Category Archives: Periods – Nineteenth century

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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Sample article for April

Marvin Scott authored this month’s sample article from past issues of Lone Warrior. This one provides the historical background and some skirmish-type rules for the fatal encouner between Pat Garrett and Billy the Kid. It’s on the Sample Articles page.

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‘Rebels and Patriots’ review (Osprey)

Paul Le Long reviews a set of rules in Osprey’s Wargames series, “Rebels and Patriots,” covering small-unit action from American Colonial times through the American Civil War. It’s on the Ospreys at a Glance page.

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Spanish Royal troops 1898

By Rob Morgan My colleague and friend Jaime de Miguel of Madrid sent these photos to me: Spanish soldiers of the 1898 war with the USA, at a recent re-enactment. The kit is attractive, the rayadillo striped blue and white … Continue reading

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Gaming the Northfield bank robbery (1876)

This month’s sample article from past issues of Lone Warrior magazine is an old one, from 1988! It’s by long-time contributor Marvin Scott and has notes and suggestions for gaming the Northfield, Minnesota, bank raid by the James and Younger … Continue reading

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A sample article for August

Here’s a sample article for this month. It’s titled “Notes From a Naval Wargamer” and was written by Jeffrey G. Chorney. The article first appeared in Lone Warrior issue No. 197. It’s on the Sample Articles page.

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‘Apache Warrior versus US Cavalryman’ (Osprey) review

Jonathan Aird reviews an Osprey focused on the American Indian wars. It’s on the Ospreys at a Glance page.

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A sample article for April

Here’s a link to this month’s sample article from past issues of Lone Warrior magazine. This one’s by Rob Morgan, who uses a pair of book review to discuss South American wars and where to find useful figures for the … Continue reading

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A sample article for February

Here’s a sample article from the pages of past Lone Warrior journals. This one is from Kevin White, who has designed a solo game featuring an Old West theme, with a wagon train, U.S. cavalry and hostile Indians. It’s on … Continue reading

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Popov ironclads

By Rob Morgan Here’s an old model. I bought it at a wargames show donkey’s years ago, made of balsa wood and wire, with odd bits superglued on. One of the two Popov circular ironclads built by the Russians in … Continue reading

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