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C3i Magazine Issue #27

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C3i Magazine is a support magazine for GMT Games and includes new scenarios, variants, strategy and tactical tips, designers & developers notes, game inserts to expand their boxed games like new counters, maps, cards, player aids, and more.

It is a magazine published by Rodger B. MacGowan (RBM Studio) – also Editor in Chief, Art Director, and Layout Designer.

C3i Magazine (RBM Studio) support website includes free PDF downloads of most out-of-print C3i Magazine articles, news & info, BLOG forum and more: C3i ops center.

Contact the publisher Rodger B. MacGowan at (email)
Rodger B. MacGowan is also the Vice President and Art Director of GMT Games LLC.
He founded, is original Editor and Art Director of Fire & Movement Magazine first published in 1976 (Hall of Fame inductee).

C3i Magazine is a Charles S. Roberts Award winning magazine.


C3i Magazine, Nr27 will be a 64-page, full-color issue.

Below is a list of some of the article highlights, including new variants,

new scenarios, designer’s notes, interviews, a new countersheet,

and a Complete Bonus Game Insert in C3i Magazine Nr27.

We hope you enjoy the new issue.


Rodger B. MacGowan,

Publisher and Editor


Table of Contents – C3i Magazine, Nr27



Fire in the LakeCOIN Series in Vietnam

A Fireside Chat with Game Designers

Mark Herman and Volko Ruhnke

By Sam Sheikh




In Civil War Games There Should Be Ships, lots of Ships…

Or “Why Rebel Raiders on the High Seas Came To Be”

By Game Designer Mark G. McLaughlin




Rebel Raiders on the High Seas

Players Notes

By Game Developer Fred Schachter



Cuba LibreCOIN Series

Designer’s Notes, alt-History, and Variants

By Game Designer Jeff Grossman




Iron & Oak

Two New C3i Scenarios

Scenario C3i-1: Galveston – January 1863

Scenario C3i-2: Cat-and-Mouse (hypothetical)

By Game Designer Jim Day




The Battle of Dertosa (Ibera), 215 BC

C3i SPQR Deluxe Version GBoH Module

By Game Designer Dan A. Fournie



Empire of the Sun

Fighting for a Negotiated Peace: Japanese Strategy against the Big Three

By Mark Herman




Soviet Dawn (C3i Insert Game – States of Siege Series)

Simulating The Russian Civil War

By Game Designer Ted Raicer




Soviet Dawn (C3i Insert Game)

How the Bolshevik Revolution Survived

By Game Designer Darin A. Leviloff





Two New C3i Scenarios:

  • Battle of Kovel, Part I, July 1944
  • Battle of Kovel, Part 2, July 1944

By Game Designer Jim Day



Bloody April

New C3i Nr1 Scenario:

7 June 1917

By Game Designer Terry Simo



C3i Interview with Hall of Fame Game Designer

Jack Greene

By Sam Sheikh




Clio’s Corner Nr4:

Ignorance is bliss or how to put the fog back in war

By Mark Herman



4 new Combat Commander Scenarios:

Scn 117 Avanti, Tridentina, Avanti, Russia, 26 January 1943.  Italians vs Russians

Scn 118 No. 4 Commando, France 1942.  Brits vs Germans

Scn 119 Sky Fall, France 1944.  Partisans vs Germans

Scn 120 Deadly Convoy. France 1944.  Partisans vs Germans



Next War: Korea

New, updated Sequence of Play and accompanying article. New Streamlined Air Combat rules. A brand new, 3-player scenario, Collapse!, positing a North Korean disintegration and the Allies (US/ROK) and Chinese rushing in to capture Nuclear/Biological/Chemical sites and Urban areas. Inserts for all of the above.


The New Countersheet included with C3i Magazine Nr27 includes 140 (1/2 inch) and 88 (5/8 inch) full color counters for such games as:

Soviet Dawn (C3i Insert Game); Roads to Moscow; Eutaw/Guilford; Bloody April;Rebel Raiders on the High Seas; No Retreat North Africa; Mr Madison’s War; Cuba Libre; Oriskany; Alesia; Deluxe SPQR; Empire of the Sun; Andean Abyss; Iron & Oak; Devil’s Horsemen; Chariots of Fire; and Flying Colors


Complete Bonus Game Insert

Soviet Dawn: The Russian Civil War (States of Siege Series)

Color Mapsheet, Counters, Cards, Player Aids & Rulesbook

By Game Designer Darin A. Leviloff

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