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[28 Oct 2013 | No Comment | ]
Siege of Constantinople (Video Review)

The magazine ‘fifth wheel’ to the Art of Siege quad, this game covers the successful Ottoman siege of Constantinople.

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[19 Oct 2013 | No Comment | ]
The Crusades

A strategic level hex-wargame treatment of the 1st and 3rd Crusades, 1096-1099 and 1190-1192 respectively. The rules for each Crusade share the same basic mechanics however the 3rd Crusade scenario is designed as a two-player only game, while the 1st Crusade scenario is intended for multi-player play, and has additional rules covering diplomatic and economic elements.

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[4 Apr 2013 | No Comment | ]
Conquistador (Video Review)

Play one of four European powers in a bid to make your riches in the New World. Originally published by SPI in Strategy & Tactics magazine #58, a new version with a mounted board was published by AH.

This a one to four player game. The green counters are the Spanish, yellow counters are the Portuguese, red counters are the English, and the blue counters are the French.

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[22 Mar 2013 | No Comment | ]
Pax Romana

How did Rome get to be Rome? Why did the Glory That Was Greece fade? What stopped Carthage from making an empire of the Mediterranean? Could the Seleucids really have conquered the western world?

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[13 Mar 2013 | No Comment | ]
Blackbeard (Video Review)

Players take up the roles of famous pirates navigating the major sea lanes during the golden age of piracy. Plunder and pirating await as each player moves about on the map in a variable system through a deck of cards.

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[9 Dec 2012 | 2 Comments | ]
Chariots of Fire (Video Review)

Chariots of Fire, the 14th volume in the Great Battles of History series of games, allows players to recreate battles from the Bronze Age, that period of time covering several centuries for which there is little “written evidence”.

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[20 Nov 2012 | No Comment | ]
Infidel (Video Review)

This is a period that saw cavalry reign supreme, and pitted the European heavy cavalry – armored “knights” – system against the Eastern/Turkish light cavalry tactics.

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[6 Nov 2012 | No Comment | ]
Samurai (Video Review)

GBOH treatment of Feudal Japan

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[2 Nov 2012 | No Comment | ]
Medieval ( Video Review)

Fast paced card game based on medieval European power-politics.

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[9 Oct 2012 | No Comment | ]
Successors (Video Review)

Classic multi-player CDG.