Monthly Archives: May 2012

Review of Bath’s ‘Ancient Wargaming’ book

Paul Le Long reviews a re-issue of Tony Bath’s classic “Ancient Wargaming.” It’s on the Reviews page.

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Review of ‘Wargames’ book

Jonathan Aird reviews a book about the hobby, from the outside looking in. It’s on the Reviews page.

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Review of ‘The Siege of Fort William Henry’ book

Rich Barbuto reviews a book on the French and Indian War, “The Siege of Fort William Henry,” with historical echoes of the fictional movie “The Last of the Mohicans.” It’s on the Reviews page.

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Ironclad conversions

By Rob Morgan Older, much older, naval and ACW wargamers will recall that in the 1960s, Revell made a pack of two ironclads, “Monitor” and “Virginia,” indeterminate scale, and “full hull,” but capable of easy no-cutting, reduction to water-line at … Continue reading

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Review of ‘Napoleonic Wargaming for Fun’ book

Paul Le Long reviews Paddy Griffith’s 1980 book with Napoleonic rule sets that range all the way from skirmish-level to army-level. It’s on the Reviews page.

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What’s new — A Peninsular battle report

Ron Winkler and Milt Koger write up a report of their Napoleonic game, a Peninsular battle featuring the French against the British/Portuguese. It’s on the Miscellaneous page.

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Review of North Head South American ironclad models

Rob Morgan reviews some unusual 1/1200 ship models. It’s on the Reviews page.

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This lone warrior goes to Border Wars — with photos — Updated!

((Update!! Brian Beal, one of the organizers of Little Wars, has kindly forwarded a few more photos of a couple of the games. These include photos of the big Battle of Borodino in progress and photos of a Friday night … Continue reading

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Happy first anniversary!

The Lone Warrior Blog is one year old today! The Lone Warrior Blog was born from a long dialog among the many contributors to Lone Warrior. We wanted to bring the joy of solo wargaming to an even wider audience, … Continue reading

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Review of ‘Wargaming Pike and Shot’ book

Paul Le Long reviews another wargaming classic, “Wargaming Pike and Shot,” by Donald Featherstone. It’s on the Reviews page.

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