Wargames, Soldiers & Strategy 80

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In this issue of Wargames, Soldiers & Strategy, the focus is on the first of the titanic struggles for the western Mediterranean between Rome and Carthage.

Theme: The First Punic War
  • Mark Backhouse, ‘An introduction to gaming the First Punic War - "the longest and most severely contested war in history"’.
  • Pat Lowinger & Joe Collins, ‘Carthage's desperate defense - The Battle of the Bagradas river, 255 BC’.
  • Mark Backhouse, ‘“If they will not eat, let them drink instead!”- Naval battle at Drepana, 249 BC’.
  • Nathan Ward, ‘Eagle rampant - Adapting Lion Rampant for the First Punic War’.
  • Eoghan Kelly, ‘Panormus - The siege that decided Sicily’.
  • Guy Bowers, ‘For the people and the Republic of Rome! - Assembling a Republican Roman army’.
  • Steve Beckett, 'On the cover - Pilum versus tusk’.
  • Gary Mitchell, ‘Bitesize battles - The Lost Patrol’.
  • Alan Milicheap, ‘Muskets & Tomahawks Waterloo - Refighting La Haye Sainte in 15mm’.
  • Warwick Kinrade, ‘A brave defence of Lanzerath - Heroism on the first day of the Bulge’.
  • Michael Leck and Jan Kärrman, ‘God's 'friend' and the World's Enemy - The Victual Brothers at Stockholm, 1392’.
  • Craig Harris, Chris Pooch and Colin Phillips, ‘Nachtjäger - Fallschirmjäger in Skirmish Sangin’.
  • Stephen Tunmore, ‘Covering ground - Building a canal feature’.
  • John Morris, 'Fifty shades of steel - Painting non-metallic metals'.
  • Rick Priestley, ‘This Gaming Life’.
  • Richard Clarke, ‘Up front’.
  • Harry Sidebottom, ‘The irregular - Playing with History’.
  • Mark Backhouse, ‘Let’s play - To the Strongest!’.
  • Miniature reviews
  • Game Reviews of Black Ops, L'art de la Guerre, Commands and Colours - The Great War.
  • Book reviews
  • Parting Shots

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