Category Archives: WI Content List

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 »


WI329, March 2015

THEME: CIVIL WARS In our lead article for this month’s theme, Neil Smith provides a definition of what a ‘civil war’ actually is and presents examples that could be translated into tabletop action. ENDGAME ON THE ELBE Mike Haught provides a preview of some of the new Flames Of War digital content for Nachtjäger the… Read More »


WI328, February 2015

THEME: SECOND YPRES, 1915 In our lead article for this month’s theme, Jim Graham demonstrates how warfare had begun to change by 1915, using the events around Ypres as a backdrop. DEFENDING THE REICH Wayne Turner discusses the finer points of the Nachtjäger Intelligence Handbook for Flames Of War and the new equipment which can… Read More »


WI327, January 2015

THEME: SOUND THE RETREAT! In our lead article for this month’s theme, Neil Smith and Jim Graham discuss the finer points of gaming a retreat and provide some examples that would make great tabletop battles. ORI ORR’S SIX-DAY WAR Phil Yates provides an account of Captain Ori Orr’s Palsar Seven, an Israeli jeep-borne raiding force… Read More »