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The Wargamer Volume 2 was created in 1987 by Decison Games and Keith Poulter, following a decision to revive the original The Wargamer magazine title by converting Moves into the old title.

Volume 2 of The Wargamer printed articles on games by a variety of publishers, and published a series of anthologies of various categories of wargames, giving a historical look at the development of the wargaming hobby through the lens of its collective published works.  An effort was made to focus articles on games released by Strategy & Tactics.

The Wargamer Volume 2 provided much for modern tactical wargaming fans such as ASL scenarios, scenarios for Sniper/Hetzer, and an article on tactics for the relatively obscure Iron Cross game that S&T had published. There were also reviews of the many tactical level games published during the brief run of the magazine, including computer titles.

The Wargamer Volume 2 was published for 25 issues, ceasing its run in the winter of 1990.

In this issue, the contents are:

Issue #3, November 1987

Cover Feature: Shogun

Once More into the Breech: Scorched Earth

Aesthetics, Function and History in Wargame Graphics: Rodger MacGowan

Arthur, King of Who?

Novice vs. Veteran: Making the Most of your Movement Points

The Big White and Blue One: Campaign Scenario for Abensburg/Eckmuhl

Replay: The Last Die Roll

Analysis: Napoleon & the Archduke

On the Production Spiral - A look at Upcoming S&T games: North German Plain

Errata: Battle Cry!

Berg’s Review of Games

A Hitchhiker’s Guide to Computer Wargames

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