Monthly Archives: September 2011

Review of a science fiction bunker model

Jonathan Aird reviews a resin model of a bunker that would work nicely in a science fiction game. It’s on the Reviews page.

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Request for playtesters

 (Long-time SWA member Godfrey Bailey submits the following.) Hi All, Over the last nine years I have been designing, developing and play-testing a solo boardgame. I completed it last year and have an amateur copy of the game available. The problem … Continue reading

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Review of ‘Arms and Equipment of the Civil War’ book

Mike Crane reviews one of the essential source books on the American Civil War. It’s on the Reviews page.

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Review of ‘The Sun over Breda’ book

Here’s another book in the series featuring the Spanish adventurer Captain Alatriste. Rob Morgan reviews “The Sun over Breda” on the Reviews page.

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Review of ‘Captain Alatriste’ book

Rob Morgan discusses a novel set in Spain of the late 1620s, about a swashbuckling adventurer and some of his, well, adventures. It’s on the Reviews page.

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Review of ‘A Game of War’ book

Rob Morgan comes across a book — actually, a boxed set with game included — devoted to a version of the Kriegspiel game. With easy to use rules. Check it out on the Reviews page.

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Review of ‘Painting Horses’ book

Rob Morgan reviews a book about how to paint those tricky little horse miniatures. It’s on the Reviews page.

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What’s new — An article for the Miscellaneous page

Rob Morgan is reminded of an old wargame by the recent passing of a World War II hero, who lived the original adventure on which the game was based. It’s on the Miscellaneous page.

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Review of ‘The Brigadier’s Outcast’ book

Jonathan Aird offers a review of the novel, “The Brigadier’s Outcast,” about Captain John Caspasian of the Ghurkha Rifles. It’s on the Reviews page.

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Review of Citadel Finecast miniatures

Dan Barbuto reviews some new resin figures from Citadel Finecast. It’s on the Reviews page. Oh, and does this reviewer’s name sound familiar? No wonder. He’s the son of Lone Warrior Editor Rich Barbuto.

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