Author Archives: George Arnold

Review of Wally Simon’s WWII Wargame Design

Rich Barbuto reviews another in the series of reprints of Wally Simon’s wargaming ideas: “Wally Simon’s WWII Secrets of Wargame Design, Volume 7.” It’s on the Reviews page.

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A prison hulk model

By Rob Morgan An unusual choice of wargame model, I’ll admit. However, the Airfix small scale (undetermined, but it will “fit” in with 1/600th or 1/700th models) kit of HMS Victory has some unusual potential. I decided to make a … Continue reading

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Review of Hotwheels Tie Fighter model

Jonathan Aird likes the Hotwheels Tie Fighter model, especially since the price is now reduced. His review is on the Reviews page.

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Review of ‘Panther vs. T-34’ (Osprey)

Rob Morgan reviews one of Osprey’s Duel series, this one a comparison between the Russian T-34 and the German Panther. It’s on the Ospreys at a Glance page.

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A sample article for April

This month’s sample article from previous Lone Warrior issues is “Ridge Line Reconnaissance,” by Kevin White. The article describes a solo game in which the player is the reconnoitering side and the unknown enemy is controlled by dice rolls. It’s … Continue reading

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‘War Machine’ magazine

By Rob Morgan For me, the 1980s were a lean time, as a wargamer. Marriage, the kids, promotion, moving house, again, all took a toll of my interests. That’s why I didn’t buy War Machine, the 25-page themed magazine from … Continue reading

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A trip to Shiloh

By George Arnold I recently had occasion to travel to Memphis, Tennessee, to visit family and decided to leave a day early and drive 120 miles beyond Memphis and take in the Shiloh battlefield as a side trip. I’d been … Continue reading

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War on the Great Lakes 1812, from ‘Mariner’s Mirror’

By Rob Morgan Mariner’s Mirror really is a learned publication which provides, and regularly, excellent material for the naval and combined ops wargamer. The current issue, Volume 103, No. 1, for February 2017 contains an interesting, valuable article entitled ‘Zeal, Intelligence … Continue reading

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Coming soon: Lone Warrior No. 198

The latest issue of Lone Warrior magazine, No. 198, is expected to be delivered in the next few days. Here’s an early look at the contents: “Damn the Torpedoes! Fast Play WW2 Naval Rules,” by Kevin White. Some simple rules for naval … Continue reading

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A sample article for March

This month’s sample article from past pages of Lone Warrior magazine is a science fiction game write-up from Jonathan Aird, featuring characters from the Dr. Who series. It’s on the Sample Articles page.

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