Wargames, Soldiers and Strategy 101

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In this issue we revisit the world of the Vikings, with a special focus on the warfare and feats of arms described in epic and legendary sources and sagas.

Theme: Epic and legendary Viking warfare
  • Mark Backhouse, 'Who will save us from the savage Northmen - Wargaming the Vikings'.
  • Matthew Unsworth, 'Wargaming the fights from Beowulf - A hero's song'.
  • Eoghan Kelly, 'Let him go early in the morning to Ath-Cliath - The Battle of Islandbridge'.
  • Ian Beal, 'The earl would no brook cowardice - The Battle of Maldon'.
  • Guy Bowers, 'Collecting a Viking host - Hammer of the gods'.
  • John Morris, 'Painting a Viking front cover - Blood eagle'.
  • Ian Beal, 'The Battle of Loudoun Hill, May 10, 1307 - "What's ma name?"'.
  • Mark Backhouse, 'Tanks versus Tiger in Normandy - Tiger trap!'.
  • Mark Backhouse, 'A platoon-sized campaign to defend WWII Singapore - Last stand on Opium Hill'.
  • Stephen Tunmore, 'Making your flags stand out - Flying the flag'.
  • Tony Harwood, 'Repurposing a cheap Christmas tree ornament - A Christmas store hut'.
  • Miniature reviews
  • Rick Priestley, 'This gaming life - And so it goes'.
  • Henry Hyde, 'Tabletop tactics - Theory into practice'.
  • Lord Bore-Bore, 'The irregular - Too much choice can kill!'.
  • Guy Bowers, 'Fantasy gaming, Warlord Games style - Let's play Warlords of Erehwon'.
  • Eoghan Kelly, David Davies, Chris Payne, and Guy Bowers, 'Game reviews - Thud & Blunder, The Battle of Blenheim - 1704, The Zone: The Cold War turns hot, and Rebels and Patriots'.
  • Book reviews
  • Parting shots

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