Monthly Archives: December 2013

Reviews of Robin Hood figures and Norse longboats

Rob Morgan adds two reviews, one of 28mm Robin Hood-related figures, the other of some Norse longboats in 1/600 scale. They’re on the Reviews page.

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Another Osprey review source (videos)

By Rob Morgan I’m indebted to my young colleague and friend Dr. Peter Romchuk for bringing my attention to an account on YouTube which deals with reviews of Osprey titles. If you go to YouTube and type in … C … Continue reading

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The Battle of Glynndale Moor AAR

or A Solo Wargamer Visits the Houses of Lancaster and York By Chris Hahn Inspired by John Graham Leigh’s report of his refight of St. Albans in the May/June 2013 issue of  Slingshot, I interrupted a Seven Years War project and … Continue reading

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Review of ‘Operation Compass 1940’ (Osprey)

Paul Le Long takes a look at an Osprey Campaign publication, “Operation Compass 1940: Wavell’s Whirlwind Offensive.” It’s on the Ospreys at a Glance page.

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Review of ‘Gettysburg: The Last Invasion’ book

What’s left to be said about the Battle of Gettysburg in the American Civil War? Quite a bit, as it turns out, according to this review. It’s on the Reviews page.

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Review of Stone Mountain SF models

Jonathan Aird reviews some useful models of buildings and outcroppings in 6mm scale from Stone Mountain. It’s on the Reviews page.

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An odd structure

By Rob Morgan I thought I’d lost these two photos, but they cropped up earlier with the note about what I’d intended to ask. I took both photographs in Normandy a few kilometers inland from Omaha Beach, near Formigny. Another … Continue reading

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Here comes No. 185

Sleet, then snow in this part of the world today. But the mail ran. And it brought the latest issue of Lone Warrior magazine, No. 185. Here’s a list of the contents: “Editorial: The Joys of Self Simulation” by Rich Barbuto; … Continue reading

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Review of ‘The Algerian War 1954-62’ (Osprey)

Jonathan Aird finds useful gaming material in this Osprey title, “The Algerian War 1954-62.” His comments are on the Ospreys at a Glance page.

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December’s sample article

Mike Crane provides this month’s sample article, a set of simple rules for World War I aerial combat. It’s on the Sample Articles page.

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