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[3 Mar 2015 | No Comment | ]
Warlords: China in Disarray

 
 
Panther Games’ light strategic representation of the ‘Warring States’ period after WWI running through the
formation of the KMT, CCP, and the Japanese invasion. This Aussie game comes close on the heels of Empires
in Arms, and (though much lighter) shows some of the same design features – though this is more of
a pure balance of power game, at least in the early eras.
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[6 Aug 2014 | No Comment | ]
Heroes of Normandie Review

Heroes of Normandie: explosive and fast-paced battles; the pleasure of butchering your enemies through MG42 walls of lead; and the ability to crush Nazi bastards under tons of shells – basically, blood and guts.

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[20 Jun 2014 | No Comment | ]
Rommel in the Desert

Columbia block game on the North Africa campaign. In addition to the normal fog of war generated by the blocks, this one uses supply as hidden cards.

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[11 Jun 2014 | No Comment | ]
The Hunters

Solitaire submarine game in the spirit of B-17

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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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[8 Jan 2014 | No Comment | ]
The Desert Fox & Trail of the Fox

An operational treatment of the North African theater in World War II. Scale: 16 kilometer hexes, 1 month turns, brigade/regiment scale units.

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[18 Jul 2013 | No Comment | ]
Hungarian Nightmare (A Video Review)

The bitter winter fighting for Budapest was one of the most prolonged, vicious city fights in history. And, until now, no one has ever tried to make a game to capture the struggle.

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[19 Apr 2013 | No Comment | ]
Mercury Market Garden (Video Review)

The Battle Command Series are quick playing games with large 7/8″ counters, a double sided map board, rules, and dice. Each battle has 4 pages of rules. Units are rated for their strength and movement, as well an endurance rating that reflect how much damage a unit can sustain in combat. Each battle includes 2 scenario’s, one for the complete campaign, and one for a shorter scenario.

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[16 Apr 2013 | No Comment | ]
Anzio the Fight for the Beachhead (Video Review)

Anzio: The Fight For The Beachhead is a solitaire or two-player mini-game that simulates at the division level the battle of Anzio.

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[12 Apr 2013 | 3 Comments | ]
The Battle for Hill 218  A Written Review (2D6 Exclusive Content)

Wrapped in a plain olive card box while boasting black and white generic card art; The Battle for Hill 218 bears an outright semblance of the mundane that will be torn down and trodden upon as soon as you get this beauty to the table.