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[26 Jan 2015 | No Comment | ]
The Great War 1914-1918

(from One Small Step)
There never was a war like the Great War, whether before or since. It was a war which everyone expected-indeed which some demanded and desired passionately-but when it came, it came as a surprise and in a way no one anticipated. It was a war which everyone had been preparing for , but for which no one was prepared. And it was a war of unsurpassed horrors, unspeakable stupidity and awe-filled courage and devotion to duty.
Nothing in history ever quite resembled the nature of the Great War. …

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[11 Jan 2015 | No Comment | ]
C. C. Higgins

(from Numbskull games)
C. C. HIGGINS RAIL PASS is a railroad board game that lets you relive the excitement of a railroad executive in the heyday of rail travel. Collect sets of rail passes as you travel the rails of historically and geographically authentic North American railroad companies of 1920. A simple, fast moving strategy game of skill without dice or chance cards, suitable for the entire family.
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[10 Jan 2015 | No Comment | ]
Origins of WWII

 
James Dunnigan’s follow up on Origins of WWI, in this more popular setting. One of the earlier power-politics
games that he designed/guided in his career. Short (1/2 hour or so) area control game with some intriguing
possibilities for real negotiations, without sacrificing the historical aspects.
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[9 Jan 2015 | No Comment | ]
The Chaco War

 
20th Century engagement between Paraguay and Bolivia, showcasing a war driven more by the generals than by political aims.
Includes significant supply, political infighting among officers, and engineering rules.
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[23 Dec 2014 | No Comment | ]
The Tide at Sunrise

Tide at Sunrise continues the philosophy that began with A Victory Lost. Using tried and true mechanics but with some major twists, Tide at Sunrise will be a major test of player skill that is rarely seen in the wargaming hobby.

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[10 Nov 2014 | No Comment | ]
Psycho Raiders

This horrifying halloween night may not be survived. The true story of what happened on this fateful evening comes alive in the pages and gameplay of Halloween Nightmares

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[25 Oct 2014 | No Comment | ]
Fire in the Lake

Volko Ruhnke and Mark Herman team up for this latest edition of the popular COIN series,
moving it to Vietnam.

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[23 Aug 2014 | No Comment | ]
Vampire: Prince of the City

Prince of the City is designed for three to five players, each of whom represents a different clan from Vampire: The Requiem. Of moderate complexity, the game calls for strategy, tactics, diplomacy and guile to succeed. A number of optional and advanced rules provide even more strategy and replay value for more experienced players.

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[31 Jul 2014 | No Comment | ]
Wings of War: Famous Aces

Card-based air combat in WWI, accounting for maneuver directly.

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[22 Jul 2014 | No Comment | ]
Startup Fever

Representation of tech startup companies in the DOT COM boom. Focus is on hiring (and poaching) workers.