* Almost 50 full-color pages!
* Six—yes, 6!—new scenarios for the World at War system, utilizing components from Eisenbach Gap, Death of the First Panzer and Blood & Bridges, and including counters for four West German Recon Formations and the Soviet 2nd Tank Formation.
* Detailed articles on the soon-to-be released Heroes of the Blitzkrieg, on the Japanese Army in World War Two and their tactical use in Island War Deluxe, on the tactical placement of obstacles in the Lock ‘n Load system, and an in-depth preview of the Swedish forces in World at War: Operation Garbo.
* Insightful interviews with computer-game designer John Tiller (Squad Battles series, amongst others) and Tom Proudfoot, programmer for the upcoming computer game Heroes of Stalingrad.
* Pete Atack files his second of two Anzac Batreps on James Luck’s pair of linked scenarios from Line of Fire #3.
* Fiction from World War Two’s Eastern Front by Yvan Descotes.
* Downloadable PDF that lets you get your magazine right NOW. You save on shipping, you save on publishing costs normally passed on to the consumer, and you save on time.
The fifth issue of Lock ‘n Load Publishing’s inimitable downloadable magazine Line of Fire is now for sale! Read on.
Line of Fire #5 contains almost 50 full-color pages! In it you’ll find articles about the new features and mechanics in Heroes of the Blitzkrieg, on the Japanese Army in World War Two and Island War Deluxe, on the tactical placement of obstacles in the Lock ‘n Load system, an in-depth preview of the Swedish forces in World at War: Operation Garbo, insightful interviews with computer-game designer John Tiller (the Squad Battles series) and with Tom Proudfoot, the programmer for the upcoming LnL computer game Heroes of Stalingrad. The magazine also includes intense combat fiction by Yvan Descotes—the esteemed editor of Line of Fire #1. LoF regular Pete Atack files the second of two Anzac batreps documenting the bloody battles from James Luck’s linked scenarios from LoF#3. Newcomer Andy Brown simplifies the making of desk-top publishing counters and maps, a must-have skill for any gamer these days. Six World at War scenarios complete the contents of the magazine: the second of three installments of Arrigo Velicogna’s Bavarian Campaign keeps the fighting for the Danube alive, in two scenarios; Ralph Ferrari’s “Clearing the Way” will keep you from clearing Blood & Bridges off your table; and three scenarios by Jeff Schulte will have components from all of the games in the system fighting it out for control of Western Europe. Counters for the four West German Recon Formations first seen in LoF#3 and the Soviet 2nd Tank Formation first seen in LoF#4 are also included.