Monthly Archives: June 2016

USS Roanoke model

By Rob Morgan I picked this little 1/1200th scale model up in a bargain sale. It’s an old 1970s Fleetline kit, the turrets, funnel and ship’s boats are separate items; the previous owner hadn’t assembled it with the care that … Continue reading

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Review of MY 1/4800 WWI ship models

Mike Crane reviews some small, useful and inexpensive WWI ship models from Mick Yarrow. It’s on the Reviews page.

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‘Armies of the Volga Bulgars & Khanate of Kazan’ review

Rob Morgan reviews an Osprey book on a lesser known medieval empire, “Armies of the Volga Bulgars & Khanate of Kazan.” It’s on the Ospreys at a Glance page.

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Review of ‘Bloody Big Battles’ rules

Paul Le Long provides his promised full review of Chris Pringle’s rules for the late 19th century, “Bloody Big Battles.” It’s on the Reviews page.

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Something in ‘The Artilleryman’ magazine

By Rob Morgan The Artilleryman, the US artillery publication now based in Georgia, carries a great deal of material useful to the American Civil War gamer and enthusiast. They also publish Civil War News incidentally. The Spring 2016 issue of … Continue reading

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Review of ‘Miniature Parade’ magazine

Rich Barbuto finds another copy of Jack Scruby’s wargaming magazine, The Miniature Parade. This issue is dated Spring 1968. It’s on the Reviews page.

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Review of ‘Cottonclads!’ book

Rob Morgan reviews a book subtitled, “The Battle of Galveston and the Defense of the Texas Coast,” of ACW naval interest. It’s on the Reviews page.

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A sample article for June

This month’s sample article from the pages of Lone Warrior magazine is titled, “The War Goes on.” It’s the final article written by the late David Barnes and combines some recollections with the state of his hobby-ing at the time. … Continue reading

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More on the BTR-40

By Rob Morgan The review of the BTR-40 model, which is now to be found in some numbers at branches of The Works bookshop in the UK, leads me to think about the models I’ve found in this remarkable and … Continue reading

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