Category Archives: Periods – Modern

South China Sea scenarios

By Rob Morgan A while ago, I looked for the first time in years at my old 1/1200th scale Peoples Liberation Army Navy (Chinese Navy) flotillas. Beyond the idea of wargaming the Chinese Civil War, which did in fact have … Continue reading

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Review of ‘War Fighter’ solo board game

David H. Allen reviews the solo board game “War Fighter,” which follows missions by small groups of Special Forces personnel. His review is on the Reviews page.

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A sample article for July

This month’s sample article from previously published Lone Warrior magazines is by Rupert Cullum and describes his gaming a big-game hunting safari using Howard Whitehouse’s rules, “The Lion Eats Tonight.” It’s on the Sample Articles page.

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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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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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On smoke in battle

By Rob Morgan The armoured car in the photographs is a British-built Fox, taken at the Royal Monmouthshire Royal Engineers Barracks here in Wales recently. This afv was introduced in the early ‘70s and withdrawn in the mid-‘90s. Some 200 … Continue reading

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More on the BTR-40

By Rob Morgan The review of the BTR-40 model, which is now to be found in some numbers at branches of The Works bookshop in the UK, leads me to think about the models I’ve found in this remarkable and … Continue reading

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Review of BTR-40 armored car diecast model

Jonathan Aird finds a diecast model of the Soviet-era armored car and likes what he found. His comments are on the Reviews page.

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Review of crocodile and hippo figures

Rob Morgan reviews some useful crocodile and hippo figures from MY Miniatures. It’s on the Reviews page.

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‘Blue Peacock’ and the Red Star

By Rob Morgan The newsletter of the Ordnance Society often provides gems of information of use to the wargamer. The July 2015 issue, No.111, is an excellent example. Earlier in 2015 a group of OS members visited the UK Atomic … Continue reading

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