Author Archives: George Arnold

Review of ‘Outremer: Faith and Blood’ skirmish rules

Paul Le Long reviews a new set of rules for medieval skirmish games and finds them excellent for solo play. It’s on the Reviews page.

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Review of Daniel Mersey’s ‘Wargamer’s Guides’

Paul Le Long reviews wargamer guides to four different periods and finds them useful, even if basic. It’s on the Reviews page.

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A sample article for April

Here’s a link to this month’s sample article from past issues of Lone Warrior magazine. This one’s by Rob Morgan, who uses a pair of book review to discuss South American wars and where to find useful figures for the … Continue reading

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‘Little Wars’ magazine (1978)

By Rob Morgan Back in the 1980s and 1990s, there were half a dozen model and wargaming shops within a few miles of where I live. They often threw up odd items which might never be seen again. Like the … Continue reading

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Review of ‘Towton 1461’ Osprey Campaign booklet

Rob Morgan reviews an Osprey focused on the campaign and Battle of Towton 1461 during the Wars of the Roses. It’s on the Ospreys at a Glance page.

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An early wargaming disaster

By Rob Morgan If my mother had allowed me the use of one of her crisp, starched white bedsheets, it wouldn’t have happened, but she was convinced I’d tie-dye it or something like that. So it was ‘No!’ Anyway, I … Continue reading

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Review of ‘River Plate 1939’ (Osprey)

Jonathan Aird reviews an offering from the Osprey Campaign series, this one on the naval campaign and battle between the German pocket battleship Graf Spee and the British forces assigned to destroy her. It’s on the Ospreys at a Glance page.

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South China Sea scenarios

By Rob Morgan A while ago, I looked for the first time in years at my old 1/1200th scale Peoples Liberation Army Navy (Chinese Navy) flotillas. Beyond the idea of wargaming the Chinese Civil War, which did in fact have … Continue reading

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Review of ‘Rebel’ book

Derek Clark reviews “Rebel,” the first in a fictional trilogy about William Wallace, and finds it not so useful for solo gaming. It’s on the Reviews page.

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No. 202 is in the works

Lone Warrior Editor Rich Barbuto reports that issue No. 202 of the magazine for solo wargamers is in the final stages of production and will be electronically distributed within a few days. Here’s a preview of the contents: “Blockade Runner … Continue reading

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