Monthly Archives: April 2022

Review of Dark Alliance Cimmerians

Jonathan Aird reviews a wonderful range of 1/72 figures based on the Conan movies and finds them to be of good quality and bargain-priced, with over-the-top poses befitting the subject. It’s on the Reviews page. Share this…emailPrintFacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedin

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Lessons from the American Civil War in European Warfare?

by Rob Morgan Website manager’s note: Please see the original post and comments for context. George ponders on lessons learned in the American conflict which were applied by European armies in 1870? It’s a big question, though many European nations … Continue reading

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A Reader Question

David White writes: I grew up in Visalia, CA, during the 1950’s and 60’s and lived close to Jack Scruby before he moved to Cambria and started The Soldier Factory. I would watch him work in his garage fascinated with … Continue reading

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Modern Naval Warfare: A Note

By Rob Morgan Those of us who are naval wargamers may well have been dusting off our Cold War fleets in recent months. I have and here’s an example: my 1/1200th scale Soviet Navy Slava, which hasn’t seen the light of day … Continue reading

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A Further Thought on Casualties and Replacements

by Rob Morgan On campaign, if your 43rd Foot, 9th Light, or vaunted Spandau Fusiliers suffer substantial casualties, what do you do? Do you simply use them anyway in your next table top encounter, ignoring the units battered history? Does … Continue reading

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Review of Napoleonic miniatures set

Jim Rohrer reviews an inexpensive set of Napoleonic miniatures and finds them suitable for creating a diverse force. It’s on the Reviews page. Share this…emailPrintFacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedin

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Little David

by Rob Morgan In my wargames, ordnance is the heart of the battlefield and I do have a love of unusual weapons – the great medieval bombards, the massive mortars and trench pieces of WWI, and railway guns, too. I … Continue reading

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A sample article for April

This month’s sample article from previous issues of Lone Warrior is “Attack on the Paris Commune, 1871” by Jim Rohrer. The author shares a hypothetical scenario centered around a National Guard armory and featuring French regulars battling National Guard units … Continue reading

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