Monthly Archives: November 2011

Review of ‘Monitor’ book

Rob Morgan discusses a book on the invention (and the inventor) of the “tin can on a raft,” the Union ironclad Monitor. It’s on the Reviews page.

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Review of Warrior Troll figure

Rob Morgan finds an outsized Warrior Troll figure for fantasy games. His comments are on the Reviews page.

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Review of ‘Battle in the Civil War’ book

Mike Crane reviews one of the “essential’ reference books on the American Civil War, written by Paddy Griffith. It’s on the Reviews page.

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Review of ‘The Ottoman Crimean War’ book

Rob Morgan provides some impressions of a book on the Ottoman military during the Crimean War. It’s on the Reviews page.

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Review of ‘Union Combined Operations in the Civil War’ book

Rob Morgan provides a quick overview of a book discussing combined land-sea operations in the American Civil War. It’s on the Reviews page.

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The future of Solo Wargaming

Solo Wargaming in a 300-Channel World (‘Bowling Alone’ and Implications for Lone Warrior) By Bob Stewart and Graham Empson Overview Like many a conversation among friends, this article started out in one direction (“How do we avoid a decline in … Continue reading

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Review of Triang Minic naval models

Rob Morgan offers thoughts on some re-issued Minic naval models by Triang. It’s on the Reviews page.

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Review of uses for Lego pieces

Rob Morgan finds some creative ways to use parts of some Lego sets in building ship models. It’s on the Reviews page.

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What’s new — A new sample article

Nic Birt provides ideas on how to generate battle orders for an enemy force opposing you in solo games. It’s on the Sample Articles page.

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