Category Archives: Air gaming

Battle of Britain rules now available

Mike Crane’s solo air rules, “Introduction to ‘Battle of Britain: Simple Hex Rules’,” have now been added to the blog. They’re on the Complete Rule Sets 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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New rule set: ‘Bombs Away’

Here’s another rule set from past issues of Lone Warrior. This one is by Kevin White and is titled “Bombs Away.” It’s a set of rules depicting the British bombing campaign over Europe in World War II. All you need to … Continue reading

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Rules for WWI air combat added

Here’s another addition to the rules page: Kevin White’s rules for aerial combat in World War I. They’re on the Complete Rule Sets page.

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Battle of Britain rules added

Mike Crane provides his original set of air combat rules for the Battle of Britain, including 3D paper airplane models. It’s on the Complete Rule Sets page.

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Bombers and Fighters Over Europe: A sample game

By Mike Crane The appearance of this article as the sample game for June was a delightful surprise. However, it appeared in a 2015  issue of Lone Warrior magazine and although that doesn’t seem so long ago, I had forgotten … Continue reading

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A sample article for June

This month’s sample article from the archives of Lone Warrior is a set of rules for a solo World War II game by Mike Crane: “Bombers and Fighters Over Europe.” It’s on the Sample Articles page.

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Aircraft armament of WWI

By Rob Morgan In a book called ‘Early Aircraft Armament,’ on the aeroplane and the gun up to 1918, Harry Woodman* provides a comprehensive, and almost overwhelmingly detailed book on the subject of guns aboard aeroplanes before and during the … Continue reading

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Review of Hot Wheels – Resistance X-Wing Fighter

Jonathan Aird finds an X-wing model — upgraded from the original 1977 version — at a ridiculously cheap price. His review and photos are on the Reviews page.

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Review of Tie Striker model from Star Wars

Jonathan Aird reviews a model from the Rogue One movie, a Tie Striker, used for atmospheric combat, rather than in deep space. It’s on the Reviews page.

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