Category Archives: Periods – Pike and Shot

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.

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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.

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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.

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Review of ‘Captain Alatriste’ book

Rob Morgan discusses a novel set in Spain of the late 1620s, about a swashbuckling adventurer and some of his, well, adventures. It’s on the Reviews page.

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