Author Archives: George Arnold

The Maxson Mount

By Rob Morgan This is a “holiday snap” of the well-known World War II American-produced Maxson Mount for 4×0.5-inch Browning M2 machine guns, the very effective counter to low-flying enemy aircraft. I liked the look of this mount. (It’s to … Continue reading

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Play-through of ‘Risk Legacy’ game

Russ Lockwood chronicles a play-through of a “Risk Legacy” board game with several of his friends. It’s on the Miscellaneous page.

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‘Sails of Glory’ — The models for the game

By Rob Morgan The other day, I had the chance to examine the ‘Sails of Glory’ game ship models of two nearby wargamers, Steve and Jay Button. It was the first time I’ve seen the 1/1000th scale models outside the … Continue reading

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Review of ‘Early Iron Age Greek Warrior 1100-700BC’ (Osprey)

Jonathan Aird reviews an Osprey from the Warrior series and finds it lacking. It’s on the Ospreys at a Glance page.

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Two reviews of Star Destroyer model

Today’s offering is a two-fer. Regular contributors Jonathan Aird and Rob Morgan provide reviews of the Hot Wheels Star War Star Destroyer model, which is now available at a discount. Their reviews are on the Reviews page.

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A sample article for February

This month’s sample article from the pages of past Lone Warrior issues is by Rich Barbuto, editor of Lone Warrior, and features his game report on a refight of the Battle of Ligny. It’s on the Sample Articles page.

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Found: ‘Scale Models’ magazines

By Rob Morgan “I’ve got something here might interest you,” said my friend in the Oxfam charity shop: a pile of magazines from the late 1960s and, as they say on the TV antiques programmes, immaculate. Most were model railway … Continue reading

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Review of ‘Bloody Mohawk’ book

Rich Barbuto reviews a book on the fighting along the Mohawk River, “Bloody Mohawk: The French and Indian War & American Revolution on New York’s Frontier,” and finds it a well-done account. It’s on the Reviews page.

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Review of ‘Maurice’s Strategikon’ book

Rob Morgan reviews a translation of this Byzantine-era work and finds much useful in it for the wargamer. It’s on the Reviews page.

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Review of Tabletop Gaming magazine, Issue 7

Jonathan Aird reviews the latest issue of the magazine, which has announced it is going to a six-issues a year schedule. It’s on the Reviews page.

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