Wargames Illustrated Issue 358, August 2017
Issue 358, August 2017
Wargames Illustrated (affectionately known as WI) is the world’s leading and best selling magazine dedicated to the hobby of miniature wargaming.
Each month WI feature news, views, reviews and over 100 pages of articles relating to the noble hobby of miniature wargaming – the pursuit of collecting, painting and gaming with miniature figurines (known variously as figures, miniatures, figs, minis or toy soldiers).
New and upcoming releases in the wargames world.
Our introduction to this month’s theme, with a focus on the forces involved.
Exclusive content from Mark Latham which blends his Broken Legions rules with another of his offerings from Osprey.
A look at events during the invasion of France 1940, with some thoughts on gaming one of the initial battles.
Jay White shares some of his experiences and ideas for creating scenarios.
Dom Sore has some expert advice for gamers looking to recreate the actions, before, during and after the Dunkirk evacuation of 1940, using Bolt Action.
Paul Davies takes his inspiration from La Haye Sainte to show us how to make a tabletop farmhouse.
Two scenarios, centred around our theme, which present players with the opportunity to turn the tide in the battle for France.
Dave Tuck and Malc Johnston present their ideas for moving Lion Rampant from skirmish to mass battle level. Incorporating sieges along the way.
Model maker Nick Buxey shares some ideas for constructing the sort of building found on the English-Scottish border..
A little show with big fans, we take a look around Legionary 2017.
When scientists from the Societé Géographiqué discover a ‘lost’ plateau in Africa, a new ‘adventure’ awaits for players of Congo.
We take a look at this top award winning game from Salute 2017 .
Our figure spotlight this month focuses on the range of figures available for fighting the ‘what if’ German invasion of Britain 1940 (AKA Operation Sea Lion).
How to base your figures for both single and multi-based games.
Simon MacDowall begins a series of articles extolling the virtues of gaming during the reign of James II of England, VII of Scotland.
Inspired by last month’s theme, Shawn Welte provides some great ideas for converting ‘early’ Perry crusader figures into ‘late’.
Hoist the Jolly Roger and prepare to set sail in this Rules Showcase for the new Pirate skirmish wargame from Firelock Games.