Monthly Archives: March 2015

Review of some Mick Yarrow 1/3000 WWII ships

By Mike Crane I am making a simple game based on the idea of Japanese kamikazes breaking through the combat air patrol (CAP) placed around US warships and attacking the lightly defended auxiliary ships behind them. Aware of my interest … Continue reading

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Review of ‘Vietnam Infantry Tactics’ (Osprey)

Paul Le Long reviews an Osprey Elite publication, on U.S. infantry tactics during the Vietnam war. It’s on the Ospreys at a Glance page.

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Review of ‘Panther Variants 1942-1945’ (Osprey)

Jonathan Aird reviews an Osprey from the company’s New Vanguard series, this one on the variants for the German Panther tank during World War II. It’s on the Ospreys at a Glance page.

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Here comes No. 190!

The latest issue of Lone Warrior magazine is now being delivered. Electronic subscribers should already be receiving their copies, while print subscriptions are in the mail. Here’s a quick look at the contents: “An Austrian-French Tussle” by Gary Hutton: A description of … Continue reading

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Review of ‘The Polish Army 1939-45’ (Osprey)

Rob Morgan provides an extensive review of an earlier Osprey, this one on the Polish army in World War II. It’s on the Ospreys at a Glance page.

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Review of ‘British/German Infantry 1916’ (Osprey)

Paul Le Long reviews an Osprey from the Combat series, this one contrasting “British Infantryman versus German Infantryman: Somme 1916.” It’s on the Ospreys at a Glance page.

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Review of Matchbox M-ATV model

Jonathan Aird likes the look of a new Matchbook model of a military scout vehicle. His review is on the Reviews page.

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Review of ‘Ancient Greek Warship 500-322 BC’ (Osprey)

Rob Morgan reviews an Osprey on the ancient Greek Trireme. It’s on the Ospreys at a Glance page.

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Sample article for March

There’s a new sample article here on the blog from the archives of Lone Warrior magazine. This one is by Terry Preen and offers his methods of providing dice-determined movement and maneuvering in a solo game. The article is called … Continue reading

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