Wargames Illustrated WI427 July 2023 Edition
Lots of new releases to pick through this month, taking us from the American Revolution to horrors in the Carpathians.
Not much gets past Dom Sore as he hones his radar on more new hobby releases.
In keeping with this month’s theme, your fellow readers have some interesting modelling ideas for you, amongst other quick reads.
CUSTOMISING CRUEL SEAS
Matt Parkes adds extra detailing and custom water basing to this month’s free Cruel Seas model frames.
PARTIZAN MAY 2023
Hurray – Partizan is back! We train our camera lens on some of the best demo tables from the show, and ask those who put them together to tell us how and why?
BREAKING FREE FROM THE STEP-BY-STEPS
James goes ‘freestyle’ and paints some of Gripping Beast’s plastic Cataphracts.
SURPRISE! A MATTER OF SOME INSURGENCY
Inspired by his rebellious ancestor, Hone Heke, Aramiha Harwood supplies a system-agnostic insurgency scenario for you to enjoy.
TOY-BASHING A HORROR FOR THE DOOMED
Ana Polanšćak returns with some toybashing tales of constructing a ‘big baddie’ for Osprey’s new grimdark skirmish game.
RUSSIAN NAPOLEONIC UHLANS
Alan chats to us about Perry Miniatures’ latest plastic box set release.
The Boondock Sayntes’ recreation of Laswari, 1803 at Partizan May 2023 had so many little details that we felt it deserved a showcase article all to itself.
SALUTE 50: PAINTING COMPETITION
A look at some of our favourite entries in the Salute 2023 Painting Competition.
Dean Bailey shares some atmospherically lit photos of his club’s Lord of the Rings game and tells us how he shot them.
WHY I LOVE:
Bill Gray shares his appreciation for Twilight of the Sun King.
BUILDING A KITBASHING BITS BOX
Keen kitbasher Ana Polanšćak shares her recommendations on plastic kits that offer the most bash for your buck.
THE SEVEN YEARS’ WAR ITCH
We take a tour of David Bickley’s Seven Years’ War collection and learn how he went about mustering his forces.