Category Archives: Battle reports

‘Kamikaze Attack’ battle report

Jonathan Aird does an AAR using rules by Mike Crane and Paul Le Long from a previous issue of Lone Warrior magazine. It’s on the Miscellaneous page.

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A sample article for August

This month’s sample article from the pages of past Lone Warrior issues is by Paul Le Long and illustrates his ideas for playing a game without rules, using a “fate chart” and an ongoing narrative. It works! The article is … Continue reading

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Battle of Rigatoni AAR

By George Arnold In the latest issue of Lone Warrior magazine, I described the ways in which I set up a recent miniatures game, using some solo ideas to take much of the control of the set-up out of my … Continue reading

Posted in Battle reports, Periods - Renaissance | 2 Comments

Germanicophobia …

… Or, A Solo Wargamer Immerses Himself in Impetvs By Chris Hahn What happens when 1,050 points of Germans and 800 points of Early Imperial Romans are deployed on a six-by-four-foot table? Drawing on some years of experience, I imagine … Continue reading

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Some CC:N (Napoleonics) heresy

By George Arnold “Commands & Colors: Napoleonics” is a great board game in its own right. Naturally, I had to fiddle with it. If you read on-line comments about the game, new players are forever suggesting, based on just a … Continue reading

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East versus West: Fictional history with Armati 2

By Chris Hahn Inspired by the Chalons-centric issue of Slingshot (July-August 2013), I decided to stage a similar,  but rather different, battle on my tabletop. In very brief summary, I set up a fictional contest between Late Roman armies representing … Continue reading

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Battle of Drepanum refight AAR

By George Arnold As I mentioned in the latest issue of Lone Warrior magazine, I’m determined to break out of a rut and play more games. For various reasons, my actual game-playing has suffered the last couple of years — … Continue reading

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Currently playing on my tabletop …

By Chris Hahn  As of the afternoon of March 12, I find myself six turns in to a rather large game of “Impetvs.” Without going into too much detail, a few weeks ago I found myself enamored with the idea … Continue reading

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The Governor’s Gamble AAR

or An ‘Impetvs’ Interpretation of the Battle of Watling Street By Chris Hahn The more I studied the map on page 194 of “Warfare in the Classical World” [1] and the more I reviewed the accompanying explanatory caption on page … Continue reading

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The Battle of Glynndale Moor AAR

or A Solo Wargamer Visits the Houses of Lancaster and York By Chris Hahn Inspired by John Graham Leigh’s report of his refight of St. Albans in the May/June 2013 issue of  Slingshot, I interrupted a Seven Years War project and … Continue reading

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