Category Archives: Solo wargaming

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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A sample article for April

This month’s sample article from previous Lone Warrior issues is “Ridge Line Reconnaissance,” by Kevin White. The article describes a solo game in which the player is the reconnoitering side and the unknown enemy is controlled by dice rolls. It’s … Continue reading

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A sample article for August

This month’s sample article from the pages of past Lone Warrior issues is by Paul Le Long and illustrates his ideas for playing a game without rules, using a “fate chart” and an ongoing narrative. It works! The article is … Continue reading

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The agonies and joys of play-testing

By Mike Crane Okay, I admit it. There is much to be said for writing your own rules and making up your own games. But, there are a lot of agonies involved in play-testing those rules. First, every set of … Continue reading

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A sample article for July

This month’s sample article from the pages of Lone Warrior magazine is by Aaron W. Throne and provides his set of rules for a simple campaign. It’s on the Sample Articles page.

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Review of ‘Miniature Parade’ magazine

Rich Barbuto finds another copy of Jack Scruby’s wargaming magazine, The Miniature Parade. This issue is dated Spring 1968. It’s on the Reviews page.

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