Category Archives: Board games

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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Review of ‘RAF’ game

Paul Le Long reviews the board game “RAF: The Battle of Britain 1940” and finds it an excellent solo game. It’s on the Reviews page.

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Review of ‘Field Commander Napoleon’ game

Paul Le Long reviews a board game about Napoleon’s campaigns that is specifically designed for solo play. He likes it. It’s on the Reviews page.

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Replay of ‘The Khyber Ablaze’ board game

Godfrey Bailey provides a review in the form of a replay of the board game “The Khyber Ablaze,” a fictionalized version of the fighting on the Northwest Frontier. It’s on the Reviews page.

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