Category Archives: Periods – Colonial

‘Queen Victoria’s Enemies: Northern Africa’ reviewed

Martin Smith has reviewed an Osprey focused on the British Colonial period, titled “Queen Victoria’s Enemies: Northern Africa.” The book covers the Asante and the Mahdists, as well as some other minor opponents in the area. It’s on the Ospreys … Continue reading

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Two discounted wargames books available

By Rob Morgan That excellent mail order discount book dealer Postscript (details below) has two sound wargames titles in its new March 2021 List, No. 326, which arrived here today. Both are Pen & Sword titles, and both are by … Continue reading

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A sample article for June

This month’s sample article from previous issues of Lone Warrior is “The Tochi Valley Escapade 1897” by Nic Birt. The article describes rules for a Northwest Frontier Colonial game, with one figure representing 10 men. It’s on the Sample Articles page. … Continue reading

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DIY fort or castle

By Jim Rohrer Like many other people these days, I have been puttering around at my hobby table. In general, One-Hour Wargames is my guide for gaming. The layouts fit on a small table and the scenery is minimalist. Each item is … Continue reading

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A sample article for July

Here’s this month’s sample article from the pages of past Lone Warriors. This time, Steve Turner explains the charts he created for officer casualties, to add color to campaign games. It’s on the Sample Articles page. Share this…emailPrintFacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedin 0

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Review of ‘The Leopard and the Cliff’ book

Derek Clark reviews an historical novel set on the Northwest Frontier just after the end of World War I. It’s on the Reviews page. Share this…emailPrintFacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedin 0

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‘In Good Company’ colonial rules added

Kevin White provides a simple set of rules for Colonial engagements, with a nod to Don Featherstone. The rules are on the Complete Rule Sets page. Share this…emailPrintFacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedin 0

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‘Prince Emsah’s Guard’ rules

Here’s another entry for the  Complete Rule Sets page. These rules are by Bob Stewart and involve a search of a mummy’s tomb. It’s all played out with simple rules — suitable for play with the kiddos — and uses simple … Continue reading

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Review of ‘The Battle of Ulundi’ book

Rob Morgan finds a 1988 booklet about the 1879 battle and finds it useful in several ways. It’s on the Reviews page. Share this…emailPrintFacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedin 0

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A sample article for May

Steve Turner provides this month’s sample article from past numbers of Lone Warrior magazine. This article describes how he went about setting up a fictional Colonial campaign in North Africa. It’s on the Sample Articles page. Share this…emailPrintFacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedin 0

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