Wargames, Soldiers and Strategy 129

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From Northern Europe to Egypt, this issue of WS&S tackles the beginnings of organised warfare during the Bronze Age, complete with chariots and Homeric heroes. 

Theme: Warfare in the Bronze Age
  • Murray Dahm, 'Ideas for wargaming history's earliest conflicts - Battles in bronze'.
  • David Davies, 'Gaming the Western European Bronze Age - The riddle of bronze'.
  • Eoghan Kelly, 'The Achaean invasion of Anatolia and Cyprus - The fall of Arzawa and Alashiya'.
  • James Morris, 'Fighting for the corpse of Patroclus in the Iliad - Over my dead body'.
  • Mark Backhouse, 'Jonathan unleashes his fury agains the Philistines - The Battle of Michmash'.
  • Guy Bowers, 'Wargaming in the Age of Bronze - History's first fighters'.
  • Andrés Amián, 'Painting a Bronze Age cover for WS&S - The Vulture Stele'.
  • Robert Miller, 'A Saxon ambuscade against a new Norman lord - 1069 ambush'.
  • David Davies, 'Phillips and Arnold's raid along the Appomattox - The first Battle of Petersburg, 1781'.
  • Alex Sotheran, 'The Battle of Bourlon Wood, November 1917 - Through the mud, blood, and trees'.
  • Richard Marsh, 'The disastrous battle for Asse: 18 May, 1940 - Enemies on all sides'.
  • Rubén Torregrosa, 'How to paint Spanish conquistadors, circa 1519 - Clash of empires'.
  • Mark Bretherton, 'Making camouflage netting and foliage for AFVs - Under cover'.
  • Miniature reviews
  • Rick Priestley, 'This gaming life - Everything old is new again'.
  • David Hiscocks, 'The Irregular - Night fighting: descent into darkness'.
  • Guy Bowers, 'More skirmish warfare in the Eternal City - Let's play Gangs of Rome 2'.
  • Ian Beal, Guy Bowers, Adam Gilbert, and Alex Mahon, 'Game reviews - When Nightmares Come, ABC Warriors, Setting the East Ablaze, and Sludge War'.
  • Book reviews
  • Parting shots


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