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[13 Feb 2014 | No Comment | ]
Cruel Necessity

Solitaire States of Siege game set in the English Civil Wars.

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[4 Aug 2013 | No Comment | ]
Thirty Years War Quad (Video Review)

The Thirty Years War Quad consists of four battles, each with its own map, counters and Exclusive Rules. The Standard Rules are common to all four battles. This is an update of the SPI 1st edition back in 1976, with White Mountain as a substitute of Freiburg. The Quad contains 4 games: Lutzen; Nordlingen; Rocroi; White Mountain.

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[27 Mar 2013 | No Comment | ]
Sweden Fights On (Video Review)

Sweden Fights On is a tactical battle game featuring four battles from the later half of the Thirty Years War. It is the second volume in the Musket & Pike Battle Series covering warfare in the 17th Century. This volume traces the fall, revival, and pinnacle of Swedish military fortunes after the death of King Gustav II Adolf at Lützen in 1632.
The Musket & Pike Battle Series transitions from the English Civil War period (This Accursed Civil War, Vol. I) to the Thirty Years War period with added features such …

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[13 Mar 2013 | No Comment | ]
Blackbeard (Video Review)

Players take up the roles of famous pirates navigating the major sea lanes during the golden age of piracy. Plunder and pirating await as each player moves about on the map in a variable system through a deck of cards.

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[15 Feb 2013 | No Comment | ]
Saints in Armor

Latest installment in the Musket & Pike series

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[13 Feb 2013 | 2 Comments | ]
Breitenfeld (Video Review)

S&T Magazine ‘fifth wheel’ of the 30 years war quad.

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[18 Jan 2013 | No Comment | ]
Nothing Gained but Glory (Video Review)

It features several pivotal battles in Baltic region of the late 17th century – a period where rulers struggled to centralize power in their realms and to introduce permanent standing armies instead of expensive mercenary forces.

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[12 Jan 2013 | No Comment | ]
Pax Baltica (Video Review)

Great Northern war, a 21-year long war lasted from 1700 to 1721 and ended Sweden’s period as a major power in northern Europe and started Russia’s domination of Eastern Europe.

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[12 Oct 2012 | No Comment | ]
Thirty Years War (Video Review)

CDG game on the Thirty Years War

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[11 Oct 2012 | No Comment | ]
Europa Universalis

In this monster game of diplomacy, territorial expansion, trade, military technology, economic development, and war you play the part of kings as you relive 300 years of world history (1492-1792). The grand campaign game can keep 6 players occupied for a long, long time, but one of the beauties of this game is that you can play a shorter campaign game or a mini campaign that requires fewer player and less space and time and you can even re-fight one of 20 battle scenarios, or play a solitaire scenario.
The game …