Monthly Archives: February 2016

Review of ‘Grail Quest’ series books

Jonathan Aird reviews the “Grail Quest” series of books by Bernard Cornwell. It’s on the Reviews page.

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A small naval war

By Rob Morgan As I’m in the process of writing a full review of this new title, Osprey Men-at-Arms No. 504, “Armies of the War of the Pacific 1879-83,” this is merely notice of a small naval content in an … 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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Review of crocodile and hippo figures

Rob Morgan reviews some useful crocodile and hippo figures from MY Miniatures. It’s on the Reviews page.

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Osprey reviews

By Jonathan Aird Well, I think we’ve reached about 134 in the Osprey reviews section – it’s a lot, but there’s definitely a lot more to do! It’d be great to see a few more names helping with this self-imposed … Continue reading

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‘Knight’s Battles for Wargamers’ — A long-ago series

By Rob Morgan Back in the 1970s when wargaming truly took off in Britain, there were a fair number of speculative books and series of books published to aid the new table top warrior in his interest. Among them was … Continue reading

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A sample article for February

Kevin White provides this month’s sample article. It’s a write-up of an action during a campaign set on the Northwest Frontier, British against tribesmen. It’s on the Sample Articles page.

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A great choice!

By Mike Crane The piece by Steve Turner about building match-stick armies (LW 166) was a wonderful choice for the January Sample Article! Steve wrote a series of articles about his Seven Years War campaign on land and sea, which … Continue reading

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