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Battlegames magazine issue 4

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An excessive charge to Her Majesty. Guy Farrish looks at The Battle of the Yellow Ford 1598.

Asquith's way. Stuart Asquith reviews the periods he likes to play, and why.

Forward Observer. Mike Siggins has some interesting things to say about not having anything to say! (You'll understand when you see it...)

Modelling 10mm WW2 Paras. Dave Robotham (yes, he lately of WJ's Brush Strokes fame) creates some brilliant scenic bases for use with Blitzkrieg Commander armies, with step-by-step photos.

The Battle of Sittangbad: a demo game. New correspondent Michael Button interviews your blue-eyed boys about how they put on the game that wowed the crowds at Partizan in May.

Beowulf: skirmish at Heorot. Daniel Mersey gives us a full set of skirmish rules for Beowulf and his brave Geatish warriors to take on the dreaded monster Grendel by firelight in the great hall. Your editor has provided you with a centre-spread gaming board as well. Download the PDF version from our website.

The Wars of the Faltenian Succession. Yours truly takes map-making to new heights, with a full explanation of how to create your campaign map and give it lots of detail. You can download a sheet of A4 hex paper and my campaign map showing hex "Squares' as described in the article from the Battlegames website.

The way of the sword, part 2. John Kersey shifts attention to the Japanese hero Miyamoto Musashi and gives us a cracking little scenario, the Lone Pine Tree. Get ready for Kurasawa movie moments! Accompanied by some fabulous photos by the Perry Twins and James Sharpe.

Larry Leadhead by Doug Hamm and Eric Hotz -- more smiles from the Canadian duo.

Table Top Teaser: this time, Charles Grant gives us a terrific raiding scenario, "Plunder and Pillage". I bet loads of you will be trying this one out!

Our crossword competition for Dan Mersey's landmark book "Legendary Warriors" (now closed).

Robert Piepenbrink debuts in this issue, bringing us some fascinating thoughts on "The art of bad generalship", a really thought-provoking piece.

The Recce section looks at a wide range of new products as usual.

And finally, bringing up the rear, Guy Hancock's regular F&S-F slot "To boldly go..." looks at sci-fi skirmishing, describes his trip to Rackham in Paris to see their new boxed game AT-43 in action, and reviews the new Warhammer Fantasy boxed set "Battle for Skull Pass" and 7th Edition rules.

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