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[30 Sep 2014 | No Comment | ]
Gothic Invasion Review

Gothic Invasion is a card-driven wargame depicting the Gothic Wars from 377 to 382 A.D. Each player takes the roles of the Goth leaders (Fritigern, Alatheus and Saphrax) and the Roman leaders (Valens, Theodosius I, Gratian and Flavius Richomeres).

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[10 Feb 2014 | No Comment | ]
1775: Rebellion Review

In 1775: Rebellion, players take the roles of the American Continental Army and Patriots against the British Army and the Loyalists. Each side tries to control the colonies, provinces and territories.

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[5 Jul 2013 | No Comment | ]
1775 Rebellion (Video Review)

The Birth of America series continues with The American Revolution.

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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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[4 Apr 2013 | No Comment | ]
Fighting Eagles (A Video Review)

Fighting Eagles uses a simple game system to simulate the air battles of 1918 fought between the American and German air forces. Based on Rohrbaugh’s Showtime Hanoi design, players will play head-to-head matches pitting several Allied aircraft vs. their German counterparts.

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[11 Mar 2013 | No Comment | ]
Critical Review – Fantastiqa

As any good gamer knows, there’s a point where one type of game can get saturated on the market. Currently, everyone and their brother (and their brothers!) has a deck building game. Dominion launched a craze, and everyone is getting in on the fun. While most are fun, quantity doesn’t always equate to quality.

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[4 Mar 2013 | No Comment | ]
Mythic Battles (Video Review)

Mythic Greece is in chaos: Athena and Hades are at war and have sent their greatest heroes to battle. Take on the role of these generals out of legend, leading fantastic armies and lead your troops to victory!

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[13 Feb 2013 | No Comment | ]
Fantastiqa (Video Review)

Fantastiqa is a deck-building board game set in a fantastical landscape of dark forests, mist-shrouded highlands, and frozen wastes.

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[28 Jan 2013 | No Comment | ]
Divided Republic (A Video Review)

The presidential election of 1860 was one of the most critical in the history of the United States. With civil war looming as a near inevitability, the challenge was to find a way forward after years of degenerating political discourse in the increasingly divided American electorate.

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[9 Dec 2012 | 4 Comments | ]
Mr. Madison’s War (A Video Review)

In June of 1812 Napoleon invaded Russia, meanwhile on the other side of the world the young republic of the United States declared war on Great Britain.