Reviews

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The reviews on this page are organized into the following categories:

Books, Classic Wargaming

Books, General Wargaming

Books, Non-Fiction

Books, Fiction

Figures

Games

Magazines/Newsletters

Models

Rules

To locate a category, scroll down to it. Entries in each category are organized alphabetically. To go to a review, click on its blue link.

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NEW!! Star Wars Star Destroyer model, 1 — Jonathan Aird finds the size of this model limits its usefulness. Added February 2017.

NEW!! Star Wars Star Destroyer model, 2 — Rob Morgan reviews a model that has several uses. Added February 2017.

Bloody Mohawk book — Rich Barbuto reviews a book on the conflicts in frontier New York. Added January 2017.

Maurices Strategikon book — Rob Morgan finds much that is useful in this Byzantine-era book. Added January 2017.

Books, Classic Wargaming

‘Advanced War Games’ book — Jeff Chorney reviews a Don Featherstone classic. Added January 2012.

‘Air Battles in Miniature’ book — Paul Le Long reviews a 1978 book about air combat. Added July 2013.

Airfix guide to the ACW book — Jonathan Aird reviews another of the old Airfix guides, this one to the American Civil War. Added June 2012.

‘Ancient Battles for Wargamers’ book — Jonathan Aird reviews a Charles Grant work. Added August 2012.

‘The Ancient War Game’ book — Paul Le Long reviews an oldie. It’s dated, but still has some useful bits. Added December 2012.

‘Ancient Wargaming’ book — Jonathan Aird reviews an old Airfix Guide that’s now been reprinted. Added April 2012.

‘Ancient Wargaming’ book — Paul Le Long reviews a re-issue of Tony Bath’s classic, which also includes his ‘Setting Up a Wargames Campaign.’ Added May 2012.

‘Armoured Wargaming’ book — Paul Le Long reviews a book, with rules, for re-creating 20th century armoured battles. Added April 2012.

‘The Battle of Fontenoy’ book — Paul Le Long reviews a 1975 classic by Charles Grant. Added October 2013.

‘Battle for wargamers – Wargames Manual’ book — Jonathan Aird reviews an unusual old wargame publication. Added June 2013.

‘Battle in the Civil War’ book — Mike Crane takes a look at a classic by Paddy Griffith. Added November 2011.

‘Battle Notes for Wargamers’ book — Paul Le Long reviews another handy classic from the pen of Don Featherstone. Added June 2012.

‘Battle Notes for Wargamers: Solo Wargaming Edition’ book — Paul Le Long reviews a Donald Featherstone book specifically aimed at solo gaming. Added February 2013.

‘Battle Tactics of the American Civil War’ book — Paul Le Long reviews another classic, this one by Paddy Griffith. Added January 2012.

‘Battles with Model Soldiers’ book — Paul Le Long reviews a Don Featherstone book from 1970. Added November 2012.

‘Battles with Model Tanks’ book — Paul Le Long reviews a book about gaming with modern armored vehicles. Added February 2013.

‘Beginners’ Guide to Wargaming’ book — Jonathan Aird reviews a classic by Bruce Quarrie. Added July 2013.

‘The Best of Board Wargaming’ book — Jonathan Aird reviews a guide to board wargames, circa 1980. Added July 2012.

‘Discovering English Civil Wargaming’ book — Paul Le Long reviews an early gaming guide to the ECW. Added October 2012.

‘Discovering Modelling for Wargamers’ book — Jonathan Aird reviews a 1973 book. Added February 2013.

‘Discovering Wargames’ book — Jonathan Aird reviews one of John Tunstill’s books on the hobby. Added August 2012.

‘Fantasy Wargaming: Games With Magic and Monsters’ book— Paul Le Long reviews a 1990 book. Added July 2012.

‘Featherstone’s Complete Wargaming’ book — Paul Le Long reviews a 1988 book by Donald Featherstone. Added March 2013.

‘How to Play War Games in Miniature’ book — Paul Le Long reviews an important, but often overlooked, 1962 book by Joseph Morschauser. Added April 2012.

‘Introduction to Battle Gaming’ book — Paul Le Long reviews a Terence Wise classic from 1969. Added November 2012.

‘The Legend of Hyboria’ book — Jonathan Aird reviews a book about Tony Bath’s legendary  Hyborian campaign. Added March 2013.

Military Modelling Guide to Siege Wargames’ book — Jonathan Aird reviews a book about gaming out sieges. Added October 2012.

