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Victrix PERSIAN UNARMOURED ARCHERS: 28mm Plastic Miniatures

Victrix PERSIAN UNARMOURED ARCHERS: 28mm Plastic Miniatures Contains 30 highly-detailed 28mm plastic Persian Unarmoured Archer miniatures suitable for the Early to Late Achaemenid Empires. Includes: 24 Archers and 6 Command figures (including Officers, Standard Bearers and Musicians) with multiple head, arm, and weapon options. Also includes Sparas and spare arrows. Shield and quiver transfers designed by LittleBigMenStudios. $38.00 USD

OMM Discount 10%, now $34.20 USD
MORTEM ET GLORIAM: 15mm Celtic Light Chariots – Ultracast Plastic Figures

MORTEM ET GLORIAM: 15mm Celtic Light Chariots – Ultracast Plastic Figures These 15mm plastic miniatures are based on the metal range by Corvus Belli. Contents: 2 chariots and crew. $12.00 USD

MORTEM ET GLORIAM: 15mm British Skirmishers – Ultracast Plastic Figures These 15mm plastic miniatures are based on the metal range by Corvus Belli. Contents: 8 cavalry (assorted mix of poses) and 16 infantry (assorted mix of slinger poses). $18.00 USD

MORTEM ET GLORIAM: 15mm Early Imperial Roman Armoured Archers – Ultracast Plastic Figures These 15mm plastic miniatures are based on the metal range by Corvus Belli. Contents: 16 Western Archers (assorted poses) and 16 Eastern archers (assorted poses). $15.00 USD

MORTEM ET GLORIAM: 15mm Early Imperial Roman Scorpios – Ultracast Plastic Figures These 15mm plastic miniatures are based on the metal range by Corvus Belli. Contents: 2 scorpios models and crew. $9.00 USD


MORTEM ET GLORIAM: Battles of the Great Commanders 1: Age of Attila

MORTEM ET GLORIAM: Battles of the Great Commanders 1: Age of Attila This book is a supplement for the Mortem et Gloriam Compendium Edition – it is not a stand-alone set of rules. First of the Battles of the Great Commanders companion series to Mortem et Gloriam. Each companion book covers the context, notable leaders, armies, history, campaigns and major battles of a specific period of ancient history, combining the latest research into a guide to the period. The books contain much detail that is useful to any Ancients gamer and, in addition, ready-made refights and campaign ideas for use with our popular Mortem et Gloriam ruleset. We hope they inspire historical refights and campaigns. $38.00 USD

TEXICANA II: The Alamo and Beyond – The Fight for Texas 1836-1859 Large format full-color paperback is the sequel to the very well received first volume. Wargame the Alamo siege, the Mexican invasion, and actions against the Comanche with included OBs, scenarios, maps, and Black Powder conversion rules. Includes full-color plates by Mike Blake. $32.00 USD

OATHMARK: Oathbreakers Supplement This supplement for Oathmark: Battles of the Lost Age introduces the forces of the dead to the game. Also includes expanded rules for characters, which allow you to chart their progress from battle-to-battle as they increase in rank, responsibility, and power. All of these rules are then incorporated into a campaign featuring new scenarios that together tell of an epic war for survival. Supplement. $25.00 USD

OMM Discount 15%, now $21.25 USD



536 RENAISSANCE ARMIES IN ITALY: 1450-1550 Men-At-Arms series. Covers the arms, equipment, structure, and tactics of the armies involved in the wars fought during the Italian Renaissance between the states ruled by Milan, Venice, Genoa, Florence, the Papacy, Siena and Naples. $19.00 USD

OMM Discount 15%, now $16.15 USD

225 ROMAN HEAVY CAVALRY (2): AD 500-1450 Elite series. Cataphracts: Heavy armored cavalry clad in lamellar, scale, mail, and padded fabric armor. $20.00 USD

OMM Discount 15%, now $17.00 USD

106 SPANISH GALLEON vs English GALLEON: 1550-1605 Duel series. Explores how the galleons used by Spain and England were built and armed, and examines the effectiveness of the cannon they used. It also compares how they were sailed and maneuvered, showing the strengths and weaknesses of each design, and explaining how these played out in several of their most prominent battles, including the Battle of San Juan de Ulua, the fight between the Golden Hind and the Nuestra Senora de la Concepcion, an action from the Spanish Armada, and the last fight of the Revenge. $22.00 USD

OMM Discount 15%, now $18.70 USD

076 EARLY MILITARY RIFLES 1740-1850 Weapon series. Illustrated throughout with full-color artwork, this study charts the development, combat use, influence and legacy of rifled firearms in a host of conflicts, from the War of the Austrian Succession of 1740-48 to the Mexican-American War of 1846-48. $22.00 USD

OMM Discount 15%, now $18.70 USD

068 RAF FIGHTERS vs LUFTWAFFE BOMBERS: Battle of Britain Duel series. Illustrated study dissects the tactics and technology of the Battle of Britain as RAF Spitfires, Hurricanes, Havocs and Defiants began to take their toll on the overextended, under-protected Kampfgruppen of Heinkel He 111s, Junkers Ju 87s and 88s, and Dornier Do 17s. $22.00 USD

