Monthly Archives: February 2020

Western Approaches Tactical Unit, 1942: ‘The Game’

By Rob Morgan  January’s edition of the British journal The Literary Review contains an interesting review of a new book by Simon Parkin, “A Game of Birds and Wolves: The Secret Game That Won the War” (Sceptre, 309pp at £20). … Continue reading

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Ancient naval rules added

Another set of rules from past issues of Lone Warrior has been added, this one titled “Classis,” a set of rules for ancient naval encounters, played on a hex-based game board. It’s on the Complete Rule Sets page.

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‘Mad Mike’ Hoare, mercenary

By Rob Morgan I honestly thought he’d died years ago, so the appearance of his obituary in The Times the other day surprised me. He was over a hundred years old, which seems a remarkable age to reach for someone … Continue reading

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Sample article on San Juan Hill added

This month’s sample article from previous issues of Lone Warrior is by LW Editor Rich Barbuto and includes rules, OOBs and a terrain map for recreating the Battle of San Juan Hill in the Spanish-American War. It’s on the Sample … Continue reading

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