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Latest issue: - Briefing: laid low with a lurgy, the Editor has been relying on the power of audiobooks to keep his morale high, and in the course of listening his mind has filled with visions of exciting scenarios, intensified by a new ‘small actions’ book from Charles S Grant.
- World Wide Wargaming: The Editor is joined this month by well-known grognard Bob Cordery who delivers a fascinating account of the reasons he enjoys blogging. His inspiring blog is one of the two featured in our ‘Blogs of the Month’, and then we round up with an explanation of how to get your blog noticed by Google.
- Fynbos: Diane Sutherland finds another use for interesting foliage other than filling vases on the window ledge. Get ready to make some useful small scale scatter scenery suitable for surreptitious skirmishers!
- Fantasy facts: John Tread away is delighted, at last, to be able to report on some actual fantasy figures in “fantasy Facts”, as well as the usual crop of excellent sci-fi products from a range of manufacturers, including Matchlock Miniatures, Arcane, Armies Army, Brigade Models and Ground Zero Games.
- The march on Madrid part 2: Andrew Rolph plunges into the details of running this engrossing highly charged 1936 Spanish Civil War campaign, taking us through the selection of Nationalist and Rebel forces, the campaign mechanisms and the special situations prevailing for battles at Badajoz, Toledo and Madrid. Many thanks to Minairons Miniatures for some lovely photos too!
- The Donald Featherstone Tribute Weekend: Paul Goodwin and Chris Scott report on the recent weekend celebrating the life and work of one of the hobby’s great doyens – where they also managed to play an epic game centred on the struggle for Arnhem in 1944.
- Hex encounter: Brad Harmer asks “when will then be now?” and tackles the thorny problem of just how long a ‘decent interval’ there should be between the reality and the game – if at all.
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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