Vae Victis is the premier French wargaming magazine. Published every two months, it comes complete with a hexmap game with each edition covering all periods of history. 

The magazine is 80 pages with full colour illustraions throughout.

The text in the magazine is in French, but is generally easy to follow with even a basic or holiday knowledge of the language or you could use a translate app on a phone or tablet.

The game that is included has FREE downloadable rules in ENGLISH and we supply these from The Little Corporal with every purchase of this magazine.


This edition the game is - WHO DARES WINS - the SAS and LRDG raid across North Africa in WWII

Also articles include


  • Mollwitz CoA
  • La Guerra di Gradisca ES
  • Great War Commander Hexasim
  • Artic Disaster AtO
  • 1500 DVG
  • Napoleon’s Resurgence OSG
  • Napoléon 1806 Shakos


  • ASL
  • M44
  • OST


  • Sécession Campagnes à l’ouest
  • Gangs of Rome
  • Alsace 1944 pour Bolt Action
  • Blood Red Skies
  • L’actualité Battlefront


  • Les décors désert  1re partie


  • Les nouveautés Ken Trottman
  • Interview Hermann Luttmann

Art of War

  • Cyrénaique 1942
  • Turenne


Qui ose gagne ! (Who Dares Wins !) Cyrenaïque 1942

Who Dares Wins ! is a solitaire game on The Long Range Desert Group (LRDG) and SAS commando actions in Lybia in 1942. The gameplay is based on the ability of these patrols to operate in the wide deserts of Cyrenaica from their Egyptian bases while remaining  stealth .
The game offers one campaign of five scenarios (individually playable) with historical Orders of Battle or with a budget.

Complexity : 5-6/10
Time of play : 2-3h

Scale :
One counter = 3 LRDG vehicles or an Axis platoon
One zone = 1 to 5 km2
One turn = one day

Vae Victis #140 July/August 2018


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