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Not old school. Just old.
The article mentions that the rules were a Newsletter publication. Does anyone know what these rules were?
There were seven sets of rules by Tony Bath (Ancients and Medieval) and Don Featherstone (1750, Napoleonic, American Civil War, late 19th Century including Colonial, and 1917 in German South West Africa) which were republished in compendium form by Athena in the early 80s. This of course does not include Renaissance/English Civil War. I don't remember ECW rules, so whether this is another set not included in the compendium, or rules by someone else published in the Newsletter, I don't know. If anyone out there does, and knows when they were published, I could see if I've got them.Clive
Have now dug out my copy of the Athena Compendium - it does contain ECW rules by DF and also DF medieval rules (as well as the Tony Bath set), and Phil Barker rules for 1944 Normandy wargames.I will add a post about these rules laterClive
David Barnes was my hero. His sketches of battles in Wargamers' Newsletter inspired me more than many photos in the glossy professional mags that followed.I still have this copy. My other favourite battle in Wargamers' Newsletter illustrated by Dave was Freeman's Farm.Thanks for the memories!CheersMark
Excellent - I remember with great fondness all those little sketches David Barnes did in "Lone Warrior" magazine... I wonder if it's time for a recollection on his wargaming life, he was certainly one of the "faces" in the hobby I think? I'd certainly like to know more...
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