Monthly Archives: June 2013

Osprey review: Ancient warships

Rob Morgan reviews a recently published Osprey publication titled “Warships of the Ancient World 3000-500 BC.” It’s on the Ospreys at a Glance page.

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Review of ‘The War Game’ book

Jonathan Aird reviews another classic, “The War Game,” which was edited by Peter Young. It’s on the Reviews page.

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Review of ‘Hill of Doves’ board game

Paul Le Long has good things to say about the new, solo board game by SWA member Godfrey Bailey. It’s on the Reviews page.

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Of possible interest …

((Rob Morgan submits the following.)) The July 2013 issue of Military History magazine has just reached my letter box, and contains an interesting note for British-based readers and for those visiting London. “War Games” is the title and subject ofa … Continue reading

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Osprey review

Here’s a review of Men-at-Arms No. 136, “Italian Medieval Armies 1300-1500.” It’s on the Ospreys at a Glance page.

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Review of ‘Battle for wargamers – Wargames Manual’

Jonathan Aird reviews an unusual publication, a wargames manual, from the classics period. It’s on the Reviews page.

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Half a million hits!

By Jonathan Aird Well, we’ve now sailed past the half a million mark — not bad for a wargaming blog that’s been available for barely more than two years. Congratulations are highly deserved for all those involved — and I … Continue reading

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Review of ‘Wargame Campaigns’ book

Paul Le Long reviews another classic on campaigns, this one by CS Grant. It’s on the Reviews page.

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Ospreys on offer?

 ((Submitted by Rob Morgan)) A glance at the Osprey web site shows 17 pages of currently discounted titles in all the series, and many of them rather new titles. Air, Campaign, Elite and Fortress titles are all well covered and, in … Continue reading

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Osprey review of ‘Spanish Guerrillas in the Peninsular War’

Rob Morgan provides an extensive review of an Osprey publication, this one on the Spanish guerrilla war against Napoleon. It’s on the Ospreys at a Glance page.

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