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Personal logo 20thmaine Supporting Member of TMP26 Apr 2021 4:41 p.m. PST

Well, there has been as ever quite a lot of activity on the Solo Wargamers Association Lone Warrior Blog. here's the highlights of the last few months.

Jim Rohrer wrote about playing a solo Vietnam game, based on reading in Wargames Soldiers and Strategy Magazine No. 111 link

Rob Morgan wrote link of the possible use of Harvards by the WWII Luftwaffe

Jonathan Aird reviewed Wargaming an Introduction by Neil Thomas as part of the Classic Books of wargaming review series PDF link It is 15 years old now….

George Knapps' rules for gaming Waterloo have been added to the Complete Rules Sets section PDF link

From Lone Warrior Issue 207 there was Paul Le Long's article on fighting the Battle of Badon with the To The Strongest rule set PDF link

From Bunker Hill to New Orleans is an AWI to war of 1812 ruleset by Rich Barbuto which can be downloaded from here: link

An excellent article by Brian Cameron (from LW 207) describes his apporach to solo gaming PDF link

Paul Le Long provided a battle report for the Commando Raid game described in Lone Warrior Issue 214 link

Jonathan Aird reviewed the legendary Charles Grant's WWII introductory wargaming book Battle! – Practical Wargaming PDF link

Paul Le Long reviewed the new Osprey Spaceship Wars rule set A Billion Suns PDF link and liked it a lot.

Jonathan Aird was less taken with the classic Osprey on Charlemagnes Wars MAA150 The Age of Charlemagne PDF link , which provoked some debate!

However MAA14 English Civil Wars Armies was more of a hit with Jonathan Aird PDF link

A side discussion on converting Airfix figures led to a number of topics on Airfic magazines, Airfix figures and the merits of Banana Oil ! link link link link

A copy of the Scruby Toy Soldier catalogue of 1997 PDF link was provided by James Camilli

Jim Rohrer wrote about using floating grids as wargame boards link , inspired by Bob Cordery's hex terrain

David Newport's D-Day game (an article from Lone Warrior Issue 208) was added to the sample articles page PDF link

MAA215 Queen Victoria's enemies (2) PDF link was reviewed by Martin Smith

Rob Morgan reviewed the "must have" book on British Army Uniforms 1751-83 by Carl Franklin PDF link

And last, but not least by any means, Kevin White's complete Pulp Adventures rule set PDF link from Lone Warrior was added as a sample article.

(note – sample articles only remain on the site for 4 months!)

And there was more in the form of snippet articles. Take a look – there's truly "something for everyone". And if you liem what you see you can get Lone Warrior Magazine from here:

Skeets Supporting Member of TMP26 Apr 2021 4:41 p.m. PST

Does anyone have pictures of these figures? I am looking to game the First and Second Sumatran Expeditions using TSATF. T

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