Lard Magazine 2022
It’s back and it’s 185 pages of bumper wargaming fun.
THE BATTLE FOR HIGH WOOD
Internet sensation Alex Sotheran brings his Storm
of Steel magic to Lard Magazine and gets us started
with this action for Through the Mud & the Blood.
ACTION AT BEDA FOMM
We’re off to the Western Desert in a small tank
with this O group scenario from the gold pen of
housewives’ favourite David C.R. Brown.
FULL OF EASTERN PROMISE:
PREVIEWING THE FAR EAST SUPPLEMENT
Big Rich explains what we can expect when Chain of
Command takes us to the Far East! Make no msitake
it’s hot, hot, hot!
LA BARRIERE DE CLICHY
The Russians are at the gates of Paris. David Hiscocks
takes us to 1814 this artistically inspired Sharp
BELOV: ESCAPE TO VICTORY!
Tom McKinnell maintains a Russian theme with
some desperate fighting from the Eastern Front 1942
with three linked scenarios for Chain of Command.
EXCLUSIVE: FREE.STL FILE
Santa comes early in the form of this FREE .STL
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readers of Lard Magazine, naughty or nice!
RISE AND RISE AGAIN, UNTIL
LAMBS BECOME LIONS
No turkey for Jeremy Short this year as he transports
us back to the days of The Baron’s War and Robin
Hood with some adaptations to Dux Britanniarum
with two taster outlaw scenarios. Tights optional.
39 IN THE AGE OF RIFLES
That pantomime dame of wargaming, John Savage
makes his first of many appearances in this Lard
Magazine with a meaty piece for using Sharp
Practice in the late 19th Century.
53 PERFIDIOUS ALBION!
Gentleman John Savage takes on HG Wells in a quest
to provide the most absurd Victorian invasion genre
literature. Look out Dorking – the Prussians are
coming! A moustache tickling accompaniment with
force rosters for In the Age of Rifles for Sharp Practice.
60 THE EAGLE RISES
The Prussian and Austrian armies of 1866 get the
John Savage treatment. Unit Rosters and National
Characteristics for In the Age of Rifles for Sharp
69 WOODLAND INDIANS: AN
The theme of adaptations continues as Laurence
Burrows offers some considered views on
incorporating Woodland Indians into your Sharp
78 HOOD’S ATTACK!
Our scene shifts to Gettysburg where we see Des
Darkin in the thick of the fighting with this bumper
scenario for Pickett’s Charge.
91 TRAJAN’S TACTICAL TIPS!
It’s been a great year for Strength and Honour. Learn
how to win more games with these Top Tips from
the toga touting Trajan fan, Mark Backhouse.
96 A CRUEL NECESSITY: RELOADED
Ioan Davies-John takes us back to when the first
Charles was King as he provides updated rules for
applying Sharp Practice to the English Civil War.
109 BEFORE THE WALLS OF CORFINIUM
Adrian Davis gives us a chance to put Trajan’s
Tactical Tips to good use outside the walls of
Corfinium. Three scenarios for Strength & Honour.
115 TORPEDO LEADER MALTA
A wave-skipping Bag The Hun scenario from Andy Crow
and Reg from Dagenham as we send Rommel’s supply
chain to the bottom of the sea. Dakka dakka dakka
120 A LOOK AT MIDGARD
A new rules journey is beginning. James Morris
chronicles an exciting new rule set headed our way.
THE BATTERY AT MERVILLE
Sidney’s Battlefield Challenge for 2022 sent Rich
and Nick to Normandy. But it wasn’t all beer and
sandwiches, as this Chain of Command scenario for
the D-Day attack on the Merville Battery proves.
132 HEAD INLAND
It’s the wrong beach but that doesn’t bother Chris
Smith, who shares the Chain of Command scenario
that drew the crowds at Lard Workshop in August.
HAPSBURG, BONAPARTE AND
JUAREZ. THE SECOND FRENCH INVASION
It’s Lard Magazine so there must be a sombrero
somewhere. Here Richard Crawley provides no fewer
than four scenarios that take Sharp Practice on a
YES! WE HAVE NO TAMALES!
Colin Murray presents some campaign specific
Random Events for Sharp Practice games in the
Maximilian adventure. Expect tequila.
MODELLING A SMASHED JUNGLE
Terrain masterclass with Joe Bilton. How to make your
Jungle look like somebody has trodden on it, without
actually treading on it. Novel. And great for the Far East!
CHARGE THE BASTARDS
Nick Skinner dons his XXXXL denison and tells the
thrilling story of the 2nd Battalion of the Parachute
Regiment at Oosterbeek Laag with this Arnhem
themed scenario for Chain of Command.
THE GENERAL IS DEAD!
Crete 1941. The glider containing the German
general, and his battle plans, has smashed on landing.
All inside are dead. But can the Commonwealth
troops extract the plans before the Germans can
stop them? Chain of Command scenario from Joe
GO SHARP INTO THE DESERT!
He’s back. John Savage wipes the sand from between
his toes and provides The John Savage Random
Event table (pat pending) for colonial Africa and the
172 THE DEATH OF WERNER VOSS
Alex Sotheran returns with the tale surrounding
the loss of Voss and provides some ideas on how to
refight Voss’s last action using Algenon Pulls It Off.
Includes links to Storm of Steel videos and rules
177 THE AFFAIR AT LARDINGHAM POINT
A Prussian ironclad is sighted off the south coast of
England. It can mean only one thing: a John Savage
scenario is coming! Sharp Practice action for the
Perfidious Albion and In the Age of Rifles.
181 INTRODUCING WHAT A COWBOY
Our very own Sidney Roundwood gets out his sixshooter
and interviews (yes, you guessed it) John
Savage, as we look ahead to the imminent release of
What a Cowboy! What a finish!