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Jun 7, 2021

Is there a game mechanic that you really like? The Wargames, Soldiers and Strategy team discuss what bits of games they look for, and enjoy in a set of wargames rules.

Plus from the nerve centre of Bowers Towers, Guy brings us all the latest news.

Links

Osprey - D-Day: US Sector
Osprey - Oathmark: Bane of Kings
7TV - Fantasy

Crossfire
Sharp Practice
Chain of Command
Force on Force
Frostgrave
Saga
Mouse guard
Muskets & Tomahawks
Mortal Gods
Twightlight of the Sun King

Apr 28, 2021

In the 50th episode of the Wargames, Soldiers and Strategy podcast the boys chat terrain, answering questions sent in from some of Guy's stooges. They also cover the latest news from Osprey, Great Escape Games and take a look at A Taste of Victory.

Links
Absolute Emperor, Osprey Publishing
Great Escape Games
A Taste of Victory

 

Mar 23, 2021

In this episode of the Wargames, Soldiers and Strategy podcast, we explore if things were better for wargamers in the 'olden days'. Guy has a list of thoughts supplied by a 'friend' which he believes proves things were better in the past.

Guy also brings us news of O Group and War on the Ground.

Links
O Group
War on the Ground
The Analogue Hobbies Painting Challenge
Barons War

Feb 23, 2021

In this episode of the Wargames, Soldier and Strategy podcast the chaps chat about about the magazine, answering some of those questions you might have wondered whilst flicking though it's pages. Plus, Guy brings us all the latest gossip from the newsroom of Bowers Towers.

Links
Analogue Hobbies Winter Painting Challenge
'O Group' from the Too Fat Lardies
Stargrave
Glory 1861
SPQR

Jan 28, 2021

In this episode of the Wargames, Soldiers and Strategy magazine podcast, Guy and Angus talk to Karl Perrotton from cooked dice, Dr Peter Wright and Eddy Price about the development process of Crooked Dice's 7TV fantasy rules, a collaboration with Edge Hill University.

Guy also brings us what is new in wargameing.

Links
Salute
In Her Majesty's Name 2
'Nam The Way It Was
Rapid Fire, contact steve at steveshan@blueyonder.co.uk

 

Dec 29, 2020

In the last episode of 2020 Guy, Jasper, Mark and Angus discuss their wargaming highlights of 2020. Plus, this year they are all talking part in the analogue painting challenge, they lay out plans for the winter painting season.

Links:
Ultra Combat Modern
A Billion Sons
Epic scale from Warlord
Strength and Honour

Nov 25, 2020

From the newsroom in Bowers Towers, Guy updates us on what is new and shiny in the world of wargaming. The chaps are joined by Chris King to discuss their successes and failures when playing wargames online.

Links:
Lion Rampant, the Crusader States
Oathbreakers
Undaunted Normandy
Black Ops

Oct 27, 2020

The Wargames, Soldiers and Strategy team are back to discuss the surprise from the results of the Great War Games Survey, that gamers preferred last over metal miniatures.

Links:

Saga Age of Hannibal
1/48 Fantasy the Rift Wars
1/48 Combat
Canvas Eagles

Sep 22, 2020

With the Great War Games surgery 2020 finishing at the end of August the WSS boys are back to discuss the preliminary results, with a surprising change in the top five of favoured wargame genres.

Links
Swordpoint
Battlegroup Pacific War
Mortem et Gloreium
A Gunslingers Paradise

Aug 17, 2020

As the WSS team had the virtual pub quiz earlier in the month they never caught up on the news. In this episode Guy fills us in on what is new in the wargaming world.

Links

Frostgrave 2e
Oathmark: Battlesworn
Napoleonic Camp Followers
Ultra Combat Modern
Rapidfire Reloaded

Aug 4, 2020

The team are back and finally have got round to organising the pub quiz! Joined by quizmaster Chris King, with some questions supplied by Sydney Roundwood, the boys divide into two teams...

Jun 9, 2020

Guy, Jasper and Angus return for a new episode. They discuss their recent Kriegsspiel with the Too Fat Lardies (they lost) and we have an interview with sculpting genius Paul Hicks.

