Monthly Archives: August 2014

A rarely seen guide to the Zulu War

Rob Morgan reviews a little known, but comprehensive, book about the Zulu War, “Field Guide to the War in Zululand and the Defence of Natal 1879.” It’s on the Reviews page.

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Coming soon! No. 188

Editor Rich Barbuto informs that issue No. 188 of Lone Warrior magazine has been mailed, with electronic versions to follow shortly. Here’s a list of the contents: “The Battle of Coppelstone Ridge” (English Civil War) by Chris Hahn; “Das Boot” … Continue reading

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Review of Halo Micro Ops Banshee with 2 Elites figures

Jonathan Aird finds some science fiction figures of  a Banshee with 2 elites in the Halo Micro Ops Series 1. His comments (and photos) are on the Reviews page.

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Blog/LW contributor’s article published

By Paul Le Long Congratulations to Jonathan Aird, who has just had an excellent article published in Miniature Wargames with Battlegames no. 377. The article is about a long defunct journal Battle for Wargamers and is well worth a read. Jonathan … Continue reading

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Review of ‘King Arthur’ (Osprey)

Paul Le Long reviews another Osprey on King Arthur, this one from the Myths and Legends series. It’s on the Ospreys at a Glance page.

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The naval war on Lake Nyasa, August 1914

By Rob Morgan There’s a school of thought (not one to which I subscribe) which insists that World War I was won at sea with long lines of battleships and battlecruisers slogging it out in the North Sea. But, in … Continue reading

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Review of ‘British Paratrooper vs. German Fallschirmjager’

Paul Le Long discusses an Osprey Combat series book on the “British Paratrooper versus German Fallschirmjager: Mediterranean 1942-43” and finds it interesting, but not entirely satisfactory. It’s on the Ospreys at a Glance page.

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Review of ‘Space Infantry’ board game

Godfrey Bailey plays a scenario of the “Space Infantry” board game and provides an overview of the game. It’s on the Reviews page.

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Review of ‘Lawrence and the Arab Revolts’ (Osprey)

Here’s another of Rob Morgan’s reviews of World War I-related Ospreys, to mark the centennial of the start of the war. This one is on “Lawrence and the Arab Revolts.” Note the plural; there were more than just one “revolt” … Continue reading

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A sample article for August

Here’s another sample article from the pages of past issues of Lone Warrior magazine. This one is by LW Editor Rich Barbuto and features his rules for fighting rear guard actions in the Napoleonic period. But it also has applications … Continue reading

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