Episodes
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
Published 11/07/22
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)
Published 10/04/22
Published 10/04/22
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...
Published 09/15/22
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 ...
Published 08/01/22
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
Published 07/12/22
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
Published 06/01/22
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
Published 05/02/22
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.
Published 04/04/22
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.  
Published 03/21/22
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
Published 02/28/22
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  
Published 01/31/22
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.
Published 12/15/21
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.
Published 11/17/21
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? Subscribe to the magazine at: wssmagazine.com
Published 11/08/21
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.
Published 10/11/21
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.
Published 09/06/21
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.
Published 08/02/21
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.
Published 07/05/21
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.
Published 06/07/21
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.
Published 04/28/21
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.
Published 03/23/21
Published 02/23/21
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.
Published 01/28/21
In the last episode of 2020 Guy, Jasper, Mark and Angus discuss their wargaming highlights of 2020. Plus, this year they are all talking part in the analogue painting challenge, they lay out plans for the winter painting season.
Published 12/29/20