OMM Discount 15%, now $18.70 USD

289 U.S. NAVY DESTROYER ESCORTS OF WORLD WAR II New Vanguard series. Examines the design and development plus service around the world, complete with illustrations and contemporary photographs, of smallest ocean-going escort built for the United States Navy – a downsized destroyer with less speed, fewer guns, and fewer torpedoes than its big brother, the fleet destroyer. $19.00 USD

OMM Discount 15%, now $16.15 USD

356 NORTH CAPE 1943: The Sinking of the Scharnhorst Campaign series. In the spring of 1943, the Scharnhorst was redeployed to Norway. There, working in concert with other German warships such as the battleship Tirpitz, she posed a major threat to the Arctic convoys – the Allied sea lifeline to Russia. Her presence, alongside Tirpitz, forced the British to tie down ships in Arctic waters. When Tirpitz was put out of action, and Hitler demanded naval support for the war in Russia, the crew of the Scharnhorst under Rear-Admiral Bey acted. In late December 1943, she put to sea, her target an Allied convoy passing through the Barents Sea on its way to Murmansk. Unknown to Bey, the British were using the convoy as bait to draw the Scharnhorst into battle. $24.00 USD

OMM Discount 15%, now $20.40 USD

014 WORLD WAR II U.S. GUNSHIPS YB-40 FLYING FORTRESS and XB-41 LIBERATOR BOMBER ESCORTS X Planes series. Describes the politics, development, and associated problems of both escort types. The XB-40 and XB-41 were secret, little-known experimental modifications of the B-17F and B-24D, respectively, into heavily-armed bomber gunships sometimes referred to as 'bomber escorters.' They were developed during early World War II in response to the lack of a U.S.A.A.F. long-range fighter aircraft able to escort and protect regular B-17 formations making the round trip from Britain deep into Germany. $22.00 USD

OMM Discount 15%, now $18.70 USD

Osprey Books…

 PERSHING'S LIEUTENANTS: American Military Leadership in World War I

PERSHING'S LIEUTENANTS: American Military Leadership in World War I Reveals the history of the key leaders working for and with John J. Pershing during this tumultuous period, including George S. Patton (tank commander and future commander of the U.S. Third Army during World War II), Douglas MacArthur (42nd Division commander and future General of the Army), and Harry S. Truman (artillery battery commander and future President of the United States). $35.00 USD

OMM Discount 15%, now $29.25 USD

WADE McCLUSKY AND THE BATTLE OF MIDWAY During the Battle of Midway in June 1942, U.S. Navy dive bomber pilot Wade McClusky proved himself to be one of the greatest pilots and combat leaders in American history. This book is the story of exactly the right man being in exactly the right place at exactly the right time. $22.00 USD

OMM Discount 15%, now $18.70 USD

THE HISTORY OF THE PANZERJAGER: Volume 2: From Stalingrad to Berlin 1943-45 Volume 2 continues development of the Panzerjager concept during the mid-war years, describing the innovative new vehicles such as the Ferdinand, Elefant, and Nashorn and key role during battles in desert and Eastern Front. Packed with previously unpublished wartime photographs, combat reports, and detailed charts and statistics. $40.00 USD

OMM Discount 15%, now $34.00 USD

BLOOD, METAL AND DUST: How Victory Turned into Defeat in Afghanistan and Iraq Offers a comprehensive overview of the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, providing in-depth accounts of the operations undertaken by both U.S. and U.K. forces. Brigadier Ben Barry explores the wars which shaped the modern Middle East, providing a detailed narrative of operations as they unfolded. With unparalleled access to official military accounts and extensive contacts in both the U.K. and the U.S. militaries, Brigadier Barry is uniquely placed to tell the story of these controversial conflicts, and offers a rounded account of the international campaigns which irrevocably changed the global geopolitical landscape. $30.00 USD

OMM Discount 15%, now $25.50 USD

Cthulhu Short Story…

NYCthulhu: Gotham Terror

NYCthulhu: Gotham Terror Short story written in the style of classic H.P. Lovecraft from the 1920s and 1930s, this Yuletide tale transforms idle curiosity into a quest for forbidden knowledge along a path that led to the brink of madness and beyond. Such investigations and discoveries should not be made by mortal men…

Ph'nglui mglw'nafh Cthulhu R'lyeh wgah'nagl fhtagn
In his house at R'lyeh dead Cthulhu waits dreaming

How I wished we had never laid eyes upon that simple stone stele from antiquity, no bigger than a wine bottle, but covered with symbols from a language aged before Latin or Greek or Egyptian hieroglyphics or Sumerian cuneiform. I blamed myself for getting involved, of course, and had made peace with that decision for I cannot change it, but I have come to realize that forces beyond the ken of man hurried me along my path of darkness…

Short Story, 32 pgs., Booklet or PDF version. $8.00 USD


THE MACEDONIAN PHALANX: Equipment, Organization and Tactics from Philip and Alexander to the Roman Conquest

