Monthly Archives: July 2013

An Osprey for today

Here’s another mini-review of an Osprey publication, this one titled “Condottiere 1300-1500: Infamous medieval mercenaries.” It’s on the Ospreys at a Glance page.

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Review of ‘Wargames: From Gladiators to Gigabytes’ book

Rob Morgan reviews an unusual find, a book that discusses the many varieties of wargaming, from the earliest days to the computer age. It’s on the Reviews page.

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The latest Osprey

Paul Le Long provides the contents of an Osprey publication on World War II German army uniforms. It’s on the Ospreys at a Glance page.

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Review of ‘Beginners’ Guide to Wargaming’ book

Jonathan Aird reviews a classic from the pen of Bruce Quarrie, “Beginners’ Guide to Wargaming.” It’s on the Reviews page.

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Review of ‘Air Battles in Miniature’ book

Paul Le Long reviews a 1978 book about air combat wargaming and finds it lacking in some areas, useful in others. It’s on the Reviews page.

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An Osprey review

Rob Morgan reviews another Osprey publication, this one titled “Renaissance War Galley 1470-1590.” It’s on the Ospreys at a Glance page.

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Review of ‘World War 2 Wargaming’ book

Paul Le Long reviews a Bruce Quarrie classic, “World War 2 Wargaming: Airfix Magazine Guide 15.” It’s on the Reviews page.

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It’s Osprey day

Paul Le Long provides a quick look at another Osprey publication, “The Italian Army 1940-45 (1) Europe 1940-43.” It’s on the Ospreys at a Glance page.

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No. 183 arrives!

Today’s trip to the mailbox proved rewarding, as issue No. 183 of Lone Warrior magazine showed up. For those who haven’t yet received your copy, here’s a list of the contents: “How About Re-fighting the First Battle of All Time?” … Continue reading

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‘Wargames for Women’

By Rob Morgan In the small but varied canon of wargaming literature, steadily being reviewed in this very blog, I don’t ever recall finding a book with the above title, nor even an article or note  in one of the … Continue reading

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