Category Archives: Periods – Napoleonic

More Napoleonic figures finished

By George Arnold Last month, I wrote about painting up some Napoleonic figures for the British Peninsular war. I’d finished several stands at the time and promptly ordered some more to finish off the army. Those figures are finished now … Continue reading

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Latest painting project: Peninsular British

By George Arnold During these days of social distancing (isn’t that what solo gamers have been doing all along?), I’ve had plenty of extra time to take on some new painting projects. Not long ago, inspired by a renewed interest … Continue reading

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New sample article now available

This month’s sample article from previous editions of Lone Warrior is a set of skirmish rules for 54mm Napoleonics, by Kevin White. It’s on the Sample Articles page.

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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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