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[23 Feb 2015 | No Comment | ]
Triumph & Glory

 
(from GMT site)
Triumph & Glory contains the following five battles:
Castiglione (1796), fought over exactly the same field as would see the massive destruction at Solferino 63 years later, this is considered the first great, truly Napoleonic-style battle. Here the unfortunate opponents are the Austrians.
Austerlitz (1805), perhaps the greatest Napoleonic victory of all time, presented here in a most playable version.
Raab (1809), while Napoleon was to the west, capturing Vienna, his son, Prince Eugene led a sizable army into Hungary, chasing Archduke John’s Austrians and attacking them across a river, with …

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[10 Feb 2015 | No Comment | ]
1826

 
18xx set in France and Belgium. Nationalized railways, loans, and low initial capitalization
make it sound a lot like ’56, but there are significant differences. For one, the stock market
is less volatile – growth is based upon an earnings requirement. Train efficacy is (at first) based
upon distance rather than cities serviced. There are TWO nationalization options. Electric and
High Speed trains (which don’t worry about the distance factor).
(from deep thought)
1826 is a railroad operations and share trading board game in the 18xx series, set in France and Belgium. It was first published …

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[22 Jan 2015 | No Comment | ]
California Gold

historic simulation of orange grove production where you represent a co-op for helping orange ranchers receive support and best prices for their crops.

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[1 Jan 2015 | No Comment | ]
The War of the Triple Alliance

Little covered topic of a war from the same era as the ACW – and the largest land war in South America.

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[20 Oct 2014 | No Comment | ]
German Railways

German Railways is the first of the Iron Horse Collection and lets you recreate how eight of the major railroad companies of that time helped to forge Germany from the numerous individual German states.

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[29 Sep 2014 | No Comment | ]
1860

18xx game set on the Isle of Wight.

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[25 Sep 2014 | No Comment | ]
Founding Fathers

Founding Fathers is a game of the early American republic. Play begins with George Washington as president and John Adams as vice president.

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[17 Sep 2014 | No Comment | ]
Last Chance for Victory

Last Chance for Victory is the next entry in The Gamers’ Line of Battle series (LoB) which simulates the Battle of Gettysburg. It is the second game in the series, following the well received None But Heroes about the Battle of Antietam.

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[1 Sep 2014 | No Comment | ]
Union Pacific

Stock collection and rail building game.

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[2 Aug 2014 | No Comment | ]
Amateurs to Arms

Whole war coverage of the War of 1812 in CDG format.d