was an ambitious magazine introduced by Diverse Talents, Inc.
(DTI) in 1987. Printed on low grade newsprint, the publication
provided scenarios and variants for a wide variety of titles
by different publishers. The last three issues were published
by World Wide Wargames after their buyout of DTI.
printed, and dormant until the buyout of 3W by Decision Games,
Battleplan was officially merged with Volume 2 of
The Wargamer into a relaunch of Moves in
poor physical quality and short life of the magazine, there
was a great deal of content to appeal to tactical gamers,
depending on their libraries. Aside from the Victory Games
Insider, Battleplan appears to have been virtually
alone in printing additional content for Ambush!, for
example, providing a variant in #2 and a complete scenario
complete with Mission and German character cards in #4 .
Scenarios for both
Squad Leader and Advanced Squad Leader appeared during
the magazine's run, as well as a solitaire scenario for Up Front.
Even obscure tactical games like Trenchfoot received
attention in the pages of Battleplan, as well as
Sniper!, Western Front Tank
Leader, Platoon, Team Yankee, Raid on St. Nazaire, and
Red Star/White Star.
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