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[4 Mar 2015 | No Comment | ]
Bull Moose

 
(from numbskull games):
Bull Moose is a U. S. presidential election game based on the 1912 election. The split in the Republican party resulted in Teddy Roosevelt launching the Progressive Party. Concurrently the Socialists under Eugene Debs had their best showing to date. The Prohibitionists fielded Eugene Chaffin running only 7 years prior to the passing of the 18th Amendment (prohibition).
This resulted in a 5 way race in which the Democrats actually won and the third party, the Progressives came in second. The election is represented by a straightforward, card driven, …

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[9 Oct 2014 | No Comment | ]
Assyrian Wars

This may be the most complex CDG out there.

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[27 Sep 2014 | No Comment | ]
Turning Point

Freeman’s Farm and Lundy’s Lane were Turning Points in the American Revolution and the War of 1812 for America in the formation the United States Army.

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[2 Aug 2014 | No Comment | ]
Amateurs to Arms

Whole war coverage of the War of 1812 in CDG format.d

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[22 Jan 2014 | No Comment | ]
1955: The War of Espionage Review

Two players take on the role of Master Spies as they attempt to use their country’s resources to sway the people of six countries into joining their faction.

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[12 Jan 2014 | No Comment | ]
Lincoln’s War Review

“Lincoln’s War revolves around political influence points which can be used for a variety of purposes. Political influence can be banked, spent on activation, promotion, building naval assets, stockpiling combat resources, or goading a recalcitrant general into action.

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[13 Dec 2013 | No Comment | ]
Triumph of Chaos

CDG on the Russian Civil War, with roots in Paths of Glory and Days of Decision.

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[16 Jun 2013 | No Comment | ]
Paths of Glory (Video Review)

 
They called it the Great War. In over four years of titanic struggle, the ancient Europe of Kings and Emperors tore itself to pieces, giving birth to our own violent modern age. The bloody battles fought in the trenches of the Western Front, the icy plains of Poland, the mountains of the Balkans, and the deserts of Arabia, shaped the world we know today. We are all orphans of the Great War.
Paths of Glory: The First World War, designed by six-time Charles S. Roberts awards winner, Ted Raicer, allows players …

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[6 Jun 2013 | No Comment | ]
Napoleonic Wars (Video Review)

“The Napoleonic Wars, 1805 – 1815, brings you a fast-paced, tension-filled, card-driven wargame using a point-to-point movement system that pushes the envelope in a new direction for this pivotal period of history. Having a simple-to-learn strategic system and short rulebook, The Napoleonic Wars, can be played in an evening as the cards and Diplomatic Track make for tough decision-making in the face of everchanging enemy threats.

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[28 Feb 2013 | No Comment | ]
Sword of Rome (Video Review)

This time, event cards and point-to-point maneuver enable up to four players to recreate the vicious struggles among the peoples of Italy and Sicily in 4th and 3rd Centuries BC.