Category Archives: Periods – World War II

Warships and accessories

By Rob Morgan In the local model shop, I found two packs of 1/700th Hasegawa ‘Water-Line’ series accessories. I’ve often mentioned the Hasegawa ‘Tugger’ set of small vessels suitable for conversion as armed auxiliaries in many periods of modern naval … Continue reading

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Ships in ‘The Works’ store

By Rob Morgan I was looking for a birthday present, when I found a pile of little red boxes on the ‘games’ table of the shop. There were four of them, World War II battleships labelled as ‘Hood,’ Tirpitz,’ ‘New … Continue reading

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Sample article for July

In this month’s offering from past issues of Lone Warrior, Paul Le Long shares ways to use bits from one game to make another game work. He combines a Zombie game with World War II, sort of. Take a look … Continue reading

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Bombers and Fighters Over Europe: A sample game

By Mike Crane The appearance of this article as the sample game for June was a delightful surprise. However, it appeared in a 2015  issue of Lone Warrior magazine and although that doesn’t seem so long ago, I had forgotten … Continue reading

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A sample article for June

This month’s sample article from the archives of Lone Warrior is a set of rules for a solo World War II game by Mike Crane: “Bombers and Fighters Over Europe.” It’s on the Sample Articles page.

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An early wargaming disaster

By Rob Morgan If my mother had allowed me the use of one of her crisp, starched white bedsheets, it wouldn’t have happened, but she was convinced I’d tie-dye it or something like that. So it was ‘No!’ Anyway, I … Continue reading

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Review of ‘River Plate 1939’ (Osprey)

Jonathan Aird reviews an offering from the Osprey Campaign series, this one on the naval campaign and battle between the German pocket battleship Graf Spee and the British forces assigned to destroy her. It’s on the Ospreys at a Glance page.

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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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Uboot kickstarter

By Kevin Duke Are you following the UBOOT: The Boardgame kickstarter? It looks like a real a “deep dive” into the tactics and operations of the U-boats in early World War 2. This cooperative game puts 1-4 players in key … Continue reading

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Review of ‘Sturmartillerie – Spearhead of the Infantry’ (Osprey)

Jonathan Aird reviews a recent Osprey full-sized book on the German Sturmartillerie of World War II. It’s on the Ospreys at a Glance page.

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