- THE VIKINGS IN IRELAND - An introductory guide to the Viking invasions of Ireland.
- HEATHENS AT THE GATE - Viking and Irish armies and the warfare they employed in Dark Age Ireland plus two scenarios for battles between the two.
- THE PLAIN OF BULL - Howard Whitehouse explores the real history of this Irish “touchstone battle” and presents a scenario for gaming the action for his new set of rules, Clash of Iron.
- HOW TO MAKE AN EARLY IRISH CHURCH - The Irish monastic buildings from our theme period had a unique look and will add a lot of character to your tabletop.
- VIKING PAINTING GUIDE - This article gives several ideas and guides to painting different aspects of Viking and Irish figures.
- THE COVENANTERS - An introduction to the Covenanters of the English Civil War and a scenario for a clash with the forces of Prince Rupert.
- FIRESTORM MARKET GARDEN - The Operation Market Garden campaign played by the Battlefronty staffers.
- 1588 AND ALL THAT - Part Two of three articles exploring the gaming opportunities offered by Elizabethan England.
- GUERRILLA TRAIN RAIDS - Following on from last month’s Kaukopartiojoukot 1942-1944 article - more information on the Finnish long-range reconnaissance troops.
- THE ETRUSCANS - A complete gamer’s guide to one of Rome’s early enemies.
- WILKINSON’S CAMPAIGN AGAINST THE SLAVERS - Wargaming stalwart Gary Chalk makes a welcome return to the pages ofWI and leads us on a trip into the dark heart of Africa with a set of scenarios for colonial warfare in (and around) the jungle.
- Plus a review of the Crusade and PAW shows in the UK, and a roundup of other News.
Tuesday, 23 March 2010
Wargames Illustrated 270
I've just recieved my copy of this months Wargames Illustrated (bit late arriving this month) and its bursting with rampaging Vikings. Here's a brief lineup of the contents: