Battles Magazine

Battles Magazine launched in April 2009 as a "professional and independent" magazine offering reviews, analysis, regular columns, general and historical articles, scenarios, player aids ... and much more" for a wide range of games, including original designs published with their issues.1 Content on tactical subjects has been minimal.

The magazine, promised quarterly, is produced by an amateur staff who has been unable to keep a regular shipping schedule. Actual production has averaged well below four issues a year. In 2013 a single issue was produced, and none in 2014. The complete production run during the promised "quarterly subscription" period was 9 of an expected 23 issues, broken down as follows:
 

2009 2 issues
2010 3 issues
2011 2 issues
2012 1 issue
2013 1 issue
2014 no issues published

In December 2014 Battles announced that it would no longer offer subscriptions and that there would be no further attempt to adhere to a regular schedule.

The magazine has received several Charles S. Roberts awards:

Best Professional Game Magazine, 2010
Best Magazine Game, 2010
Best Professional Game Magazine, 2011
Best Post-Napoleonic to Pre-World War 2 Era Board Wargame, 2011
Best Magazine Game, 2011

Cover Gallery/Issue Listing

April 2009
# 1
October 2009
# 2
January 2010
# 3
June 2010
# 4
November 2010
# 5
May 2011
# 6
 
October 2011
# 7
May 2012
# 8
July 2013
# 9
January 2015
# 10
May 2016
# 11
 

Notes

  1. battlesmagazine.com website

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