Category Archives: Solo wargaming

Market-Garden board games review

David H. Allen takes a look at three board games in a series about World War II’s Operation Market-Garden and finds them well suited for solo play. His review is on the Reviews page.

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A new sample article

Jonathan Aird describes some ways to randomize the appearance and deployment of two armies for a solo game using the DBA rules. It’s on the Sample Articles page.

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A sample article for February

Here’s a sample article from the pages of past Lone Warrior journals. This one is from Kevin White, who has designed a solo game featuring an Old West theme, with a wagon train, U.S. cavalry and hostile Indians. It’s on … Continue reading

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War in the East 1941: What ifs?

By Rob Morgan After a swift excursion to Stalingrad via Anthony Beevor’s excellent book, I dipped in to John Erickson’s great work “The Road to Stalingrad,” kept my snow boots on and now I’m deep into it. Page 295 describes … Continue reading

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Review of ‘War Fighter’ solo board game

David H. Allen reviews the solo board game “War Fighter,” which follows missions by small groups of Special Forces personnel. His review is on the Reviews page.

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A sample article to start the New Year

This month’s sample article from the pages of Lone Warrior magazine is a tongue-in-cheek “interview” with the world’s last solo wargamer, set many years in the future. It’s on the Sample Articles page.

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What’s your best of 2017?

By George Arnold Here’s a fun suggestion (hat-tip for the idea to Jonathan Aird) now that 2017 is behind us: So, what was the best gaming experience you had in the past year? Was it a new project, an unusually … Continue reading

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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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