Author Archives: George Arnold

Warships and accessories

By Rob Morgan In the local model shop, I found two packs of 1/700th Hasegawa ‘Water-Line’ series accessories. I’ve often mentioned the Hasegawa ‘Tugger’ set of small vessels suitable for conversion as armed auxiliaries in many periods of modern naval … Continue reading

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A sample article for August

Here’s a sample article for this month. It’s titled “Notes From a Naval Wargamer” and was written by Jeffrey G. Chorney. The article first appeared in Lone Warrior issue No. 197. It’s on the Sample Articles page.

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Steam Punk and the USS Galena

By Rob Morgan The USS Galena gunboat design was not one of the great successes of the Federal Navy, I’ll admit. Attractive, of course, with the awesome tumble home and quite powerfully armed as, essentially, a broadside ironclad. Never destined … Continue reading

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Review of ‘The Cthulu Wars’ (Osprey)

Jonathan Aird finds this Osprey amusing and possibly useful for gaming. Lots of ideas. It’s on the Ospreys at a Glance page.

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Just don’t look at the paint job!

By Rob Morgan These are veteran figures, big 25mm Wargames Foundry from the 1990s, I believe, and were produced in the Barons War range covering the 13th century, possibly from old Citadel moulds. I bought a pile of them, over … Continue reading

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Review of ‘The Pikeman’s Lament’ rules

Paul Le Long reviews the Osprey rules for Pike and Shot small battle/skirmish gaming. It’s on the Reviews page.

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Ships in ‘The Works’ store

By Rob Morgan I was looking for a birthday present, when I found a pile of little red boxes on the ‘games’ table of the shop. There were four of them, World War II battleships labelled as ‘Hood,’ Tirpitz,’ ‘New … Continue reading

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Review of ‘The Battle of Ulundi’ book

Rob Morgan finds a 1988 booklet about the 1879 battle and finds it useful in several ways. It’s on the Reviews page.

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Review of 28mm plastic Hessians

Rich Barbuto reviews a box of Warlord Games’ 28mm plastic Hessians, finding them to be nicely detailed, but fiddly to assemble. It’s on the Reviews page.

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Sample article for July

In this month’s offering from past issues of Lone Warrior, Paul Le Long shares ways to use bits from one game to make another game work. He combines a Zombie game with World War II, sort of. Take a look … Continue reading

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