Monthly Archives: September 2012

Review of ‘Tank Battles Vol. 2’ book

Paul Le Long reviews the second book in a series on armored warfare. The book’s full title is “Tank Battles in Miniature Vol. 2: A Wargamers’ Guide to the Russian Campaign 1941-1945.” It’s on the Reviews page.

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WarGames magazine — The missing issue

By Rob Morgan In among the many re-reviews, and reconsiderations of the regrettably small number of venerable and historically much cheaper books on our mutual interest, the plethora of magazines have tended to be overlooked. I might well return to … Continue reading

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Review of Featherstone’s ‘Tank Battles, Vol. 1’

Paul Le Long reviews another of Don Featherstone’s many works. Full title: “Tank Battles in Miniature Vol. 1, A Wargaming Guide to the Western Desert Campaign 1940-1942.” It’s on the Reviews page.

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Home Guard 1940 — Milk van conversions

By Rob Morgan Not all “Dad’s Army” platoons waiting for the Huns will have had a Corporal Jones with a butcher’s van, but of course you can use the Merit Lineside “Thorneycroft” motor delivery van kit for that. It barely … Continue reading

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No. 180 is out!

My copy of Lone Warrior magazine, No. 180, arrived in today’s mail. As always, lots of good reading. Topics include a continuing Colonial campaign, customizing a rule set, a Dark Ages game report, Hobbits, an 1880s imaginary war, paratroopers, Horatio … Continue reading

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Review of ‘Naval Wargaming’ book

Paul Le Long reviews a book that covers naval wargaming, subtitled “From Ancient Galleys to Modern U-Boats.” It’s on the Reviews page.

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Review of ‘The Peninsula War’ book

Paul Le Long reviews another book in the series “Wargaming in History.” This one, by Don Featherstone, is titled “The Peninsula War.” It’s on the Reviews page.

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What’s new — A new sample article

Bob Stewart provides a lot of detail about how he set up his North West frontier campaign, Tagh Dum Bash. It’s on the Sample Articles page.

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