Wargames Illustrated WI389 March 2020 Edition
Wargames Illustrated mars 2020 (Anglais)
This issue comes with one of two free frames, Napoleonic British Household Cavalry or Napoleonic British Union Brigade.
A look at what’s new in the hobby.
THEME: TROT, GALLOP, CHARGE!
Sub-Editor Wayne takes a look at British cavalry charges through history and comes up with some ideas on how to emulate or avoid the results on the tabletop.
CAPTURE THE EAGLE!
Thoughts on using this month’s freebie frames in skirmish actions inspired by the Household Cavalry and Union Brigade.
THEME: THE CHARGE THAT CHANGED ENGLISH HISTORY
Simon MacDowall shares new evidence surrounding one of the most famous battles and charges in English history.
MUSKETS & TOMAHAWKS II
We examine the key rules changes and new options in M&TII.
THEME: MYTH OF THE CHARGE
Bill Gray explores the reality of the charge and how this translates to the tabletop.
PAINTING THE ROYAL HORSE GUARDS
Pete (The Wargamer) Harrison provides a guide to painting one of this month’s freebie figure frames.
THEME: HOLLYWOOD AT THE CHARGE!
Sub-Editor Wayne presents his Top Ten historical charges which have been given the Hollywood treatment.
CREATING ZONA ALFA RECRUITS
Zona Alfa author Patrick Todoroff puts together suitable recruits and reinforcements for his own adventures in The Zone.
INSIDER INTERVIEW: AIR STRIKE!
We interview Andy Chambers about this new Blood Red Skies compendium.
FIGURE SPOTLIGHT: THE BARONS’ WAR, FOOTSORE MINIATURES
Editor Dan gets excited about a new range of medieval figures.
Warlord Games CEO John Stallard takes us on a tour of his Airfix collection – a source of both inspiration and pleasure in his wargaming life.
LITTLE WARS, THE PAPERBOYS EDITION
Ace artist Peter Dennis resurrects H.G. Wells’s Little Wars in the form of paper soldiers (with a working cannon!)
DESIGNER’S NOTES: NORTHAG
Warwick Kinrade tells us about his last year’s work designing and play-testing the soon-to-be-released Battlegroup: NORTHAG game system.
HOW TO… MAKE A PARAGUAYAN COMMAND POST
A scenery making project that dove-tails with the new range of War of The Triple Alliance figures from Perry Miniatures.
DESIGNER’S NOTES: BLOOD AND VALOR
Mitch Reed explains some of the main concepts behind this new game, from the creators of Blood and Plunder.
A WARGAMER AT THE LONDON TOY FAIR
What’s on show at the toy show? And is it of any interest to our hobby?
SHOW REPORT: VAPNARTAK 2020
Our roving reporter Neil Smith takes a trip to one of his favorite UK shows and reports on his findings.