Category Archives: Periods – Napoleonic

New sample article: A Waterloo game

This month’s sample article from past issues of Lone Warrior is a description of a game designed by George Knapp to refight the Battle of Waterloo in a unique way. It’s on the Sample Articles page.

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Simple Horse and Musket rules added

The latest rules to be added to this blog are George Arnold’s Horse and Musket rules, with movement and combat factors for Napoleonics and for the American Civil War. They’re on the Complete Rule Sets page.

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Age of Sail rules added

The latest set of rules from past Lone Warrior’s has been added. The “Wooden Walls, Iron Balls and Paper Ships” rules are by Paul Le Long and can be played with paper ships courtesy of Mike Crane. (They can also … Continue reading

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Aubrey and Maturin

By Rob Morgan I am, and always have been, a ‘Hornblower’ fan. But I’ve long intended to write a note about another Napoleonic Wars naval hero. Jack Aubrey is a very different kettle of fish from Horatio Hornblower. His and … Continue reading

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War on the Great Lakes 1812, from ‘Mariner’s Mirror’

By Rob Morgan Mariner’s Mirror really is a learned publication which provides, and regularly, excellent material for the naval and combined ops wargamer. The current issue, Volume 103, No. 1, for February 2017 contains an interesting, valuable article entitled ‘Zeal, Intelligence … Continue reading

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‘Sails of Glory’ — The models for the game

By Rob Morgan The other day, I had the chance to examine the ‘Sails of Glory’ game ship models of two nearby wargamers, Steve and Jay Button. It was the first time I’ve seen the 1/1000th scale models outside the … Continue reading

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A sample article for February

This month’s sample article from the pages of past Lone Warrior issues is by Rich Barbuto, editor of Lone Warrior, and features his game report on a refight of the Battle of Ligny. It’s on the Sample Articles page.

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Murat, King of Naples

By Rob Morgan This photo is of a 54mm-scale model I bought recently in The Works bargain bookshop locally. The same model and a half dozen others, Napoleonic Polish and French cavalrymen, are to be found in the hundred or … Continue reading

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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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More (including photos) on Napoleonics on skis

George Falco de Mats has graciously responded to a request for any additional information — and, possibly, related photos — by providing both. This is a supplement to the material he originally provided in a comment to Rob Morgan’s post on … Continue reading

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