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[28 Jan 2015 | No Comment | ]
Hoplite

 
 
(from GMT site):
Hoplite, the 15th volume in the Great Battles of History series of games, allows players to recreate classic battles from the pre-Alexandrian Persian-Hellenistic Age, the heyday of the Hoplite (heavy infantry fighting in packed formation). This period is often considered to feature the birth of Western Warfare, as opposed to the Persian/Eastern style, which relied on archery , light cavalry, and mobility.
Exactly how hoplite warfare was fought – what really happened when “the bell rang” – is highly disputed by ancient military historians, even today. Hoplite allows you …

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[17 Dec 2014 | No Comment | ]
Peloponnesian War

Mark Herman’s solo design (which can also be played opposed or even multi-player) covering the classic era conflict
between Sparta and Athens.

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[24 Oct 2013 | No Comment | ]
Art of Siege – Tyre

A four part series featuring each of these designs. They all are significantly different games, although packaged as a part of the same SPI ‘quad’.

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[8 Apr 2013 | No Comment | ]
Creekos the Card Game (Tutorial)

Creekos: The Card Game is a trick-taking card game with a customized deck that pits two partnerships against each other. The first part of the game is the auctions by which partners attempt to make their cards powerful at the start of the game by offering points. After the auction, they join the battle to win as many tricks as they can. The partners who at the end of the game have the most points win.

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[26 Jan 2012 | No Comment | ]
Commands & Colors Ancients ( A Video Review)

Military history starting from the Middle Ages.

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[4 Nov 2011 | No Comment | ]
Venture Forth ( A Video Review)

Facing the monsters sometimes comes with a prize!

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[4 Oct 2011 | No Comment | ]
Omen: A Reign of War – Shattered Aegis ( A Video Review)

War rages across the peninsula, cities smolder and the countryside weeps.

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[11 Apr 2011 | 2 Comments | ]
Omen: A Reign of War ( A Video Review)

The sons of Zeus take Greece by force in this two player game by Small Box Games.