Author Archives: admin2

‘Now arriving at Gate …’ Here comes No. 216

Rich Barbuto, editor of Lone Warrior, announces that issue No. 216 is on the way. Here’s a preview of the contents: “Wizard of the Blue Jewel,” by Paul Le Long. A report on a massive fantasy battle involving some 2,250 … Continue reading

Posted in Latest issue of LW | 1 Comment

WH40K partwork reviewed

Jonathan Aird reviews a new partwork release from Warhammer 40K, featuring Space Marines and Necrons. It’s on the Reviews page. Share this…emailPrintFacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedin

Posted in Periods - Science fiction | Leave a comment

A sample article for September

This month’s sample article from previous issues of Lone Warrior is by Steve Turner, in which he describes his system for assigning causes of death to campaign characters who meet their demise. It’s on the Sample Articles page. Share this…emailPrintFacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedin

Posted in Solo wargaming | 1 Comment

‘Easy Napoleonics’ rules added

George Knapp provides his “Easy Napoleonics” rules, with an emphasis on mechanics that are “simple, but not simple-minded.” They’re on the Complete Rule Sets page. Share this…emailPrintFacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedin

Posted in Periods - Napoleonic | Leave a comment

‘Simple Campaigning’ reviewed

Martin Smith has reviewed a book produced by the Society of Ancients that offers many ideas and sample set-ups for campaigning in the pre-gunpowder era. The ideas work for multi-player and solo campaigns. It’s on the Reviews page. Share this…emailPrintFacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedin

Posted in Periods - Ancient, Periods - Medieval, Solo wargaming | Leave a comment

‘Mustang Aces of the Eighth Air Force’ (Osprey) reviewed

Jonathan Aird has reviewed this Osprey title from their Aces series and finds that, while the combat descriptions are sparse, the accompanying airplane illustrations are “superb.” It’s on the Ospreys at a Glance page. Share this…emailPrintFacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedin

Posted in Air gaming, Periods - World War II | Leave a comment

Sample article features medieval naval rules

For this month’s sample article from previous issues of Lone Warrior, Rob Morgan provides some easy rules for naval combat during the Middle Ages. It’s on the Sample Articles page. Share this…emailPrintFacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedin

Posted in Naval gaming, Periods - Medieval | Leave a comment

‘Queen Victoria’s Enemies (1): Southern Africa’ review added

Martin Smith has reviewed an Osprey on Britain’s Colonial wars, this one focused on “Queen Victoria’s Enemies (1): Southern Africa,” and finds it useful for a brief history of campaigning in the area. The review is on the Ospreys at … Continue reading

Posted in Periods - Colonial, Periods - Nineteenth century | Leave a comment

30YW figures for sale on eBay

By Rich Barbuto I have been working with a friend to sell his collection of Thirty Years War figures on E-Bay. Rob Morgan’s recent post has prompted me to add some of the photos of 30YW mercenaries that are now … Continue reading

Posted in Periods - Pike and Shot | Leave a comment

‘The Solo Wargaming Guide’ reviewed

Peter R. Barkworth has reviewed “The Solo Wargaming Guide,” a 2013 book by William Silvester that is sure to be of interest to soloists. It’s on the Reviews page. Share this…emailPrintFacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedin

Posted in Solo wargaming | 4 Comments