Wargames Illustrated 334: August 2015
The August issue of Wargames Illustrated focuses on the theme of Death From Above.
THEME: DEATH FROM ABOVE
In our lead article for this month’s theme, Sub-Editor Wayne takes a personalized journey through what’s on offer.
GREAT WAR WESTERN FRONT EXPANDED
Battlefront provide an insight into what to expect from the new, improved version of their Great War rules.
THEME: PIE IN THE SKY
Nick Buxey looks at the more esoteric designs of flying machines created for both the tabletop and in reality.
Kevin Dallimore takes us through his creation of miniature masterpieces for use with the new Osprey Games fantasy rules.
THEME: HOW TO BUILD… A NAPOLEONIC INVASION BALLOON
Talented model-maker Paul Davies provides a guide to creating a piece of Alternative History to aid Napoleon’s invasion of England.
PROJECT SHOWCASE: THE CHUNUK BAIR DIORAMA
What happens when you bring together a knight, a special effects workshop, two of the best sculptors in the business and a swathe of a nation’s wargamers? Something both stunning and poignant!
Nick Buxey gets his teeth (or rather his glue and paintbrushes) into some World War One aircraft and includes a brief historical guide to their use.
INSIDER INTERVIEW: WITH PETER DENNIS
Renowned illustrator Peter Dennis allows us into his home for an enlightening chat.
MODELLING TRICKS AND TIPS: BI-PLANES AND MONOPODS
Nick Buxey encourages us, and shows us how to create suitable flying stands for our 1/72nd combat aircraft.
Figure Spotlight: Thirty Years War Artillery
We take a look at the opportunities provided by this new boxed set from Warlord Games.
THEME: TRADING THEIR KEPIS FOR JUMP HELMETS
It takes a special kind of man to parachute into a jungle. During the French Indochina War from 1946 – 54, those men were from La Legion Etrangere. Matt Moran provides some details and a scenario.
SALUTE 2015 PAINTING COMPETITION
Our regular look at the consistently high standard of painting at the Salute wargames show.
THEME: OPERATION FUSTIAN
Pete Brown provides details of the battle for a bridge in Italy in 1943, where paratroopers from both sides clashed.
SAVING KING RICHARD
William Bollands-Straw provides a short ‘what if?’ scenario which uses the Lion Rampant rules from Osprey Games.
SHOW REPORT: THE NORTH AND SOUTH, A UNITED HOBBY
We present two different styles of show report this month, looking at two different types of UK show.
FIGHTING TALK: TRADING PLACES
Barry Hilton looks at the show scene from a variety of perspectives.
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