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[27 Jun 2014 | No Comment | ]
Mohawk Review

Simple simulation of the 7 Years War in North America (aka French & Indian War).

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[16 Apr 2014 | No Comment | ]
A Famous Victory/Fields of Glory

Tactical combat in the age of Marlborough, these were supposed to be the start of a big Richard Berg designed series of games

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[19 Mar 2014 | No Comment | ]
Grand Siecle

Covers the defining period of the modern nation – from after the 30 Years War to the era of Napoleon.
Utilizes a unique design focusing in on periods of warfare, and allowing the broad diplomatic
and economic policies to be abstractly represented as more of a backdrop for the wars.

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[8 Nov 2013 | No Comment | ]
Art of Siege – Lille

Third in a four part series featuring each of these designs. They all are significantly different games, although packaged as a part of the same SPI ‘quad’.

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[5 Oct 2013 | No Comment | ]
Flying Colors (Video Review)

Flying Colors recreates naval actions during the height of the Age of Sail, from small engagements to full battles involving dozens of ships in each fleet. Play is fast, furious, and does not require the pre-plotted movement found in many other naval games. Instead, a simple initiative and command system allows players to activate and maneuver their fleets in a realistic manner, indicating how older commanders adhered to rules of engagement where more forward thinking commanders, like Nelson, could retain control of their fleets after the first broadsides began to be exchanged.

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[25 Mar 2013 | No Comment | ]
Prussia’s Glory II (Video Review)

GMT’s grand tactical, light-moderate Seven Years War battle series continues with four more battles in Prussia’s Glory II.

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[7 Dec 2012 | No Comment | ]
Skirmish ( Video Review)

One of the American Heritage Command Decision Strategy Games, highly prized by collectors.

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[26 Nov 2012 | No Comment | ]
Washington’s War ( Video Review)

Washington’s War is the long awaited re-design of the original card driven game, We the People. Washington’s War, like it’s predecessor, pits the forces of a world power (England) against its rebellious American colonists as they fight for their independence.

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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 …

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[26 Sep 2012 | No Comment | ]
Founding Fathers – first look

Eurogame covering sausage making in the constitutional convention.