Category Archives: Periods – Ancient

Question about PBM campaign

<<Mark Phillips in the UK submits the following query:>> Hello; Decades ago I was part of a PBM , I believe called Macedon, which was an excellent pbm about the different Diadochi generals and provinces, really in depth. I had … Continue reading

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A new sample article for August

This month’s sample article from previous issues of Lone Warrior is by George Arnold and discusses his experiment with the DBA rules, using a hex grid. A game report with Ancients on hexes is included. It’s on the Sample Articles page. … Continue reading

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Review of ‘Iron & Rust” novel

Jonathan Aird finds the Harry Sidebottom novel about ancient Rome a good read, with a couple of author quirks. It’s on the Reviews page.

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Camp distance to the battlefield

By Christopher Prest In light of the lockdown, I decided to look around my neighborhood for inspiration, and see if I could find an area that I could represent on my tabletop. As part of the narrative, I wanted to … Continue reading

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Ancient naval rules added

Another set of rules from past issues of Lone Warrior has been added, this one titled “Classis,” a set of rules for ancient naval encounters, played on a hex-based game board. It’s on the Complete Rule Sets page.

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New year, new sample article

Here’s a sample article from past issues of Lone Warrior to kick off the New Year. It’s by George Arnold and features some thoughts on how to transfer game mechanics from one game to another, even between periods. It’s on … Continue reading

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A painting project

By George Arnold These days, I’m mostly finished with big painting projects. Any projects that come up now are smaller, easier (and much more enjoyable). In that vein, I recently decided to re-do some very old metal figures and give … Continue reading

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A gift for Troy?

By Rob Morgan My memory being what it is, as in ageing, I try never to miss writing down any useful, or potentially useful, wargame material I come upon. This is an example. Now, I don’t actually wargame a great … Continue reading

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Another game report added

Another game reports has been added to this web site from the archives. This one features an ancient naval encounter recreating the Battle of Drepanum in 249 BC. It’s on the Game Reports page.

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Game report added

Here’s an older after-action write-up from an earlier blog entry, now added to the Game Reports page. This one is a report of a game between Romans and Ancient Britons fought using the Impetus rules. Click here to go to the … Continue reading

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