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[24 Nov 2014 | No Comment | ]
Why?! Review

Each turn, players draw a card and follow the instructions to move their chicken, and either move current cars on the board or draw new ones into a random lane! Anything can happen to you as you cross this dangerous road to get to the other side.

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[20 Nov 2014 | No Comment | ]
D-Day The American Beaches Review

Utah and Omaha: The American Beaches are the third and fourth games in Paul Koenig’s D-Day series of five titles covering the first three nail-biting days (June 6 – 8, 1944) of Allied landings in France to liberate Europe during World War 2.

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[11 Nov 2014 | No Comment | ]
Sign of the Pagan Review

Sign of the Pagan from Richard Berg portrays the most famous battle of one of history’s most feared figures – Attila the Hun. It is considered by some to be the battle that saved Western Europe from the Huns and, for the most part, put an end to Attila’s wide-sweeping drives for loot.

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[8 Oct 2014 | No Comment | ]
Israeli Independence Review

Israeli Independence is an introductory level solitaire wargame that tells the rich and engaging story of the First Arab-Israeli War – Israel’s War for Independence. Five Arab armies, poised at the borders of the newly declared state, launch their determined invasions – and each must be pushed back in turn before any reaches West Jerusalem, the new Israeli capital.
As the headlines unfold and the vast forces of the Arab League relentlessly press forward, can you successfully allocate the precious few resources of the new Israeli Defense Force (IDF) to conduct …

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[18 Jun 2014 | No Comment | ]
The South Shall Rise Again Review

From designer John Welch comes your chance – with up to three additional friends to alter the course of a fractured United States, increasingly menaced by Confederate zombie soldiers (“Zebs”), and the dangerous Revenants and Glorious Dead that await you.

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[1 May 2014 | No Comment | ]
Mound Builders Review

Mound Builders, from the Charles S. Roberts Award-winning design team of Wes Erni and Ben Madison at Victory Point Games, is a solitaire States of SiegeTM game where you represent the two largest pre-Columbian Indian “mound builder” cultures that dominated eastern North America from before the time of Christ.

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[20 Mar 2014 | No Comment | ]
Hapsburg Eclipse Review

Hapsburg Eclipse has a sister game titled Ottoman Sunset, depicting the struggle of their Central Powers ally, the Ottoman Empire.

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[11 Mar 2014 | No Comment | ]
Cuba: The Splendid Little War Review

Cuba: The Splendid Little War, from designer Javier Garcia de Gabiola, is a two-player simulation of the third War of Cuban Independence, which lasted from 1895 to 1898. (This was the last of the three liberation wars fought between Cuba and Spain; the previous wars were the Ten Years’ War (1868-1878) and the Little War (1879-1880). One player controls the forces of the Spanish colonial government, fighting to retain Cuba; the other player controls the Cuban rebels fighting for their independence.

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[15 Feb 2014 | No Comment | ]
Old World New World (Video Review)

A direct conflict boardgame where players take turns placing terrain cards in a grid in an effort to move their units from one side of the map to the other while at the same time preventing their opponents from doing the same.

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[17 Dec 2013 | No Comment | ]
Trieste Review

Trieste, from designer Matthew Ma, is a boxed card game in which three players take on the roles of Thief, Merchant, or City Watch. Each role has its own unique deck and victory conditions. Turns are played out simultaneously, with each player selecting an action without knowing those chosen by opponents.