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[15 Jul 2014 | No Comment | ]
Ancient World (Rise of the Roman Republic & Carthage)

Operational style movement and combat in the ancient world. These games cover the early wars as the republic against Pyrrhus and the Samnites, as well as Carthage’s wars in Sicily, the 1st Punic War (obviously), and the Mercenary War which followed. Watch Rome grow!

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[13 Jun 2014 | No Comment | ]
Unconditional Surrender Review

Strategic level simulation of WWII in Europe. Mini-monster which manages to be a real competitive design.

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[4 Apr 2014 | No Comment | ]
Colony Delta

Rare two player game covering the colonization and exploitation of a single planet.

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[30 Jan 2014 | No Comment | ]
Hitler’s War Review

Very high level look at the European Theater of Operations, focusing on broad strategic pushes, production, and technology.

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[30 Jul 2013 | No Comment | ]
Armada (Video Review)

Armada is a grand strategic simulation of the two critical years in the Anglo-Spanish conflict that raged into the opening years of the Seventeenth Century. Emphasis is placed on the financial planning that was concomitant to any campaign. Each Player, but especially the Spanish, has substantial resources. However, just as in the historical situation, each Player must carefully plan a cost-efficient strategy.

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[21 Jul 2013 | One Comment | ]
Freedom in the Galaxy (Video Review)

First published by SPI and inspired by Star Wars. Some of the character names are anagrams of SPI employees. Some are puns.

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[6 Jun 2013 | No Comment | ]
Napoleonic Wars (Video Review)

“The Napoleonic Wars, 1805 – 1815, brings you a fast-paced, tension-filled, card-driven wargame using a point-to-point movement system that pushes the envelope in a new direction for this pivotal period of history. Having a simple-to-learn strategic system and short rulebook, The Napoleonic Wars, can be played in an evening as the cards and Diplomatic Track make for tough decision-making in the face of everchanging enemy threats.

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[20 Apr 2013 | No Comment | ]
Victory in the Pacific

Victory in the Pacific is a simple strategic wargame covering the Pacific Theater of WW2. It is a successor to the system developed in War at Sea which covers the Battle of the Atlantic.

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[15 Apr 2013 | No Comment | ]
The Civil War ( Video Review)

The Civil War depicts the nation and its leaders as no game has done before. Players re-create history on a map stretching from the Eastern shores through the untamed lands of New Mexico, maneuvering and engaging their armies according to the carefully drawn abilities of over 60 individually represented commanders, as ocean-going and riverine naval units battle for control of critical waterways.

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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.