‘Military Modelling Guide to Wargaming’ book — Jonathan Aird reviews a hobby guide from the 1980s.

‘Napoleonic Wargaming’ book — Paul Le Long reviews a later classic. Added August 2013.

‘Napoleonic Wargaming for Fun’ book — Paul Le Long reviews a classic by Paddy Griffith.

‘Napoleon’s Campaigns in Miniature’ book — Paul Le Long reviews a Bruce Quarrie classic. Added September 2013.

‘Naval War Games’ book — Jonathan Aird reviews Donald Featherstone’s book on naval gaming. Added January 2013.

‘Naval Wargames’ book — A 1975 book with ideas about World War I and II naval gaming that are still relevant today. Reviewed by Mike Crane. Added August 2011.

‘Naval Wargaming: From Ancient Galleys to Modern U-Boats’ book — Paul Le Long reviews a book on how to play naval wargames. Added September 2012.

‘Operation Warboard’ book — Jonathan Aird reviews another classic, with complete rules for WWII land battles. Added June 2012.

‘Practical Wargaming’ book — Jonathan Aird reviews a classic that was quite innovative for its time. Added May 2014.

‘Programmed Wargames Scenarios’ book — Paul Le Long reviews another book that’s especially useful for solo gamers. Added May 2013.

‘PSL Guide to Wargaming’ book — Paul Le Long reviews a 1980 book edited by Bruce Quarrie. Added November 2012.

‘Rules for Wargaming’ book — Jonathan Aird reviews Arthur Taylor’s 1971 book. Added April 2012.

‘Sea Battle Games’ book — Paul Le Long reviews a new edition of an old classic. Added June 2012.

‘The Second Anglo-Boer War’ book — Jonathan Aird reviews one of the “Wargaming in History” guides. Added September 2013.

‘The Second Book of Wargaming’ book — Jonathan Aird reviews a book he calls strange, yet amusing. Added March 2013.

Seven Steps to Freedom book. Paul Le Long reviews a recently published book that belongs in the classics section. Added May 2016.

‘Skirmish Wargaming’ book — Paul Le Long reviews another classic by Don Featherstone. Added April 2013.

Solo Wargaming’ (Asquith) book — Paul Le Long reviews one of the solo essentials, “The Military Modelling Guide to Solo Wargaming” by Stuart Asquith. Added January 2013.

‘Solo-Wargaming’ (Featherstone) book — Jonathan Aird reviews another of the solo essentials, this one by Donald Featherstone. Added January 2013.

‘Sprawling Wargames’ book — Paul Le Long reviews a book by the late Paddy Griffith. Added December 2012.

‘Tank Battles in Miniature Vol. 1’ book — Paul Le Long reviews another classic by Donald Featherstone. Added September 2012.

‘Tank Battles in Miniature Vol. 2’ book — Paul Le Long reviews the second in a series of books about armored warfare. Added September 2012.

‘Tank Battles in Miniature Vol. 4’ book — Paul Le Long reviews a book on the Mediterranean campaigns of 1943-45. Added October 2012.

Wally Simon’s Campaign Secrets book — Rich Barbuto reviews a fourth volume of Wally Simon’s ideas for wargame campaigns. Added May 2013.

‘Wally Simon’s Solo Secrets of Wargame Design’ — Rich Barbuto reviews a third volume of solo design ideas. Added May 2013.

‘Wally Simon’s More Secrets of Wargame Design’ — Rich Barbuto reviews the second volume of Wally Simon’s ideas about wargame design. Added August 2013.

‘Wally Simon’s Secrets of Wargame Design, Vol. 1’ book — Rich Barbuto reviews a compilation of gaming ideas from the late Wally Simon. Added July 2012.

Wally Simon Volume 5 — Rich Barbuto reviews the fifth volume of Wally Simon’s wargaming ideas. Added October 2015.

‘The War Game’ book — Jonathan Aird reviews a 1972 classic that was edited by Peter Young. Added June 2013.

‘Wargame Campaigns’ book — Paul Le Long reviews a CS Grant approach to campaigns. Added June 2013.

Wargame scenario books — Paul Le Long reviews two similar books with scenarios for wargames, by C.S. Grant and Stuart Asquith. Added March 2013.

‘Wargame Tactics’ book — Paul Le Long reviews a Charles Grant classic. Added March 2013.

