Wargames Illustrated #291 WI291
THE ROAD TO REVOLUTION
With new garrisons remaining to protect British land in North America, and increased taxes designed to pay for them, the relatively independent colonists felt that things were being taken too far.
THE SOLDIERS OF ‘75
We take a close look at the infantry of the American Revolution and explore some of the subtle changes in dress and equipment as the war progressed.
THE MIDNIGHT RIDE
To limit the colonial ability to rise up against the King, soldiers were sent to remove stores of gunpowder from Lexington and Concord. Conspirators sprang into action and colonists were ready for what was coming down the ’pike.
BREAKING OUT OF BOSTON
After almost two months behind the siege lines around Boston, hasty plans were made to take and hold the Charlestown Peninsula.
HOW TO... BUILD A NEW ENGLAND FARMHOUSE
Our US Editor gives you a rundown of how he converted the Perry Miniatures Farmhouse kit into a two-storey house reminiscent of the houses of the New England countryside.
THE GREAT TRAIN ROBBERY
Wayne Turner talks about Polish trains in German service during WWII, and their use in Flames Of War.
When we first saw Bruce Weigle’s wonderful terrain board, we knew we had to ask Bruce to contribute an article about his passion - mid-19th Century European warfare. Here he presents a refight of the Battle for Problus, 3 July 1866.
THE NAPOLEON OF THE WEST
Douglas Biggs, Ph.D., had been sitting on a considerable pile of unpainted Mexican-American War lead soldiers for quite some time. Then he and his gaming group fell in love with the Black Powder rules.
Nick Buxey returns to take us on a tour of his club’s Waterloo demo table which focused on the French right.
John Paul Bakshoian presents us with two fun scenarios for WW2 skirmishing based directly on that cinematic classic, Kelly’s Heroes.
DEATH OF AN ARMY
The leaders of the Sikh empire knew just how powerful the Khalsa (Sikh Army) was, and feared greatly for their positions. In order to keep some power, these leaders deliberately led the Khalsa into the teeth of a British trap.
PLUS we show you how to dress up your Gale Force 9 terrain, read about training your opponents, and you can find our January Reviews online.
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