Category Archives: Periods – Dark Ages

Another view of ‘The Age of Charlemagne’ (Osprey No. 150)

By Rob Morgan I somehow didn’t get around to reviewing the Osprey on the Carolingian age, I intended to, but it seems to have slipped away from me, as have a number of others. It’s been my intention to review … Continue reading

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‘Age of Charlemagne’ (Osprey) review added

Jonathan Aird has added a review of an Osprey title on the age of Charlemagne. It’s on the Ospreys at a Glance page. Share this…emailPrintFacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedin

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Old Science Fiction

By Jim Rohrer I have been reading a science fiction trilogy by Pournelle and Greene (“Lord of Janissaries”). It is priced at $8.99 on Kindle and contains 896 pages (https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B013RCXRNY/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_d_asin_title_o00?ie=UTF8&psc=1). Jerry Pournelle (1933-2017) has always been a favorite of mine … Continue reading

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A sample article for February

This month’s sample article from the pages of Lone Warrior is by Paul Le Long, who refights a Dark Ages battle using eight different rule sets, with some interesting points of comparison among the rules. It’s on the Sample Articles page. … Continue reading

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Review of ‘Dux Bellorum’ rules

Paul Le Long reviews a set of rules by Daniel Mersey that focuses on small-scale combat during the Dark Ages. It’s on the Reviews page. Share this…emailPrintFacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedin

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Review of ‘Maurice’s Strategikon’ book

Rob Morgan reviews a translation of this Byzantine-era work and finds much useful in it for the wargamer. It’s on the Reviews page. Share this…emailPrintFacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedin

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Review of ‘Attila and the Nomad Hordes’ (Osprey)

Rob Morgan reviews an entry from the Osprey Elite series and finds it tries to cover too much ground. It’s on the Ospreys at a Glance page. Share this…emailPrintFacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedin

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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. Share this…emailPrintFacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedin

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Review of ‘The Pale Horseman’ book

Jonathan Aird reviews a book in a series by Bernard Cornwell set in the times of Alfred the Great. It’s on the Reviews page. Share this…emailPrintFacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedin

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Review of ‘King Arthur’ (Osprey)

Paul Le Long reviews another Osprey on King Arthur, this one from the Myths and Legends series. It’s on the Ospreys at a Glance page. Share this…emailPrintFacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedin

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