Category Archives: Board games

New month, new sample article

This month’s sample article from past issues of Lone Warrior is a look at the board game “Reign of Cthulu” by Jonathan Aird. In the article, he describes how he tweaked the game to make solo play even harder. It’s … Continue reading

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Rules for solo dungeon quest added

Paul Le Long put together a simple solo game of dungeon quest and shares the rules in this article from an earlier issue of Lone Warrior. His rules are on the Complete Rule Sets page.

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A sample article for September

This month’s offering from past Lone Warriors is “Blockade Runner.” In the article, Jeffrey G. Chorney explains his own design for a board/miniatures game set during the American Civil War. It’s on the Sample Articles page.

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A sample article for September

As usual for a new month, here’s a vintage article from past issues of Lone Warrior. In this one, George Arnold takes a classic Avalon Hill board game, “Victory in the Pacific,” and revamps the rules to make the game … Continue reading

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Market-Garden board games review

David H. Allen takes a look at three board games in a series about World War II’s Operation Market-Garden and finds them well suited for solo play. His review is on the Reviews page.

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Risk Europe

By Rob Morgan I was looking through one of the sites linked to the Solo Wargamers Association, “Wargaming Miscellany” and found a mention of this, described as a ‘board game of medieval conquest,’ made by Hasbro. Now, most of us … Continue reading

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Review of ‘War Fighter’ solo board game

David H. Allen reviews the solo board game “War Fighter,” which follows missions by small groups of Special Forces personnel. His review is on the Reviews page.

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A rare find: ‘Armada’ board game

By Rob Morgan I’ve just acquired a naval board game produced by Jeux Descartes of Paris. Invented by Phillipe des Pailleures and Patrice Pillet, their names are on the box. I bought it intact, for £2 in the local Oxfam … Continue reading

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Play-through of ‘Risk Legacy’ game

Russ Lockwood chronicles a play-through of a “Risk Legacy” board game with several of his friends. It’s on the Miscellaneous page.

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Review of ‘Blitz: A World in Conflict’ board game

Russ Lockwood provides a thorough review of this large-scale World War II board game, which is played on a map of the entire world. It’s on the Reviews page.

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