Monthly Archives: February 2013

Review of ‘Discovering Modelling for Wargamers’ book

Jonathan Aird reviews a 1973 book that ties together modeling and wargaming. It’s on the Reviews page.

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Beowulf, Grendel, and Shape-shifter

By Mike Crane Rob Morgan’s recent review of Mick Yarrow’s Dark Age trio (Beowulf, Grendel, and Shape-shifter) is very interesting. His explanation concerning the shape-shifting character is very helpful — especially his reference to Beorn. According to Rob’s review, Mick produces the three … Continue reading

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Review of Dark Ages heroes and bear figures

Rob Morgan reviews a pair of Mick Yarrow figures and discusses their possible uses on the gaming table. It’s on the Reviews page.

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Review of ‘Battle Notes for Wargamers’ solo edition book

Paul Le Long reviews a Donald Featherstone book, “Battle Notes for Wargamers: Solo Wargaming Edition.” It’s on the Reviews page.

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Review of ‘A Wargamer’s Guide to the Crusades’ book

Jonathan Aird reviews a 1980 book on the Crusades by Ian Heath. It’s on the Reviews page.

Posted in Periods - Medieval | 2 Comments

How many men?

By Rob Morgan  So, there I was, admiring the Viking “army” displayed before me, in bold 25mm — it looked 28mm, as a matter of fact — and as I was proudly told, “Only 70 pounds the lot, for a … Continue reading

Posted in Periods - Dark Ages, Periods - Medieval | 1 Comment

Review of ‘Battles With Model Tanks’ book

Paul Le Long reviews “Battles With Model Tanks” by Donald Featherstone and Keith Robinson. It’s on the Reviews page.

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Battle report: 2nd Battle of Fiddler’s Bottom

Chris Hahn updates a scenario originally designed by Charles Grant, a clash set during the English Civil War. With maps and photos. It’s on the Miscellaneous page.

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What’s new — A sample article for February

This month’s “Golden Oldie” from the pages of earlier Lone Warrior magazines is a combined two-part article on gaming the Battle of Shrewsbury, 1403. It’s on the Sample Articles page.

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