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Battlegames magazine issue 26

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  • Meet the flockers. Diane Sutherland is up to her elbows in green dye as she describes how to mass-produce scatter material for wargames terrain. You'll never look at pet bedding in the same way again.
  • Forward Observer. Mike Siggins has got his ear to the ground as always, listening for the latest trends, and concludes with something of a sad surprise.
  • Rules and the eclipse of generalship. Well-known author of General de Brigade Dave Brown voices some strong reservations about certain aspects of modern rulesets. You'll either love or hate this one!
  • DBA at 21. Coincidentally countering some of Dave's arguments in the previous article, respected Dark Ages author and rules writer Dan Mersey celebrates the fact that Phil Barker's oft-misunderstood De Bellis Antiquitatis ruleset is still alive and kicking after more than two decades, quite a feat for any ruleset.
  • Command challenge — bridgehead breakout. The second in our new series of scenarios is brought to us by American gamer Bill Protz who, as well as being feted for his encyclopaedic knowledge of the Seven Years War, also happens to be a huge fan of WW2 gaming, and proves it with this exciting early war encounter between German and French forces at the River Meuse.
  • Treading the boards. Popular podcaster Neil Shuck heralds his new post here at Battlegames with an overview of the current board wargame market, highlighting a plethora of products likely to be of interest to those of you who normally enjoy miniatures gaming.
  • The Grenouissian Intermezzo, part 1. Many of you are aware that I spent a wonderful weekend umpiring a mammoth imagi-nations campaign and series of games at the end of April, and this is the first part of my report, detailing why and how the undertaking was organised and setting the scene for the campaign. Those of you who enjoyed my Faltenian Succession articles, or are just keen on campaigns, should find plenty to get your teeth into here.
  • Hidden deployment for Warmaster. The second author to appear to be playing 'away from home' this issue is Pete Jones, author of Blitzkrieg Commander, who comes up with some great ideas for concealment and surprise whbich can, of course, be easily transferred to any ruleset.
  • There are a healthy leavening of reviews in Recce, Tricks of the Newark Irregulars provides the Diary of Events for June-August and news of our Combat Stress Appeal which continues to attract extremely generous donations.

This PDF version is priced at 50% of the original printed version, making it affordable for gamers everywhere. We thank purchasers for respecting copyright laws and supporting our small company.

Battlegames is a bi-monthly, printed magazine produced in the UK. It was created because for years I had been waiting for a magazine with quality content to replace publications like the defunct Practical Wargamer, Battle for Wargamers, The Courier, MWAN or Wargamers Newsletter. Eventually, I realised that it just wasn't going to happen unless I did something about it myself! So, in the spring of 2006, I took the plunge...

What differentiates Battlegames from the rest? The quality of the writing. I like to have good, meaty articles when I read a magazine, and so that's what you'll find in Battlegames. It's this, coupled with a certain style, that has won us the respect even of other magazines in the hobby.  It's about wargaming, about the hobby we love, about how we do it and the great ideas people have. And above all, I ensure that it's about having fun.

Battlegames is now full colour throughout, is read in more than 40 countries worldwide and has built up a loyal readership of thousands, often getting rave reviews on online discussion forums like The Miniatures Page.

 
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