‘A Wargamers’ Guide to the Crusades’ book — Jonathan Aird reviews a book on medieval gaming by Ian Heath. Added February 2013.

‘Wargames’ book — Jonathan Aird reviews a book designed to give the general reader a glimpse of the hobby. Added May 2012.

‘War Games’ book — Paul Le Long reviews Donald Featherstone’s 1962 book, ground-breaking in its time. Added September 2013.

‘War Games Through the Ages’ book — Paul Le Long reviews each of the four volumes of a Don Featherstone classic. Click to read: Volume 1, Volume 2, Volume 3, Volume 4. Added July 2012.

‘Wargaming Airborne Operations’ book — Paul Le Long reviews yet another Donald Featherstone classic, this one on World War II airborne gaming. Added January 2013.

‘Wargaming Campaigns’ book — Paul Le Long reviews another Donald Featherstone classic. Added July 2013.

‘Wargaming in History: The American Civil War’ book — Paul Le Long reviews a book on gaming the ACW. Added August 2012.

‘Wargaming in History: Goths, Huns and Romans’ book — Paul Le Long reviews a 1991 book and ancient wargaming. Added August 2012.

‘Wargaming in History: The Peninsula War’ book — Paul Le Long reviews a Don Featherstone book on the Napoleonic period. Added September 2012.

‘Wargaming Nineteenth Century Europe’ book — Paul Le Long reviews a book about gaming some of the more obscure European wars. Added April 2013.

‘Wargaming Pike and Shot’ book — Paul Le Long reviews another Donald Featherstone classic. Added May 2012.

‘Wargaming World War Two’ book — Paul Le Long reviews a classic by Stuart Asquith. Added May 2013.

‘With Pike and Musket’ book — Paul Le Long reviews an older gaming book that’s now been reprinted. Added March 2012.

‘World War 2 Wargaming’ book — Paul Le Long reviews a Bruce Quarrie classic. Added July 2013.

Books, General Wargaming

‘The Defence of Duffer’s Drift’ book — Mike Crane discusses an old classic that’s still in use today. Added February 2012.

A Game of War‘ book — Rob Morgan reviews a translation of a boxed set about a Kriegspiel game. Full rules and a game with board are included. Added September 2011.

Table Top Battles’ book — A book devoted to simple war gaming rules. Reviewed by Mike Crane. Added August 2011.

‘War Games and Their History’ book — Paul Le Long reviews a book with a major oversight. Added October 2013.

‘Wargames – From Gladiators to Gigabytes’ book — Rob Morgan reviews a new book that looks at wargaming in its many varieties. Added July 2013.

Books, Non-Fiction

‘The Age of Titans’ book — Rob Morgan reviews a book about the larger galleys of the Later Hellenistic period. Added June 2014.

Arms and Equipment of the Civil War book — Mike Cane reviews an older, but still handy, guide to the ACW. Added September 2016.

‘Battle in the Civil War’ book — Mike Crane reviews one of the basic source books on the American Civil War. Added September 2011.

‘The Brusilov Offensive’ book — Rob Morgan takes a look at a book about the Brusilov Offensive in 1916. Added August 2011.

The Campaign for Guadalcanal — Mike Crane reviews an older, but still useful, book on the WWII campaign in the Pacific. Added January 2017.

The Catapult book — Rob Morgan reviews a history of bolt-shooting and stone-throwing weapons of war. Added July 2015.

Chinas Wars book — Rob Morgan reviews a history of China’s wars from 1894 to 1949. Added October 2015.

Combined Operations in the ACW’ book — Rob Morgan reviews a recent book on land-sea operations in the mid-19th century. Added November 2011.

Cottonclads! book — Rob Morgan reviews a book about the ACW naval campaign on the Texas coast. Added June 2016.

A Dog Before a Soldier book — Rob Morgan reviews a book detailing some little known actions by the Union navy during the American Civil War. Added June 2014.

‘The Duel’ book — Rob Morgan reviews a history of duelling, and notes possible applications to gaming. Added March 2012.

Dying for St. Lo book — Rob Morgan finds an English translation of a French work on the crucial battle in the breakout from Normandy in 1944. Added July 2016.

‘The English Warrior — From Earliest Times to 1066’ book — Rob Morgan reviews a book from 1996. Added September 2013.

Field Guide to the War in Zululand book — Rob Morgan finds an excellent reference book on the 1879 war. Added August 2014.

