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CLASH OF STEEL
We celebrate the release of the new Flames Of War supplement, Blood, Guts, & Glory, by picking the brains of four exceptional FOW players. We asked them to write up their favorite list as if they were preparing to take it to a tournament, and we present their thoughts here.
Blood, Guts, & Glory drops players into the middle of the action from the tank battles of the Lorraine Campaign of 1944. In this battle report four FOW authors go head-to-head in a massive 3,000 point Tank Scrap.
THE ROSETTA STONE
We head off to one of the more exotic locations of the Napoleonic Wars as Steve Dake presents some ideas for skirmish gaming amongst the dark alleyways of Alexandria or the shifting sands of the Egyptian desert in 1800.
MATT PARKES PAINTS: THE BASICS
This month sees the start of a major new series of articles by multi award-winning painter Matt Parkes. Over the next thirteen issues Matt will be sharing with us the techniques, tricks and tips he has learnt over the years which have made him one of the world’s top miniature figure painters.
Anthony Dawson presents the history of these colourful light infantry regiments of the French Army, between 1830 and 1860.
A NORMANDY FIREFIGHT
Warwick Kinrade, author of a new set of WWII “detailed skirmish” rules, Normandy Firefight, tells us a bit about the game and presents an example scenario.
DESIGNERS NOTES: WAR AND CONQUEST
War & Conquest has finally hit the shelves and wargamers are now arranging their battle lines and preparing for fierce combat in the pre-Renaissance world.
“BY FIRE AND SWORD”
The War of 1812 provides wargamers with many actions suitable for an evening’s entertainment, such as the one described in this article: the storming of Fort Niagara.
REVERE THE EMPEROR AND EXPEL THE BARBARIANS!
The first of a trilogy of pieces on The Rise of Imperial Japan, in which Kevin Jones explores the history and wargaming potential of late 19th Century Japan.
HOW TO BUILD...NAPOLEONIC MICRO SHIPS
In this month’s ‘How to build…’ Andy Callan gives you all the information you need to construct a cut-price fleet of tiny (1/3000-ish scale) Napoleonic ships.
PLUS we bring you more Tabletop Musings, Great Warriors: Teutonic Knights. You can find our April Reviews online.