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WI335, September 2015

THEME: THE ESSENCE OF WARGAMING? In our lead article for this month’s theme, we discuss the world of ‘What if…?’ and how it relates to the hobby as a whole. THE SEARCH FOR BLITZKRIEG A look at World War I tank tactics and how to create an army list using the Great War rules for… Read More »


WI334, August 2015

THEME: DEATH FROM ABOVE In our lead article for this month’s theme, Sub-Editor Wayne takes a personalized journey through what’s on offer. GREAT WAR WESTERN FRONT EXPANDED Battlefront provide an insight into what to expect from the new, improved version of their Great War rules. THEME: PIE IN THE SKY Nick Buxey looks at the… Read More »


WI333, July 2015

FULL CONTENT: THEME: THE ARMIES AND BATTLES OF ALEXANDER THE GREAT
 Ask almost anyone to name the greatest generals of all time and it is fairly reasonable to assume that Alexander the Great’s name will be near the top of their list. Simon MacDowell kicks off this month’s Alexander four article theme with this piece… Read More »


Waterloo Special 2015

WATERLOO OBSESSION In our lead article Gary Kitching discusses how he, along with many other wargamers, became obsessed with ‘The Battle’. WATERLOO 1815 If you were at Salute 2013 you couldn’t fail to notice the Essex Gamesters’ massive Waterloo 1815 game. In this article we take a tour of the table, with the Emperor Napoleon… Read More »


WI332, June 2015

THEME: WHOOPS! POST-APOCALYPSE In our lead article for this month’s theme, Rich Chappell outlines the benefits and opportunities provided to those willing to enter the Wasteland. GERMANY’S DOOM! SOVIET FORCES IN BERLIN Berlin is the last of Flames Of War’s current series of late war intelligence handbooks. It focuses on the Soviet assault on the… Read More »


WI331, May 2015

FREE FIGURES! A look at this year’s give-away show figures from Wargames Illustrated (one of which is seen down there on the left!) THEME: WATERLOO OBSESSION In our lead article for this month’s theme, Gary Kitching discusses how he, along with many other wargamers, became obsessed with ‘The Battle’. THE REICH’S LAST STAND The Battlefront… Read More »


WI330, April 2015

THEME: TOY SOLDIERS OF FORTUNE In our lead article for this month’s theme, Pete Brown charts the growth of mercenary units and provides some gaming advice. UP COUNTRY Mike Haught presents a guide to the Brown Water Navy of the Vietnam War – the focus of the latest releases for Flames Of War. THEME: “I’M… Read More »



1:100th/15mm World War Two Aircraft

Victrix Limited www.victrixlimited.com by Pete Harris If, like me, you are a wargamer and keen military aviation enthusiast, you have probably been anticipating the release of Victrix’s new aircraft range. Well the good news is the first two aircraft, Hawker Typhoon 1B and Ju 87 G2 Stuka are finally available to buy. Has the wait… Read More »