Monthly Archives: November 2021

‘Queen Victoria’s Enemies (3) India’ Osprey review added

Martin Smith has added another review of the Ospreys detailing Great Britain’s colonial enemies. This one focuses on India. It’s on the Ospreys at a Glance page. Share this…emailPrintFacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedin

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An old convention programme — Games Day 1978

By Jonathan Aird I’ve been tidying.  Arguably, I should do this more frequently than every 20 years or so, but on the other hand if I tidied every year would I still have some of the hobby ephemera which inevitably … Continue reading

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MWAN – an appreciation

By Rob Morgan Thanks to George Arnold’s generosity, I’ve been reading a journal I’d heard of in the past few months, but never seen — the MidWest Wargamers Association Newsletter, known as MWAN. I’d never heard of the association either, … Continue reading

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SOTCW aiming for a re-launch

Mark Wheeler has sent the following announcement that may be of interest to Lone Warriors: The Society of Twentieth Century Wargamers (SOTCW) is being relaunched for 2022.  Here is the proposal so far, but it is draft/evolving so please bear … Continue reading

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Seeking Information About the CSS St. Patrick

Rob Morgan writes:  One of my fellow naval wargame enthusiasts in the Naval Wargames Society is ‘desperately seeking’ a little information about a submersible, more accurately an ‘awash’ boat called the St. Patrick built in the Confederacy. It was used, … Continue reading

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New sample article: ‘Shields Up’ space combat

This month’s sample article from past issues of Lone Warrior is by Kevin White. “Shields Up” is a fast-play set of rules for space combat. It’s on the Sample Articles page. Share this…emailPrintFacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedin

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Characteristics and command

By Rob Morgan If there’s anyone who should be easily distinguished on the battlefield it’s the commander. And even commanders get involved in skirmishes. Look what happened to ‘Stonewall’ Jackson! In modern warfare things are very different. World War I … Continue reading

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