THE MACEDONIAN PHALANX: Equipment, Organization and Tactics from Philip and Alexander to the Roman Conquest Overview of the phalanx's development, organization, equipment, and training, with an analysis of its success by using case studies of its use in many battles – from Philip II's reign to the Mithridatic Wars. Discusses whether the famous defeats by the Romans necessarily mean it was inherently inferior to the manipular legion tactics, and considers what other factors were in play. Supported by diagrams, battle maps, and other illustrations. $50.00 USD

OMM Discount 15%, now $42.50 USD

ALAMO OF THE REVOLUTION: Benedict Arnold and the Massacre at Fort Griswold Before the British surrendered at Yorktown, Benedict Arnold led 1,800 British troops on a punitive expedition to destroy the American privateer base in New London. The result was a bloody assault by the British on Fort Griswold in Connecticut and the near massacre of its defenders. $14.00 USD


D-DAY QUAD: Deluxe Edition (Wargames)

D-DAY QUAD: Deluxe Edition (Wargames) Wargame of the Allied invasion of Normandy uses the Fire & Movement system, designed to highlight the ability of motorized units to mass quickly for breakthrough and exploitation. Support fire, representing weapons ranging from mortars through cannon and light ground attack aircraft to heavy bombers, provides the extra punch to overwhelm a defense or shatter an attack. Winning the battle is a matter of maneuver, firepower, and asset management. Contents: One 22x34-inch mounted game board, 400 die-cut counters, color rules booklet, one six-sided die, and storage bags. $65.00 USD

OMM Discount 10%, now $58.50 USD
STRATEGY & TACTICS #325 Italian-Ottoman War

STRATEGY & TACTICS #325 Italian-Ottoman War Two-player wargame using a variation on the system used in Windhoek (S&T #313) simulating the Italian invasion of the territories that became Libya in 1911 and the subsequent campaign that ended in the following year. The campaign saw the Italians seize the coastal towns, but the Ottomans, supported by local Arab and Bedouin tribes, fell back into the interior. The war came to an end via Italian naval attacks in the Aegean and elsewhere, with the Ottomans finally ceding Libya to Rome. This laid the foundation for the establishment of an Italian colony and had an obvious effect on the campaign in North Africa during World War II. Scale: Each hex represents 45 kilometers, with each game turn one to two months. Units are at the battalion level. Components: One 22x34-inch map, 176 counters, and magazine. $40.00 USD

OMM Discount 10%, now $36.00 USD

Family Games…

MERV: The Heart of the Silk Road (Game)

MERV: The Heart of the Silk Road (Game) Players vie to amass power and wealth in the prosperous city at the center of the land. Through careful court intrigue, timely donations to the grand mosque, and securing favorable trade deals, players attempt to redirect as much of that prosperity as possible into their own pockets. Number of players: 1-4; Ages: 14+; Play time: 90-120 minutes; Components: Board, 25 tiles, 48 cards, 100+ wooden pieces, and 100+ tokens. $65.00 USD

OMM Discount 15%, now $58.50 USD

And Don't Forget the Magazines


JOURNAL OF THE SEVEN YEARS WAR ASSOCIATION SPECIAL ISSUE: The Guerra Fantastica Articles Include: The Portuguese Army in the Seven Years War/Guerra Fantastica; The Spanish Army in the Seven Years War/Guerra Fantastica; The Franco-Spanish Campaign in Portugal, 1761-1762 or Guerra Fantastica; Memoire of the Campaign in Portugal in 1762 by the Count Wilhelm zu Schaumburg-Lippe (Translated and edited); A Kind of General: The Portugal Campaign of 1762 and the Making of General John Burgoyne; Book Reviews; Items of Interest. $12.00 USD


WARGAMES ILLUSTRATED #395 Includes Free Sprue of Bolt Action Marines. Theme: In At The Deep End: Introducing Hit the Beach; Invasion Sussex; What a Corker; The British Invasion of Egypt 1801; Anguar Island Amphibious Infantry 1944; Hit the Beach Mat. Other Contents: Quick Fire!; Observation Post; Full Paper Jacket; Designer's Notes: Lion's Rampart; The Crusader States; Billhooks Field Defenses and Stakes; Marlborough's Irish 1690; Wargaming Crecy; How to Build an Afghan Gatehouse and Wall; How to Build an Irish Round Tower. $9.00 USD

MINIATURE WARGAMES: Issue #452 with Para Bellum (Gothic mounted knight type) Contents: Rio Grande: Part 2 of 3 Texas Revolution; Para Bellum Scenario and Painting Guide; Rune Stones: Making Engraved Celtic Style Standing Stones; Command Decision: African Colonial; Oathmark Historical: Using the Rules for Ancients, Wars of the Roses, and more – Part 1; ACW: Battle of Big Bethel – Part 1; Scratchbuild: Elder Scrolls – Part 1; Send 3 and 4: Bring up the Piat – WWII for Black Ops Rules; Last Word; Club News $9.00 USD

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