Category Archives: Wargaming

History of Wargaming Project Interview with the Late Stuart Asquith

by Peter R. Barkworth I’m sure many readers of this blog will have read some of Mr. Asquith’s books, articles or rules. Well, if you would like to hear the man speak, you may watch an interview with him on … Continue reading

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A Reader Question

David White writes: I grew up in Visalia, CA, during the 1950’s and 60’s and lived close to Jack Scruby before he moved to Cambria and started The Soldier Factory. I would watch him work in his garage fascinated with … Continue reading

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A Further Thought on Casualties and Replacements

by Rob Morgan On campaign, if your 43rd Foot, 9th Light, or vaunted Spandau Fusiliers suffer substantial casualties, what do you do? Do you simply use them anyway in your next table top encounter, ignoring the units battered history? Does … Continue reading

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Casualty Rates

by Rob Morgan Earlier, I was reading an article in John Tunstill’s magnificent old Miniature Warfare, vol. 2, no. 11, from December 1969, since you ask. The writer, D.B.Clark, takes the late and venerable Charles Grant to task over the … Continue reading

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Duelling in wargames?

by Rob Morgan I’ve just been reading The Duel: A History of the Art of Duelling, written by Robert Baldick and published as long ago as 1965. It is long out of print, but there are a few on eBay, … Continue reading

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History’s worst general?

By Rob Morgan A while ago a small debate, if you can call it that, sparkled in this journal about leaders in battle, with contributions from Jim Rohrer, George Banic, and myself. It deserves to develop in terms of solo … Continue reading

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A sample article for March

This month’s sample article from previous issues of Lone Warrior is by Rob Morgan. “Fort Zinderneuf ……The loneliest outpost in the empire” details the construction of a scratch-built desert fort and discusses the wargaming possibilities of such a strong point. … Continue reading

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A new series of articles of interest to wargamers

By Rob Morgan “How Did Soldiers Fight?” is the title of a new series of articles and contributions in the pages of The Foreign Correspondent, journal of the Continental Wars Society (I’ve mentioned this fascinating publication from time to time … Continue reading

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‘Battles Map by Map’ reviewed

Rob Morgan reviews a coffee table book from DK featuring maps of battles from the ancient world until today and finds much to like about it. It’s on the Reviews page. Share this…emailPrintFacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedin

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Fir tree models for winter terrain

Jonathan Aird found some fir trees that should work with smaller-scale figures and reviews them on the Reviews page. Share this…emailPrintFacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedin

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