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Links

Infamy, infamy
Triumph
Mortem et Gloriam
Perry
Victrix

Apr 30, 2020

In the latest Wargames, Soldiers and Strategy Magazine Podcast the team discuss how they've managed to how to keep gaming in 'lockdown'. Guy and Mark have been playing a Kriegspiel with 'Lardy' Nick using Discord, Angus and Jasper have tried the Table Top Simulator on Steam to play Chain of Command.


Links:
Barons Wars 2
Duncan Rhodes Painting Academy
Scale 75, Instant Colour
Rangers of Shadow Deep, Across the Wastes

 

Mar 27, 2020

In this episode of the podcast the boys are joined by Nick Skinner of Too Fat Lardies renown. The topic under discussion is old rule sets, are there any old games that need revisiting?

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Feb 21, 2020

The guys are back with what is new in wargaming, plus what they've been up to. Also, Guy visited Crusade in January and recorded a lecture from Gareth Glover covering the 52nd Foot at Waterloo.

Links
Soldiers of Rome
Muskets and Tomahawks
Battlegroup NORTHAG

 

Jan 21, 2020

The band get back together to discuss the latest news and what Santa might have brought us for Christmas. Parting shots, in WSS106 discusses new years revolutions, Guy and Mark tell us about that and Jasper brings us upto date with the latest data pulled from the Great Wargames Survey.

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Ministry of Gentlemanly Warfare
Warlord Games
Airfix
Contact Front

Dec 19, 2019

In this Christmas episode of the Wargames, Soldiers and Strategy podcast Guy brings us all the latest news from the WSS newswire and the boys discuss what they hope is in their sacks on Christmas day. Also, the Analogue Paining Challenge is almost upon us. Last year Mark was triumphant, who is planning what to bet him this year.

Nov 19, 2019

Guy brings us the latest news from WSS HQ plus with Jasper gives us an update on their trip to Crisis at Antwerp. Some of the worlds best statisticians have been studying Great War-games Survey, 2019, we bring you up-to-date with their findings.

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Zona Alpha
Maximillain 1934
Judge Dredd 
Hagen Miniatures

Oct 22, 2019

Perhaps foolishly, we broadcast live to record the latest Wargames, Soldiers and Strategy podcast, we gave you the listener the chance to ask Guy (the editor) questions - seemingly on any topic!

Sep 19, 2019

The Wargames, Soldiers and Strategy team are back with a discussion on bridges in your games; how they might be problematic and some ideas for scenarios.

Guy also brings us all the wargaming news.

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Too Fat Lardies
Albedo, ACP164
Wargames, Soldiers and Strategy 104
The League of Augsburg

Aug 25, 2019

In the latest episode Guy updates us with news of Warlord Gamesnew Black Seas and Battlegroup's NORTHAG. With the Great Wargames Surveycoming to a close, Jasper updates us on some early thoughts about it.

 

Jul 23, 2019

Guy has been to the Warlord Games day and grabs an interview with the author of their new game Black Seas and he gives us his opinion on Warlord's new release SPQR.

With the Great Wargames Survey almost upon us Jasper discusses the previous results with Miles from little wars TV.

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Gaslands Refuelled
Seasons
Test of Honour II
Fury

Jun 25, 2019

The Wargames, Soldiers and Strategyteam are back with news, reviews and what they've been up to in the hobby.Guy brings us a report from Waterloo Replayed, the giant re-enactment of the great battle in 28mm and he also give us his initial thoughts on Games Workshops new contrast paints.


Links:

Realities Edgefrom Osprey
Saga Age of Magic
SPQRfrom Warlord

May 15, 2019

With Jasper away in the USA, touring American battlefields we thought we'd reflect on our experiences of visiting sites and how we might transpose this to the table top.

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Ragnar Rock
Oil War
Dark and Bloody Grounds
Littlewars
7 Days to the River Rhine
Warlords of Erehwon

Apr 24, 2019

In this episode the chaps review their time at Salute.

Earlier in the year Guy attended the Crusade Wargames show, at Penarth. Like last time he was there, he recorded Rob Jones talk on Medieval infantry tactics, it may have you rebasing your medieval army!

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