Monthly Archives: December 2015

Women at war

By Rob Morgan I picked up a short review of a book called “Women, Armies & Warfare” by John A. Lynn II, the other day. Published by Cambridge University Press in the UK, it’s a short 251-page book. It will … Continue reading

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Review of Osprey’s ‘Attila the Hun’

Jonathan Aird takes a look at an Osprey from their Command series, this one on Attila the Hun, a subject about whom so little is known. It’s on the Ospreys at a Glance page.

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A preview of issue No. 193

The latest issue of Lone Warrior magazine, No. 193, is being prepared for delivery. Here’s a preview of the contents: “You Push on Ahead — We’ll Catch You Up” by Jonathan Aird. Some ideas for randomizing opening positions in solo DBA games. “Interview … Continue reading

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Review of ‘U-47 in Scapa Flow’ (Osprey)

Jonathan Aird reviews a new Osprey in their Raid series: “U-47 in Scapa Flow: The Sinking of HMS Royal Oak 1939.” It’s on the Ospreys at a Glance page.

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Keeping my copies

By Rob Morgan I was gathering together the copies of Lone Warrior, about 20 or so of them, which I’ve accumulated since I managed to rejoin the Society. Well, mine are now in a big box file, but intriguingly, each … Continue reading

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Replay of ‘The Khyber Ablaze’ board game

Godfrey Bailey provides a review in the form of a replay of the board game “The Khyber Ablaze,” a fictionalized version of the fighting on the Northwest Frontier. It’s on the Reviews page.

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Space and Christmas!

By Rob Morgan I was in the local branch of Waterstone’s, the UK’s largest bookshop, recently and they are selling a version of Risk, the old Waddington’s board wargame from years back. A bland game even then, but this version, retailing at … Continue reading

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A sample article for December

This month’s sample article from past issues of Lone Warrior is titled “Bugles, Boots ‘n’ Saddles” and was written by Graham Empson. It’s a look at some rules for Plains Indians vs. U.S. cavalry games. It’s on the Sample Articles page.

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