I received the first issue of Battlegames this week (wesbite).
I have to say I’m pleasantly surprised. There is a lot of gaming content in the magazine, and it was very enjoyable to read. If you consider subscribing to a magazine, I can recommend Battlegames.
Unlike most wargames magazines, this one has plenty to read and few decent pictures - usually it is the opposite. But on the whole this seems to me to be a better balance.
On the positive side, the magazine is not full of ‘history’ written by wargamers. It is very much focused on gaming and gaming techniques.
It is a little bit nostalgic in tone, and not terribly full of innovation, but that’s not really a big problem. It’s probably inevitable for a first issue.
I will also definitely subscribe and agree with Bart and Phil that it’s definitely worth getting. My pal, Dave, will sell you one at Caliver Books.