Category Archives: Periods – Colonial

Two reviews of Cordery’s ‘The Portable Wargame’

Here’s another two-fer: Mike Crane and Arthur Harman have each separately reviewed Bob Cordery’s recently published rules for late 19th and 20th century warfare. Mr. Cordery uses gridded tables and simple rules to give fast-paced, entertaining games. The reviews are … Continue reading

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Review of ‘When Empires Clash!’ book

Mike Crane reviews Bob Cordery’s book on Colonial wargaming, “When Empires Clash!” It’s on the Reviews page.

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Review of ‘The Men Who Would Be Kings’ rules

Paul Le Long reviews a colonial big-skirmish set of rules by the author of “Lion Rampant” and “Dragon Rampant” rules. The new review is on the Reviews page, as are earlier reviews of the Rampant rules.

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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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Review of crocodile and hippo figures

Rob Morgan reviews some useful crocodile and hippo figures from MY Miniatures. It’s on the Reviews page.

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A sample article for February

Kevin White provides this month’s sample article. It’s a write-up of an action during a campaign set on the Northwest Frontier, British against tribesmen. It’s on the Sample Articles page.

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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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It’s May — here’s a new Sample Article

This month’s sample article from the pages of Lone Warrior magazine is a review by Jeffery G. Chorney of a set of rules for 54mm Colonial games called “Big Wars.” It’s on the Sample Articles page.

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Review of ‘Armies of the Adowa Campaign 1896’ (Osprey)

Paul Le Long outlines the contents of another Osprey reference book, “Armies of the Adowa Campaign 1896: The Italian Disaster in Ethiopia.” It’s on the Ospreys at a Glance page

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Review of ‘The Second Boer War’ book

Jonathan Aird reviews a wargaming how-to book on the Second Boer War. It’s on the Reviews page.

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