Warlord Games Wargames Illustrated #404 August 2021 Edition WLG WI404
DUNCAN MACFARLANE – FOUNDER OF WARGAMES ILLUSTRATED (1948 – 2021)
Current Editor Dan reflects on his friend and predecessor Duncan, who recently passed away.
A rapid roundup of your follow readers’ recent hobby projects.
We pass a critical eye over new 28mm WWII Yanks, Afghan Irregulars, 7TV Fantasy, and more besides.
FULL PAPER JACKET
What books have we picked out for your shelves this month?
CHANGING THE TIDE OF BATTLE: TURNING POINTS
Neil Smith introduces us to this month’s theme by musing over the concept of Turning Points in historical campaigns and battles, and how they relate to tabletop action.
DALEKS IN STARGRAVE
A treat from Stargrave creator Joseph A. McCullough – a history of his Dalek love affair – before working them into his great new sci-fi game!
THE TIGER OF KAI: A TEST OF HONOUR SCENARIO
Graham Davey and Kieran Byrne send spear armed cavalry specialists against peasants with matchlock muskets, in a Sengoku period scenario.
BUILDING FORT NASSAU
Glenn Clarke has come up with a great justification for the consumption of far too much chocolate – follow this guide (while chomping your choice of sweet treats) to make a Caribbean fort from the leftover plastic tub.
LINE OF BATTLE!
As part of our Turning Points theme, expert on all things mid to late 17th Century, Barry Hilton, takes a look at when Western naval tactics changed, and tells us how he incorporated those changes into his naval rules Mad for War.
TWENTY-NINE, LET’S GO!
Kreighton Long builds a fine-looking Bolt Action force linked to his adopted home state of Virginia.
THE TET OFFENSIVE
James Griffiths examines the Tet Offensive and finds Turning Point ideas to apply to your wider gaming in Vietnam and beyond.