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January 3, 2013

Just a little something from our Editor on the latest issue of Irregular Magazine!

Blood, Sweat and Paint

First of all, we’d like to start with an apology to all of our readers and contributors. We were not able to publish Irregular Magazine in Summer 2012, which we deeply regret. We believe we’ve got through the problems that made this impossible and are now back on track with regular publications!

http://www.irregular-magazine.com/latest-issue/

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Once again, we have another great issue, packed with excellent articles and tutorials. We have a really interesting look at the costs of producing limited miniatures runs and a discussion around
how to create scenarios for wargames, as well as a further look into the world of Magic: The Gathering.

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Workshops at Derby World Wargames

October 3, 2010

This weekend we were in Derby, at the Old Glory World Wargames show held at the University of Derby.

With over 60 traders, tournaments, demonstration games and participation games this is a fun packed event for gamers of all ages. On the Sheffield Irregulars stand this year we were offering free basing workshops – urban rubble, woodland flowers and blood and gore effects.

Each of these bases could be made with a few simple materials in just a couple of minutes, and they proved popular with young and old a like all weekend long. The show judges approved as well, and we won the prize for best participation display!

Sheffield Irregulars stand

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Spring wallpaper

March 17, 2010

Issue 4 of Irregular Magazine – due out on April 3rd has a bit of swashbuckling theme to it, and cover artist Giovanni Castro (Nigio) has produced a beautiful Conquistador to grace, not only the front of the magazine, but also your desktop.

Issue 4 / Spring '10 desktop wallpaper

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Issue 3 / Winter ’10

January 10, 2010

It’s been a very busy week for the Irregular Magazine team – the new issue is out now.

At 106 pages, it’s the biggest issue to date – and that includes a free campaign supplement, ‘The Living Dead” by Taylor Holloway at the back.

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Undead wallpaper

December 6, 2009

Issue 3 of Irregular magazine (due out in January) is a undead special, which inspired artist Ricardo Guimaraes to produce a rather special cover.

He’s also been nice enough to make us another wallpaper, hopefully this will wet your appetite for the new issue.

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Irregular Magazine – issue 2

October 2, 2009

The autumn 09 issue of Irregular Magazine is available for download now from http://www.irregularmagazine.com.
If you haven’t read issue 1 yet – no worries, you can find it on the Back Issues page.

Steampunk inspired wallpaper

September 7, 2009

Issue 2 of Irregular Magazine is well underway – with an expected release date of October 2nd (probably around midnight!).

The cover art for this issue has been designed especially for us by Vyctoria Hart. http://phantoms-siren.deviantart.com/.
Her art nouveau inspired, steampunk imagery caught our eye at a recent event in Sheffield, where a large group of local artists were displaying their handmade work.

Vyctoria’s art has a very soft feel to it, that conjures up smog filled cities and clockwork machinery.

As a treat, she’s made us some desktop wallpaper. What better way to countdown to the release of issue 2?

Download wallpaper

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A quick thank you

July 7, 2009

We’d just like to say thank you to everyone who has been supporting Irregular Magazine.
We’ve had lots of positive feedback – and it’s good to know you like Issue 1.

With well over 1000 visitors to the main site http://www.irregularmagazine.com, it’s safe to say a lot of people have downloaded a copy in the past week – completely exceeding our expectations.

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Irregular Magazine – issue 1 out now

July 1, 2009

The premier issue of Irregular Magazine is now available for download. We’d like to thank you all for being so patient whilst waiting for this release.

www.irregularmagazine.com – get bookmarking now!

For those of you who don’t already know, Irregular Magazine is  FREE downloadable PDF magazine, that will be out quarterly. All content has been supplied by hobbyists and the community at large. It covers RPG, wargames and painting – a wide spectrum of the hobby.

Please let us know what you think about issue 1, and if you want to contribute to issue 2 contact Editor Jason Hubbard at irregularmagazine.googlemail.com

Irregular Magazine – issue 1 in production

June 10, 2009

Issue 1 is currently in production. Editor Jason Hubbard is working on the layouts and the provisional size of the magazine is 32 pages – but it’s still a long way off from being a final count.

The articles that have been contributed are looking good, and have been sent to Nick Johnson for proofing – good man!

Along with artists who have been extremely kind and donated illustrations for the magazine (Matt Mella, Richard Harrison, Roger Bunting), some lovely people on Flickr have also agreed for their photos to be included.

Get involved

If you have any photos you think could be suitable for issue 1, please get in touch asap – we’d love to hear from you.

If you would like to submit an article for issue 2 then we’d love to hear from you as well.

Spread the word

If you want to spread the word about issue 1, we have some banners that we’d love to see on websites and in forum signatures.

Please get in touch and we’ll kit you out.