Monthly Archives: March 2019

Jack Scruby’s ‘Letter from America’ (1968)

Rob Morgan provides a copy of a letter from Jack Scruby, one of the founders of the hobby in the United States, to Miniature Warfare magazine, at a time (1968) when author John Tunstill had just taken over as editor … Continue reading

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Review of ‘The Soldier Shop Quarterly’

Rich Barbuto reviews a venerable publication from the early days of the hobby in the U.S. “The Soldier Shop Quarterly” was published by the New York hobby store and was part catalogue, part reference work, and some other things as … Continue reading

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‘Rebels and Patriots’ review (Osprey)

Paul Le Long reviews a set of rules in Osprey’s Wargames series, “Rebels and Patriots,” covering small-unit action from American Colonial times through the American Civil War. It’s on the Ospreys at a Glance page.

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Catching up on my reading

By Rob Morgan It’s a touch on the miserable side here as I write this, and so I’m catching up with some of  my late Winter reading. Currently, reading in support of my occasional wargaming, includes one of those ‘bits … Continue reading

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‘In Good Company’ colonial rules added

Kevin White provides a simple set of rules for Colonial engagements, with a nod to Don Featherstone. The rules are on the Complete Rule Sets page.

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Lone Warrior: No. 206 is coming soon

Another issue of Lone Warrior is being prepared for e-mailing and will be arriving soon. Here’s a sneak peek at the contents: “Channel Islands 1944: A Solo ‘What If?’ Campaign” by Paul Le Long. A complete, original game depicting a … Continue reading

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March’s sample article

This month’s sample article from previous issues of Lone Warrior is by Editor Rich Barbuto and is titled “Shiloh, April 1862.” The article explains Rich’s effort to replicate the confusion and close-quarter fighting that the Battle of Shiloh featured. The … Continue reading

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