Wargames Illustrated WI421 January 2023 Edition
This issues content
A look at a project by an unknown and excitable young Wi reader named Alan Perry.
Our monthly examination of new releases; this month we’ve got Romans vs Goths, goblins, dungeons, Vietnam War painting, and TRIBAL rules.
Dom Sore’s Release Radar helps us locate the most exciting and unusual upcoming releases each month.
FULL PAPER JACKET
Neil Smith’s here with his pick of this month’s new page-turners.
THALASSA BATTLE REPORT
Ricard Fortun (Thalassa’s designer) readies his Spartan fleet to face the first wave of an oncoming Athenian attack led by Tim Baker in this battle report.
HOLDING BACK THE TIDE
Want to see how you fare in the game Ricard and Tim played? Here’s the scenario – Holding Back the Tide – with all the special rules you need.
We showcase Charles Singleton’s 28mm Charles XII Swedish Army for the Great Northern War and quiz Charles about his day job as Creative Director for the Early Modern and Ancients Portfolio at Helion and Company Publishing.
PAINTING YOUR FIRST TRIREME
Callum France shares how to paint ancient ships quickly and effectively with this entry-level guide.
EASY WAY IN
A Billhooks bonus – Andy Callan’s quick start, no messing guide to putting together a Never Mind the Billhoooks Deluxe army for each of the Theatres covered in the rules.
BUILDING YOUR THALASSA FLEET
This article details how to purchase or download Thalassa’s awesome ships and presents eleven new upgrades that you can use to add variety to your fleet in games.
SAGA: AGE OF ALEXANDER
Dom Sore takes a tour of the latest SAGA book and shares details of how factions faired on the tabletop when he commanded them in the recent SAGA Iron Man event at Fiasco.
TRIREME: A CLASSIC SHIP FOR A CLASSICAL WORLD
Neil Smith introduces us to the star of this month’s theme – the Greek Trireme.