Wargames Illustrated WI406 October 2021 Edition
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What have your fellow Wargames Illustrated hobbyists been up to recently?
We take a look at some new releases from Crooked Dice, Gripping Beast, Wargames Atlantic, and Osprey Games.
Dom Sore highlights some hobby releases that may not have been on your radar.
FULL PAPER JACKET
Our monthly roundup of the best wargames friendly books for your shelves.
THE TEMPLARS AND THE DEMON WARS OF 1307-1314
Dr Steve Tibble brings demons and magic to the Templars for our ‘Just Add Fantasy’ theme as well as looking at the real events which led to the Order’s fall.
JUSTICE LEAGUE TOWER ON THE TABLETOP
Terrain building inspiration sometimes comes from unexpected places, such as Tony Harwood’s tower, from the DC superhero film Justice League.
LAST STAND AT DRAGONMARK PASS
Daniel Mersey presents a scenario and army lists for using North Star’s Oathmark plastic fantasy range in his Dragon Rampant game.
BLUT UND EISEN – FRANCO-PRUSSIAN WAR RAILWAYS
Bill Gray looks at the railways of the Franco-Prussian war on campaign and on the tabletop.
7TV: FANTASY INTERVIEW
Have you heard the one about the game designer, the academic, and the group of students who walk into a pandemic and make a tabletop fantasy game?
BUILDING BREEZEHOME – PART ONE
Callum France takes inspiration from the Elder Scrolls world and makes a stunning terrain piece. Though fantasy themed, the design and techniques in this two-part guide can be easily transferred to all kinds of historical terrain building projects.
A TREASURE TROVE OF BLANCHITSU FANTASY CLASSICS!
North Star’s boss man, Nick Eyre, reminisces about Uncle Dunc, the early painting days of John Blanche, and a hidden haul of fine fantasy figures.
THE BATTLE OF THE RIVER IDLE: THE SUTTON HOO KING GOES TO WAR
Daniel Mersey returns, this time providing an excellent opportunity to take the most famous archaeological artefact in England into battle.
GOING GREEK – MYTHOLOGY IN YOUR WARGAMING
James Morris is a fan of Greek mythology, and he thinks you should bring some to your tabletop too. Here he presents his top nine reasons why Greek is the way to go in gaming.
Cigar Box Battles’ Cory Ring offers some thoughts on the world of the tabletop campaigns and how to get them right.
DANTE’S INFERNO – MAKING AND PAINTING FIRE
In-house painter Marc shows off some fire and glow techniques while painting our latest Giants in Miniature release, Dante.