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[3 Jun 2014 | No Comment | ]
Drive Thru Mage Wars: Forged in Fire

Mage Wars: Forged in Fire introduces two alternate Mages with unique abilities — the Adramelech Warlock and the Warlord of the Anvil Throne

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[18 Apr 2014 | No Comment | ]
Mage Wars by Arcane Wonders Review

Mage Wars pits powerful Mages against each other in deadly arena combat. Each Mage uses his own fully-customizable book of spells to achieve total victory over his opponent.

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[29 Dec 2013 | No Comment | ]
Commands & Colors Napoleonics Austrian Army Review

The Austrian Army is a Coalition expansion for Commands & Colors Napoleonics.
Prior to the Napoleon wars, the Austrian Empire stretched from Italy to the Netherlands and from Poland to the Balkans. Its Position in the center of Europe, however, made it the perfect target for revolutionary France and in April 1792, France declared war on Austria. The first war lasted for 5 years. Austria renewed the war against France in 1799 and again in 1805, but in both cases was swiftly defeated. In April 1809, judging that Napoleon’s army
was bogged …

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[16 Nov 2013 | No Comment | ]
Starlit Citadel Reviews Mage Wars

Mage Wars pits powerful Mages against each other in deadly arena combat. Each Mage uses his own fully-customizable book of spells to achieve total victory over his opponent. Summon mighty creatures to do battle in your name; cast powerful spells to attack your foe and thwart his every plan and strategy; use hidden enchantments to turn the tables and rule the day; adorn yourself with mighty weapons, armor, and arcane artifacts – all of this and more awaits you in the arena of Mage Wars!

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[19 Jun 2013 | No Comment | ]
Mage Wars (Video Review)

Mage Wars pits powerful Mages against each other in deadly arena combat. Each Mage uses his own fully-customizable book of spells to achieve total victory over his opponent.

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[8 Jun 2013 | No Comment | ]
Caesar’s War (Video Review)

March with Julius Caesar and his legions in the conquest of Gaul, 58-52 BC. This is a two player game. One commands the Romans, the other the Gauls as well as allied Brittanic and Germanic tribes. The game pieces include: legions, auxiliaries, fleets and tribal war bands. The map stretches from the Roman frontier across the three parts of Gaul to the Rhine, as well as across the Northern Sea into Britannia.

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[7 Jun 2013 | No Comment | ]
Belisarius’s War (Video Review)

The Roman Reconquest of Africa, AD 533-534
In AD 533, Eastern Roman Emperor Justinian began the attempted reconquest of the territories of the fallen Western Empire from the barbarians who overran it the prior century. Leading the first of those campaigns was the great general, Flavius Belisarius. Belisarius’s War is a two-player game of the Vandal War, in which the Eastern Romans reconquered North Africa. One player commands the Romans, the other the Vandals. Both players maneuver units representing elite regulars, tribal warbands, fleets and militia. The point-to-point map covers North …

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[5 Jun 2013 | No Comment | ]
Bellum Gallicum II Review

Bellum Gallicum II is a historical simulation which retraces the campaigns of Julius Caesar in Gaul from 58 to 51 BC, or from 696 to 703 ab Urbe Condita (since the foundation of the city), if one follows the Roman manner of counting years. One player takes the role of Julius Caesar and controls the Roman forces, their Gallic allies and German mercenaries. The other player takes on the interests of those Gallic tribes trying to defend their independence.

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[7 May 2013 | No Comment | ]
The Last King of Scotland (Video Review)

With a seeming fascination for all things Scottish, Idi Amin referred to himself as the “uncrowned king of Scotland”. When Amin fled Uganda in a sense he truly became “The Last King of Scotland.” Each game turn is a month of real time. Each hex covers 30 miles, and units range from platoons to battalions.

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[23 Apr 2013 | No Comment | ]
Drop Site (Video Review)

Drop Site, the winner of the Premio Archimede 2010 Carta Mundi special prize for best card game, is a game about coordinating humanitarian aid shipments.
As parachutes of aid drift (quickly) to the ground, players must do their best to predict where aid shipments will land. This aspect is represented by players hiding cards in their “debt” pile in hopes that these cards will later match the face-up cards in the middle of the table. Players score points for every card (aid shipment) they are able to accurately predict by the …