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Battleplan Magazine - Issue 5

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In this issue, published in January/February 1988, the contents include:

  • The Editorial Letters
  • Two New Squad Leader Scenarios - "Race to the Clerf" and "Last Stand on the Oder"
  • Russian Campaign II - Changes and strategies for this expansion kit
  • Assault on Singapore - New scenarios
  • Top Gun in the Med - Additional campaigns for Top Gun
  • Victory in Europe - Two new scenarios for this Omega game
  • Added Fuel to A World in Flames - Optional rules
  • Dance of the Vampires - Scenario for VG 2nd Fleet
  • Will We Ever Forget to Remember the Maine? - Situations and strategies for the S&T game
  • Guns of August - Complete mega-variant for AH Guns of August
  • Rodger MacGowan: His Art and His Style - In depth interview with the artist
  • Duel in the Desert and North African Campaign - Short variants for these two games
  • Last Panzer Victory - Strategies and errata
  • More Panzer Victories - Variants for the battle of Debrecan in Last Panzer Victory
  • Historical Research - Why and How – An expert shares his methods
  • Feedback Forum
  • Shanghai Trader Tournament Rules
  • Gamer’s Guide Classifieds
  • Writers Guidelines

Inserts: "Race to the Clerf" and "Last Stand on the Oder" Squad Leader scenarios; countersheet for Guns of August mega-variant

Battleplan was an ambitious magazine devoted to providing variants, scenarios, and articles on game strategy for wargaming products by a variety of publishers.  

Published between 1987 and 1989, the magazine had a great deal of content to appeal to war gamers, including articles and materials for Ambush!,
Squad Leader, Advanced Squad Leader, Up Front, and many other games. 

The periodical lasted nine issues, before it was folded into the Wargamer, Volume 2 periodical.

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