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A sample article for April

This month’s sample article from past issues of Lone Warrior is by Dan Barbuto, and discusses the value of leaving your comfort zone and trying out an army that doesn’t suit your more usual playing style. It’s on the Sample … Continue reading

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Adding more Revolutionary War units

By Rich Barbuto Rob Morgan has a great idea (see his post immediately below) about keeping members of the solo gaming community connected by sharing our recent hobby-related activities. After I gamed Cowpens a few years back, I decided to … Continue reading

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‘Time passes. Listen. Time passes.’

By Rob Morgan Well, if you’re interested that’s a quote from Dylan Thomas, but like, I suspect, a substantial number, if not all, other members of the SWA, I now find myself rather limited in my opportunities to conduct leisure … Continue reading

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Just the one copy?

By Rob Morgan Back in the 1970s, the local model shop sold everything around in the field of wargaming. From time to time, a ‘new’ magazine appeared on the shelves, then vanished in a short space of time. By the … Continue reading

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Kill Team report

By David Newport I got the Kill Team set from Games Workshop at the start of 2019. I heard it was pretty good, with very tactical play and the differentiation of each individual miniature. It took me the year to … Continue reading

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Lone Warrior No. 210 preview

The latest issue of Lone Warrior is in the final stages of production and will be e-mailed to subscribers in the coming days, according to Editor Rich Barbuto. Here’s a preview of the contents: “An Affair of Honor” by Marvin … Continue reading

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New month, new sample article

This month’s sample article from past issues of Lone Warrior is a look at the board game “Reign of Cthulu” by Jonathan Aird. In the article, he describes how he tweaked the game to make solo play even harder. It’s … Continue reading

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Western Approaches Tactical Unit, 1942: ‘The Game’

By Rob Morgan January’s edition of the British journal The Literary Review contains an interesting review of a new book by Simon Parkin, “A Game of Birds and Wolves: The Secret Game That Won the War” (Sceptre, 309pp at £20). … Continue reading

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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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