Well, that’s another wargaming year practically over. Hopefully, over the last 12 months you will have played some great games, visited some great shows and found much to inspire you in your favourite wargames magazine. No doubt you’ll have flirted with a new period, dabbled with a new set of rules and acquired more figures to add to the lead/plastic mountain whilst relegating other items to the bits box. Wargaming’s circle of life, I suppose. Turning to what the next year might bring, by now you’ll have the MW 2011 wallplanner Blu-tacked to your games room wall and can start planning your next campaign. Whatever the future holds, you can be sure that come rain or shine or (at time of writing) several inches of snow, MiniatureWargameswill be by your side every month to keep you going. Thanks very much for staying loyal to MWfor the past year and, on behalf of everyone associated with the magazine, may I wish you a very happy Christmas and a Victorious New Year.
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