Category Archives: Periods – Dark Ages

More Osprey reviews

Two more mini-reviews of Osprey publications have been added this week to the Ospreys at a Glance page: 1) ‘The US Army of World War I’ 2) ‘Arthur and the Anglo-Saxon Wars’ Share this…emailPrintFacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedin

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Beowulf, Grendel, and Shape-shifter

By Mike Crane Rob Morgan’s recent review of Mick Yarrow’s Dark Age trio (Beowulf, Grendel, and Shape-shifter) is very interesting. His explanation concerning the shape-shifting character is very helpful — especially his reference to Beorn. According to Rob’s review, Mick produces the three … Continue reading

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Review of Dark Ages heroes and bear figures

Rob Morgan reviews a pair of Mick Yarrow figures and discusses their possible uses on the gaming table. It’s on the Reviews page. Share this…emailPrintFacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedin

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How many men?

By Rob Morgan  So, there I was, admiring the Viking “army” displayed before me, in bold 25mm — it looked 28mm, as a matter of fact — and as I was proudly told, “Only 70 pounds the lot, for a … Continue reading

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Review of Beowulf figures

Rob Morgan takes a look at some new Mick Yarrow figures: Beowulf and Grendel. See the Reviews page. Share this…emailPrintFacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedin

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Review of ‘Conscience of the King’ book

Bob Stewart reviews a book of historical fiction by Alfred Duggan, focused on the founding of the Kingdom of Wessex. It’s on the Reviews page. Share this…emailPrintFacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedin

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What’s new — Vikings vs. Samurai article

Chris Hahn’s original article on his battle between Vikings and Samurai is now posted on the Miscellaneous page. The full-length article includes color maps and Chris even provides a tasty analogy between cooking and wargaming. Share this…emailPrintFacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedin

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