Category Archives: Board games

Avalon Hill board games

By Jim Rohrer Paul Le Long reviewed “Bull Run: First Major Battle of the American Civil War,” published by Avalon Hill in 1983 and designed by Richard Hamblen.  His review gave me hope that other Avalon Hill board games might … Continue reading

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A sample article for this month

For the September addition to the roster of sample articles, Craig Dunglison reviews “Legendary,” a card deck-building game based on the Marvel superheroes. Hint: He likes the game. It’s on the Sample Articles page.

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‘Escape from Atlantis’ Part 2: The ships

By Rob Morgan It’s quite incredible how many board games seem to have small and useful model ships included. Even ‘Monopoly’ has (or had?)  a splendid little ironclad warship as one of the pieces, but for the moment, let’s stick … Continue reading

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‘Escape from Atlantis’ Part 1

By Rob Morgan I don’t suppose Waddingtons Ltd have had so much coverage in a wargame publication for many years, but the response to my short note on the excellent game of ‘Buccaneer’ leads me onward. Peter Barkworth’s comment is … Continue reading

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Waddingtons at war

By Rob Morgan These days, when reading most of the glossy wargames magazines, I come upon what can only be regarded as totally staged sets, where the figures take second place to a totally, 100% accurate depiction of a 17th … Continue reading

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Cathedral – a very useful board game

By Rob Morgan A little while before we were all forced to stay in, I bought a boxed game in the local charity shop. It cost me £1.99, about 3 Euros, or, what, $2.50-ish? Now I’ve had the chance to … Continue reading

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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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