Wargames Illustrated Magazine – Issue 386 – December 2019 – Infamous Sections
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In this issue:
Our regular look at what’s new and forthcoming in the hobby.
THEME: THE FILTHY
Neil Smith delves into the Hollywoodized history of this most infamous of World War Two sections and comes out with some great wargaming suggestions.
Andy Thomlinson tells us about his project to build a scale model of the Antietam battlefield, for use by the South London Warlords in their Fire and Fury games.
THEME: PLASTIC PARACHUTIST CONVERSION COURSE
The Filthy 13 are back for more! In this article Phil Lewis shows us how to turn a M43 uniform into the M42, to represent this infamous section as they would have appeared on the eve of the Normandy landings, 1944.
PIRATES OF THE HEBRIDES
Games Designer Chris Peers provides some information on a skirmish faction which may be used for his On The Seven Seas and Dan Mersey’s Lion Rampant rules.
THEME: A BUSY NIGHT IN LITTLE ’APPENS
In keeping with this month’s theme, one of the most Infamous Sections of World War Two (albeit one that only came to light on BBC TV in the 1960s) springs into action in defence of their green and pleasant land.
TALONS, CLAWS AND ROTTEN DICE
Barry Hilton introduces WI Editor Dan to the Great Northern War via the latest supplement for Beneath the Lily Banners – With Talon and Claw.
THEME: POPSKI’S PRIVATE ARMY
Jim Graham introduces a unique warrior from World War Two who led a disparate group of troops into action through a number of theatres.
AN OUT OF VEHICLE EXPERIENCE
Some (unofficial) rules for using pedestrians in Gaslands.
GAMING A GAME OF THRONES
Gary Mitchell takes us into a fictional world that may have its own game system but when did that ever stop gamers from finding a cheaper, alternate way to game?
HOW TO… GET AN EXTRA HAND
King of the ‘How to’ Paul Davies returns with a mean modelling tip using Lego.
DESIGNER’S NOTES: WASTELAND WARRIORS
Jaye Wiley outlines the ideas behind his new post-apocalyptic supplement for the Fistful of Lead rules system.
We take a trip down to Modiphius Entertainment’s London HQ to talk to CEO Chris Birch and take a look at their forthcomming Elder Scrolls: A Call to Arms miniatures game.
“DEEDS THAT THRILLED THE EMPIRE”
Robert Giglio presents an episode of derring-do in the Western Desert during World War One.
JINGLE BELL DROKK!
Well it’s Christmas time once again, which usually means Peace on Earth and Good Will to all Men. Unless that is, you’re enforcing the law in Mega City One!
PAINTING JT – THE SURVIVALIST
Putting paint to metal on a new WI Giants in Miniature figure.