Lone Warrior: No. 206 is coming soon

Another issue of Lone Warrior is being prepared for e-mailing and will be arriving soon. Here’s a sneak peek at the contents:

  • “Channel Islands 1944: A Solo ‘What If?’ Campaign” by Paul Le Long. A complete, original game depicting a fictional invasion of the Channel Islands soon after the D-Day landings.
  • “Battle in Africa, 1879-1914” by Rob Morgan. An in-depth review of Howard Whitehouse’s 1987 book on colonial wars in Africa.
  • “Black Spot” by Preston Shah. Re-imagining a pirate game as a solo endeavor. Several scenarios.
  • “The Siege of Vienna  (1683)” by Steve Turner. The history of the siege by Ottoman forces, and their defeat by John Sobieski’s army.
  • “Let’s Blow Up a Factory” by Peter R. Barkworth. A report on a game played on a model railroad table, with French partisans attacking a factory defended by World War II Germans.
  • “Mesopotamia: A Solo Game” by Mike Haran. Complete rules for a game played in 2mm, featuring ancient Chaldeans, Bactrians, Persians and Scythians.
  • “War Diaries” by Nic Birt. Suggestions for recording the campaigns and battles of solo gamers.
  • “Science Fiction Campaign Rules in Action” by John Horrell. A report on a science fiction exploration game, based on earlier rules and descriptions.
  • “The Hex and I” by George Arnold. Playing DBA on a hex-grid, with a battle report on Greeks vs. Ptolemaic Egyptians.
  • “Editorial” by Rich Barbuto. Our editor’s thoughts on the future of the Solo Wargamers Association, Lone Warrior, and the Lone Warrior Blog.

All with the usual complement of color photos, charts and graphics. Lots of good reading for soloists and any others interested in the hobby.

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1 Response to Lone Warrior: No. 206 is coming soon

  1. Steve_G says:

    It seems strange to me that after a lifetime in the hobby, it has taken me nearly 40 years to sign up for Lone Warrior (yep, a Lone Warrior newbie here). I`m in awe with my first ever March copy of the quarterly magazine, and in total rapture at its contents.

    The Channel Islands 1944: A Solo ‘What If?’ Campaign” by Paul Le Long is simply masterly, and is an article I will most definitely be returning to at a later date – once my current project and list of `things to do` is slimmed down a bit… and well, every article was a pure pleasure to read, enthuse over, and enjoy. “Notes From a Contributor” finished off the issue nicely, and left me feeling very happy and privileged to be a part of this wonderful blog, with all its unique diversities.

    Thank you to everyone.

    Steve_G

    “Let’s Blow Up a Factory” by Peter R. Barkworth is moved to the top of my “Oooh must do” list of games to inspire me and have a go at myself.

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