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Nov 7, 2022

On the back of Jasper and Guy's wargaming Operation Market Garden at the Hartenstein Hotel Airborne Museum in Arnhem, Jasper talks to Kelly McManus and Jared Fishman from HMGS Next Gen Gaming. Kelly works for Dey Mansion, and with Jared's help, he organised a games day at the museum.

 

Links
DeyDey Mansion Washington's Headquarters, 1780
HMGS Next Gen Gaming
In The Grand Manner
Hail Caesar
Rubicon
Full Spectrum Dominance
Battlezone
Forlorn Hope

Oct 4, 2022

In the latest episode of the Wargames, Soldiers and Strategy Magazine podcast Guy and Jasper tell us about their Operation Market Garden game in Arnhem with the Too Fat Lardies.

In the news, Guy brings us the latest releases and then has a chat with Bob and Brad from bobmac 3d. The team then discuss their experiences with 3D printing.

Links:
Bobmac3d
BelloLudi
Pulp (Osprey)

Sep 15, 2022

Jasper hosts this episode of the Wargames, Soldiers and Strategy Podcast, with Guy, Mark and Chris he discusses the merits of playing 'a game in a box', that is, buying a game with the rules and everything to go with it in one package.

Also in this episode, Guy talks to Graham Davey, the publisher of the new game 02 Hundred Hours.

Links:
02 Hundred Hours (Grey For Now Games)
The Last Samurai Rebellion (Osprey)
The Men Who Would Be Kings (Osprey)
Fighting the Dragon
Xenos Rampant (Osprey)

Aug 1, 2022

In this episode of the Wargames, Soldiers and Strategy Magazine podcast, the team discuss the butterfly effect. This is not how a butterfly might flap its wings and cause a typhoon, but rather, how the flitting from project to project and following one's whims leaves us with heaps of unpainted lead as projects flounder.

In the news this episode One King!, Frostgrave: Fireheart, Panzer Korps supplements Hard Luck Boys and Eisenkreuz,plus the launch of the Great Wargame Survey.

Links
Helion, One King!
Osprey, Frostgrave: Fireheart
Osprey, Open call for Wargame Submissions
Hoplite Research, Hard Luck Boys
Eisenkreuz
The Great Wargames Survey
Cavalier 2023

Jul 12, 2022

Set in France in 1940, Guy and Chris are playing a large ongoing campaign at their club. They explain to Jasper and Angus how they planned it and how it worked and offer some tips for running your own campaign games.

Links
Hold Fast! Black Sea
Lion Rampant
Wargaming Campaigns
Pendraken

Jun 1, 2022

In this episode of the Wargames, Soldiers and Strategy podcast, the team discuss what makes a good article for the magazine. Guy gives us his criteria and the twitterverse tells us what they think.

References:
Cold War Commander
Vlad's Army
Wars of Orcs and Dwarfs

May 2, 2022

In this episode of the Wargames, Soldiers and Strategy magazine podcast on top of the usual news round-up, Guy has a chat with Warwick Kinrade about his new rule set Soldiers of Napoleon.

Links:
Warwick Kinrade
Strength & Honour
Karwansaray
Forgotten Battles
Castles in the Sky
Poldercon
Legionary
Partizan
Britcon

Apr 4, 2022

The WSS team in this episode discuss films, how they have influenced our gaming and how they might be used to inspire scenarios.

Links:
Blackpowder Red Earth
Fire on the Frontier
Three Ages of Rome
Wargames, Soldiers and Strategy issue #76.

Mar 21, 2022

Over the winter the Wargames, Soldiers and Strategy team have taken part in the Analogue Hobbies Painting Challenge.

With the arrival of spring, the challenge has finally finished. Guy, Jasper, Chris and Angus catch up on what they achieved over the winter months and reveal who had the highest score.

 

Feb 28, 2022

In this episode of the podcast, Guy brings us the latest wargaming news, the boys chat about what they have been up to, their scores on the analogue hobbies painting challenge and the WSS Twitter poll on how gamers felt about wargame shows and game days.

Links:
Rubicon Models
Rapid Fire! Blitzkrieg Battlegroups
Back of Beyond

Jan 31, 2022

In the latest episode of the Wargames, Soldiers and Strategy Podcast, Guy is joined by Paul Eaglestone from Empress Miniatures to discuss their new Vietnam ruleset, BOHICA.

The boys also catch up on the Analogue Hobbies Painting Challenge.

Links
Empress Miniatures
Analogue Hobbies Painting Challenge
Rapid Fire, Blitzkrieg Battlegroups

 

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