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No. 213 is almost ready

Editor Rich Barbuto sends word that Lone Warrior No. 213 is being readied for publication. While final editing is being completed, here’s a preview of what to expect in the latest issue. “The Devil in the Details — Playing Solo … Continue reading

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Drones in warfare

By Rob Morgan ‘The Times’ is often a source of sound information on military developments, and, in late October, it carried an article by Shashank Joshi, the defence editor of The Economist magazine. Entitled “Attack of the drones shouldn’t kill … Continue reading

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Hostages in the Middle Ages

By Rob Morgan The International Relations department bought this book, largely I suspect because the last chapter indicates that between 1968 and 1986 there were, internationally some 549 hostage-taking incidents. But in the medieval world things were much different. The  … Continue reading

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A sample article on river gunboats

This month’s sample article from the pages of Lone Warrior is a review and more by Rob Morgan of a hefty volume titled “River Gunboats: An Illustrated Encyclopaedia.” A lot of interesting information for anyone remotely interested in the suject. … Continue reading

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Remembering Gneisenau

By Rob Morgan I came upon a three-page article entitled ‘Batterie Austrat’ in the excellent magazine After the Battle, No. 44. Rather an old piece now, it provides an account of one of the 11-inch triple gun turrets from Gneisenau, … Continue reading

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The last zeppelin — a model

By Rob Morgan I was reminded by a colleague that there’s a decent scale model of a German airship around, one very suitable for conversion into numerous ‘Steam-Punk’ models, and arguably fantasy Third Reich stuff too. The Revell Mini-Kit 06580 … Continue reading

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Post-apocalyptic map and counter game rules added

Jim Rohrer explains his game system that uses a standard road map and a set of counters, which are provided, ready to copy. It’s on the Complete Rule Sets page.

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A missing battleship?

By Rob Morgan Over the past few months, a couple of colleagues and I have been discussing the many “what if” battleship projects which litter 20th Century naval history. One battleship I can’t find a model of anywhere is the … Continue reading

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New sample article now posted

A new sample article has been posted. It’s by Kevin White and describes how he adapted rules for an Agincourt campaign based on an original idea from Don Featherstone. It’s on the Sample Articles page.

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Amazons!

By Rob Morgan June 24th in the Year of Our Lord 1542 may possibly have been one of the most unusual in Spanish military history. On that day, in a prolonged and lively skirmish, rather than a battle, the men … Continue reading

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