Category:Wargaming magazines

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Wargaming magazines are a separate sub-category of gaming magazines and have had a rich history, beginning in 1964 with the publication of The General Magazine, but especially in the 1970s and 1980s when commercial board wargaming was at its peak, with some publishers having multiple titles for public consumption.

The popularity of wargaming magazines began to wane in conjunction with the decline of the board wargaming industry, but strong fan support has remained from a core of loyal followers. Competing for attention have been various PC and console games, and the periodicals associated with them, as well as websites such as http://www.wargamer.com, that provide free information as well as a more interactive environment.

Nonetheless, wargaming magazines continue to be popular, as board wargaming undergoes a revival in the early years of the 21st Century.