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[30 Nov 2014 | No Comment | ]
Right Fierce & Terrible

Now, this important but little known battle is yours for the trying, with Right Fierce & Terrible: The Battle of Sluys

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[19 Sep 2014 | No Comment | ]
Robin (Essen pre-release) Review

In the fast-paced game Robin, you have just joined Robin Hood’s merry men in Sherwood Forest. You can help at the Sherwood Forest camp, rob travelers on the road to Nottingham castle, bring messages from Robin, and scout the neighborhood for information.

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[29 Aug 2014 | No Comment | ]
Castles of Mad King Ludwig Review

In the tile-laying game Castles of Mad King Ludwig, players are tasked with building an amazing, extravagant castle for King Ludwig II of Bavaria…one room at a time.

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[25 Jul 2014 | No Comment | ]
Guelphs and Ghibellines

Tactical system similar to Men of Iron, for three battles set in 13th Century Italy.

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[8 Jun 2014 | 2 Comments | ]
The Builders: Middle Ages Review

In The Builders: Middle Ages, the cards represent buildings or workers. Players score points (and gain money) by completing the construction of buildings, while placing a worker on a construction site costs money.

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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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[2 Mar 2014 | No Comment | ]
Venetia Review

In Venetia, players compete to become the most prosperous and influential noble family in the history of the Serenissima Republic. From its rise in the ninth century to its decline and fall in the eighteenth, players take part in the golden age that built the city that once was the Queen of the Mediterranean.

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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.

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[11 Dec 2013 | No Comment | ]
Agincourt Review

Unique design covering the battle of Agincourt – focusing on the morale issues facing the French.

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[2 Nov 2013 | No Comment | ]
Art of Siege – Acre

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’.