Category Archives: Wargaming

Lectures for those near London

By Rob Morgan The National Army Museum programme for Spring 2018 has arrived. London-based members and readers may already know of the ‘Friday Insights’ series of talks, held at the Museum in Chelsea at 11.30 on Friday mornings — obviously! … Continue reading

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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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Review of Tabletop Gaming magazine No. 13

Jonathan Aird likes the latest issue of this rapidly growing magazine. It’s on the Reviews page.

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Yes! You can wargame with almost anything!

By Rob Morgan The photograph is of a small wargame I prepared several years ago, to use at an ‘open day,’ simply to illustrate the ease with which a wargame can be created. Several other demonstrations chose to show off … Continue reading

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A rare find: ‘Armada’ board game

By Rob Morgan I’ve just acquired a naval board game produced by Jeux Descartes of Paris. Invented by Phillipe des Pailleures and Patrice Pillet, their names are on the box. I bought it intact, for £2 in the local Oxfam … Continue reading

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‘War Machine’ magazine

By Rob Morgan For me, the 1980s were a lean time, as a wargamer. Marriage, the kids, promotion, moving house, again, all took a toll of my interests. That’s why I didn’t buy War Machine, the 25-page themed magazine from … Continue reading

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Found: ‘Scale Models’ magazines

By Rob Morgan “I’ve got something here might interest you,” said my friend in the Oxfam charity shop: a pile of magazines from the late 1960s and, as they say on the TV antiques programmes, immaculate. Most were model railway … Continue reading

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Review of Tabletop Gaming magazine, Issue 7

Jonathan Aird reviews the latest issue of the magazine, which has announced it is going to a six-issues a year schedule. It’s on the Reviews page.

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A sample article for the New Year

This month’s sample article from the pages of past Lone Warrior issues is different. It’s a blast from the very recent past; in fact, this sample article is from the current edition of the magazine. Usually, the samples go back … Continue reading

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It’s not tat – it’s terrain

By Jonathan Aird As I travel around, I like to glance through the wares available from the gaudier tourist souvenir vendors. I have found they are, as often as not, veritable gold mines for cheap terrain. Not only are there … Continue reading

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