Monthly Archives: March 2016

Review of ‘Maritime Warfare in Northern Europe 500BC-1500AD’

Rob Morgan reviews a collection of scholarly papers on the subject of naval war in Northern Europe from ancient times through the Middle Ages and finds it of considerable interest and usefulness. It’s on the Reviews page.

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Review of ‘Lion Rampant’ and ‘Dragon Rampant’ rules

Paul Le Long reviews a pair of Osprey wargame rules, “Lion Rampant” (medieval) and “Dragon Rampant” (fantasy). The review is on the Reviews page.

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Review of ‘Sword & Lance’ journal (1975)

Rob Morgan finds a single copy of an old journal and reviews its contents. It’s on the Reviews page.

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Review of Osprey’s ‘Orc Warfare’

Jonathan Aird reviews a Fantasy offering from Osprey, which usually specializes in “real” military history. It’s on the Ospreys at a Glance page.

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CSS David torpedo boat

By Rob Morgan A very valuable article on what is still a very much neglected area in the naval warfare of the American Civil War has appeared in The Mariner’s Mirror (Vol. 01, No. 4) journal of the Society for … Continue reading

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Review of ‘Sentinels of the Multiverse’ card game

Paul Le Long reviews a cooperative superhero card game, which can be played solo or with multiple players on the same side against the game’s AI. It’s on the Reviews page.

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A sneak peek at issue No. 194

The latest issue of Lone Warrior magazine, No. 194, is being readied for delivery. Here’s an early look at the contents: ‘An Orc is Not Just for Christmas’ by Rob Morgan. Rob comes across a box of Lord of the Rings figures … Continue reading

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Review of Jack Scruby’s ‘Miniature Parade’ magazine

Rich Barbuto finds a 1968 magazine from Jack Scruby, one of the pioneers of miniature wargaming, and discusses Jack’s influence on his own wargaming history. Extracts from the original publication are also included. It’s on the Reviews page.

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Vote for Ospreys?

By Rob Morgan Many solo gamers will almost certainly know of the Osprey “Book Vote,” and readers have been asked to choose which of the following titles they would like to see published in the series: Armies of the First Carlist War … Continue reading

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