Category Archives: Solo wargaming

Are there solo sites on Facebook? Why, yes, there are

By JJ Parus I’ve found some Facebook groups that might be of interest to Lone Warriors. Facebook, of course, is a public media forum where folks connect, and aside from being a “friends and family” site, it is filled with … Continue reading

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One last sample article for 2017

This month’s sample article from past Lone Warriors is titled “Something Borrowed.” It’s by Paul Le Long and in it he describes making up a solo sci-fi game from bits and pieces of other games. It’s on the Sample Articles page.

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Review of ‘Blenheim: Battle for Europe’ book

Rob Morgan reviews a book on the Battle of Blenheim (1704) and finds it a useful read for solo possibilities, which he discusses at some length. It’s on the Reviews page.

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A sample article for November

This month’s sample article is a Blast from the Past!  Lone Warrior No. 10 was published in 1977.  It is noteworthy because it included the first installment of Lone Warrior’s founder John Bennett’s campaign “Gussie.”  Long-time SWA member Godfrey Bailey … Continue reading

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Revisiting the future of solo gaming

Here’s a post from the early days of the Lone Warrior Blog, well worth revisiting. It’s a look at the future of solo wargaming by Bob Stewart and Graham Empson, from November 2011. Here’s the link.

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A sample article for October

For this month’s sample article from the archives of Lone Warrior magazine, Jeffrey G. Chorney offers advice on setting up a solo military campaign, a veritable checklist of things a solo campaigner needs to thinks about. It’s on the Sample … Continue reading

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Golden oldie, Part I

While the blog’s in-box waits patiently to be replenished (yes, we need more “stuff”), let’s reach back into the archives and link to some contributions from earlier days. For starters, here’s a post from Mike Crane, from way back in … Continue reading

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A sample article for August

This month’s sample article from previous issues of Lone Warrior is by George Arnold and explains a card-based system for randomizing orders of battle for gaming. It’s on the Sample Articles page.

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A sample article for July

This month’s sample article from previously published Lone Warrior magazines is by Rupert Cullum and describes his gaming a big-game hunting safari using Howard Whitehouse’s rules, “The Lion Eats Tonight.” It’s on the Sample Articles page.

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A prison hulk model

By Rob Morgan An unusual choice of wargame model, I’ll admit. However, the Airfix small scale (undetermined, but it will “fit” in with 1/600th or 1/700th models) kit of HMS Victory has some unusual potential. I decided to make a … Continue reading

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