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[15 Apr 2014 | No Comment | ]
Raid: Pirate’s Plunder Review

The pirate with the most booty after all merchant ships have been captured becomes the most infamous pirate and wins the game.

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[11 Apr 2014 | No Comment | ]
TV Wars

A game of scheduling and competing shows, TV Wars is essentially a family-style game with a foreshadowing of euro designs features.

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[4 Apr 2014 | No Comment | ]
Colony Delta

Rare two player game covering the colonization and exploitation of a single planet.

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[21 Mar 2014 | No Comment | ]
Metallum Review

Metallum is a strategy game for two players who take on roles of corporate pilots charged with the task of directing their factory ships in order to construct a more efficient mining network on the system’s planets than their opponent does.

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[16 Mar 2014 | No Comment | ]
A Critique of… Glass Road

The game consists of four building periods. Each player has an identical set of fifteen specialist cards, and each specialist comes with two abilities. At the beginning of each building period, each player needs to choose a hand of five specialists.

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[12 Mar 2014 | No Comment | ]
Madeira Review

Madeira is an island officially discovered early in the 15th century by Portuguese seafarers. Madeira, the Portuguese word for wood, refers to the dense forest that covered its wild, fertile landscape.

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[11 Mar 2014 | No Comment | ]
Cuba: The Splendid Little War Review

Cuba: The Splendid Little War, from designer Javier Garcia de Gabiola, is a two-player simulation of the third War of Cuban Independence, which lasted from 1895 to 1898. (This was the last of the three liberation wars fought between Cuba and Spain; the previous wars were the Ten Years’ War (1868-1878) and the Little War (1879-1880). One player controls the forces of the Spanish colonial government, fighting to retain Cuba; the other player controls the Cuban rebels fighting for their independence.

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[11 Feb 2014 | No Comment | ]
Corporate America Review

In Corporate America, a political satire game about corporate influence of government, players take the role of corporations that manipulate the population, government, and each other to maximize profits.

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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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[17 Jan 2014 | No Comment | ]
Lords of the Renaissance

The Lords series, by Phil Ecklund, provides a primarily economic representation of larger scoped (military & political) events.