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An irregular podcast looking at wargaming from Wargames, Soldiers and Strategy Magazine.
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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.

Links
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.

Links
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.

Links
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!

Mar 28, 2019

The boys have been busy, Guy fills us in on the latest news from Osprey, Cavalier books and we discuss Warlord Games new membership card scheme.

'Come and have a go if you think you're lard enough' in southampton was a great success and Mark tells us all about hosting it and what he has learned.

Finally theanalogue hobbies painting challenge, we reveal who of the four of us won with the most points.

Feb 24, 2019

With Poldercon, which Jasper organises, over for another year we thought we'd discuss participations games, why put them on, what makes a good one and how run one.

Jan 29, 2019

In this episode of the Wargames, Soldiers and Strategy Podcast we discuss the magazine publishing issue 100! Guy heads off to Meeples and MiniaturesHQ for a question and answer session with Neil and Mike about producing the magazine.

The boys also catch up on theanalogue painting challenge, of which Mark is well and truly in the lead.

Dec 28, 2018

Guy and Jasper are both taking part in the analogue painting challenge, while Angus and Mark aren't they are competing against them in their own WSS side challenge.

One week in they boys catchup on how they are doing.

 

Dec 12, 2018

A few months ago the boys discussed what was the undercoat colour of choice, it turns out there was no consensus, so we sent Guy out with hit microphone to gather opinion.

We also discuss:

Rebels & Patriots
Lord & Lands
Tanks: The Modern Age

Nov 14, 2018

We're in Antwerp, at Crisis for the latest Wargames, Soldiers and Strategy Podcast. Guy chats to Johan Van Acker one of the organisers and catch up with Alex Buchel, from Studio Tomahawk about 'Age of Magic.

Oct 10, 2018

In this episode Mark and Guy go head to head with he new early war supplements for Bolt Actionand Chain of Command, and Jasper gives us his considered thoughts on Black Power II.

The guys are also joined by Andy Hobday to tell us about War Banner Games / Footsore Miniaturesnew releases for Gangs of Romeand their new game Mortal Gods.

Sep 18, 2018

After a unintentional hiatus over the summer the WSS gang get the band back together and compare notes on what's new.

Guy also has a chat with Craig Cartmell, from the Ministry of Gentlemanly Warfareabout their new game Thud and Blunder.

Jul 31, 2018

In this episode of the Wargames, Soldiers and Strategy podcast we look at Participation games, their problems and how to run on.

Guy also brings us up-to-date on the latest wargaming news form Warlord Games, Peter Pig, North Starand Lucid Eye.

Jun 8, 2018

We're looking at Matrix Gaming in the latest issue of the podcast, a form of collaborative wargaming where the participants narrate the action though discussion and arguments.

Developed by Chris Engle you can find rules and more stuff for free here.

Not only do we talk to Chris, you can hear some actual game play from the Lardies and To the Strongest's Simon Miller.

May 3, 2018

In this episode of the podcast we discuss Salute 2018, and Guys has a cigar and brandy with Rick Priestley in a fireside chat.


Links
Fate of a Nations
Warlord: 3000BC - 1100AD
Turf War Z
Last Days, Zombie Apocalypse
Flags of War, Kickstarter
The Oddcast, from the Two Fat Lardies
Hoards of Things

Apr 1, 2018

In this episode we discuss fantasy wargaming on the back of chatting to Joe Saleh from Lucid Eye Publications, about their new rules 'The Red Book Of The Elf King', and miniatures range to go with it.

Feb 27, 2018

Guy has been on his travels and at Crusade this year sat in the back row looking furtive with his tape recorded clenched in his sweaty hand! He recorded the great talk from Rob Jones titled ‘Putting the Chivalry Back into Wargaming: making medieval wargames more medieval.’

We also discuss new releases Blood Red Skies from Warlord and Outremer: Faith and Blood from Osprey.

Feb 2, 2018

We talk to Professor Tony Polland about attempting the biggest wargame ever, replaying the Battle of Waterloo, in 28mm.

Dec 23, 2017

We look at what is new for Christmas in the the latest episode of the podcast, it turns out there isn't much new to spend your hard earned cash on (though for some reason we missed Gangs of Rome).

The boys explain the analogue painting challenge, which both Jasper and Guy are taking part in this year. For the main feature we talk to Ancient Warfare Podcast regular, Marc De Santis. Marc has been dabbling in writing fiction for Gates of Antares.

Nov 4, 2017

It's that time of the year again where we review the results of the WSS Great Wargames Survey! Have you ever wondered what is the favourite wargames genre? Have a listen and find out...

Aug 17, 2017

In this episode Angus, Guy and Jasper are joined by Criag Cartmell from the Ministry of Gentlemanly Warfare, Fat Lardies Rich Clarke and some chap called Rick Priestly to discuss how they approach writing rules.

Also in this episode:

Forager, from Stand to Games
Blood Red Skies
Savage Core 
My Last Sunrise, Kickstarter
Grognard Files Podcast

Jul 4, 2017

We've all had the problem of not being able to find someone to play with? In this episode Angus discusses ways to solve this problem and is joined by Neil Shuck (Meeples and Miniatures) to try a game of Command and Colours using the online gaming engine Vassal. And Murray Dahm (Ancient Warfare Podcast) they attempt to play a game of Frostgrave via a Google Hangout!

Plus we have a quick news round up and chat about what we've been up to.


Links:

Vassal
Footsore Miniatures
Combat Mission
Black Ops
Legends Of Fabled Realms
Slave 2 Gaming
Mad Dogs With Guns
Role 20
Meeples and Miniatures
Command and Colours: Ancients rules

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