Category Archives: Periods – Ancient

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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‘Prince Emsah’s Guard’ rules

Here’s another entry for the  Complete Rule Sets page. These rules are by Bob Stewart and involve a search of a mummy’s tomb. It’s all played out with simple rules — suitable for play with the kiddos — and uses simple … Continue reading

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Review of ‘Zama 202 BC’ (Osprey)

Jonathan Aird finds some problems in this new Osprey Campaign book about the climactic battle of the Second Punic War. It’s on the Ospreys at a Glance page.

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A new sample article

Jonathan Aird describes some ways to randomize the appearance and deployment of two armies for a solo game using the DBA rules. It’s on the Sample Articles page.

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Review of Osprey’s ‘The Composite Bow’

Jonathan Aird reviews an Osprey of the Weapon series, titled “The Composite Bow.” It’s on the Ospreys at a Glance page.

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Review of ‘The Gladius: The Roman Short Sword’ (Osprey)

Jonathan Aird reviews a number from the Osprey Weapon series, “The Gladius: The Roman Short Sword.” It’s on the Ospreys at a Glance page.

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