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New: Wargames Illustrated Issue 357 – July 2017

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Observation Post

More products that have caught our eye, including our ‘Spotted at…’ show feature, connected to Salute this time and with items from other sources to boot.

Theme: Richard the Lion-cub

How did Richard I become the king known as the Lionheart? Neil Smith and Dom Sore provide some history and a game scenario taken from Richard’s early life.

Rules showcase: Swordpoint

Looking for a new mass battle game that covers Ancients down to the early Renaissance? Then this could be the game for you.

Theme: Richard’s Warriors

Do you know your coifs from your ventails? How’s your surcoat? And where can you get the ‘right’ Richard I era miniatures from? We provide a useful guide to this and much more.

Designer’s notes: Campaign Sea Lion

Just how do you go about ‘bending’ history to create a whole new aspect of World War Two? John Lambshead tells us how he did it, the Bolt Action way.

Theme: The Battle of Arsuf

It was what everyone was waiting for during the Third Crusade, Richard I versus Saladin in 1191, a battle that would go down in history…. the 19:18 from vladivostok

Ever wanted to create your own armoured train? After something special to add to your Czech Legion forces? Then this is where to start your journey.

Theme: Society of Ancient Battleday 2017

One battle, eight separate games, eight different sets of rules. This year’s SoA Battleday took the Battle of Arsuf as its theme and we took the battle as our theme (or part of at least).

Salute 2017

Our annual report on the UK’s largest one-day wargames show.

Brush Tips: Painting Mail

Simon Bradley of Stone Cold Lead shares his method for painting chainmail armour..

A Redoubtable Vessel

Nick Buxey charts the journey from handmade ‘master’ to final production model of an ACW Ironclad.

Up The Creek Without A Paddle (Boat)

Masters of creating great looking games, the duo behind Victorian Steel tell us all about their award winning Boxer Rebellion game as presented at the Hammerhead show earlier this year.

Rules showcase: The Legend Of Fabled Realms

We take a look at this forthcoming set of fantasy themed skirmish rules from the team behind the 4Ground company.

Designer’s notes: General D’Armee

An insight into these Napoleonic Era rules from the Reisswitz Press.

Project Showcase: Of Gnolls and Halflings

Nick Eyre may work in ‘the hobby’ but he stills takes time to enjoy ‘his hobby’.

Club focus: Heston and Ealing Wargamers

We feature this West London based club and its own take on gamer inclusion.

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Each issue is crammed with the latest events, great scenarios, superb miniature guides and more!

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Issue 356

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Issue 355