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Gone Fishing04 Nov 2018 5:24 a.m. PST

Chance in a million here.

I remember in my collection of Wargames Illustrated mags there was an article with a scenario for the Doctor against the Daleks; the only thing I can remember is that the Daleks were trying to thaw out some of their frozen compatriots while the Doctor and UNIT were trying to stop them.

The article might date from the 90s. Anybody recollect that one? If some kind soul could let me know the issue number or (raises hands to heavens) would be willing to scan it for me I would be deeply, deeply grateful!

Personal logo Flashman14 Supporting Member of TMP04 Nov 2018 7:55 a.m. PST

130? link

Gone Fishing04 Nov 2018 8:20 a.m. PST

Thanks for that, Flashman! I found and ordered that one already. This was another article, probably embedded and not appearing on the cover. Like I say, my hopes aren't high on this one…

Scum123404 Nov 2018 9:08 a.m. PST

Tiny Tin Men has an excel database for many of the wargame magazines. It covers WI up to issue 259. So it should be in there.

Take a look.

link

Scum123404 Nov 2018 9:09 a.m. PST

And yes, I do know I am awesome.

Gone Fishing04 Nov 2018 12:35 p.m. PST

That you are, that you are. Can't thank you enough for the lead – what a resource! Must say I'm not finding the article though…maybe my memory's off.

45thdiv04 Nov 2018 12:44 p.m. PST

Thanks Scum1234. That is a great link.

The H Man05 Nov 2018 5:13 a.m. PST

Big maybe.

Miniature Wargames magazine early 2000s. I have it in a cupboard. A pain to dig out.

It had a 54mm Dalek game for salute. It had several Dalek factions and unit and Cybermen. Great photos.

link

This seems to be the games site.

Gone Fishing05 Nov 2018 6:00 a.m. PST

Words are failing me. H Man, that site is about the best thing I've seen. It's all the more perfect because my own Doctor Who project is in mighty 54mm! And I had no inkling that group existed. I can't thank you enough. Really.

If you would be willing to find that mag I would:

1.) love to buy it off you

2.) pay for a scan

3.) or just know the issue number – maybe Scum's link can help there

Contact me at machaselton AT sbcglobal DOT net if we can work anything out.

Thanks again!

Daryl

Gone Fishing05 Nov 2018 7:13 a.m. PST

Found the WI article: "Containment" in issue 195. Issue found and ordered. Thanks again, Scum!

The H Man05 Nov 2018 8:29 p.m. PST

link

Miniature Wargames May 2002 no 228

Gone Fishing06 Nov 2018 5:18 a.m. PST

Found and ordered. Many thanks, H.

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