Fighting Men book — Rob Morgan reviews a book that considers the “fighting man” down through history until about the end of the Pike and Shot period. Added September 2014.

Frederick II and Denmark’ book — Rob Morgan reviews a book on the role of Denmark in the Wars of Religion. Added December 2011.

‘Gettysburg — The Last Invasion’ book — George Arnold finds that a new book on the Battle of Gettysburg has lots to say that is new and fresh. Added December 2013.

In the Steps of The Black Prince: The Road to Poitiers, 1355-56′ book — Rob Morgan likes a recent book on the Poitiers campaign. Added January 2012.

Last Days of the Luftwaffe book — Rob Morgan reviews a book about the Luftwaffe’s final days. Added October 2015.

Maritime Warfare in Northern Europe 500BC-1500AD book — Rob Morgan reviews a collection of papers on the titular topic. Added March 2016.

‘Men of Bronze’ book — Rob Morgan reviews a book about Greek hoplite warfare. Added February 2014.

Monitor’ book — Rob Morgan takes a look at a book on the history of the Monitor ironclad. Added November 2011.

‘Navies of Rome’ book — Rob Morgan reviews a book describing the Romans on the sea. Added June 2014.

Neptune’s Inferno’ book — A book about the U.S. Navy during the Guadalcanal campaign. Reviewed by George Arnold. Added August 2011.

Brent Nosworthy books (2) on tactics — Paul Le Long reviews two books that concentrate on tactics in the 17th-19th century. Added September 2013.

The Ottoman Crimean’ War book — Rob Morgan reviews a book on an often-overlooked subject, the Ottoman military in the Crimean War. Added November 2011.

Painting Horses’ book — Rob Morgan takes a light-hearted look at a book that provides the information needed to paint horse figures accurately. Added September 2011.

Robert E. Lee’s Civil War’ book — Paul Le Long reviews a book that questions the myth of Lee as demi-god. Added October 2011.

Shattered Sword’ book — A revised look at the Battle of Midway, from the Japanese perspective and based on more recently available Japanese source documents. Reviewed by George Arnold. Added August 2011.

Ships and Seamen of the American Revolution book — Mike Crane reviews a resource book on nautical matters of the American Revolution. Added August 2016.

‘The Siege of Fort William Henry’ book — Rich Barbuto reviews an historical account of the FIW siege that was fictionalized in the movie ‘The Last of the Mohicans.’ Added May 2012.

‘Tank Spotter’s Guide’ book — Rob Morgan reviews a book from the Tank Museum. Added April 2012.

‘Vanished Kingdoms’ book — Rob Morgan finds gaming possibilities in a book about kingdoms and states that didn’t last. Added February 2012.

‘War on the Waters’ book — A James M. McPherson book on the Union and Confederate navies in the American Civil War. Reviewed by George Arnold. Added January 2013.

Books, Fiction

Bombs Away book — Rich Barbuto reviews the latest Harry Turtledove alternative history. Added September 2015.

The Brigadier’s Outcast’ book — The fourth novel in a series about Captain John Caspasian of the Ghurkha Rifles, set in the 1930s. Reviewed by Jonathan Aird. Added September 2011.

Captain Alatriste’ book — A swashbuckler novel set in Spain in the 1620s. Reviewed by Rob Morgan. Added September 2011.

‘Conqueror’ book — Jonathan Aird reviews the final book in a series about the Mongols. Added February 2014.

The Conqueror series of books — Jonathan Aird reviews a series of books about the Mongol Hordes. Added April 2013.

Conscience of the King’ book — Bob Stewart reviews a work of historical fiction set in the time of the founding of Anglo-Saxon Wessex. Added October 2011.

‘Corsair – The Adventures of Hector Lynch’ book — Jonathan Aird reviews the first in a historical fiction series. Added August 2013.

The Eagle in the Sand book — Jonathan Aird reviews another in a series of historical novels set in Imperial Rome. Added April 2015.

‘Empire — Wounds of Honour’ book — Jonathan Aird reviews the first in a proposed series of novels about ancient Rome. Added September 2013.

Gates of Fire’ book — Rich Barbuto reviews a book about the Battle of Thermopylae. Added October 2011.

Grail Quest series books — Jonathan Aird reviews a series by Bernard Cornwell. Added February 2016.

Never Call Retreat’ book — A look at an alternative history of the American Civil War. Reviewed by Rich Barbuto. Added July 2011.

