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Incoming! Lone Warrior No. 215

Editor Rich Barbuto reports that the latest issue of Lone Warrior will be mailed this week. Here’s a preview of the contents: “Entertaining the Troops by Running a Multi-Solo-Player Campaign,” by Martin Smith. The author explains how he ran a … Continue reading

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‘Absolute Emperor” Napoleonic rules added

Paul Le Long has reviewed a new set of Napoleonic rules, “Absolute Emperor,” and finds them cleverly designed with an emphasis on simplicity. With the playing units representing divisions, even the largest battles can be played on a relatively small … Continue reading

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Malaria in WWII Italy

By Rob Morgan I’m grateful to my colleague Marco Galandra of Pavia for this little snippet. Now, chemical and biological weapons rarely crop up on the wargames table, and certainly I’ve never resorted to them in any modern campaign at … Continue reading

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A sample article for June

This month’s sample article from past issues of Lone Warrior is by George Arnold, who describes some of the other parts of the hobby that absorb him besides gaming itself. It’s on the Sample Articles page. Share this…emailPrintFacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedin +4

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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 +4

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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

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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 +4

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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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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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