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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.

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[9 Dec 2013 | No Comment | ]

A small game in the CWB series, covering several what-if scenarios, as well as the historical battle near Perryville, KY on October 8, 1862.

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[8 Dec 2013 | No Comment | ]
In Their Quiet Fields

Civil War Brigade Series coverage of the Battle of Antietam.

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[24 Nov 2013 | No Comment | ]
Road to Richmond

9th Wheel of the SPI Blue and Gray Quads (there were two of them). This came out a couple years later.
Simple grand-tactical game on the Seven Days Battles.
Road to Richmond is an extra Blue and Gray Civil War Quad game, first published in Strategy & Tactics magazine #60.
Road to Richmond is a simulation of the engagement between Robert E. Lee’s Army of Nortern Virginia and George B. McClellan’s Army of the Potomc during its change of base to the James River in June and July, 1862. During the union withdrawal, Robert E. Lee proved his strategic …

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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’.

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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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[5 Oct 2013 | No Comment | ]
Flying Colors (Video Review)

Flying Colors recreates naval actions during the height of the Age of Sail, from small engagements to full battles involving dozens of ships in each fleet. Play is fast, furious, and does not require the pre-plotted movement found in many other naval games. Instead, a simple initiative and command system allows players to activate and maneuver their fleets in a realistic manner, indicating how older commanders adhered to rules of engagement where more forward thinking commanders, like Nelson, could retain control of their fleets after the first broadsides began to be exchanged.

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[4 Aug 2013 | No Comment | ]
Thirty Years War Quad (Video Review)

The Thirty Years War Quad consists of four battles, each with its own map, counters and Exclusive Rules. The Standard Rules are common to all four battles. This is an update of the SPI 1st edition back in 1976, with White Mountain as a substitute of Freiburg. The Quad contains 4 games: Lutzen; Nordlingen; Rocroi; White Mountain.