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Wednesday, 17 October 2018

Wargames Illustrated 372, October 2018

Wargames Illustrated 372, October 2018

OBSERVATION POST
A look at what we ‘Spotted At’ The Other Partizan, plus special focus on Anno Domini 1666.

THEME: WINNING HEARTSAND MINDS
Pete Brown provides some thoughts on adding rule mechanics for winning hearts and minds to your Bush Wars games and campaigns.

DESIGNER’S SHOWCASE: WESTERN DESERT
Author of the new Bolt Action: Western Desert Campaign book, Roger Gerrish, joins us to play through a game and tell us all about the supplement.

THEME: MACHETE!
Glen Clarke takes us through his research into the little known mid-19th Century Ten Years War in Cuba.

RULES SHOWCASE: MAD DOGS AND ENGLISHMEN
We take a closer look at these ‘large scale skirmish’ rules for the colonial period in the company of author Jon Sutherland and publisher Dave Ryan.

THEME: “ALL SIR GARNET!”
Led by that ‘Very Model of a Modern Major General’, this Bush Wars campaign showed Sir Garnet Wolseley at his fighting best and paved the way for others to emulate him in the future.

RAID ON ZEEBRUGGE
Simon Stokes takes us through the background to the Naval Wargames Society’s Salute 2018 participation game.

THEME: “THE LIVELIEST ENGAGEMENT OF THE WAR”
Robert Giglio tells us about one of the most vicious battles of the Philippine-American War of 1899 – 1902.

HISTORICON PAINTING COMPETITION 2018
A photo round-up of all the winning entries in this year’s painting comp, sponsored by Wargames Illustrated.

THEME: BRITAIN’S VIETNAM
Steve Blease takes a wargamer’s look at the Malayan Emergency, a Bush War that began towards the begining of the ‘Imperial Retreat’ period.

REIMAGINING THE CRUSADES PART THREE – ARMY LISTS: THE PEOPLE
Dr. Steve Tibble continues this fascinating series with a fresh look at the people who formed the Crusader armies, those from Western Europe and the Middle East.

THEME: THE SECOND CHIMURENGA
A classsic post-1945 Bush War – Wargaming the Second Chimurenga or Rhodesian Bush War with a guide to the forces involved and the figures required to represent them.

HOW TO… MAKE BARBED WIRE TERRAIN PIECES
Paul Davies shows us ‘How To…’ make barbed wire terrain pieces for the Western Front and beyond.

THE BATTLE OF STÄKET 1719
The Russian Bear is halted at the gates of Stockholm in the tale of a little known Swedish battle and the demo game at Salute 2018.

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