Monthly Archives: September 2016

A preview of Lone Warrior No. 196

The latest issue of Lone Warrior magazine, No. 196, is being prepared for delivery in the next few days. Here’s an early look at the contents: “Corps Commander (Napoleonic).” Kevin White provides rules for fighting large-scale Napoleonic battles on the table. “Simple … Continue reading

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Review of ‘The Vikings’ (Osprey)

Jonathan Aird reviews a new (sort of) Osprey about the Vikings. It’s on the Ospreys at a Glance page.

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Two short notes on naval warfare

By Rob Morgan The Society for Nautical Research’s excellent newsletter Topmasts No.19, for August 2016, has arrived, and in it two interesting short pieces, each with something to offer the naval wargamer. First, for the 150th anniversary of the Battle … Continue reading

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Review of ‘Arms and Equipment of the Civil War’ book

Mike Crane reviews a 1962 book that remains useful today. It’s on the Reviews page.

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An interesting range of 1/72nd WWI tanks

By Rob Morgan It’s about 45 years since a thoughtful girlfriend bought me a copy of John Milsom’s “Russian Tanks 1900-1970” and it’s a book which has long been an active part of my wargaming, especially the OstFront. But I’m … Continue reading

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Review of Matchbox Attack Track model

Jonathan Aird reviews a Matchbox model and finds it useful for several scales. It’s on the Reviews page.

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What’s going on at Bay Area Yards?

By Rob Morgan Does anyone know what’s happening at Bay Area Yards? I want to extend my 1/600th ACW warship collection after some time, since Peter Pig has now begun to issue more models. The Bay lists, last time I … Continue reading

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A sample article for September

This month’s sample article from the pages of Lone Warrior magazine is by Kevin White and features his simple rules for a grid-based American Civil War game, using a 20-sided die and a pack of playing cards. It’s on the … Continue reading

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A visit to the Golan Heights

By Nic Birt I’ve been interested in the Yom Kippur war of 1973 for quite a while (hence the Purple Line article) so I was pleased to be able to get up on the Golan Heights for a few hours … Continue reading

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