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In this issue, we have:
• Brad Harmer interviews Plastic Soldier Company supremo Will Townshend as the success of PSC’s The Great War boardgame continues to mushroom.
• Chris Jarvis describes the joys of a multi-period club campaign.
• Rob Wyness explores the concept of Negative Freedom and the impact it has on our hobby.
• Jim Webster, well-known ancients specialist, gives us 6mm and the Bigger Picture, showing how 6mm holds out the prospect of wargaming the ‘operational’ level of war which falls between tactical and strategic.
• Brian Fish delivers The Church Fenton Alternative, a huge game played to commemorate Waterloo
• Mick Sayce concludes his Terrain for Tiny Chaps two-parter on creating scenery suitable for 6mm and 10mm miniatures.
• Conrad Kinch has a Send three and fourpence special about the pros and cons of points systems.
Of course, we have our regular spots:
• The Editor has his Briefing, and covers the online world as it relates to wargamers in his World Wide Wargaming column.
• Neil Shuck ponders trends in the hobby in Forward Observer.
• Diane Sutherland uses her Wargames Widow column to provide terrain-making tips.
• Fantasy Facts columnist John Treadaway scans the worlds of fantasy and sci-fi wargaming.
• Boardgame specialist Brad Harmer uses his Hex Encounter column to describe how to get to grips with complex rulesets.
• We have an update from our continuing Battlegames Combat Stress Appeal.
• And our highly respected Recce section reviews all manner of books, rulesets, and other stuff.
Published continuously since 1983, MINIATURE WARGAMES has now merged with BATTLEGAMES and received a radical facelift to prepare it for the next 30 years! Miniature Wargames with Battlegames deals with all forms of miniatures wargaming, including historical, fantasy, sci-fi, pulp, steampunk and roleplaying. It also gives some coverage to board wargames and video/internet gaming. In addition, the magazine covers all the latest news and reviews the latest products and services.
Tabletop wargaming is a diverse and dynamic hobby that is constantly throwing up new challenges to gamers. Miniature Wargames with Battlegames is always at the hobbyist’s side with ideas and advice, including in-depth analysis of rulesets, ideas for scenarios suitable for all periods and genres, how-to articles on making scenery and painting miniatures, background articles on how to tackle gaming periods of history – or the future – and plenty of thoughts about why we do what we do and how we do it!
Our free trial issue provides ideas and tips for wargaming a variety of scenarios: from recreating the historical set-piece battles of the Hundred Years War to wargaming bitter skirmishes from the Jacobite rebellions of the 18th Century and the Barbarossa campaign of the Second World War.
Other exciting articles – including a focus on the Fantasy miniatures of Mantic Games, the regular ‘Dark Horizons’ Sci-fi & fantasy wargaming column, and reviews of the latest World War II books – provide ample inspiration for hobbyists of all interests.
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