Author Archives: George Arnold

Revisiting the future of solo gaming

Here’s a post from the early days of the Lone Warrior Blog, well worth revisiting. It’s a look at the future of solo wargaming by Bob Stewart and Graham Empson, from November 2011. Here’s the link.

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Review of ‘The Wolf of Kabul’ book

Derek Clark reviews a (comic) book about adventures on the Northwest Frontier. It’s on the Reviews page.

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On Eastern rivers and lakes

By Rob Morgan My Ostfront naval flotillas are, for the most part, 1n 1/300th scale, and range from the old Skytrex landing craft and gunboats to the newest acquisition, the Zvezda Russian-made armoured river boat shown here. It’s a new … Continue reading

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A sample article for October

For this month’s sample article from the archives of Lone Warrior magazine, Jeffrey G. Chorney offers advice on setting up a solo military campaign, a veritable checklist of things a solo campaigner needs to thinks about. It’s on the Sample … Continue reading

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Yes! You can wargame with almost anything!

By Rob Morgan The photograph is of a small wargame I prepared several years ago, to use at an ‘open day,’ simply to illustrate the ease with which a wargame can be created. Several other demonstrations chose to show off … Continue reading

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And here comes issue No. 200

The latest issue of Lone Warrior magazine is about ready for e-publication, and it’s another landmark. For issue No. 200, Editor Rich Barbuto asked his regular contributors to discuss what writing for the magazine means to them: What are the … Continue reading

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Golden oldie, Part I

While the blog’s in-box waits patiently to be replenished (yes, we need more “stuff”), let’s reach back into the archives and link to some contributions from earlier days. For starters, here’s a post from Mike Crane, from way back in … Continue reading

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A sample article to start the month

This month’s sample article from the Lone Warrior archives is by regular contributor Jonathan Aird and features his ideas on setting up a Lepanto galley game. Lots of good ideas! It’s on the Sample Articles page.

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Review of Osprey’s ‘The Composite Bow’

Jonathan Aird reviews an Osprey of the Weapon series, titled “The Composite Bow.” It’s on the Ospreys at a Glance page.

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Review of ‘World War II Croatian Legionaries’ (Osprey)

Jonathan Aird reviews a recent Osprey on the Nazi-allied Croatian legionaries. It’s on the Ospreys at a Glance page.

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