortifications.
What’s the appeal of Ultra-modern wargaming? Michael Charge explains….
WHY I LOVE… A FISTFUL OF LEAD
In praise of this ‘open-ended’ ruleset.