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[26 Mar 2015 | No Comment | ]
Francis Drake – OTSBGR

“Return to a bustling Plymouth Harbour in 1572 as an aspiring Elizabethan captain making preparations for three exciting voyages to the Spanish Main in search of fame and fortune! As such captains, players will have to plan their missions and provision their ships accordingly. This is a race to see who can set sail and reach the Spanish Main first. The riches of the Aztec and Inca Empires await these swashbuckling captains. Many tough decisions must be made before each voyage: * How many crew members, guns and trade goods …

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[17 Mar 2015 | No Comment | ]
History of the Roman Empire

 
 
(from UGG)
History of the Roman Empire covers the time-period from the Rise to the Fall of the Roman Empire in seven game turns starting in 60 BC (the first Triumvirate composed of Caesar, Crassus and Pompeus) until the last Emperor (Romulus Augustus) in 476 AD.
Components
The map contains the entire Mediterranean area as well as a part of Asia Minor.
Each of the up to four Players takes the role of one Roman Faction and one group of “Barbarian”-Peoples and by playing certain event cards you can gain control over minor Kingdoms.
The …

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[17 Mar 2015 | No Comment | ]
The Game Pit: Episode 42 – Battle Report (Virgin Queen)

In the first Battle Report episode Sean and Ronan are joined by Lloyd, Pouria, Paul and Rachel.

Listen in as we play Virgin Queen with reports from the table and from each player as the game progresses. After the game we go back to the table again for everyone’s first impressions of the game.

THE GAME PIT: EPISODE 42 – BATTLE REPORT (Virgin Queen)

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[17 Mar 2015 | No Comment | ]
Gunslinger

 
 
AH’s game of detailed tactical gunfights in the Old West.
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DARs:
OK Corral

Bar Brawl

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[16 Mar 2015 | No Comment | ]
Battle for Italy

 
 
AH’s remake of an early (and simple) OSG/Zucker design.
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[15 Mar 2015 | No Comment | ]
Demons

Demons is a game of demonic conjuration and treasure hunting for one to four players based on the medieval and ancient manuscripts comprising the “Lamegeton.” The players take the roles of magicians questing after treasure in medieval Armenia. The “mortal powers” of Armenia automatically pursue the magicians whose major defense is their ability to conjure fearsome demons.
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[14 Mar 2015 | No Comment | ]
Druid

 
Operational level treatment of Boudicca’s revolt.
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[12 Mar 2015 | No Comment | ]
Sons Of Anarchy: Grim Bastards Clubhouse Expansion

A look at the Grim Bastards clubhouse expansion for Gale Force Nine’s exceptional Sons of Anarchy: Men of Mayhem. Does the inclusion of a fifth player alter the dynamic in an appreciable way or is it the feature simply tacked on?

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[11 Mar 2015 | No Comment | ]
Last of the Independents

 
 
(from Numbskull)
Last of the Independents is a Euro-style, Americana themed historical simulation game. Set in the post WW2-era, it is as fast paced and cutthroat as the automotive industry itself. Players must design, engineer, and promote cars as they compete against each other, “The Big 3,” and the economy. This is accomplished with a combination of set company profiles, advantageous investment allocation, and clever card play.
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[10 Mar 2015 | No Comment | ]
Borodino

 
 
Triumph & Glory continues with this one-battle boxed game of one the largest (and most important) Napoleonic battles.
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DARs:
Schevardino Redoubt

Borodino