Monthly Archives: November 2019

A sample article for December

Paul Le Long describes the ECW Battle of Alton (and how the town became his home), then adds in a refight of the battle in this month’s sample article from past numbers of Lone Warrior. It’s on the Sample Articles page.

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Review of ‘The Medieval Cannon 1326-1494’ (Osprey)

Rob Morgan finds a recent title from Osprey’s New Vanguard series to be an excellent resource. His review is on the Ospreys at a Glance page.

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A gift for Troy?

By Rob Morgan My memory being what it is, as in ageing, I try never to miss writing down any useful, or potentially useful, wargame material I come upon. This is an example. Now, I don’t actually wargame a great … Continue reading

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Movie trailer for ‘Midway’

Here’s a trailer for the current movie about the World War II air/naval battle: https://www.msn.com/en-gb/health/other/midway-trailer/vi-BBWsS9l (Sorry, you’ll have to copy the link into your own browser to get to the trailer.) I saw the movie this weekend and the CGI … Continue reading

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Tabletop Gaming Live 2019 – a great new show in the UK

By Jonathan Aird Tabletop Gaming Live is an oddity in the UK convention calendar – a two-day show run at a prestige venue, Alexandra Palace in London. It’s also quite a new addition to the list of annual events we … Continue reading

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Sad news for us all

Jeff Bayton, a Co-Vice President of the Solo Wargamers Association from its earliest days, informs us that Honorary Member Stuart Asquith passed away on November 4th. Among his many contributions to our hobby, Stuart was the author of The Partizan … Continue reading

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New sample article: A Waterloo game

This month’s sample article from past issues of Lone Warrior is a description of a game designed by George Knapp to refight the Battle of Waterloo in a unique way. It’s on the Sample Articles page.

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