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[29 Jun 2013 | No Comment | ]
Napoleon at Waterloo Review

The Battle of Waterloo is perhaps the best known battle in history. The time is 18 June 1815. The Duke of Wellington’s armies are drawn to defend the road to Brussels. Napoleon’s superior French forces begin their assault. Can the British thin red line hold until the Prussian army arrives to fall upon Napoleon’s flanks?

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[27 May 2013 | No Comment | ]
Duel of the Eagles (Video Review)

The game requires the players to maintain supply lines, both to rally units that are shaken or low on ammo and to achieve the victory conditions.

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[20 Mar 2013 | No Comment | ]
La Berezina 1812 (A Video Review)

The Berezina 1812 focus on the batlles fought by the remnants of Napoleon “Grande Armée” against several Russian armies, in order to cross Berezina river between Borissov and Velesovo, at Stoudenka.

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[13 Oct 2012 | No Comment | ]
Danube 20 (A Video Review)

 
When the capture of Vienna failed to bring the Austrians to the bargaining table, Napoleon sought more direct means of ending the War of the Fifth Coalition. His first attempt was a nearly impromptu effort to force a crossing of the Danube, then in full spring flood, with the handful of forces that were immediately available. Almost predictably, the resulting battle of Aspern-Essling resulted in a crushing French defeat. Stung by the setback, Napoleon then spent the next month and a half preparing for another assault at the same site, …

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[31 Aug 2012 | No Comment | ]
At Neuve Chapelle (A Video Review)

The British attempted to reduce a poorly-defended German salient centered on the town of Neuve Chapelle.

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[12 Jul 2012 | No Comment | ]
Shield Wall: Hastings 1066 (A Video Review)

Shield Wall is a low complexity wargame on the Battle of Hastings.

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[4 Jul 2012 | No Comment | ]
Almeida & Bussaco (A Video Review)

In April 1810, Napoléon entrusted to Masséna, the hero of Aspern and Wagram, the mission of driving Wellington out of Portugal.

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[30 Jun 2012 | No Comment | ]
A Test of Mettle (A Video Review)

A Test of Mettle: The three games included are:Patton’s Finest: the Battle of Arracourt, Revanche! The Battle of Dompaire, andTough Hombres: The Battle of Mairy.

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[30 May 2012 | No Comment | ]
War of 1812 (A Video Review)

War of 1812 is an elegant strategy wargame depicting the Anglo-American struggle to control the Great Lakes and Canada.

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[30 May 2012 | No Comment | ]
Axis & Allies Europe 1940 ( Video Review)

With the invasion of the Low Countries and the allied evacuation from Dunkirk, the German army is poised to march on Paris.