Tiger, Panther, Puma, Lynx: the feline connection of the German WWII armour has inspired a fascination that lingers. This issue is a love letter to these apex predators (or perhaps a Dear John?).
Germany's 'big cats' during WWII
- Eoghan Kelly and Guy Bowers, 'The evolution of the German cats - Only movement brings victory'.
- Mark Backhouse, 'Panther counterattack near Saint-Lô, 11th July 1944 - Ursula and Elna'.
- Nick Skinner, 'Using big cats and big guns in urban fighting - Tanks about town'.
- Mark Backhouse, 'Gaming with German reconnaissance - Stalking with the fast cats'.
- Steve Shann, 'The Battle for Schönfliess, 16 April 1945 - The royal tiger's last roar'.
- Guy Bowers, 'A survey of German armour models - Cool cats!'.
- John Morris, 'Painting vehicles for the rest of us - Fake it until you make it'.
- Ian Beal, 'The Battle of Salem Cemetery, 19 December 1862 - The men poured in a deadly volley'.
- Jeff Jonas, 'The Great King's gambit to defeat a pesky foe - Killing Alexander'.
- Robert Sadler and Andrew Barclay, 'The climactic battle at the 1565 Siege of Malta - The last day of St Elmo's'.
- Joe Bilton, 'Added realism with MDF: WWII terraced housing - Making it real'.
- Colin Farrant, '"Oh come on! Nobody's favourite colour is brown!" - Painting gabions'.
- Miniature reviews
- Rich Clarke, 'Up front'.
- Kieran Lyons, 'The Irregular - Humour in wargaming'.
- Rossco and Raif Watkins, 'Science fiction wargaming in a sandbox galaxy - Let's play Stargrave'.
- David Davies and Chris King, 'Battalion-level WWII action from Reisswitz Press - Let's play 'O' Group'.
- Eoghan Kelly and Guy Bowers, 'Game reviews - Feudal Patrol, BelloLudi World War II, Glory: 1861 and Fear of the Dark'.
- Book reviews
- Parting shots