The Pale Horseman book — Jonathan Aird reviews one in a series of historical novels about the times of Alfred the Great. Added September 2014.

Ship of Rome book — Jonathan Aird reviews the first in a series of novels about naval warfare during the Punic Wars. Added January 2015.

The Sun over Breda‘ book — Further adventures of Captain Alatriste. Reviewed by Rob Morgan. Added September 2011.

Troy trilogy — Jonathan Aird reviews David Gemmell’s series of books based on the Trojan War. Added June 2014.

Warrior of Rome: Fire in the East’ book — A review of an historical fiction book (part of a series). Reviewed by Bob Stewart. Added July 2011.

Warrior of Rome – Wolves of the North book — Jonathan Aird reviews one of the Warrior of Rome series. Added January 2016.

What If book — Rich Barbuto reviews an anthology of alternative history short stories. Added October 2015.

Figures

Beowulf figures — Rob Morgan reviews new figures of Beowulf and Grendel. Added January 2013.

Crocodile and hippo figures — Rob Morgan points out some useful animal figures. Added February 2016.

Dark Ages heroes and bear figures — Rob Morgan reviews some useful figures from Mick Yarrow. Added February 2013.

Finecast miniatures — Dan Barbuto takes a look at some Citadel Finecast miniatures from Games Workshop. Added September 2011.

How to review figures — Here are one solo gamer’s ideas on how to go about writing reviews of figures. By Mike Crane. Added July 2011.

Lizardmen Warrior figures by Caesar — Jonathan Aird likes some plastic fantasy figures by Caesar Miniatures. Added July 2015.

Mine dog figures — Rob Morgan finds some figures of “mine dogs,” dogs used to destroy enemy vehicles. Added December 2012.

Ratmen figures by Caesar Miniatures — Jonathan Aird finds these fantasy figures worthwhile. Added July 2015.

Robin Hood figures — Rob Morgan reviews a couple of figures in Mick Yarrow’s 28mm range. Added December 2013.

Siren figures — Rob Morgan reviews some 15mm figures of Sirens, from ancient Greek mythology. Added March 2013.

Talos mythical figure — Rob Morgan reviews a fantasy figure, the mythical ancient Greek bronze man, Talos. Added November 2012.

Warrior Troll review — Rob Morgan comments on an oversized troll figure. Added November 2011.

Zombie Pirates figures (by MARS) Set 1 — Jonathan Aird reviews the original Zombie Pirates set from MARS. Added June 2015.

Zombie Pirates figures (by MARS) — Jonathan Aird reviews some new figures from MARS. Added May 2015.

Games

Blitz – A World in Conflict board game — Russ Lockwood reviews a WWII game spanning the entire world. Added July 2016.

Border War game, BW Quick Play Card, BW Reminder Markers — Godfrey Bailey reviews a board game based on the Cold War fighting along the Angolan border. Added June 2015.

Braddocks Defeat game report, and Solitaire rules, and Order chits — Godfrey Bailey offers some solo rules for the board game “Braddock’s Defeat.” Added September 2015.

Bull Run board game — Paul Le Long reviews an Avalon Hill classic. Added February 2015.

Congo Merc game — Godfrey Bailey reviews a board game covering the conflict in the Congo in the 1960s. Added July 2014.

D-Day at Omaha Beach — Paul Le Long reviews a board game about the D-Day landings. Added December 2014.

Defenders of the Realm board game — Paul Le Long reviews a fantasy-based board game. Added January 2015.

Dungeon board game — Paul Le Long reviews a new edition of an older fantasy board game. Added November 2014.

‘European Escalation’ computer game — Dan Barbuto reports on a PC game set in the modern period of 1975-85. Added March 2012.

Field Commander Napoleon game — Paul Le Long reviews a solo board game about Napoleon’s campaigns. Added February 2016.

‘Hill of Doves’ board game — Paul Le Long reviews Godfrey Bailey’s new board game. Added June 2013.

Khyber Ablaze 1 and Khyber Ablaze 2 — Godfrey Bailey tries out a solo board game set on the Northwest Frontier. Added December 2015.

The Law of the Gun review — J.J. Parus reviews a set of rules for Old West skirmish games. Added November 2014.

Ogre game — Jonathan Aird reviews a reprint of a classic board mini-game. Added October 2014.

RAF game — Paul Le Long reviews a Battle of Britain board game specifically designed for solo play. Added May 2016.

