Tuesday, 15 November 2016
Miniature Wargames 404, 2016
Issue 404 of Miniature Wargames is at the printers and this is what you can expect!
What's on the horizon in historical gaming. The Editor takes a look at Early War Miniatures, Fireforge, Brigade Micro ‘Nam plus Plastic Soldier Company releases.
SEND THREE AND FOURPENCE
This month Conrad is pushing his comfort zone and trying something new: The fog of war in a pub via a gin and tonic…
Martin Pike gave us the DBFPFA system in the last issue: this time, it's war! Play out the fleet action with part 2 of the WWI Naval rules.
Brian Cameron sends one to the morgue: running booze and making scenery the Chicago Way, plus a scenario for this popular system.
GRID BASED WARGAMING
Why are you off grid? David Burden talks us through his thought processes in the first of a two part piece on gaming without a ruler.
Dirk Donvil, from Denderleeuw in Belgium rekindled his childhood love for larger scale Napoleonic toy soldiers by creating a rule set for 54mm games.
This month: Fantasy Facts with the monthly round up of what's new in non-historical gaming – the Editor takes a squint at Konflikt '47, new SF releases from GZG, Coppermine and Brigade, plus gives a once over for Forgotten Pacts, Broken Legions, Arkeo Obskura and Rogue Stars; there's an introduction to 7TV2 by the creators with a unique scenario and exclusive playing card; there's more 7TV goodness with a campaign system by Nick Hughes; plus an interview with the crew at 4Ground with a peek at what's coming next.
Your chance to win Sid Meier's Civilization VI – three copies worth £49.99 GBP each are up for grabs.
There's a big splash on in depth reviews of what to read and why for wargamers.
The South East London Wargames Group's annual show, which is well into its fourth decade.
The show, the games, the winners SELWG 2016 with a visit from the editor.
Diane is building a wobbly bridge – that irreplaceable component of any skirmish game
SELWG get two bites of the cherry: this time it's all about the club…
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Editor of Miniature Wargames