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[21 Feb 2014 | No Comment | ]
Freedom: The Underground Railroad (2d6 Exclusive Content)

This is a thought provoking game whose historic theme is rich, detailed, and handled with utmost respect. It deals with a touchy subject manner in a professional way and provides a great mechanical base that allows a group of people to sit down and enjoy themselves while honoring a movement that is forever burned into the fabric of American history.

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[1 Sep 2012 | One Comment | ]
Reds! (A Video Review)

Reds! is a two-player wargame covering these dramatic events from August 1918 to the start of 1921, when the last organized opposition to Red rule outside the far east was destroyed.
The single large-hex map stretches from Warsaw in the west to Omsk in the east and from Murmansk in the north to Tashkent in the south. Across this vast expanse, players maneuver a colorful array of combat units representing various White factions, Anarchists, Nationalists, Alied Intervention Forces, the two divisions of the Czech Legion, and six Polish armies.
Units range from armies …

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[9 Jun 2012 | No Comment | ]
Liberia – first look

Civil War in Africa, with some very unpleasant aspects.

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[19 Jan 2012 | No Comment | ]
Gettysburg the Wheatfield (A Video Review)

The field was full of the bodies from both sides of the line.

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[12 Nov 2011 | No Comment | ]
Test of Fire Bull Run 1861 (A Video Review)

July 21, 1861: the raw untried armies of North and South meet for the first battle of the American Civil War.

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[9 Sep 2011 | No Comment | ]
Not War but Murder ( A Video Review)

“June 3. Cold Harbor. I was killed.”

Thus read the last diary entry, found in the pocket of a dead Union soldier. He had made the entry himself, while all around him, other soldiers were writing names and home addresses on slips of paper and pinning them to the back of their coats.

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[20 Jul 2011 | No Comment | ]
Battle Cry: 150th Civil War Anniversary Edition ( A Video Review)

150 years later and the we are still reminded of that great war and all its loss.

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[6 Mar 2011 | No Comment | ]
The Spanish Civil War Video Review

A natural complement to my review of “Popular Front”, this video covers GMT’s take on the topic of the Spanish Civil War. The result is a traditional hex and counter wargame that does not reinvent the wheel, but makes it spin really well.