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Dec 15, 2021

In this episode, Leon from Pendraken tells the Wargames, Soldiers and Strategy team about putting on the show Battleground. He also tells us about moving the workshop and the new exciting things they have coming up in 2022.

With the Analogue Hobbies Painting Challenge about to start, Guy, Jasper, Angus, Mark and Chris also discuss their plans.

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Wars of the Republic
La Cucaracha

Nov 17, 2021

Guy and WSS regular Chris King headed up to London for Salute, the UK's largest wargame show. Jasper talks to them about their impression of the event.

Nov 8, 2021

With winter looming our thoughts shift to the annual analogue hobbies painting challenge. We are joined by Curt Campbell who organises the challenge.

We also discuss Warlord Games Epic Battles. Do we need a new scale?

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Viva la Revolution, viva Mexico
SAGA Age of Invasions
Warlord Games
Analogue Painting Challenge

Oct 11, 2021

As the world returns to some sort of normality, Guy has been to Partizan. He gives us his show report, and all the latest news.

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Rising Tides, Sally 4th
Fenland Miniatures
Blitzkrieg Miniatures
Campaign in Italy, Bolt Action
Wargames Atlantic
Speedpaint, Army Painter

Sep 6, 2021

Following Jasper's 30km battlefield tour of Arnhem by bike, the Wargames, Soldiers and Strategy team discuss the benefits of visiting battlefields.

Guy also brings us what is new in the wargaming world.

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Pony Wars
Baccus 6mm
The Silver Bayonet
Partizan
Warlord Games Day
SELWIG
Battleground

Aug 2, 2021

In the latest episode the Wargames, Soldiers and Strategy magazine podcast Guy has been out and about visiting the UK Games Expo. He gives us his report. Also, it is that time of the year again, the Great Wargaming Survey is now live. You can take part here.

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Perry Miniature
Five Parsecs From Home
Ironsworn
Rubicon Models
Pendraken (Battleground Show)

Jul 5, 2021

In the last episode, the Wargames, Soldiers and Strategy team touched upon 'range' as a concept on the tabletop. The guys thought they would revisit the topic and consider how range effects the games we play, from how far we can shoot to fudging the scale of the table.

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Fireforge Games
7TV Fantasy
Bonza Games, Delta One Zero

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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

 

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