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#299 "Dux Bellorum, The Wars of the Roses, The Tet Offensive"

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#299 "Dux Bellorum, The Wars of the Roses, The Tet Offensive"
Sub Category: Historical Magazines
Publish Year: 2012
Pages: 122
Dimensions: 8.5x11x.3"
Restockable: No
NKG part #: 2147974868
Mfg. part #: BFMWI299
Type: Magazine


Treachery on the Fields of England

We kick off our Wars of the Roses theme with an introduction to gaming the conflict by rules writer Simon MacDowall. He takes us through raising armies, troops types, organization and more. All accompanied by Neil Smith’s brief history of the wars.

Slaughter in the Snow: Towtan, 1461

For our coverage of ‘England’s bloodyest battle’ we asked two gamers to tell us about their Towton projects - one in 15mm, the other 28mm. Both of them went on very different journeys and reveal their trials and tribulations.

Now is the Conclusion of their Discontent: The Battle of Bosworth, 1485

We wrap up our theme content for this month with a re-fight of the ‘biggy’ of the Wars of the Roses - Bosworth Field - using the Clash of Empires rules. “God and your arms be prais’d, the bloody dog is dead” or is he...?

Shine a Light

An introduction to object source lighting - a painting technique used to create the illusion of light.


Few planes in history have changed everything we had previously understood. The Messerschmitt 262 was one such aircraft. In this article the Battlefront Studio guys give us the history behind, and a painting guide for the ME262.

The Battle of Naseby, 1645

Steve Danes, enthusiastic wargamer, rules writer and ECW buff, recently ran a games for his mates at one of our favorite wargaming locales - Ugley Hougoumont. Here’s the tale of the battle they fought.

Hard and Fast

With the release of the Devil’s Charge; the new Flames Of War source book covering the first part of the Battle of the Bulge, players now have the option to field an American Light Tank Company. In this article Bede Bailey shows us how to make good use of them in the game.

Nam. Mega-Game

You won’t ever see a better 28mm Vietnam game than this! Follow the action as eight players battle it out for control of a border zone during the Tet Offensive of 1968.

The Capture of a Prince

After visiting his wife’s home town in the Czech Republic, Graham Burke’s mind turned to wargaming a local action.

Take Command

Barry Hilton presents his solution to stymie the ‘Wargames Fashion Police’ when it comes to which regiment of what troops you decide to field in your big games.


You can also find: Painting articles from Matt Parkes and David Imrie (aka Saxon Dog), and interviews with 4Ground and Dan Mersey (author of Dux Bellorum), as well as their September Reviews online.