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Ancient (Military) History

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Individual Wargamers

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Ancient (Military) History

Swords & Dice

Swords and Dice is a site designed to be a reference for the casual and serious Ancients Miniature Wargame player.  The site will deliver information on various Ancient Cultures from all parts of the world, their armies, their tactics and the battles they fought.

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Clubs & Associations

Aberdeen Wargames Club Where to find the club and a great selection of photos.
Ancient Wars Yahoo Group A group for people who enjoy miniatures wargaming based on ancient and/or medieval history.
ancmed Yahoo Group Discussion of any aspect of ancient and medieval wargaming, wargames rules and history is welcome. Although set up by the Society of Ancients, the list is open to all, not just SoA members.
hmgs east The Eastern Chapter of the Historical Miniatures Gaming Society.
London Gamers Superb website put together by Justin Curtis.  An absolute must-see for the vast number of pictures of Gripping Beast figures.  Better than a catalogue!

NASAMW

The North American Society of Ancient and Medieval Wargamers.

The Society of Ancients The international amateur society both for ancient and medieval wargamers, and for the study of military history from 3000 BC to 1500 AD.
South London Warlords

Salute Show

Website of the club that runs the fantastic Salute Show (annually in April in London).

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Individual Wargamers

czapska.com A site by Mike Siggins, veteran wargamer and figure painter; and the chap who writes the "Wargamers Notebook" column for Wargames Illustrated magazine.
miniwars.com A site by wargamer David Smith with some beautifully painted figures on show.  Some useful information on Marian Romans, Vikings and Teutonic Knights as well.

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Online Magazines

The Miniatures Page Web-magazine for wargamers renown for its news, links and message boards.
Wargames Directory A comprehensive directory of wargames traders with detailed information on the products and services they offer, plus links to wargaming and military history web sites, product reviews, rules directory, gallery, articles, forum and noticeboard.  Read a review of Vis Bellica there.
Wargames Forum Web-magazine for wargamers renown for its Bring & Buy and its articles.  Read a review of Vis Bellica there.
Wargames Journal The monthly online magazine and resource for wargamers everywhere.

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Suppliers

Amazon Miniatures 25mm/28mm figure manufacturer with some really unique, must-buy figures.  Stocks Vis Bellica!
Attactix Great gaming store in Colorado, USA.  Stocks Vis Bellica!
Baccus Miniatures 6mm miniatures from Peter Berry
Battle Honours UK Good all-round wargames store with telephone ordering.  Stocks Vis Bellica.
Caliver Books Online and bricks'n'mortar bookshop specialising in wargaming and military books.  Great selection:  get all the reference books you need in one place.  Stocks Vis Bellica too!
Castaway Arts Australian 25mm figure manufacturer.  Good Summerian range.
Corvus Belli Lovely range of 15mm miniatures from Spain.  Romans, Celts and a new HYW range.
East Riding Miniatures UK Trader with good selection of figures and rules for sale.  Stocks Vis Bellica!
Essex Miniatures Extremely comprehensive range of miniatures.  Good, quick service too.  Stocks Vis Bellica!
The Foundry One of Britain's premier 28mm figure manufacturers.  Huge range of figures.  Stocks Vis Bellica.
Games Plus Online and bricks'n'mortar store in Chicago, Illinois.  Stocks Vis Bellica!
Jedko Games Australian supplier of wargaming products.  Stocks Vis Bellica!
Keep Wargaming Online and bricks'n'mortar store in Devises, Wiltshire.  Wide range of wargaming supplies.  Well worth a visit.  Stocks Vis Bellica!
Leisure Games Online and bricks'n'mortar store in north London.  Huge range of gaming stuff stocked.  Well worth a visit.  Stocks Vis Bellica!
Navigator Miniatures Lovely range of 25/28mm figures, and some 15mm's as well.  Site has plenty of photos of very well painted figures, so worth a visit just for that.
Newline Designs Very nice range of 20mm and 25mm Ancients.  Site is beautifully illustrated so makes a good painting guide! 
On Military Matters Huge range of wargaming and military history books from this US supplier.  Stocks Vis Bellica!
Sentrybox Great online and bricks'n'mortar store in Calgary in Canada.  Takes payment in US$ as well as Can$.  Stocks Vis Bellica!
Spirit Games Excellent all-round UK wargaming store.
Venexia Miniatures A very nice range of 15mm Biblicals from this Italian figure manufacturer.
The Wargames Figures Company Huge selection of wargaming figures from over 24 manufacturers.  A good place to start looking for your new army!  Stocks Vis Bellica!
Xyston Miniatures Superb range of 15mm figures, mainly from the Greek, Macedonian and Persian wars period.  Highly recommended.

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Other Interesting Sites

Sir Garnet's 19th Century Military History and Wargaming Site Another site from the author of Vis Bellica:  this one devoted to 19th Century military history and wargaming.

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Revised: December 31, 2004 .