Category Archives: Periods – Napoleonic

‘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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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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Murat, King of Naples

By Rob Morgan This photo is of a 54mm-scale model I bought recently in The Works bargain bookshop locally. The same model and a half dozen others, Napoleonic Polish and French cavalrymen, are to be found in the hundred or … Continue reading

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Review of ‘Field Commander Napoleon’ game

Paul Le Long reviews a board game about Napoleon’s campaigns that is specifically designed for solo play. He likes it. It’s on the Reviews page.

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More (including photos) on Napoleonics on skis

George Falco de Mats has graciously responded to a request for any additional information — and, possibly, related photos — by providing both. This is a supplement to the material he originally provided in a comment to Rob Morgan’s post on … Continue reading

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Napoleonics on skis?

By Rob Morgan I have been reading “Napoleon’s Wars” by Charles Esdaile — a Penguin paperback, it was originally published in 2007. A hefty volume too, at over 600 pages. For my own part, I’m no Bonapartist. The pretty uniforms … Continue reading

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C.S.Forester — a wargamer’s novelist

By Rob Morgan The mention of some of Forester’s excellent novels in the blog Wargaming Miscellany reminded me of the immense value of this legendary writer’s novels. It’s over 50 years since I first read them and, in my opinion, … Continue reading

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Review of ‘Napoleonic Light Cavalry Tactics’ (Osprey)

Paul Le Long reviews another Osprey on Napoleonic tactics, this one titled “Napoleonic Light Cavalry Tactics.” It’s on the Ospreys at a Glance page.

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Review of ‘Prussian Napoleonic Tactics 1792-1815’

Paul Le Long reviews another Osprey title in its series on the tactics of various Napoleonic armies. This time, it’s the Prussians. It’s on the Ospreys at a Glance 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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