Category Archives: Periods – Pike and Shot

Battle report: 2nd Battle of Fiddler’s Bottom

Chris Hahn updates a scenario originally designed by Charles Grant, a clash set during the English Civil War. With maps and photos. It’s on the Miscellaneous page. Share this…emailPrintFacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedin

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Review of ‘Discovering English Civil Wargaming’ book

Paul Le Long reviews a classic book on gaming the English Civil War. It’s on the Reviews page. Share this…emailPrintFacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedin

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Review of ‘Wargaming Pike and Shot’ book

Paul Le Long reviews another wargaming classic, “Wargaming Pike and Shot,” by Donald Featherstone. It’s on the Reviews page. Share this…emailPrintFacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedin

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Review of ‘Rules for Wargaming’ book

Continuing a series of reviews of classic wargaming books, Jonathan Aird discusses “Rules for Wargaming” by Arthur Taylor. It’s on the Reviews page. Share this…emailPrintFacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedin

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Review of ‘General at Sea’ rules (and paper ships too!)

Mike Crane reviews a set of rules called ‘General at Sea, Wargames Rules and Scenarios for Fleet Actions, 1640-1721.’ And Mike includes some of his colorful images of ships — suitable for copying — to get going with these rules … Continue reading

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Review of ‘With Pike and Musket’ book

Paul Le Long has some thoughts on an older book that’s recently been reprinted. It’s on the Reviews page. Share this…emailPrintFacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedin

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What’s new — A sample article for March

Jim Zylka offers some ideas on programming a solo opponent, specifically Renaissance Swiss. The basic ideas, of course, could be transferred to other periods and armies. Rich Barbuto, editor of Lone Warrior magazine, reports that he gets lots of requests … Continue reading

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SWA tournament results, and No. 178 is on the way

Jonathan Aird provides the results of the latest Solo Wargamer Association postal tournament, featuring English Civil War battles by eight different players. See the listings here. More information about the tournament will be included in Lone Warrior No. 178, which … Continue reading

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Review of Denmark in the Wars of Religion book

Rob Morgan finds a pricey volume on the role of Denmark, including at sea, in the Wars of Religion, 1559-1596. Not surprisingly, it’s on the Reviews page. Share this…emailPrintFacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedin

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Review of ‘The Sun over Breda’ book

Here’s another book in the series featuring the Spanish adventurer Captain Alatriste. Rob Morgan reviews “The Sun over Breda” on the Reviews page. Share this…emailPrintFacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedin

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