Category Archives: Battle reports

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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A sample article for May

A new sample article from past numbers of Lone Warrior has now been posted. This one is by George Arnold and is titled “The (Linear) Battle of Las Palmas.” In it, Arnold describes his use of Armati-inspired rules to provide … Continue reading

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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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‘Kamikaze Attack’ battle report

Jonathan Aird does an AAR using rules by Mike Crane and Paul Le Long from a previous issue of Lone Warrior magazine. It’s on the Miscellaneous page.

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A sample article for August

This month’s sample article from the pages of past Lone Warrior issues is by Paul Le Long and illustrates his ideas for playing a game without rules, using a “fate chart” and an ongoing narrative. It works! The article is … Continue reading

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Battle of Rigatoni AAR

By George Arnold In the latest issue of Lone Warrior magazine, I described the ways in which I set up a recent miniatures game, using some solo ideas to take much of the control of the set-up out of my … Continue reading

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Germanicophobia …

… Or, A Solo Wargamer Immerses Himself in Impetvs By Chris Hahn What happens when 1,050 points of Germans and 800 points of Early Imperial Romans are deployed on a six-by-four-foot table? Drawing on some years of experience, I imagine … Continue reading

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Some CC:N (Napoleonics) heresy

By George Arnold “Commands & Colors: Napoleonics” is a great board game in its own right. Naturally, I had to fiddle with it. If you read on-line comments about the game, new players are forever suggesting, based on just a … Continue reading

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East versus West: Fictional history with Armati 2

By Chris Hahn Inspired by the Chalons-centric issue of Slingshot (July-August 2013), I decided to stage a similar,  but rather different, battle on my tabletop. In very brief summary, I set up a fictional contest between Late Roman armies representing … Continue reading

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Battle of Drepanum refight AAR

By George Arnold As I mentioned in the latest issue of Lone Warrior magazine, I’m determined to break out of a rut and play more games. For various reasons, my actual game-playing has suffered the last couple of years — … Continue reading

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