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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.

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[5 Aug 2013 | No Comment | ]
Infection (Video Review)

In Infection: Humanity’s Last Gasp, by designer John Gibson, you are the director of the Department of Plague Control (DPC) field office in New York City. You make the decisions about what parts of the virus to study, which personnel to hire and what equipment to purchase. You’ll soon discover you are working with an eccentric group of scientists who don’t always work well together—and one very resourceful lab rat named Marvin.

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[3 Aug 2013 | No Comment | ]
Chancellorsville (A Video Review)

Chancellorsville: Bloody May, 1863 is a two-player wargame simulating Jackson’s infamous flank attack that occurred west of the Chancellor House (Chancellorsville) on May 2, 1863. As the Confederate player, you must try to crush Hooker’s unsuspecting army. As the Union player, you must regroup from the initial shock of the blow, hold onto the Chancellor House, and counter-attack against Lee’s outnumbered forces.

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[5 Jul 2013 | No Comment | ]
Tenka (Video Review)

Two to four players compete in this fast-playing card game of consolidation and conquest, where each turn and every card play is a decision whether to PLACE a card in your court for a modest but long-lasting effect, or to PITCH a card for a stronger but single use.

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[6 Apr 2013 | No Comment | ]
Ancient Battles Deluxe (Video Review)

With grim-faced determination and sharpened sword, lead your troops through the greatest battles of history using the simple maneuver and combat mechanics that allow you engage in the decisive missile and melee combat that is Ancient Battles Deluxe.