Monthly Archives: May 2021

Osprey review of ‘The Ancient Greeks’ added

Martin Smith has reviewed an Osprey Elite title on “The Ancient Greeks” and highly recommends it. It’s on the Ospreys at a Glance page. Share this…emailPrintFacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedin

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Spanish-US war rules now available

A set of game rules for the Spanish-American War are now available on this website. The rules were written by Prisco Hernandez and George Knapp and were used by them for convention play. They’re finely balanced; either side can win. … Continue reading

Posted in Periods - Nineteenth century | 3 Comments

Letter to the Editor

By Rob Morgan Yes, I realise the blog doesn’t have a letters page, but the old Lone Warrior, what 20 years ago, carried them from time to time, as did the best of all of the wargames magazines. We used … Continue reading

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‘Scots Armies of the English Civil Wars’ reviewed

Martin Smith provides a review of “Scots Armies of the English Civil Wars,” finding it a useful addition to understanding the period. The review is on the Ospreys at a Glance page. Share this…emailPrintFacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedin

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Bergepanther with 20mm cannon

By Rob Morgan This, as you will all recognise, is a PzKw V, the Bergepanther recovery version of the Panther tank. When the Mk V appeared in numbers on the Ostfront ready for the debacle at Kursk, there was a … Continue reading

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The Thirty Years War

By Jim Rohrer Articulating why we like the eras we model can be challenging.  The reasons may not be the same for all of our favorite eras.  I like Dark Ages because I have read accounts of many battles involving … Continue reading

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Anniversary? What anniversary? Some thoughts

By Rob Morgan I’ve suddenly woken up to the fact that 10 years have slipped by without my noticing, and that this ‘SWA blog’ of course has an anniversary to record, even if the circumstances we live in at present … Continue reading

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The PzKpfw VIII Maus at war

By Rob Morgan My OstFront Winter set-up has, I have to admit, a few oddities among its armoured ranks, including a few of the attractive E-Series modelled by Pegasus in 1/76th. But of course, by the autumn of 1944, in … Continue reading

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A new sample article is now available

In this month’s sample article from previous numbers of Lone Warrior, Craig Dunglison shares his lifelong interest in gaming and how it led to writing for the journal. It’s on the Sample Articles page. Share this…emailPrintFacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedin

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