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The Battle of Las Palmas. George Arnold tries some “linear” rules and a sample game with restricted maneuvering, seeking a tabletop battle that feels more historical. From Lone Warrior No. 199 (July-September 2017). Added May 2019.

Billy the Kid. Marvin Scott provides the historical background and some skirmish rules for the fatal encounter between Pat Garrett and Billy the Kid. From Lone Warrior No. 129 (January-March 2000). Added April 2019.

Shiloh, April 1862. Rich Barbuto designs a game to highlight this ACW battle’s difficult terrain and the resulting confusion. From Lone Warrior No. 196 (October-December 2016). Added March 2019.

Mount Badon Refought. Paul Le Long refights a Dark Ages battle using several rule sets. From Lone Warrior No. 198 (April-June 2017). Added February 2019.


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