Monthly Archives: October 2011

What’s new — Another article for the Miscellaneous page

Rich Barbuto adds a reworked article that originally appeared in the old MWAN magazine. It’s on designing solo scenarios for gaming the period of “The Last of the Mohicans.” It’s on the Miscellaneous page.

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Review of ‘Gates of Fire’ book

Rich Barbuto reviews the historical fiction novel about the Battle of Thermopylae. It’s on the Reviews page.

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Steak vs. sizzle

In an earlier post to this blog, Chris Hahn addressed the issue of style vs. substance in the glossy gaming magazines. His post drew some comments and quite a bit of interest in terms of “looks” at the post. Here’s a … Continue reading

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Upon further reflection: CCN and me

Not too long ago, for Lone Warrior No. 175, I did a review of the then-new board game called “Commands & Colors: Napoleonics.” Writing a review doesn’t necessarily mean the writer is an expert on the subject. In my case, the … Continue reading

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Review of ‘March Attack’ Napoleonic rules

Chris Hahn reviews a set of game rules for the Napoleonic period. It’s on the Reviews page.

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Review of ‘Conscience of the King’ book

Bob Stewart reviews a book of historical fiction by Alfred Duggan, focused on the founding of the Kingdom of Wessex. It’s on the Reviews page.

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‘Ancients’ books of possible interest

(Regular contributor Rob Morgan submits the following.) 1. I’ve just had the chance to take a look at “The Oxford Handbook of the Bronze Age Aegean” published by OUP in 2010, it’s a hefty volume covering the period from 3000 … Continue reading

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Review of ‘Robert E. Lee’s Civil War’ book

Paul Le Long reviews a controversial book that suggests Lee was not the military genius of standard American mythology. It’s on the Reviews page.

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Review of ‘Mariner’s Mirror’ article

Rob Morgan reviews a journal article dealing with some unusual aspects of early Modern naval warfare. Chinese junks vs. Portuguese caravellas, anyone? It’s on the Reviews page.

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What’s new — New sample article

Dan Barbuto provides a thorough look at the science fiction gaming universe of MechWarrior, from the archives of Lone Warrior magazine. The article is posted on the Sample Articles page.

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