Wargames Illustrated #412

SKU WRLWI412
Release Date 5/13/2022
Retail Price $8.75
Manufacturer Warlord Games
Category Magazines and Comics
UPC WRLWI412
Weight (lb) 0.787

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Description

QUICK FIRE!

Check out the hobby and gaming activities of our readers.

OBSERVATION POST

This month’s look at new releases takes in Rapid Fire Blitzkrieg scenarios, plastic dragons, and French on the retreat from Moscow.

RELEASE RADAR

We take our monthly look at what Dom Sore spotted on his Release Radar!

FULL PAPER JACKET

Neil Smith presents another stack of books to put your bedside table’s construction quality to the test.

THEME:

FACING THE ELEMENTS

How can you bring the elements into your wargaming? WI sought out the advice of some of our hobby’s elite.

BBA! Ambush!

A new scenario from Daniel Mersey for use in Blam! Blam! Aargh! which was included as a freebie with Wi404.

THEME: COVER FOCUS –

INFANTRY FACE THE WEATHER

WI’s painters bring the elements to this month’s free Warlord Games British and Canadian Infantry frame.

DESIGNER’S NOTES:

02 HUNDRED HOURS

Graham Davey brings night raids to WWII with his new game of stealth skirmishing.

THEME:

BUILDING THE GREAT WAR FRONTLINE

Adam J. Sharp tackled the monumental task of creating a realistic WWI board with waterlogged trenches crossing the cratered earth on either side of no man’s land.

MONSIEUR LE MARECHAL TOURNANT

Colonel (Retired) Bill Gray introduces us to the fascinating French General Aimable Jean- Jacques Pélissier and his part in France’s victory at the Malakoff.

THEME:

THALASSA PREVIEW

Ricard Fortun, boss and game designer at Room17 Games, visited the Wi office and gave us an advanced preview of his upcoming ancients naval wargame.

THE SILVER BAYONET SOCIETY PART FIVE

Campaign GM James is back to cover The Silver Bayonet Society’s penultimate month of adventures in the Peninsular War.

THEME:

MAKING THE MEDITERRANIAN

James Morris shares how he added realistic coastal detail to his El Cid gaming set-up.

DESIGNER’S NOTES:

STRENGTH AND HONOUR

Mark Backhouse tells us about his newfound love of 2mm scale wargames and the set of rules he designed to play Ancient Roman battles.

THEME: HOBBY SHOWCASE –

CLASSIC CITADEL ELEMENTALS

Marc dug these Citadel classics out of the Wargames Illustrated miniature vault and painted them for our theme.

RECREATING ISANDLWANA

Alexander Smith recreated the epic battle of Isandlwana when his gaming group finally got back together after pandemic enforced separation.

INSIDER INTERVIEW:

SLÁINE

We popped into Warlord Games to check out Andy Chambers and Gav Thorpe’s new game based on 2000AD’s popular Celtic wanderer.