Author Archives: George Arnold

Eaglewall ship models remembered

By Rob Morgan Anyone remember them? They were among the first ever plastic wargames ship models in 1/1200th scale, back in the early 1960s. Many, and I mean many, of the wargames and modelling magazines around since then have carried … Continue reading

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IJNS Mikasa — The last survivor

By Rob Morgan Take a look at the photograph. The admiral on a plinth is Admiral Togo,  the only naval commander in the 20th century to have fought two fleet actions with battleships and won both. The warship behind him … Continue reading

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A sample article on solo tank battles

This month’s sample article from the pages of Lone Warrior is a description of solo adaptions to augment the play of such rule sets as Team Yankee or Flames of War. A battle report is included, all from author Nic … Continue reading

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A robot? Or what?

By Rob Morgan I was in the pound shop and found these hooks, but I didn’t need any hooks. Four for a pound and made by a German company, Powerfix. I thought they could add something to my science fiction … Continue reading

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Some uses for aliens

By Rob Morgan This one isn’t the best of photos, but I was in the local “Pound Shop” buying crayons and colouring booksfor my granddaughter. Next to them were racks of “toys,” poor quality for the most part, but I … Continue reading

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Fast and Furious Ripsaw model review

Jonathan Aird reviews an AFV-like vehicle from Mattel that can be used in several ways, depending on the scale of figures it’s matched with. The review is on the Reviews page.

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Happy Birthday to the Blog!

Just a quick mention that today, May 7, marks the eighth anniversary of this blog’s first appearance. On this date in 2011, the Lone Warrior Blog sprang into existence, following several months of discussion and planning. Thanks to all the … Continue reading

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A sample article for May

A new sample article from past numbers of Lone Warrior has now been posted. This one is by George Arnold and is titled “The (Linear) Battle of Las Palmas.” In it, Arnold describes his use of Armati-inspired rules to provide … Continue reading

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Requiem for a journal

By Rob Morgan It is with great sadness … Actually, I do from time to time write obituaries, but this one is for a much-loved magazine. A letter which arrived recently, addressed to Society of Twentieth Century Wargamers Member 516, … Continue reading

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Review of ‘The Leopard and the Cliff’ book

Derek Clark reviews an historical novel set on the Northwest Frontier just after the end of World War I. It’s on the Reviews page.

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