Monthly Archives: March 2013

While browsing in the library …

By Rob Morgan I often encounter odd items which are of interest to other wargamers — we all do, but for the most part they go unrecorded, the information lost rather than passed on. I’m not suggesting that the SWA … Continue reading

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Review of ‘Wargame Tactics’ book

Paul Le Long reviews a book on tabletop tactics for different eras, by Charles Grant. It’s on the Reviews page.

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Review of ‘The Legend of Hyboria’ book

Jonathan Aird reviews a book by Tony Bath on his long-running Hyborian campaign. It’s on the Reviews page.

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Water-Witch?

By Rob Morgan I’ve long enjoyed Science Fiction in wargaming, but quite often “fantasy” gets matters a little confused, or downright wrong. The martial qualities of wizards are a good example. My Grey Gandalf beats your Brown Radagast, that sort of … Continue reading

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Review of ‘Featherstone’s Complete Wargaming’ book

Paul Le Long reviews another Featherstone classic, this one from 1988. It’s on the Reviews page.

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Having a go at Hastings

 By Chris Hahn Inspired by the March issue of Wargames Illustrated, I decided to stage a version of Hastings. By no means was my effort a historical refight. It was more of an exercise. The forces, at least in terms … Continue reading

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Review of ‘The Second Book of Wargaming’ book

Jonathan Aird discusses a book he describes as both strange and amusing. It’s on the Reviews page.

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What’s new — A March sample article

This month’s offering from the back issues of Lone Warrior magazine is a report by Editor Rich Barbuto on a Napoleonic battle between French and Russians, complete with his solo mechanics to make the game work. It’s on the Sample … Continue reading

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Review of Sirens figures

Rob Morgan reviews some 15mm-scale figures of ancient Greek Sirens. It’s on the Reviews page.

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Review of 2 scenario books

Paul Le Long reviews a pair of books with wargaming scenarios. It’s on the Reviews page.

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