Monthly Archives: September 2013

Review of ‘The Second Boer War’ book

Jonathan Aird reviews a wargaming how-to book on the Second Boer War. It’s on the Reviews page.

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What’s new — TOCs updated

The Tables of Contents for Lone Warrior magazine have been updated to reflect the contents through the latest issue, No. 184 (October-December 2013). The update is on the Back Issues and Tables of Contents page.

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Model farm walls from Javis

Jonathan Aird reviews some model farm walls made of resin and finds them useful for several scales. His comments are on the Reviews page.

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Two more Ospreys

Paul Le Long provides two more mini-reviews of Osprey publications: • “The Channel Islands 1941-45: Hitler’s Impregnable Fortress” and • “British Motor Torpedo Boat 1939-45.” They’re on the Ospreys at a Glance page.

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Cyclops

By Rob Morgan Mick Yarrow’s “fantasy” range has some great potential, as it’s a lot more than the Orcs, Goblins and “Undead” you find in so many lists. His group of Cyclops mythological figures is a typical example. By the … Continue reading

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Lone Warrior No. 184 is out

My (hard) copy of Lone Warrior  magazine showed up in the mail today.  (Remember, it’s available electronically in PDF form too.) Here’s a list of the contents: “Crete: The Battle and the Resistance” by Rob Morgan; “To Halt Hannibal North … Continue reading

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Review of Eaglemoss Star Trek starship model

Jonathan Aird finds much to like about the new Eaglemoss model of the starship Enterprise. It’s on the Reviews page.

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Review of two Brent Nosworthy books

Paul Le Long reviews two book by Brent Nosworthy that focus on tactics from the 17th through the 19th centuries. It’s on the Reviews page.

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What? A Fokker?

By Rob Morgan The approach of the centenary of World War I has led many of us to think about what’s almost certain – at least in Europe – to dominate the historical Kriegspiel for the next four years, at … Continue reading

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Review of Donald Featherstone’s ‘War Games’ book

In view of the author’s recent death, it seems fitting to offer a review of the book that started it all: “War Games” (1962) by Donald Featherstone. The review is by Paul Le Long. It’s on the Reviews page.

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