Monthly Archives: April 2013

Salute 2013 – a short show report

By Jonathan Aird Salute has acquired something of a knack of occurring on one of the first really nice days of the year – and 2013 was no exception to that rule. After weeks of a slow spring, at last the … Continue reading

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What’s new — Another mini-review and updated TOCs

It’s been a busy week for the Lone Warrior blog. A couple of other items have been added/updated, in addition to those listed just below this post. First, there’s another Osprey mini-review on the Ospreys at a Glance page, a look … Continue reading

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Review of ‘Tank Spotter’s Guide’ book

Rob Morgan reviews a broadly focused book produced in association with the Tank Museum in Great Britain. It’s on the Reviews page.

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What’s new — Ospreys at a Glance reviews page

Today marks the start of a new feature on the Lone Warrior blog. We’ve added a page called “Ospreys at a Glance,” where blog readers are invited to provide short reviews of any Osprey reference books that they own or … Continue reading

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No. 182 is on the way!

Word arrives from Lone Warrior editor Rich Barbuto that the magazine’s issue No. 182 is on the way. Look for it soon in an in-box or mailbox near you. As a teaser, here are the listed contents: Wargaming Blind by … Continue reading

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Review of ‘Wargaming 19th Century Europe’ book

Paul Le Long reviews a Neil Thomas book about wargaming some of the more obscure conflicts of the 19th century. It’s on the Reviews page.

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A brief history of the Royal Ruritanian Navy

By Rob Morgan I wrote a piece for Lone Warrior lately, describing my earliest attempts at wargaming, that was back in the 1960s (the early 1960s at that!) I developed a kingdom called Ruritania, after the well-known book ( and … Continue reading

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Review of Featherstone’s ‘Skirmish Wargaming’ book

Paul Le Long reviews another classic book by Donald Featherstone, this one titled “Skirmish Wargaming.” It’s on the Reviews page.

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What’s new — Another sample article

Here’s another article from the pages of Lone Warrior magazine, this one a battle report by Kevin White from his mythical Ancients campaign, inspired by Tony Bath’s Hyboria. It’s on the Sample Articles page.

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Review of the Conqueror series of historical fiction books

Jonathan Aird reviews a series of books about the Mongol Hordes. It’s on the Reviews page.

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