Tag: Magazine

Combat Tanks Collection NZ Update

The full running order for the de Argostini Combat Tanks Collection in New Zealand has now been available for sometime (i.e. since mid-2012) – I thought it might be useful to quickly post it up here along with updated links

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Battlegames to join Miniature Wargames

“The Future is Clear” Henry Hyde announces, Battlegames will join Miniature Wargames in the Atlantic Publishing stable, and will remain an independent separate publication from Miniature Wargames. Henry will remain in the Editorial roll and all existing subscriptions will be

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Battlegames Magazine Hits The Wall

In some surprising and sad news Henry Hyde, editor of Battlegames Magazine in the UK, has announced that he has had to cease publication. Apparently the magazine is in some financial difficulty and Henry is unsure whether he can continue

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Classic Wargamer’s Journal: Vol. I Issue 4

About four weeks ago the latest edition of the Classic Wargamer’s Journal arrived, promptly and quickly after dispatch as usual. There are articles, feedback, and AARs (After Action Reports) covering the WSS, F&IW, SYW, Franco-Prussian War, Colonial Darkest Africa, and

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Table Top Teaser Anyone?

One of my enduring memories of wargaming as a teenager was getting my copy of Military Modelling and looking to see if there was a new “Table Top Teaser” by C. S. Grant (Charles Stewart Grant, the son of the

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Classic Wargamer’s Journal: Vol. I Issue 3

Once again it arrived promptly and quickly, and the Classic Wargamer’s Journal is a refreshing read, bringing back a simplicity and fun element of a bygone era. This issue includes a reprint of a Tony Bath Mini-Ancient Campaign & Battle (the forerunner of his famous Hyboria),

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Charles Grant’s ‘Battle’ – Free Online

Charles Grant’s “Battle – Practical Wargaming” is one of the classics of the old school who were the original ‘modern-era’ wargaming generation – but what a lot of people don’t realise is that it was actually first published as a

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Classic Wargamer’s Journal: Vol. I Issue 2

It arrived here in the Antipodes just 4 days after posting in the UK, and once again the Classic Wargamer’s Journal is a refreshing read, bringing back memories of those glorious days in the 60’s & 70’s when names like

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Classic Wargamer’s Journal: Vol. I Issue 1

Following on from the Pilot Issue (The Classic Wargamer’s Journal: First Impressions) the first regular issue of CWJ is here – and continues on in the vein of the pilot issue. A poignant point by the editor, Phil Olley, is

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Classic Wargamer’s Journal: First Impressions

Well I placed my order on 21 July (UK time) and the hard copy edition was here in the antipodes on the 27 July (NZ time) – so that’s about a 5 day turn around – well done Phil and

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Classic Wargamer’s Journal: Pilot Issue out

A new (trial) wargaming magazine by Phil Olley – looking to be much in the vein of ‘Battlegames‘ and the older original Wargaming Publications of the 1950’s, 60’s and 70’s… Only £4.50 (UK) or £6.00 (the rest of us; or

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SOTCW Journal 70

The latest issue of the Society of Twentieth Century Wargamers (SOTCW) Journal has just arrived in my letter box. As always in recent years it is well packed with interesting articles covering the whole gamut of the Twentieth Century and

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And Then There Were 4: WS&S Folds

The various UK Distributors of Wargames, Soldiers, & Strategy (WS&S) sent out word that the magazine’s English Edition has ceased publication (the first word came in late May but I’ve only had confirmation directly from my distributor in late June)

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Combat Tanks Collection 1-7

Here are some photos of the models in the first few issues of the CTC Magazine. As I previously posted on the Auckland Wargaming Club Website the Combat Tanks Collection Magazine from the UK is now available here in NZ

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