Category Archives: Solo wargaming

A sample article for September

This month’s sample article from previous issues of Lone Warrior is by Steve Turner, in which he describes his system for assigning causes of death to campaign characters who meet their demise. It’s on the Sample Articles page. Share this…emailPrintFacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedin

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‘Simple Campaigning’ reviewed

Martin Smith has reviewed a book produced by the Society of Ancients that offers many ideas and sample set-ups for campaigning in the pre-gunpowder era. The ideas work for multi-player and solo campaigns. It’s on the Reviews page. Share this…emailPrintFacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedin

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OHW and TPW

By Jim Rohrer I enjoy rules from both “One-Hour Wargames” and “The Portable Wargame.” Often I have used grid movement rules from TPW with combat rules from OHW. Today I am wondering about the assumptions behind the different combat rules … Continue reading

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Wargames Illustrated #403

By Brian Cameron The current issue has an interesting article, “I’m sorry Dave, I’m afraid I can’t do that,” about applying solo AI systems to two-player games. There are some nice ideas which can obviously be used in solo games. … Continue reading

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‘The Solo Wargaming Guide’ reviewed

Peter R. Barkworth has reviewed “The Solo Wargaming Guide,” a 2013 book by William Silvester that is sure to be of interest to soloists. It’s on the Reviews page. Share this…emailPrintFacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedin

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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

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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

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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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