Monthly Archives: January 2012

A walk on the Naps side

Late last year, I indulged myself and had a couple of Napoleonic 15mm — actually listed as 18mm — armies painted and based: Austrians and French, with allies, for the 1809 campaign. With their return from the painter/baser and the busy … Continue reading

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Review of Parkfield Miniatures ACW naval models

Jonathan Aird takes a look at a small range of resin models from Parkfield Miniatures. It’s on the Reviews page.

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Colonial campaign reconsidered

In Lone Warrior No. 177 George Arnold submitted an interesting article with a hex-shaped map for setting up a colonial campaign. I had recently re-played a Rorke’s Drift scenario using new plastic buildings to replace the old paper ones, so the colonial era … Continue reading

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Review of ‘In the Steps of The Black Prince’ book

Rob Morgan reviews a new book, subtitled “The Road to Poitiers, 1355-1356.” The detailed examination of the campaign offers lots of possibilities for solo encounters. It’s on the Reviews page.

Posted in Periods - Medieval | 1 Comment

Review of ‘Battle Tactics of the ACW’ book

Paul Le Long takes the measure of a 1987 book by Paddy Griffith, “Battle Tactics of the American Civil War.” Paul’s comments are on the Reviews page.

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Review of ‘Advanced War Games’ book

Jeff Chorney finds inspiration for improved solo gaming in the Don Featherstone book “Advanced War Games.” It’s on the Reviews page.

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What’s new — Another sample article

To start off the new year, here’s an article from the Lone Warrior archives on air combat in World War I. It’s written by Kevin White and it’s on the Sample Articles page.

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