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[16 May 2015 | No Comment | ]
Stonewall’s Sword

(from Revolution Games):
On the stifling hot morning of August 9th, 1862, Maj. Gen. Thomas “Stonewall” Jackson’s corps of Confederate veterans encountered a lone Union division under the shadow of Slaughter’s Mountain (also known as Cedar Mountain). The isolated Union division belonged to Maj. Gen. Nathaniel Banks, Jackson’s rival during the Valley Campaign and an opponent who the great Stonewall had consistently defeated. The Confederate troops were some of the best in the Rebel army, they outnumbered the Union force and were under the command of one of the iconic generals …

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[10 Mar 2015 | No Comment | ]

Triumph & Glory continues with this one-battle boxed game of one the largest (and most important) Napoleonic battles.

Schevardino Redoubt


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[23 Feb 2015 | No Comment | ]
Triumph & Glory

(from GMT site)
Triumph & Glory contains the following five battles:
Castiglione (1796), fought over exactly the same field as would see the massive destruction at Solferino 63 years later, this is considered the first great, truly Napoleonic-style battle. Here the unfortunate opponents are the Austrians.
Austerlitz (1805), perhaps the greatest Napoleonic victory of all time, presented here in a most playable version.
Raab (1809), while Napoleon was to the west, capturing Vienna, his son, Prince Eugene led a sizable army into Hungary, chasing Archduke John’s Austrians and attacking them across a river, with …

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[28 Jan 2015 | No Comment | ]

(from GMT site):
Hoplite, the 15th volume in the Great Battles of History series of games, allows players to recreate classic battles from the pre-Alexandrian Persian-Hellenistic Age, the heyday of the Hoplite (heavy infantry fighting in packed formation). This period is often considered to feature the birth of Western Warfare, as opposed to the Persian/Eastern style, which relied on archery , light cavalry, and mobility.
Exactly how hoplite warfare was fought – what really happened when “the bell rang” – is highly disputed by ancient military historians, even today. Hoplite allows you …

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[20 Jan 2015 | No Comment | ]

(from Legion site)
Toulon, 1793 is an operational level wargame for two to seven players, covering the siege of Toulon, in the South of France, between 25 August and 21 December, 1793. It’s area based system covers the entire campaign from the initial landing by Anglo-Spanish forces (at the invitation of the rebel Toulonnaise) through to their evacuation of the town as their ships came under threat from the batteries of the previously unknown Napoleon Bonaparte.
Operation points are at the heart of the system and combined with an innovative combat, loss …

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[27 Sep 2014 | No Comment | ]
Turning Point

Freeman’s Farm and Lundy’s Lane were Turning Points in the American Revolution and the War of 1812 for America in the formation the United States Army.

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[31 Jul 2014 | No Comment | ]
Wings of War: Famous Aces

Card-based air combat in WWI, accounting for maneuver directly.

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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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[16 Apr 2014 | No Comment | ]
A Famous Victory/Fields of Glory

Tactical combat in the age of Marlborough, these were supposed to be the start of a big Richard Berg designed series of games

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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.