Sentinels of the Multiverse card game — Paul Le Long reviews a superhero card game that can be played solo or with multiple players on one side. Added March 2016.

Smuta game — Godfrey Bailey plays through a Russian board game, with solo amendments. Added July 2015.

Space Infantry game — Godfrey Bailey likes a science fiction board game aimed at solitaire play. Added August 2014.

Total War – Warhammer video game — Daniel Barbuto reviews a fantasy entry in the Total War series. Added December 2016.

Zombicide Black Plague game — David Hinojosa reviews a fantasy game with a medieval slant. Added January 2017.

Magazines/Newsletters

Ancient Warfare magazine — A review of a magazine devoted to ancient warfare. Reviewed by Bob Stewart. Added July 2011.

Classic Wargamer’s Journal — A magazine devoted to “old school wargaming.” Reviewed by Paul Le Long. Added July 2011.

Mariner’s Mirror article — Rob Morgan reviews a journal article about some often overlooked aspects of early Modern naval warfare. Added October 2011.

The Miniature Parade (Jack Scruby) magazine — Rich Barbuto takes a look at a Jack Scruby publication from 1968. Added March 2016.

The Miniature Parade, Vol. I No. 3, magazine. Rich Barbuto reviews an old magazine published by Jack Scruby, one of the founders of modern wargaming. Added June 2016.

Model Soldier Guide — Rich Barbuto reviews a classic “how-to” guide for model soldiers. Added November 2016.

Sword & Lance journal (1975) — Rob Morgan looks at the contents of an old journal. Added March 2016.

Tabletop Gaming magazine — Jonathan Aird reviews a new magazine devoted to table games. Added July 2015.

Tabletop Gaming magazine, issue 2 — Jonathan Aird likes the second issue of a new magazine. Added November 2015.

Tabletop Gaming magazine issue 7 — Jonathan Aird likes the latest issue of the magazine. Added January 2017.

War Game Digest 1971 magazine — Rich Barbuto reviews one of Jack Scruby’s wargaming publications, from 1971. Added July 2016.

White Dwarf magazine — Jonathan Aird takes a look at the latest incarnation of a long-running magazine. Added October 2012.

‘Writing Horses Into ACW History’ article — Rob Morgan reviews an article in a history journal. Added May 2013.

Models

1/1200 North Head ironclads — Rob Morgan reviews some models of South American ironclads. Added May 2012.

1:4800 Tumbling Dice ships — Small scale ships from the Napoleonic period. Reviewed by Mike Crane. Added July 2011.

ACW mortar raft models — Rob Morgan reviews several available models of mortar rafts from the American Civil War. Added October 2012.

Amera science fiction redoubt model — Jonathan Aird finds a useful redoubt model from Amera. Added September 2014.

BTR-40 armoured car model — Jonathan Aird finds a diecast model of a Soviet vehicle. Added May 2016.

Bunker model for science fiction gaming — Jonathan Aird reviews a resin model that would be useful in science fiction games. Added September 2011.

Eaglemoss Batmobile model — Jonathan Aird reviews a new model release, the first of a new line. Added January 2013.

Eaglemoss Batmobile model No. 2 — Jonathan Aird reviews the second issue of the Batmobile by Eaglemoss. Added January 2013.

Eaglemoss Star Trek starship model — Jonathan Aird reviews a new model of the starship Enterprise. Added September 2013.

Farm wall models from Javis — Jonathan Aird finds some useful models of farm walls. Added September 2013.

Games Workshop offering — Rob Morgan on the pros and cons of a limited offering from GW. Added December 2011.

German small submarine models — Rob Morgan reviews some MY models of mini-subs from World War II. Added November 2012.

HALO drop pods — Jonathan Aird reviews some science fiction models. Added January 2014.

HALO drops, more of them — Jonathan Aird reviews more useful science fiction models. Added March 2014.

Halo Micro Ops Series 1 — Banshee with 2 Elites — Jonathan Aird likes this science fiction set. Added August 2014.

Hot Wheels Batcopter model — Jonathan Aird reviews a new Hot Wheels model, Batman’s Batcopter. Added February 2015.

Hot Wheels SF — Jonathan Aird finds gaming uses for some Hot Wheels items. Added January 2014.

Hotwheels Tumbler — Jonathan Aird finds some gaming uses for this Batman car. Added June 2014.

Houston’s Ships ACW vessels — Jonathan Aird reviews some 1/1200 ship models of the American Civil War period. Added May 2013.

