Category Archives: Periods – Nineteenth century

‘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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Review of ‘Tippecanoe 1811: The Prophet’s Battle’ (Osprey)

Paul Le Long reviews an Osprey Campaign book on American frontier fighting. It’s on the Ospreys at a Glance page.

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Review of ‘German Armies 1870-71 (1): Prussia’ (Osprey)

Paul Le Long reviews an Osprey on the Prussian army of 1870-71. It’s on the Ospreys at a Glance page.

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