Wargames Illustrated #397 JAN 2021
Magazine only. No extra bonus inserts or plastic sprues are included. Magazine is in Excellent condition.
Our regular look at what your fellow readers have been up to over the last month.
New and forthcoming products in the wargaming world.
FULL PAPER JACKET
Your monthly book preview column.
FRAME FOCUS: EPIC ACW FRAMES
We threw one of the free Warlord ACW frames at our Project Manager and waited to see what would come back. James didn’t disappoint!
THEME: STEAL LIKE A GAMER
He’s back, for a double-whammy! James studies a broad gaming panoply and steals like a gamer to bring new rules ideas to Never Mind the Billhooks and more.
GAMING IN BLUE AND GREY
Do you want to get into ‘Epic scale’ ACW? The answer is, of course, yes! Civil War aficionado Neil Smith explains why.
THEME: “A PARCEL OF OLD WOMEN”
Pete Brown presents a logistical campaign for the French and Indian Wars, adaptable for any wargaming period.
DESIGNER’S NOTES: WARS OF OZZ
Chris Abbey takes us to Ozz, charting the journey that he and a couple of other devoted Munchkins took in making their new game, based on L. Frank Baum’s world.
THEME: DIEN BIEN PHU
Jim Graham examines the Indochina War and the logistical struggles France faced in their return to Indochina after WW2, particularly when it came to precuring wine!
REDISCOVERING THE AMERICAS
Warlord Games have been kicking up quite a fuss about Mythic Americas so we tracked down main man Nelson Martinez to tell us what it is all about.
THEME: GUERRILLA ROADS
Paul Leach takes himself down guerrilla roads, considering the small battles that can be fought over tabletop supply lines.
ERIN GO BRAGH!
If you’re looking for a new period for your favourite skirmish rules, Pete Brown thinks he may have the answer.
THEME: SHOW ME THE MONEY!
As part of this month’s theme Neil Smith suggests some interesting ideas for featuring filthy lucre in your wargames.
THE COASTAL DEFENCE FORT
Swedish model maker Jan Karman completes his trilogy of nostalgic tributes to Airfix models from his childhood with The Coastal Defence Fort.
INSIDER INTERVIEW: JOE MCCULLOUGH
We had an illuminating Skype chat with Joe, learning about his new supplements for Oathmark and Frostgrave, his fascination with magic, and how happy he gets playing with a piece of string!