Monthly Archives: September 2015

Soloing ‘Braddock’s Defeat’ board game

Godfrey Bailey designs some solo rules for the board game “Braddock’s Defeat” and runs through a solitaire version of the game to make sure the rules work. And, they do. It’s on the Reviews page.

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Issue No. 192 is on the way! (And it’s a milestone)

The latest issue of Lone Warrior magazine, No. 192, is now being delivered. Historical moment notice: No. 192 is the final print version of the magazine. After this one, Lone Warrior will be entirely a digital publication, available over the Internet … Continue reading

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Review of ‘The AK-47 – Kalashnikov Assault Rifles’ (Osprey)

Jonathan Aird reviews an Osprey from their Weapon series, “The AK-47 – Kalashnikov Series Assault Rifles.” It’s on the Ospreys at a Glance page.

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Possible useful site — Airfix Last Chance

Thought that this might be of interest to some people. On the Airfix web page there is a last chance to buy section with discontinued items. Most of these also have a good discount applied as well and it goes … Continue reading

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Review of ‘Medieval Scandinavian Armies (2) 1300-1500’

Rob Morgan reviews the second Osprey Men-at-Arms book on medieval Scandinavian armies. It’s on the Ospreys at a Glance page.

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Review of ‘Bombs Away: The Hot War’ book

Rich Barbuto reviews the latest alternative history book from author Harry Turtledove, “Bombs Away: The Hot War.” It’s a tale of atomic war set in the 1950s. It’s on the Reviews page.

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Review of ‘Armies of the War of the Triple Alliance’

Paul Le Long reviews an Osprey on a lesser-known war, “Armies of the War of the Triple Alliance 1864-70: Paraguay, Brazil, Uruguay & Argentina.” It’s on the Ospreys at a Glance page.

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A sample article for September

This month’s sample article from the pages of past Lone Warrior issues is titled “Das Boot” and features a submarine vs. convoy solo game devised by David Newport, an ex-submariner himself. It’s on the Sample Articles page.

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Review of ‘Scud Ballistic Missile and Launch Systems’

Jonathan Aird reviews an Osprey volume in the New Vanguard series, “Scud Ballistic Missile and Launch Systems 1955-2005.” It’s on the Ospreys at a Glance page.

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