THE JACOBITE RISING OF 1719
A focus on one of the earlier Jacobite risings which came to a head with musket fire on the slopes of Glen Shiel in Scotland.
OF ARMIES AND MYTHS
Our Jacobite Rebellion 1745 theme content begins with an examination of the two opposing armies which took part in the conflict. You will also find some useful information on figures, rules and reference material for the campaign in this article.
THE WHAT-IFS ABOUND
The Jacobite invasion of England contained a number of historical and ‘what if’ gaming options. This article provides the reader with everything he needs to know about fighting with the Jacobites south of the border.
MEANWHILE, BACK IN SCOTLAND
Whilst the Prince was away, Lord Lewis Gordon was at play! Following the landing of more allied French troops, the Jacobites in Scotland went on the offensive in an attempt to secure their heartland. This article discusses the gaming potential in their actions.
CHARLIE’S LAST CHANCE
Following on from the theme of the last issue of Wargames Illustrated, Andrew Bamford and Rick Priestley bring us the history and a battlereport on the last Jacobite victory of the 1745-46 rebellion – the Battle of Falkirk.
The Jacobite rebellion ended in defeat for Bonnie Prince Charlie on Culloden Moor, near Inverness in 1746. In conclusion to our recent theme on The ’45 here we present the background to the battle and a refight report, using the Volley and Bayonet rules, which took place at the Fiasco wargames show in Leeds.
EVOLUTION OR EXTINCTION
Selling out of the first printing of his rules, Beneath the Lily Banner, presented Barry Hilton with an interesting conundrum: re-print or re-design? He went for the latter, and here he explains why and how.
THE LAST ARGUMENT OF KINGS
Warlord Games have recently released their first supplement for Black Powder. Author Pete Brown tells us what the book is all about, and why you should be wargaming the 18th Century.