Category Archives: Board games

‘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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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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