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In this issue:
• Marcus Wheeler presents Snowfall – spy-fi ski action, a game recreating the off-piste action of famous 007 movies.
• Jim Webster explores the Stono Slave Rebellion of 1739, a cleverly devised game suitable for solo play or a club night.
• Mike Haran’s Peloponnesian War for ancients fans is a full game, including strategic, naval and land warfare options, accompanied by maps and gaming aids drawn by The Editor.
• Franz Ehart, our Austrian contributor who brought us the landmark Wiener Planspielregeln a while ago, returns with an opening piece on artillery entitled King of the battlefield.
• Tony Harwood is full of terrain-making energy again, here describing how to go about making attractive haystacks for your agricultural settings.
• The Editor has plenty to say this month about Vaubanesque defences. Cádiz for wargamers: a fistful of fortifications is a photographic overview of one of the most interesting parts of Cádiz in southern Spain, the Castillo de San Sebastián.
• A show report, with John Treadaway and Brad Harmer-Barnes returning from SELWG 2015 with a host of pretty pictures.
Of course, we have our regular spots:
• The Editor with his Briefing and World Wide Wargaming overview of wargamers on the Web.
• Neil Shuck with Forward Observer.
• Diane Sutherland and her Wargames Widow terrain making column.
• John Treadaway with Fantasy Facts.
• Brad Harmer and his Hex Encounter column for boardgamers.
• Conrad Kinch and the delightfully quirky Send three and fourpence.
• Our Battlegames Combat Stress Appeal.
• Recce with reviews.
• And a competition prize worth £240!
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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