Monthly Archives: November 2012

Review of mine dog figures

Rob Morgan reviews some figures of “mine dogs,” canines trained to destroy enemy vehicles. It’s on the Reviews page.

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Review of ‘PSL Guide to Wargaming’ book

Paul Le Long reviews a 1980 book edited by Bruce Quarrie, on gaming in a variety of periods. It’s on the Reviews page.

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Decision at Danville — Part 1

By Chris Hahn Frustrated by a failed attempt to stage an  adaptation of the Battle of Dettingen (June, 1743 — see the March issue of Wargame Illustrated for a very colorful narrative by the Worcester  Wargames Club), I shifted my … Continue reading

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Review of ‘Talos’ mythical figure

Rob Morgan reviews an MY fantasy figure, Talos, the mythical bronze man. Rob’s comments are on the Reviews page.

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Review of Featherstone’s ‘Battles With Model Soldiers’ book

Paul Le Long reviews another wargaming classic from Don Featherstone, “Battles With Model Soldiers.” It’s on the Reviews page.

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Review of needle monument model

Jonathan Aird finds a useful obelisk model and reviews it for the blog’s readers. It’s on the Reviews page.

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Review of German mini-submarine figures

Rob Morgan reviews some MY models of World War II German small submarines, and provides some photos of one actual boat on display in France. It’s on the Reviews page.

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What’s new — New sample article for November

Here’s a sample article from an older issue of Lone Warrior magazine. The article, by John Bennett, is about one of the true founding fathers of the hobby, H.G. Wells, and how his approach to wargaming changed over the years. … Continue reading

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Review of ‘Introduction to Battle Gaming’ book

Paul Le Long reviews a period piece, “Introduction to Battle Gaming,” from 1969 by the prolific Terence Wise. It’s on the Reviews page.

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