Issue No. 23 of
Breakout! (Sep-Dec 1986) contained a description of the
The first three years of World Wide
Wargamers [sic] was a part-time, solo labour of love. From issue
#13, (The Wargamer) was printed in Hong Kong, which resulted in some
notorious difficulties. Eventually Keith and his school (at which he
taught) parted company and he took to publishing The Wargamer
The magazine has come a long way since
then. Keith employs five full-time staff and a total of 12 people
are closely involved with the publication.
The company employs two teams of graphic
designers. Remarkably, of the total staff only three are male -
(Contributing Editor) Nigel Slater and I decided his office would be
a nice place to work!
WWW is in the wonderful position of
having designers tripping over themselves in their anxiety to have
their works published. Eight or nine complete games are ready to go
at any one time; Keith is very proud of the fact that 25% of all
wargames published are now being published in The Wargamer.
In Strategy &
Tactics No. 140 (February 1991), it was announced that "after 14
years of publishing wargame magazines Keith Poulter has had enough."
Christopher Cummins of Decision Games purchased magazine rights, and
3W continued to produce boxed games until 1995.
Games Published by World Wide Wargames