Monthly Archives: June 2015

What’s new — Updated Tables of Contents

Lone Warrior editor Rich Barbuto has updated the most recent tables of contents for the magazine. The TOC for 2010-2014 is now complete, and the TOC for 2015 has been added. The updates are on the Back Issues and Tables … Continue reading

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Review of ‘Border War’ board game

Godfrey Bailey provides a review of the board game “Border War” in the form of a battle report on one of the game’s scenarios. “Border War” focuses on the Cold War fighting by South African forces against Communist insurgents along … Continue reading

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A preview of No. 191

The latest issue of Lone Warrior magazine is about to appear in e-mail in-boxes and (still a few) mailboxes around the world. Here’s a preview of what’s in store for subscribers: “The Few” by Kevin White: Rules for a board game about … Continue reading

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Review of ‘American Civil War Guerrilla Tactics’ (Osprey)

Paul Le Long reviews an Osprey book on guerrilla warfare during the American Civil War. It’s on the Ospreys at a Glance page.

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Review of original MARS Zombie Pirates figures

As he promised, Jonathan Aird provides a review of the first set of Zombie Pirates by MARS, a follow-up to his recent review of MARS’ second set. It’s on the Reviews page.

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Airfix models revisited

By Rob Morgan In late May, The Times carried an article (see below, click to enlarge) indicating that Hornby, the owner of the Airfix marque, intends to make classic kits available from their archive moulds through KitStarter, a crowd-funding platform, allowing … Continue reading

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Notes on the Bohler 4.7cm A/T Gun

By Rob Morgan This is a gun I’ve always liked, one of those weapons which turned up all over the place. Originally an Austrian gun, it served with several armies, the Dutch, Germans of course and the Romanians. The Russians … Continue reading

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Review of ‘Roman Battle Tactics 109 BC-AD 313’ (Osprey)

Paul Le Long reviews an Osprey on Roman tactics. It’s recommended, with a further reading suggestion. It’s on the Ospreys at a Glance  page.

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June’s sample article

Kevin White provides this month’s sample article from the pages of previous Lone Warrior magazines. “Combat Air Patrol” is a solo game between a defending U.S. aircraft carrier and attacking Japanese planes in a World War II scenario. It’s on … Continue reading

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More MY navy ships in 1/3000 scale

By Mike Crane Mick Yarrow did it again. Now I have the finest fleet of support ships I could ever want for my kamikaze game because Mick has created even more models of support ships for the US Pacific fleet … Continue reading

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