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[7 Apr 2014 | No Comment | ]

Fantasy game whose goal is to lead your kingdom such that it can kill the Dragon terrorizing the land.

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[30 Jan 2014 | No Comment | ]
Hitler’s War Review

Very high level look at the European Theater of Operations, focusing on broad strategic pushes, production, and technology.

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[18 Jan 2014 | No Comment | ]
Business Strategy

Industrial production and management is highlighted in this cutthroat economic simulation. This game is a slight revamping of the older Management game, also by AH.

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[27 Nov 2013 | No Comment | ]

A game of political intrigue set in the Soviet Politburo. The game consists of a large number of politician cards, some of which form the first politburo. Politicians have certain stats (preferred offices, for instance) and an age.

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[15 Nov 2013 | No Comment | ]
Titan Video Review

This classic game of the Fantasy Monster Slug-a-thon is a standby from the Avalon Hill of yore. The game still has a very devoted following, which is a tribute to the depth of the various strategies and approaches. The game is divided into two realms, the masterboard and the battleboards. On the masterboard, legions of mythical creatures roam about trying to recruit bigger and badder monsters and kill opposing legions in the process. When a combat occurs, the action moves to the corresponding battleboard type corresponding to the area the …

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[8 Nov 2013 | No Comment | ]
Outdoor Survival ( Video Review)

Lost and alone, you must survive and escape the woods. There are 5 different scenarios from inexperienced hikers lost in the woods to a rescue party trying to find a lost person. You will have to deal with animals, finding food and water, mother nature and sickness without dying to win.

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[14 Sep 2013 | No Comment | ]
Tyranno Ex (Video Review)

A unique system of environmental change which served as an inspiration (one must suppose) to Dominant Species. This is a much lighter game, heavy on die rolling, on the same general subject. No simulation, but it provides coverage of the same topic without violating believability so much.

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[25 Aug 2013 | No Comment | ]
Dark Emperor (Video Review)

Two-player boardgame of warfare and quest in a fantasy universe. One player is a Dark Lord invading the world from another dimension; the other must rally the kingdoms of the world to fight the invaders.

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[20 Apr 2013 | No Comment | ]
Victory in the Pacific

Victory in the Pacific is a simple strategic wargame covering the Pacific Theater of WW2. It is a successor to the system developed in War at Sea which covers the Battle of the Atlantic.

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[4 Apr 2013 | No Comment | ]
Conquistador (Video Review)

Play one of four European powers in a bid to make your riches in the New World. Originally published by SPI in Strategy & Tactics magazine #58, a new version with a mounted board was published by AH.

This a one to four player game. The green counters are the Spanish, yellow counters are the Portuguese, red counters are the English, and the blue counters are the French.