Category Archives: Periods – Colonial

Review of ‘The Leopard and the Cliff’ book

Derek Clark reviews an historical novel set on the Northwest Frontier just after the end of World War I. It’s on the Reviews page.

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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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‘Prince Emsah’s Guard’ rules

Here’s another entry for the  Complete Rule Sets page. These rules are by Bob Stewart and involve a search of a mummy’s tomb. It’s all played out with simple rules — suitable for play with the kiddos — and uses simple … Continue reading

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Review of ‘The Battle of Ulundi’ book

Rob Morgan finds a 1988 booklet about the 1879 battle and finds it useful in several ways. It’s on the Reviews page.

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A sample article for May

Steve Turner provides this month’s sample article from past numbers of Lone Warrior magazine. This article describes how he went about setting up a fictional Colonial campaign in North Africa. It’s on the Sample Articles page.

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Review of ‘The Damascened Blade’ book

Derek Clark reviews a novel set on the North West Frontier in the 1920s. It’s on the Reviews  page.

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Two reviews of Cordery’s ‘The Portable Wargame’

Here’s another two-fer: Mike Crane and Arthur Harman have each separately reviewed Bob Cordery’s recently published rules for late 19th and 20th century warfare. Mr. Cordery uses gridded tables and simple rules to give fast-paced, entertaining games. The reviews are … Continue reading

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Review of ‘When Empires Clash!’ book

Mike Crane reviews Bob Cordery’s book on Colonial wargaming, “When Empires Clash!” It’s on the Reviews page.

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Review of ‘The Men Who Would Be Kings’ rules

Paul Le Long reviews a colonial big-skirmish set of rules by the author of “Lion Rampant” and “Dragon Rampant” rules. The new review is on the Reviews page, as are earlier reviews of the Rampant rules.

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Vote for Ospreys?

By Rob Morgan Many solo gamers will almost certainly know of the Osprey “Book Vote,” and readers have been asked to choose which of the following titles they would like to see published in the series: Armies of the First Carlist War … Continue reading

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