Jaguarundi AFV model — Rob Morgan examines some possible uses for a model of a German tank. Added Deccember 2011.

Matchbox Attack Track model — Jonathan Aird reviews a useful Matchbox model. Added September 2016.

Matchbox Oshkosh M-ATV model — Jonathan Aird finds several possible uses for this model of a military scouting vehicle. Added March 2015.

Midget submarine model — A 15mm-scale model of a Japanese midget sub from World War II. Reviewed by Rob Morgan. Added August 2011.

Military Vehicles partwork models — Jonathan Aird reviews a new line of models. Added February 2014.

Milwaukee class Monitor models — Rob Morgan describes some conversions of older Navwar ACW ship models. Added July 2016.

Modeling with Legos — Rob Morgan discovers some creative uses of Legos on ship models. Added November 2011.

MY 1-4800 WWI ship models — Mike Crane reviews some small-scale WWi ship models from Mick Yarrow. Added June 2016.

Needle monument model — Jonathan Aird reviews a useful model of an obelisk. Added November 2012.

Norse longboat — Rob Morgan reviews some useful Viking ship models in 1/600th scale. Added December 2013.

Parkfield Miniatures ACW naval models — Jonathan Aird reviews a small but useful range of models. Added January 2012.

Paper ship models — Rob Morgan reviews some offerings from the Paper Shipwright company in the UK. With photos of some of these intricate models. Added September 2011.

Roman town house — Jonathan Aird reviews a 20 mm resin model of an ancient Roman urban dwelling. Added October 2014.

Science fiction warship miniature — Rob Morgan discusses a build-your-own futuristic battleship. Added December 2011.

SF Communications Centre — Jonathan Aird reviews some new science fiction models from Stone Mountain. Added November 2014.

Scruby ACW ship models — Rob Morgan takes a look at some ACW ship models designed by Jack Scruby. Added October 2012.

Skull Monument model — Jonathan Aird reviews a resin figure from Battlezone Scenics. Added February 2012.

Southern Belle riverboat model — Rob Morgan reviews a riverboat model with conversion possibilities. Added December 2012.

Starship Enterprise (by Corgi Hotwheels) model — Jonathan Aird likes a unique Enterprise model  he found amid other Hotwheels. Added October 2013.

Star Trek models— Rob Morgan finds a still-growing collection of Star Trek spaceship models. Added August 2012.

Stonehenge model — Rob Morgan reviews a model of the famous ruins. Added June 2012.

Stone Mountain 6mm buildings and more — Jonathan Aird reviews some science fiction buildings and accessories. Added December 2013.

Stone Mountain 25mm buildings — Jonathan Aird reviews a pair of model buildings available from Stone Mountain. Added October 2014.

Triang Minic naval models — Rob Morgan reviews some re-issued naval models. Added November 2011.

USS Vengeance starship model — Jonathan Aird reviews another Star Trek model from Hot Wheels. Added October 2015.

WWII Japanese seaplane tender model — Rob Morgan takes a look at a 1/3000-scale ship model, suitable for many uses. Added December 2011.

WWII Zvezda airplane models — Four models of German and Russian aircraft. Reviewed by Mike Crane. Added July 2011.

Rules

‘As Per Margin’ fleet rules — Rich Barbuto reviews some fleet rules for the Age of Sail. Added May 2013.

Bloody Big Battles rules. First impressions — Paul Le Long provides a preliminary look at Chris Pringle’s rule set, “Bloody Big Battles.” Added April 2016.

Bloody Big Battles rules — Paul Le Long provides a full review of a set of rules for gaming the later 19th century. Added June 2016.

‘General at Sea … 1640-1721’ rules — Mike Crane reviews a set of naval rules by the Pike and Shot Society. With paper ships, courtesy of Mike. Added April 2012.

Land of the Free rules — Jonathan Aird reviews a new set of miniature rules for 18th-19th century North American warfare. Added November 2014.

Lion-Dragon Rampant rules — Paul Le Long reviews a pair of wargame rules — medieval and fantasy — from Osprey. Added March 2016.

March Attack’ rules — Chris Hahn reviews a set of Napoleonic gaming rules. Added October 2011.

The Men Who Would Be Kings rules — Paul Le Long reviews a new set of Colonial wargaming rules. Added October 2016.

‘Might and Main’ rules — Mike Crane reviews a set of rules for medieval naval gaming. Added August 2012.