Monthly Archives: September 2014

1 million hits!

The counter on the blog’s front page has just clicked over 1 million hits. That’s a total of “looks” at the blog and its pages since the blog got its start back in May 2011. Not too shabby for less … Continue reading

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Review of ‘Forces of the Hanseatic League’ (Osprey)

As promised a few postings ago, here is Rob Morgan’s extensive review of the recently published Osprey title, “Forces of the Hanseatic League, 13th-15th Centuries.” It’s on the Ospreys at a Glance page.

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Attention UK gamers!

By Rob Morgan Wargamers in the UK have three delightful opportunities to add to their collections this week: In the major newsagents, like W.H. Smith’s, the “Military Vehicles” 1/72nd model and magazine series reaches No. 20, with the SdKfz 164 … Continue reading

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Review of Amera science fiction redoubt model

Jonathan Aird finds a useful vac-formed plastic model of a science fiction redoubt from Amera Plastic Mouldings. It’s on the Reviews page.

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Review of ‘British Napoleonic Infantry Tactics’ (Osprey)

Paul Le Long provides an overview of another Osprey focused on the tactics of the various belligerents in the Napoleonic wars. It’s on the Ospreys at a Glance page.

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Review of ‘Fighting Men’ book (1963)

Rob Morgan reviews a long out-of-print book that would still be of some use to wargamers today, sub-titled, “How men have fought through the ages.” It’s on the Reviews page.

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Review of ‘The Pale Horseman’ book

Jonathan Aird reviews a book in a series by Bernard Cornwell set in the times of Alfred the Great. It’s on the Reviews page.

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September’s sample article

This month’s sample article from the pages of previous issues of Lone Warrior magazine is from No. 165: Chris Hahn reports on a game featuring a small portion of the ACW Battle of Shiloh, using “Fire and Fury” rules. It’s … Continue reading

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Review of ‘French Napoleonic Infantry Tactics 1792-1815’

Paul Le Long reviews an Osprey publication that’s a must for Napoleonic gamers, “French Napoleonic Infantry Tactics 1792-1815.” It’s on the Ospreys at a Glance page.

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Reviews page reorganized

The Reviews page on the Lone Warrior blog has been reorganized, in particular the Books section. Previously, the book reviews there had been listed in only two categories, “Books, Classic Wargaming” and “Books, General.” Over time, thanks to the many … Continue reading

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