The next issue of Lone Warrior is in the final stages of production according to Editor Rich Barbuto.
Here’s a preview of what you’ll find inside:
- “Old Hickory and the Mortain Counterattack, Part 2,” by Peter R. Barkworth. The exciting conclusion of this game report on an August 1944 clash between the U.S. 30th Infantry Division and counterattacking German armored forces.
- “Chaos and Order: A Rules Evolution, Episode 3: Lines of Communication,” by John Barnard. The author discusses the influence of Arthur Harmon’s “Cockpit of Europe” on his running of campaigns.
- “3D Printing: How To and Why It Is Worth It,” by Daniel Barbuto. A complete overview, with helpful hints and reminders, of the resin 3D printing process, from setting up the machine to priming the finished prints.
- “A Solo Fantasy Round-Robin Wargames Tournament,” by Paul Le Long. The author revisits an idea he first wrote about ten years ago in Lone Warrior, but this time with fantasy forces. Includes tournament rules, details of the armies used, and suggestions for running a solo tournament,
- “Jakob’s Travails: A Dungeons and Dragons Adventure,” by Jim Rohrer. The author shares his solo approach to playing 5th edition Dungeons & Dragons and the resulting adventures of his 1st level Ranger.
- “Tricorne (Rules for the early Horse and Musket era – circa 1700-1750ish),” by Kevin White. A solo-friendly square grid-based set of rules utilizing the included cards for command and control and to randomize unit activation. Units may also be subject to reaction checks. Examples of play included.
- “Metternich’s Wars,” by Brian Cameron. In this final installment on his thoughts on battlegame design, the author takes us through the development of his rules for the mid-19th century and the rationale behind his decisions. Mechanisms covered include card-based unit activation, reaction checks, leader characterization and more.
- “Any Last Orders?” by Peter Davies. Inspired by some older wargame writings and the idea of written orders, the author has developed a method that allows him to favor one side over the other when playing solo. Includes a set of American Civil War rules to illustrate the process.
- “Editorial,” by Rich Barbuto. An important update from our editor about changes at Lone Warrior.
So much inspiring content, including terrific photographs, illustrations and maps.
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