Wargames Illustrated WI428 August 2023 Edition
Plenty of varied new hobby releases to take a look at this month, including Test of Honour: Takeda’s Court and Stargrave: Scavengers.
Dom Sore looks at new releases that have piqued his interest.
What projects have your fellow Wi readers been up to recently?
LOOSE FILES AND AMERICAN SCRAMBLE
Wargaming Battles of the American War of Independence by Andy Callan.
RETURNING TO OLD FAVOURITES
Assorted Wi contributors and luminaries look back at memorable moments in their wargaming history.
BIGGIN’ IT UP BY SHRINKING IT DOWN!
Pete Brown and Jerry Richardson update us on their planned refight of the Battle of Aughrim and how they dealt with the size of the battlefield.
Nick Buxey, inspired by a piece he wrote in 2020, presents a ‘what if?’ scenario for Death in the Dark Continent and our Revisited theme.
CITADEL OF PERRY MINIS, VIA FOUNDRY
We caught up with Alan and Michael Perry and chatted about their historical figures and assessed the progress they’ve made since their early days at Citadel and Wargames Foundry.
MAKING ACACIA TREES
Matt Parkes creates showpiece and gaming-level versions of Africa’s thorny Acacia trees with their iconic umbrella canopies.
GO AGAIN, SIR!
Barry Hilton makes the case for more cavalry on the tabletop.
Daniel Mersey’s quest for Thane Tostig: delving back into retro wargames.
MĀORI PĀ IN THE EARLY NEW ZEALAND WARS
Australian wargamer Mark Piper revisits the early New Zealand Wars and offers Muskets and Tomahawks scenarios along with special rules for fighting in Māori Pā.