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[14 Nov 2013 | No Comment | ]
Obbedisco! (Video Review)

The campaign of Bezzeca was a daring mountain warfare campaign, waged by Italian general Giuseppe Garibaldi.
He led his group of volunteers, the ” Corpo Volontari Italiani,” against Austrian General Kuhn’s forces in Trentino.
Garibaldi’s Red Shirts were stopped only by the end of the hostilities between the two states, and the General’s famous reply to the King’s telegram ordering the immediate end to military operations, a terse and concise “Obbedisco” (I obey).

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[23 Sep 2013 | No Comment | ]
Frederick’s War (Video Review)

HOLD THE LINE comes to the wars of Europe in the Age of Reason with FREDERICK’S WAR. When Frederick II led his army into Silesia a long duel began between a still fragile Prussia and the first class power that was Austria. Featured here are eight battles from the fearsome contest: Mollwitz, Choutusitz, Hohenfriedburg, Kesseldorf, Kolin, Leuthen, Hochkirk, and Liegnitz. The game closely aligns with the Hold the Line system, but includes more advanced command rules, more detailed cavalry rules, optional rules for each warring nation’s units, and much more.

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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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[26 May 2013 | No Comment | ]
Braccio Da Montone (Video Review)

The game simulates the two major battles fought by the condottiero: Sant’Egidio (July 12, 1416), whereby he became Lord of Perugia and l’Aquila (June 2, 1424), in which he was defeated and mortally wounded.

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[25 May 2013 | No Comment | ]
Batman Arkham City Escape (Video Review)

Batman: Arkham City Escape is a two-player game that pits Batman against all of his greatest foes – from The Joker and Harley Quinn to Poison Ivy and The Riddler – as they try to escape Arkham City!
In this game, one player represents Batman, and the other player has command of twenty members of Batman’s rogues gallery, with each villain having abilities exclusive to that character. When Batman and a villain occupy the same space on the board, epic battles ensue as Batman utilizes his Utility Belt and Combat cards …

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[7 May 2013 | No Comment | ]
The Last King of Scotland (Video Review)

With a seeming fascination for all things Scottish, Idi Amin referred to himself as the “uncrowned king of Scotland”. When Amin fled Uganda in a sense he truly became “The Last King of Scotland.” Each game turn is a month of real time. Each hex covers 30 miles, and units range from platoons to battalions.

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[26 Apr 2013 | One Comment | ]
Newtown (Video Review)

Newtown includes a three-tiered movement system that simulates the individual nature of Indian warfare. Small war parties often acted according to their own will rather then following orders from “commanding officers.”

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[19 Apr 2013 | No Comment | ]
Mercury Market Garden (Video Review)

The Battle Command Series are quick playing games with large 7/8″ counters, a double sided map board, rules, and dice. Each battle has 4 pages of rules. Units are rated for their strength and movement, as well an endurance rating that reflect how much damage a unit can sustain in combat. Each battle includes 2 scenario’s, one for the complete campaign, and one for a shorter scenario.

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[16 Apr 2013 | No Comment | ]
Anzio the Fight for the Beachhead (Video Review)

Anzio: The Fight For The Beachhead is a solitaire or two-player mini-game that simulates at the division level the battle of Anzio.

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[1 Apr 2013 | No Comment | ]
Strategy and Tactics’ Trajan

Trajan is a two player war game covering the military campaigns of Roman Emperor Marcus Ulpius Nerva Trajan from 114 to 117 AD. The game is strategic in scale, with units representing Roman and Parthian forces, and their allies. The mapsheet, overlaid with a hexagonal grid, covers an area corresponding approximately to modern day Iraq, Iran and Kuwait.