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Personal logo 20thmaine Supporting Member of TMP08 Mar 2020 3:51 p.m. PST

More than time for an update on what is new over at the Lone Warrior Blog, official web presence of the Solo Wargamers Association.

Rob Morgan suggests a gift for Troy link in the form of a wooden horse kit – perfect for smuggling 20 or so troops into the city!

Jonathan Aird went to the Tabletop Gaming Live convention at Alexandra Palace. link There was a wonderful miniatures/boardgame that only required £1,000.00 GBP to go all-in on. Did he succumb?

In an article from Lone Warrior Issue 203 Paul le Long describes the ECW battle of Alton. PDF link It was life changing for him !

Rob Morgan reviews Osprey New Vanguard 273 Medieval Cannon PDF link It's 10/10 good!

Mike Crane's Kamikaze Attack game PDF link is now available under the complete rules section.

George Arnold has revitalised his Bresica Miniatures Ancient Greeks as a painting project link

And George Arnold has also shared some thoughts on finding ideas in one game and transferring them to another ! PDF link

Paul le Long's rules for a solo dungeon bash have been added to the Complete Rules area of the site PDF link

The new Games Workshop part work Age of Sigmar:Mortal Realms has been reviewed twice – by Rob Morgan PDF link and Jonathan Aird PDF link Both admire the value for money of Issue 1!

David Newport reports on a game of Team Yankee link

From Lone Warrior 204 comes Rich Barbuto's article on the Battle of San Juan Hill PDF link

George Arnold's rules for Ancient galleys – Classis – have been added to the Rule sets PDF link

Rob Morgan discusses aspects of the Battle of the Atlantic link

And finally Jonathan Aird looks at Reign of Cthulhu and thinks "this game is hard to win, can I make it harder ?" link in a sample article from Issue 204 of Lone Warrior magazine.

Something for everyone? We hope so !

clifblkskull Supporting Member of TMP08 Mar 2020 8:41 p.m. PST

Great stuff
Thank you
Clif

Fitzovich09 Mar 2020 3:49 a.m. PST

Thanks for sharing

Pauls Bods09 Mar 2020 12:54 p.m. PST

Thanks for sharing.
IŽll get the Osprey New Vanguard 273 Medieval Cannon.
The date is odd though, 1326? WerenŽt cannon used in the seige of Metz..1324?

Personal logo 20thmaine Supporting Member of TMP09 Mar 2020 6:08 p.m. PST

It is widely thought so. The Osprey web site says this :

"The first illustration of a cannon in Europe can be dated quite precisely to 1326."

looking at the "Look Inside" on Amazon there is an explanation that there's a Florentine document of 1326 referring to the purchase of cannon and shot for the Master of Bombards. The author speculates that the existence of such a term suggests that there was a history that predates 1326 by some years (but how many ? who knows? Until a handy piece of parchment is dug out by a research student….. )

Thresher01 Supporting Member of TMP15 Mar 2020 10:03 p.m. PST

Thank you for sharing.

Last Hussar19 Mar 2020 11:08 a.m. PST

Ally Pally cost me over £100.00 GBP, basically because TT combat were doing special offers. I also ordered pre-release* Black Seas.

*Because pre-order doesn't make sense.

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