Category Archives: Solo wargaming

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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‘Time passes. Listen. Time passes.’

By Rob Morgan Well, if you’re interested that’s a quote from Dylan Thomas, but like, I suspect, a substantial number, if not all, other members of the SWA, I now find myself rather limited in my opportunities to conduct leisure … Continue reading

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Sad news for us all

Jeff Bayton, a Co-Vice President of the Solo Wargamers Association from its earliest days, informs us that Honorary Member Stuart Asquith passed away on November 4th. Among his many contributions to our hobby, Stuart was the author of The Partizan … Continue reading

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A sample article for May

A new sample article from past numbers of Lone Warrior has now been posted. This one is by George Arnold and is titled “The (Linear) Battle of Las Palmas.” In it, Arnold describes his use of Armati-inspired rules to provide … Continue reading

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