Wargames Illustrated WI430 October 2023 Edition
Weird WWI, legendary Arthurian miniatures, cavemen, Iroquois, and ‘imaginations’ feature in this month’s reviews.
Dom Sore’s regular column is a chance to check out some of the less publicised wares from independent companies that you might otherwise miss.
Short, quick-read posts from Wi readers about their hobby projects, notes, news, and observations.
VALOUR & FORTITUDE ON CAMPAIGN
James chats with Jervis Johnson and the Perrys about Valour & Fortitude’s second edition, the Peninsular War campaign they ran during playtesting, and what’s ahead for this versatile ruleset.
7TV REVISED SECOND EDITION
Karl Perrotton guides us through the packed revised version of his popular wargaming meets TV/film production wargame.
VALOUR & FORTITUDE SPANISH AND ALLIED ARMY SHEETS
Jervis Johnson presents two new army sheets for use with Valour & Fortitude.
“A VERY FIERCE AND HOT DISPUTE” PART TWO
The man behind Bloody Miniatures, Richard Lloyd, is back with the gaming section of his two-part article about a little-known English Civil War battle he has extensively researched.
We talk to Tim Porter from the British Historical Games Society and get his insider view on Britcon’s sophomore year in the Lead Belt.
James turns Great Escape Games’ plastic General Purpose Wagon into a storytelling terrain piece.
OLAF THE FORGETFUL AND WATLINGTON HOARD
Ryan Lavelle presents a Lion Rampant scenario in which an absent-minded 9th Century Viking searches for his treasure hoard while ‘behind enemy lines’.
HISTORICON 2023 PAINTING COMPETITION
Dave Taylor reports on the Wargames Illustrated/Historicon Painting Competition.
THE SHED WARS EXPERIENCE
Wi Editor Dan tells us about a new gaming venue deep in the heart of leafy Surrey.