Category Archives: Solo wargaming

A sample article for June

This month’s sample article from past issues of Lone Warrior is by George Arnold, who describes some of the other parts of the hobby that absorb him besides gaming itself. It’s on the Sample Articles page. Share this…emailPrintFacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedin +4

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Anniversary? What anniversary? Some thoughts

By Rob Morgan I’ve suddenly woken up to the fact that 10 years have slipped by without my noticing, and that this ‘SWA blog’ of course has an anniversary to record, even if the circumstances we live in at present … Continue reading

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A new sample article is now available

In this month’s sample article from previous numbers of Lone Warrior, Craig Dunglison shares his lifelong interest in gaming and how it led to writing for the journal. It’s on the Sample Articles page. Share this…emailPrintFacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedin +4

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Ancient wargames notes in Airfix Magazine long, long ago

By Rob Morgan We seem to have started a serious discussion on the subject of using Airfix 1/76th scale figures and their potential for conversion, so perhaps it’s time to offer a few memories of the articles that cropped up … Continue reading

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‘BATTLE!’ — A lost volume, sadly

By Rob Morgan So, I read the brief reconsideration of the late Charles Grant’s volume and, of course, memories kicked in. My copy is on the shelf next to The Don’s ‘Naval Wargames’ and the similar sized Ian Alle’ volumes … Continue reading

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A new sample article: How to solo

This month’s sample article from the pages of past issues of Lone Warrior is by Brian Cameron. In his article, he discusses how he sets up and plays his tabletop battles, including forming battle plans and the rules he uses … Continue reading

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Sample article on AI opponent added

This month’s sample article from previous issues of Lone Warrior is by Nic Birt and details his extensive ideas for creating a programmed opponent for wargaming. It’s on the Sample Articles page. Share this…emailPrintFacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedin 0

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Its not about …

By Jim Rohrer Having been involved with Lone Warrior long enough to see two issues of the journal come out, and having read most of the material on the website, and having fought a lot of solo battles using a … Continue reading

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50 years’ worth of ACW rule ideas

Graham Empson has distilled his more than 50 years of ACW solo gaming into a comprehensive set of mechanics/rules for the period. Lots and lots of ideas. It’s on the Complete Rule Sets page. Share this…emailPrintFacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedin 0

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‘Programmed Wargame Scenarios’ – 2nd edition revised & expanded

By Brian Cameron This is a follow-up to my previous e-mail as I’ve now received my copy. I’ve not made a line-by-line comparison but there appear to be very few changes. The expansion is the addition of a new scenario. … Continue reading

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