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[8 Apr 2015 | No Comment | ]
Holy Roman Empire

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Holy Roman Empire is a political and military game of the 17th Century struggle for empire that plunged Europe into one of its longest and most destructive wars. Up to six players control the major dynasties of the era, fielding armies and navies and engaging in diplomatic intrigue and bribery to decide who will exercise control over Europe.
The year is 1619. Matthias, emperor of Germany, has gone to his grave. A year-old rebellion in the imperial province of Bohemia had divided the empire along religious …

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[23 Jan 2015 | No Comment | ]
1714: The Case of the Catalans

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1714: The Case of the Catalans is a strategy and negotiation board game set in the War of the Spanish Succession at the beginning of the 18th Century. The players represent the powers of the Grand Alliance constituted in 1701 to prevent the dynastic unification of France with the crowns of Castile and Aragon by the Bourbons after the death of Charles II.
Each player controls one of the following allied powers: Great Britain, the Dutch Republic, Austria, the Duchy of Savoy, and Portugal. Through the peace talks with the …

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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.