Wargames Illustrated #392 AUG 2020

Wargames Illustrated #392 AUG 2020

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Magazine only. No extra bonus inserts or plastic sprues are included. Magazine is in Excellent condition.

 

COPING WITH THE GREAT PANDEMIC OF 2020
Editor Dan finds out how the Coronavirus Crisis affected our industry.

OBSERVATION POST
A bumper look at some recent product releases in the hobby.

THEME: THE PRESSURES OF COMMAND PART 1
In our lead theme article Pete Brown has a look at how we deal with the thorny problem of command and control in our wargames.

COPPLESTONE’S BARBARICA: DRAGON RAMPANT STYLE
Author Dan Mersey flies the flag and provides the rules for 15mm fantasy Dragon Rampant gaming.

THEME: COMMANDING FROM A DISTANCE
Barry Hilton tells us how he pieced together an Anglo-Dutch Wars naval campaign in which all the players are several hundred miles apart. (Previously published in Wi Bite-size.)

COVID CAMPAIGNING
Bill Gray gives us one wargamers account of keeping his hobby alive during the Coronavirus Crisis.

THEME: WARGAMES CAMPAIGNS AND MEDIEVAL STRATEGY
Dr Steve Tibble, author of The Crusader Armies and The Crusader Strategy looks at why we might take the idea of ‘medieval strategy’ more seriously.

MAKE, DO AND BUILD
Chris Breese explains how lockdown restrictions can be turned to a wargamer’s advantage when it comes to creativity in terrain modelling.

THEME: SOMEONE HAD BLUNDERED
Rick Priestley muses over a couple of examples of how little control battlefield commanders really have in the heat of battle.

RULES SHOWCASE: VICTORY AT SEA
Naval enthusiast Dom Sore casts his eye over the latest game from Warlord and dreams of life (or games) on the ocean wave.

SAVING DENMARK
One of the last great ‘What ifs’ of World War Two – Jerry Richardson introduces us to operation Rädda Danmark.

Blood Angels: Redcoats in the Ohio Valley
James Morris shows how he used Contrast Paints to get some new recruits on the table in double-quick time.

Designer’s Notes: Frostgrave second edition
The incredibly popular “Fantasy Wargame in the Frozen City” is back with a second edition and we talk to author Joseph A. McCullough about what’s new.

PAINTING CAPTAIN K
Brush Demon Ben Macintyre puts paint to brush and brush to metal on the latest Giants In Miniature figure – Captain K.

COMPANY PROFILE: ANTEDILUVIAN MINIATURES
Jon Sutherland begins a series of
articles investigating figure ranges and manufacturers that you may have missed, but can’t afford to ignore.

HOW TO… MODIFY A TOWER
Our regular ‘how to-er’ Paul Davies returns to show us how to take on a tower conversion.

TOP TIPS FOR OUTSTANDING WARGAMING VIDEO REPORTS
Greg Wagman of Little Wars TV shares his experience and top tips for improving the quality of online After Action Reports.

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