Monthly Archives: November 2014

Review of ‘Land of the Free’ game rules

Jonathan Aird reviews a new set of miniatures rules for late 18th-early 19th century North American wars. It’s on the Reviews page.

Posted in Periods - Eighteenth century, Periods - Nineteenth century | 1 Comment

Review of ‘German Battleships 1939-45’ (Osprey)

Rob Morgan reviews an Osprey book on German capital ships of World War II. It’s on the Ospreys at a Glance page.

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Review of ‘Dungeon’ board game

Paul Le Long kicks off a series of board game reviews with a look at the 2014 edition of an older game called “Dungeon.” It’s on the Reviews page. Paul, who has been one of the originators of this blog’s reviews of … Continue reading

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Review of ‘Luftwaffe Field Divisions 1941-45’ (Osprey)

Rob Morgan reviews an Osprey on some unusual Luftwaffe units of World War II. It’s on the Ospreys at a Glance page.

Posted in Periods - World War II | 3 Comments

Review of ‘The Law of the Gun’ rules

J.J. Parus reviews a set of Old West skirmish rules, called “The Law of the Gun.” It’s on the Reviews page.

Posted in Periods - Nineteenth century | 1 Comment

Review of 6mm SF communications centre

Jonathan Aird reviews a model of a science fiction communications centre in 6mm scale from Stone Mountain Miniatures. It’s on the Reviews page.

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Review of another WWII infantry tactics book (Osprey)

Paul Le Long reviews another Osprey Elite publication on infantry tactics in World War II, “World War II Infantry Tactics: Company and Battalion.” It’s on the Ospreys at a Glance page.

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Searching for ‘Gussie’

Paul Wisken asks the following: “I have been searching for a copy of ‘Gussie, or the backcloth to history,’ published by SWA,  for some years without success.  I foolishly sold my copy many years ago and would love to see … Continue reading

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Review of ‘Knight’ (Osprey)

Rob Morgan reviews a 288-page book published by Osprey called, “Knight: Noble Warrior of England 1200-1600.” It’s on the Ospreys at a Glance page.

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A sample article for November

This month’s sample article from the pages of Lone Warrior magazine provides a set of fast-play ancient galley rules. The article is on the Sample Articles page.

Posted in Naval gaming, Periods - Ancient | 1 Comment