Monthly Archives: May 2017

25mm covered bridge model

Jonathan Aird reviews a Stone Mountain 25mm covered bridge with many gaming uses. It’s on the Reviews page.

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The WWII flame barrage

By Rob Morgan Lord St. Vincent said of Bonaparte’s rag-tag and bobtail, ‘I do not say they cannot come, I only say they cannot come by sea.’ Now this is another of those intriguing weapons devised to prevent, in this … Continue reading

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Review of ‘When Empires Clash!’ book

Mike Crane reviews Bob Cordery’s book on Colonial wargaming, “When Empires Clash!” It’s on the Reviews page.

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HMS Good Hope, 1914

By Rob Morgan This is one of my older wargames models, of HMS Good Hope, Admiral Cradock’s flagship at the fateful Battle of Coronel in 1914. A sizeable piece of metal, six inches long almost, 1/1200th and designed purely for … Continue reading

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SWA mention in new Miniature Wargames

By Jonathan Aird Nice to see that the Solo Wargamers Association got a mention in the latest issue of Miniature Wargames (bottom of page 8 of Issue 410, June 2017). With reference to an article in the previous issue which … Continue reading

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Review of Star Wars Rey’s speeder model

Jonathan Aird finds a model of the speeder from The Force Awakens. It’s cheap and useful, he says. His comments are on the Reviews page.

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Review of plastic Star Trek models

Rob Morgan finds some inexpensive game board pieces of Star Trek spacecraft. His review is on the Reviews page.

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A sample article for the month

This month’s sample article from previous issues of Lone Warrior magazine is a series of painting tips (some very useful ideas for all) from Bob Stewart. It’s on the Sample Articles page.

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What about icebergs in war at sea?

By Rob Morgan There’s a daily column in The Times called Weather Eye, written by Paul Simons, and it sometimes contains notes of value to the naval wargamer. Recently the column dealt with an ‘armada of icebergs’ some 600 of … Continue reading

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