Author Archives: George Arnold

Simple WWII rules added: ‘Blitzkrieg’

Kevin White’s simple but playable rules for infantry and armor combat in World War II have been added to the Complete Rule Sets page.

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A report on Salute 2019

Jonathan Aird does his annual visit and report on his trip to Salute 2019. Lots of photos and information, all on the Miscellaneous page.

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’25 and Out’ rules added

There’s now a new addition to the Complete Rule Sets page, this time another of Mike Crane’s clever mechanics, this one for tracking a B-17’s bombing missions over World War II Europe early in the U.S. air effort. The rules … Continue reading

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Sample article for April

Marvin Scott authored this month’s sample article from past issues of Lone Warrior. This one provides the historical background and some skirmish-type rules for the fatal encouner between Pat Garrett and Billy the Kid. It’s on the Sample Articles page.

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Jack Scruby’s ‘Letter from America’ (1968)

Rob Morgan provides a copy of a letter from Jack Scruby, one of the founders of the hobby in the United States, to Miniature Warfare magazine, at a time (1968) when author John Tunstill had just taken over as editor … Continue reading

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Review of ‘The Soldier Shop Quarterly’

Rich Barbuto reviews a venerable publication from the early days of the hobby in the U.S. “The Soldier Shop Quarterly” was published by the New York hobby store and was part catalogue, part reference work, and some other things as … Continue reading

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‘Rebels and Patriots’ review (Osprey)

Paul Le Long reviews a set of rules in Osprey’s Wargames series, “Rebels and Patriots,” covering small-unit action from American Colonial times through the American Civil War. It’s on the Ospreys at a Glance page.

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Catching up on my reading

By Rob Morgan It’s a touch on the miserable side here as I write this, and so I’m catching up with some of  my late Winter reading. Currently, reading in support of my occasional wargaming, includes one of those ‘bits … Continue reading

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‘In Good Company’ colonial rules added

Kevin White provides a simple set of rules for Colonial engagements, with a nod to Don Featherstone. The rules are on the Complete Rule Sets page.

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Lone Warrior: No. 206 is coming soon

Another issue of Lone Warrior is being prepared for e-mailing and will be arriving soon. Here’s a sneak peek at the contents: “Channel Islands 1944: A Solo ‘What If?’ Campaign” by Paul Le Long. A complete, original game depicting a … Continue reading

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