Category Archives: Solo wargaming

Dueling rules now available

Here’s a new addition to the Rule Sets page, a dice game for one or two players with rules for a fencing duel. Quick, easy and fun! The rules by Michael Barlow are on the Complete Rule Sets page.

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Printing custom event card decks

((Admin. note: Here’s a reprint from Jim Rohrer’s blog [see the post immediately below this one], in which he discusses how to make cards for your own event decks. Thanks, Jim!)) By Jim Rohrer Chance event card decks are useful … Continue reading

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Plague seasons and campaigns

By Rob Morgan The weather column in ‘The Times’ recently reported some research, with clear medieval or early Renaissance wargames campaign potential, by a Dr. Pribyl of the University of East Anglia, reconstructing the climate of that part of England … Continue reading

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Game duration in ‘One-Hour Wargames’ for solo play

By Jim Rohrer One-Hour Wargames (OHW) is my preferred rule set (Thomas, 2014).  I like it because the rules are simple, it is intended for play on a small table, games are short, and it is so flexible.  Units of … Continue reading

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Review of ‘One-Hour Skirmish Wargames’ added

Jim Rohrer reviews a book on skirmish wargaming, a follow-up to “One-Hour Wargames.” It’s on the Reviews page.

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Between camp and battlefield: Does distance matter?

By Rob Morgan A few thoughts cross my mind in relation to Christopher Prest’s Biblical battlefield. I think the distance is too far, and has a faint reminiscence of the Crusader army being lured to the Horns of Hattin, away … Continue reading

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Camp distance to the battlefield

By Christopher Prest In light of the lockdown, I decided to look around my neighborhood for inspiration, and see if I could find an area that I could represent on my tabletop. As part of the narrative, I wanted to … Continue reading

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FAQ #1

By Jim Rohrer Most people are not sufficiently interested in solo wargaming to ask about it, but when they do, Frequently Asked Question #1 might be something like this: Why do you enjoy it? How is it fun? To answer … Continue reading

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A sample article for April

This month’s sample article from past issues of Lone Warrior is by Dan Barbuto, and discusses the value of leaving your comfort zone and trying out an army that doesn’t suit your more usual playing style. It’s on the Sample … Continue reading

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Adding more Revolutionary War units

By Rich Barbuto Rob Morgan has a great idea (see his post immediately below) about keeping members of the solo gaming community connected by sharing our recent hobby-related activities. After I gamed Cowpens a few years back, I decided to … Continue reading

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