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[29 Jan 2015 | No Comment | ]
Credo

 
Chaosium’s game of dueling dogmas, Credo purports to cover the entirety of early ecumenical councils,
but in reality, since the game results in the Nicaean Creed, at most the first couple.
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[28 Jan 2015 | No Comment | ]
Hoplite

 
 
(from GMT site):
Hoplite, the 15th volume in the Great Battles of History series of games, allows players to recreate classic battles from the pre-Alexandrian Persian-Hellenistic Age, the heyday of the Hoplite (heavy infantry fighting in packed formation). This period is often considered to feature the birth of Western Warfare, as opposed to the Persian/Eastern style, which relied on archery , light cavalry, and mobility.
Exactly how hoplite warfare was fought – what really happened when “the bell rang” – is highly disputed by ancient military historians, even today. Hoplite allows you …

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[17 Dec 2014 | No Comment | ]
Peloponnesian War

Mark Herman’s solo design (which can also be played opposed or even multi-player) covering the classic era conflict
between Sparta and Athens.

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[12 Nov 2014 | No Comment | ]
Republic of Carthage

The Republic of Carthage reflects the approximately 350 years in the life of the Carthaginan Republic, divided into the early and late Republics. Players guide the fortunes of the Republic, especially its politics, wars and trade.

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[11 Nov 2014 | No Comment | ]
Sign of the Pagan Review

Sign of the Pagan from Richard Berg portrays the most famous battle of one of history’s most feared figures – Attila the Hun. It is considered by some to be the battle that saved Western Europe from the Huns and, for the most part, put an end to Attila’s wide-sweeping drives for loot.

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[6 Nov 2014 | No Comment | ]
Ancient Conquest

Ancient Conquest is a classic and highly rated multiplayer game covering at a grand strategic level the rise and fall of empires and peoples in the ancient near east.

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[9 Oct 2014 | No Comment | ]
Assyrian Wars

This may be the most complex CDG out there.

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[22 Sep 2014 | No Comment | ]
Another Damn Civilization Game

4th game of the spielbox Wallace Edition.

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[21 Jul 2014 | No Comment | ]
Cataphract (Justinian + Land Battles) Review

Cataphract portrays the development of the art of war wrought by the early Byzantine Empire, during the reign of Emperor Justinian, under his great Generals, Belisarius and Narses.

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[1 May 2014 | No Comment | ]
Mound Builders Review

Mound Builders, from the Charles S. Roberts Award-winning design team of Wes Erni and Ben Madison at Victory Point Games, is a solitaire States of SiegeTM game where you represent the two largest pre-Columbian Indian “mound builder” cultures that dominated eastern North America from before the time of Christ.