BP-WI370 - Wargames Illustrated 370

OBSERVATION POST
We take a look at what’s new and forthcoming in our hobby.
THEME: “to the shores of tripoli”
We begin our America at War theme content with the United States’ first
military intervention in North Africa. Pete Brown takes up the story....
DESIGNER’S NOTES: DRACULA’S AMERICA,
FORBIDDEN POWERS
Jonathan Haythornthwaite, author of the top selling Dracula’s America
rulebooks, talks about the latest volume in this Weird Wild West series.
THEME: THE DRAGON’S CHOICE
As part of this month’s theme, Dave Tuck and Malc Johnston take a look at
the brave men of the United States Marine Corps, in a famous action at the
turn of the 20th Century, during the Boxer Rebellion
CRETE 1941 - part 1
James Morris shares his latest project; gaming Crete 1941. In this first of two
articles he tells us why and how the game came together.
THEME: who’s civil war is this anyway? Neil Smith discusses
the brave men and their regiments who were not American by birth, but
fought for their adopted nation, Union or Confederacy, in the Civil War.
designer’s notes: strontium dog
We took a trip to Warlord Games to meet up with top rules author Andy Chambers and take a journey
into the Badlands with the Strontium Dogs.
THEME: THE LAST BATTLE
As part of our America at War theme, Pete Brown looks at the last battle of World War One, which
involved U.S. ‘Doughboys’ in a tragic assault against the German held French town of Stenay.
wargaming with Plastic Soldiers - Part 1
Rupert Mitchell presents the first in a two-part overview aimed at gamers interested in exploring a new
scale, a new material, a new era or a combination of these - 1/72 scale plastic.
THEME: As Desperate a Venture
Steve Blease takes us through one of the first major actions undertaken by American troops during World
War Two.
modelling: MDF TERRAIN, DETAILING, WEATHERING AND MORE
Gary Faulkner returns with the final part of his series on painting those MDF items we all buy, then
worry about painting!.
THEME: Wargaming America’s Wars In Plastic
In connection with our theme, Rupert Mitchell looks at what is available in plastic for gaming American
wars, home and away.
RETHINKING THE CRUSADES – PART 1 – SIEGE WARFARE
The first in a series of articles by leading expert in the field of Crusader warfare, Dr Steve Tibble.
Beginning with Siege Warfare.
rules showcase: A Little Bit of Dark Ages?
Stuart Mulligan & Oliver Green use their period expertise to provide some thoughts, rules and army lists
for converting the popular Lion Rampant rules for the early Renaissance.
show report: legionary
Our report on the eye-candy from Legionary 2018.

Wargames Illustrated 370


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