Issue 451 of Miniature Wargames we have a selection of rules and scenarios as we maintain the wargaming lockdown.
On the cover is Carnevale by TTCombat. Investigate 18th Century Venice after the Rent in the Sky opens! With a scenario, some background fiction, Q&As and a painting guide you can explore this macabre quasi-historical skirmish gaming environment plus – for an exclusive for print purchasers – there’s a free Barnabotti resin miniature.
In Send 3 and 4 pence: Conrad Kinch asks the question Is Historical Wargaming dying or is that talk of that premature?
In Command Decision Jon Sutherland concludes his two part piece on Spartan Warfare and in Blore Heath there’s a Wars of the Roses battle aimed at Lion Rampant rules.
In Rio Grande Chris Swan starts a three part series with details of establishing a Republic in Texas during 1839 with uniform illustrations by Mike Blake.
Aliens: this time it’s war is a short guide to gaming with famous movie xenomorphs and an approach to a show game in 54mm that – for lockdown reasons – has not appeared so far…
In Practical Wargames Scenery Tony Harwood builds a stone cottage from scratch.
Club Spotlight features the Essex Warriors Wargames Club.
Finally, we have the review sections Defence in Depth for Figures and rules, Quartermaster for scenery and accessories plus we have Forward Observer for news and Recce for seven insightful book reviews.
Last Word is by Chris Swan author and contributor to Miniature Wargames