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Personal logo 20thmaine Supporting Member of TMP24 Jun 2018 10:09 a.m. PST

Oh wow – has there been a lot of new postings to the Solo Wargamers Association Lone Warrior Blog since February !

Rich Barbuto takes a look at The Miniature Parade – Volume 2 Issue 3. PDF link Jack Scruby's magazine came out in December 1968! This is very cool!

Rob Morgan looks at the uses of WixKids pirate ships card/model game link

Jonathan Aird looks at the Hotwheels AT-AT / Snowspeeder PDF link and is surprised to find that manufacturers just haven't thought about wargamers…

Rob Morgan recalls an Early Wargaming Disaster link from his youth

Jonathan Aird reviews Osprey Campaign 171 Battle of the River Plate and thinks there are several "what-if" scenarios in this book PDF link

Derek Clark reviews the novel Rebel by Jack Whyte, about William Wallace and finds some game inspiration.

Rob Morgan finds some South China Seas scenarios for his modern flotillas link

David Allen takes a thorough look at the boardgame Operation Market Garden PDF link

Jonathan AIrd offers the March sample article – so dolo DBA suggestions. This was originally in Lone Warrior magazine issue 193 PDF link

Rob Morgan takes a look at Osprey Campaign 120 Towton PDF link

Rob Morgan also recalls Little Wars magazine link – and so do a few others!

Rob Morgan also provided the sample article of the month from Lone Warrior 195 his thoughts on South American Wars PDF link

Paul le Long does a group review of Daniel Mersey's wargamers guides PDF link to the Early Roman Empire, the Anglo-Zulu War, the Desert War 1940-1943 and 1066 and the Norman
Conquest. All highly recommended.

Jonathan Aird went to Salute ! PDF link

Paul le Long reviews Osprey Wargame 22 Outremer – FAith and Blood rules PDF link

Rob Morgan has a look at Bryan Perrett's Last Stands book PDF link with lots of possible scenarios

May's sample article was from Lone Warrior 185: Steve Turner takes us through a skirmish in the sudan PDF link from his larger Colonial campaign

Jonathan Aird finds much to like in Osprey Combat 19 Apache Warrior versus US cavalryman PDF link

Rob Morgan takes an overview of the Jack Aubrey novels link – it's not quite Hornblower!

Paul le Long reviews an interesting book on the history of D&D PDF link called Playing at the world (it's by Jon Peterson)

Rob Morgan wonders what happened to Bill Lamming's Cog models link

Mike Crane describes a sample game of Bombers and Fighters over Europe link . Coincidentally the original article describing the game is the sample article this month : PDF link it was originally in Issue 191 of Lone warrior and is also by Mike Crane.

Paul le Long reviews the Osprey Wargame rules Dux Bellorum PDF link

And…finally….Jonathan Aird reviews the Osprey Adventure
title The Cthulhu Campaigns – cthulhu in ancient Rome. it;s a bit of a curate's egg. PDF link

That, then, is your summer reading taken care of!

Personal logo 20thmaine Supporting Member of TMP26 Jun 2018 4:41 a.m. PST


Missed the link to the Wallace book :

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Derek Clark reviews the novel Rebel by Jack Whyte, about William Wallace and finds some game inspiration.

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