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• Andrew Rolph continues his WWII Ostfront series with The Stalin Line, a fluid attack on a static defence.
• In our hyeadline piece this month, Andy Copestake delivers Push of pike and dint of butt, English Civil War tactics in wargames.
• Tony Harwood adds In Eindecker Part 3 to Chris Russell’s WWI air warfare series, describing how to build your very own dogfighting monoplane.
• American writer Robert Piepenbrink has With a fistful of figures – a dozen ideas for small games that require, in most cases, no more than a couple of handfuls of figures.
• In The look of the thing – artistic licence in wargaming, Arthur Harman asks whether aesthetics should be allowed to dominate our enjoyment of a wargame, or deter us from getting stuck in.
• Further thoughts on inspiration has David R Clemmet and Thomas Davidson asking how we attract new blood into the hobby, and they outline their vision for a new show designed to encourage cross-fertilisation between different creative hobbies.
• And finally we have an extended show report from Salute 2016 by Neil Shuck.
And 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 with prizes to be won!
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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