Wargames, Soldiers and Strategy 127

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No, the editor is not jumping out of a time-machine going 'Boo!' In issue 127, WS&S looks at surprise attacks throughout the ages, covering raiding both ancient and modern.

Theme: Raids throughout history
  • Guy Bowers, 'A brief look at raids through the ages - Smash and grab'.
  • Warren Gleeson, 'A Phocian night raid on the Thessalian camp - Ghosts of the dawn'.
  • Mark Backhouse, 'A scenario based on the Battle of Ister River - Dancing on ice'.
  • Jonathan Jones, 'Black Douglas on the warpath: September 1314 - The raid on Canwick'.
  • Eoghan Kelly, 'Middlesex and Somerset Raid, October 1779 - A grand day for a ride out'.
  • Chris King, '"Lighting up" the lines of communication - Torch the tower'.
  • Nick Skinner, 'World War II harbour raids on the tabletop - Going commando'.
  • David Davies, 'Capturing an enemy VIP for interrogation - The tongue'.
  • Guy Bowers, 'WWII commando forces for raids - Attain by surprise'.
  • James McDowall, 'Making a break for it with the beef - The cattle rustlers'.
  • Rubén Torregrosa, 'How to create realistic snow on your bases - General winter'.
  • Joe Bilton, 'Making varied scatter terrain for the tabletop - Quick, lads! Scatter'.
  • Mark Bretherton, 'Cheap, practical buildings made from foamcore - Back to basics'.
  • Miniature reviews
  • Rick Priestley, 'This gaming life - What happened to all the toy soldiers'.
  • Kevin Pierce, 'The Irregular - On a knife edge'.
  • Chris King, 'Piratical skirmishing in the eighteenth century - Let's play Blood and Plunder: Raise the Black'.
  • Sam Ralphs and Adam Gilbert, 'Bringing Weird War action to the Great War - Let's play a War Transformed'.
  • Eoghan Kelly, Chris King, and Chris Payne, 'Game reviews - Bolt Action: Case Blue, Eagle's Prey: Villa Rides!, With Hot Lead and Cold Steel, and Flint and Feather: Contact!'.
  • Book reviews
  • Parting shots


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