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[10 Jan 2015 | No Comment | ]
Origins of WWII

James Dunnigan’s follow up on Origins of WWI, in this more popular setting. One of the earlier power-politics
games that he designed/guided in his career. Short (1/2 hour or so) area control game with some intriguing
possibilities for real negotiations, without sacrificing the historical aspects.




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[25 Nov 2013 | No Comment | ]
After the Holocaust Video Review

Mainly economic simulation of post-holocaust recovery in the United States. Uses a worker placement system to handle the simplified economy.

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[11 Feb 2013 | 2 Comments | ]
Russian Civil War (Video Review)

Multi-player, backstabbing and rollicking fun!

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[1 Feb 2013 | No Comment | ]
Pax Britannica (Video Review)

A multi player game of empire, diplomacy, and global confrontation.

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[12 Jan 2013 | No Comment | ]
Ideology (Video Review)

Ideology is a 2-5 player game where each player symbolizes one of the 20th Century’s most powerful Ideologies — Capitalism, Islamic Fundamentalism, Imperialism, Communism, or Fascism.

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[29 Dec 2012 | 2 Comments | ]
Here I Stand (Video Review)

Here I Stand is the first card-driven game to prominently feature secret deal-making. A true six-sided diplomatic struggle, the game places a heavy emphasis on successful alliance-building through negotiations that occur away from the table during the pre-turn Diplomacy Phase.

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[12 Nov 2012 | 2 Comments | ]
Kingmaker (Video Review)

Kingmaker is based on the War of the Roses in English history, a time of civil war when two royal houses competed for the rightful throne.

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[29 Aug 2012 | No Comment | ]
Empires of the Middle Ages (Review and Play Through)

Highly innovative design from SPI’s glory days.For a long time, this was the only fairly serious power-politics game set in the medieval period.

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[24 Jul 2012 | No Comment | ]
La Revolution Francaise (Video Review & Play-through)

Power-politics game for 4-6 players, on the French Revolution. Event-driven system.

Another AWE winner.