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A Sample Article for June

This month’s sample article from previous issues of Lone Warrior is ‘“Legendary Leagues” with the game Marvel Legendary’ by Craig Dunglison. The author explains how Leagues for players of Marvel Legendary work and the benefits they provide the solo gamer, including substantial … Continue reading

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Coming Soon: Issue 219!

According to Editor Rich Barbuto, the next issue of Lone Warrior is hitting inboxes soon. Here’s a preview of what you’ll find inside: “North-West Frontier 1897 – A Punitive Colonial Wargame,” by Nic Birt. A scenario and solo rules for … Continue reading

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‘Bad Roads and Poor Rations: Fifty-nine Wargame Scenarios for the North American War of 1812’ Reviewed

From the lavish illustrations and maps to the historical background reflecting the latest scholarship, Rich Barbuto finds much to recommend in this volume of scenarios for the War of 1812 by Adrian Mandzy, Ph.D. It’s on the Reviews page. Share this…emailPrintFacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedin

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Table of Contents Updated

The Table of Contents for issues of Lone Warrior from 2020-2024 has now been updated to include contents through issue 219. It’s on the Back Issues and Tables of Contents page on this website. Share this…emailPrintFacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedin

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Website Updates

Hi all! It’s your friendly neighborhood Website Manager here. I’ve made a few adjustments to the site and thought it worth mentioning them so there aren’t any surprises! Site menu change: If you don’t see something you’re looking for, check … Continue reading

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The Worst Twentieth Century General?

by Rob Morgan My colleague, Trevor, is a WWI historian and I asked his opinion on the worst commanders of that particular period. He suggested the Russian, Samsonov, in the 1914 Tannenberg campaign, any number of Austrian generals, before and … Continue reading

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History of Wargaming Project Interview with the Late Stuart Asquith

by Peter R. Barkworth I’m sure many readers of this blog will have read some of Mr. Asquith’s books, articles or rules. Well, if you would like to hear the man speak, you may watch an interview with him on … Continue reading

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A Sample Article for May

This month’s sample article from previous issues of Lone Warrior is “A Song of Frost and Shadow: Fantasy Skirmish Wargames” by Paul Le Long. This complete rule set of RPG-light skirmish wargame rules in the manner of Frostgrave and Rangers of … Continue reading

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Review of Dark Alliance Cimmerians

Jonathan Aird reviews a wonderful range of 1/72 figures based on the Conan movies and finds them to be of good quality and bargain-priced, with over-the-top poses befitting the subject. It’s on the Reviews page. Share this…emailPrintFacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedin

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Lessons from the American Civil War in European Warfare?

by Rob Morgan Website manager’s note: Please see the original post and comments for context. George ponders on lessons learned in the American conflict which were applied by European armies in 1870? It’s a big question, though many European nations … Continue reading

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