Category Archives: Solo wargaming

Sample article for July

In this month’s offering from past issues of Lone Warrior, Paul Le Long shares ways to use bits from one game to make another game work. He combines a Zombie game with World War II, sort of. Take a look … Continue reading

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Bombers and Fighters Over Europe: A sample game

By Mike Crane The appearance of this article as the sample game for June was a delightful surprise. However, it appeared in a 2015  issue of Lone Warrior magazine and although that doesn’t seem so long ago, I had forgotten … Continue reading

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A sample article for June

This month’s sample article from the archives of Lone Warrior is a set of rules for a solo World War II game by Mike Crane: “Bombers and Fighters Over Europe.” It’s on the Sample Articles page.

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Review of ‘Last Stand’ book

Rob Morgan reviews a book about last-stand battles from Napoleonic times forward and finds some accounts useful for solo gaming, others not so much. It’s on the Reviews page.

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Market-Garden board games review

David H. Allen takes a look at three board games in a series about World War II’s Operation Market-Garden and finds them well suited for solo play. His review is on the Reviews page.

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A new sample article

Jonathan Aird describes some ways to randomize the appearance and deployment of two armies for a solo game using the DBA rules. It’s on the Sample Articles page.

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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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War in the East 1941: What ifs?

By Rob Morgan After a swift excursion to Stalingrad via Anthony Beevor’s excellent book, I dipped in to John Erickson’s great work “The Road to Stalingrad,” kept my snow boots on and now I’m deep into it. Page 295 describes … Continue reading

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Review of ‘War Fighter’ solo board game

David H. Allen reviews the solo board game “War Fighter,” which follows missions by small groups of Special Forces personnel. His review is on the Reviews page.

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A sample article to start the New Year

This month’s sample article from the pages of Lone Warrior magazine is a tongue-in-cheek “interview” with the world’s last solo wargamer, set many years in the future. It’s on the Sample Articles page.

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