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The Wargamer Volume 2 - Issue 4

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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 #4, January 1988

Cover Feature: The Civil War on Water – Shot & Shell

Shot & Shell Scenario #17 -What If Missouri on the Red

Shot & Shell Scenario #18 - Inferno at Grand Gulf: Apri 29, 1863

Design Forum - Shot & Shell

Pro-Nazi Bias in East Front Wargame Titles

Patton’s Best – Reviewed

A Hitchhiker’s Guide to Computer Wargames

The Inaugural World Boardgames Teams Championships

Hobby News

Tactical Tips - Variations on a Theme: The South Mountain System

H Rising - Central Powers Strategy in War to End Wars

Editorial

Developer’s Notes: Manchu

Forward Observer – Games for All

Novice Vs. Veteran – Making Most of the Combat Phase

Tactical Tips – Taking a Look at Kanev

Kanev – Examples of Air Operations

Once More Into the Breech – Pleasant Hill Player’s Notes

Strategy – Amphibious Assaults in Central America

Scenario – Operation Delgado

Variant – German Front: A Russian Front Variant

Berg’s Reviews of Games

Conventions

Errata – Shot & Shell

 
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