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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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Team Yankee test

By David Newport A buddy and I decided to play some Team Yankee, the WWIII miniatures game from Flames of War. Tim had just got the v2 rules, which have minor changes, and we wanted to see if it made … Continue reading

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Two reviews of Age of Sigmar partwork added

Two contributors have now added reviews of a new offering from Warhammer Age of Sigmar, the first of several planned partworks now on sale in the UK. The reviews are on the Reviews page.

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Rules for solo dungeon quest added

Paul Le Long put together a simple solo game of dungeon quest and shares the rules in this article from an earlier issue of Lone Warrior. His rules are on the Complete Rule Sets page.

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New year, new sample article

Here’s a sample article from past issues of Lone Warrior to kick off the New Year. It’s by George Arnold and features some thoughts on how to transfer game mechanics from one game to another, even between periods. It’s on … Continue reading

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A painting project

By George Arnold These days, I’m mostly finished with big painting projects. Any projects that come up now are smaller, easier (and much more enjoyable). In that vein, I recently decided to re-do some very old metal figures and give … Continue reading

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No. 209 has been mailed, but please read this

To Lone Warrior Subscribers: Lone Warrior 209 has just been e-mailed to all subscribers.  If you have not received yours, please send me a note at lonewarrior@kc.rr.com Please include the e-mail address that you prefer to use to receive your … Continue reading

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Another gamer’s gingerbread houses

By Rich Barbuto The difference between little girls and little boys. The first photo shows four-year-old granddaughter decorating a few gingerbread houses. The next day, her six-year-old brother used his Star Wars figures to stage an assault on Po Dameron’s … Continue reading

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