Monthly Archives: April 2014

East versus West: Fictional history with Armati 2

By Chris Hahn Inspired by the Chalons-centric issue of Slingshot (July-August 2013), I decided to stage a similar,  but rather different, battle on my tabletop. In very brief summary, I set up a fictional contest between Late Roman armies representing … Continue reading

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Review of ‘Australian Army at War’ (Osprey)

Paul Le Long offers another snapshot of an Osprey Men-at-War book, this one called “The Australian Army at War 1899-1975.” It’s on the Ospreys at a Glance page.

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A visit to Salute 2014

By Jonathan Aird April 12th saw the South London Warlords once more put on their premier wargaming convention, Salute. Once again, it was held at the ExCel centre in London. Salute has become, in recent times, both an annual pilgrimage … Continue reading

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A review from long ago

By Rob Morgan The short review shown below this note comes from that long defunct publication Tradition, described on the cover as the Journal of the International Society of Military Collectors, a society itself also long, long vanished in the … Continue reading

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Stranger in a strange land

Or, My brief adventure at Adepticon 2014 By Chris Hahn Due to work and other previous commitments, I was unable to attend the Thursday and Friday events at Adepticon XII. I know, I know — I really must get my priorities … Continue reading

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Review of ‘Ancient Armies of the Middle East’ (Osprey)

Paul Le Long reviews an Osprey on the armies of the ancient Middle East. It’s on the Ospreys at a Glance page.

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A sample article for April

This month’s sample article from older Lone Warrior magazine issues is one by Nic Birt, featuring some mechanisms for running solo campaigns. It’s on the Sample Articles page.

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Review of ‘Wehrmacht Auxiliary Forces’ (Osprey)

Rob Morgan reviews an Osprey that deals with some of the lesser known units in the WWII German army. It’s on the Ospreys at a Glance page.

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