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Trial by Combat

Trial by Combat

Other May 30, 2014 0

By Peter Drymalski Trial by Combat Lawyers on the Battlefields of the Civil War Common Destinies, Common Pasts On June 29, 1863, William Colvill was in a foul mood, which was only partly due

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Beta Rules for “AT ANY COST:  METZ 1870”

Beta Rules for “AT ANY COST: METZ 1870”

Hermann Luttmann May 27, 2014 0

Designed by Hermann Luttmann Developed by Fred Manzo Oct. 26th, 2014 P500 page Consimworld Discussion page for AAC    (The following are the near-beta rules for Hermann Luttmann’s new Franco-Prussian War game: At Any Cost:

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New York Times: High-Tech Push Has Board Games Rolling Again

New York Times: High-Tech Push Has Board Games Rolling Again

Other May 17, 2014 0

High-Tech Push Has Board Games Rolling Again By NICK WINGFIELD MAY 5, 2014 MERCER ISLAND, Wash. — Dan Shapiro sold a company to Google and worked at Microsoft. His name is on nearly a dozen technology-related

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Wall Street Journal: Two New Translations of ‘Herodotus: The Histories’

Wall Street Journal: Two New Translations of ‘Herodotus: The Histories’

Other May 17, 2014 0

Book Review: ‘Herodotus: The Histories’ translated by Tom Holland & ‘Herodotus: Histories’ translated by Pamela Mensch The beleaguered Samians, needing Spartan military aid, held up a bag and said ‘Bag needs flour.’ The laconic

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New York Times: The Toys of War

New York Times: The Toys of War

Other May 17, 2014 0

The Toys of War By SARAH BURNS and DANIEL GREENE  FEBRUARY 27, 2014, 9:26 PM Just in time for Christmas 1866, a 30-year-old game creator named Milton Bradley ran an advertisement in Colman’s Rural World, a St.

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Forbes: Captain Kirk Meets The Settlers of Catan

Forbes: Captain Kirk Meets The Settlers of Catan

Other May 1, 2014 0

By Michael Peck “Kirk to Enterprise. We need to build … an outpost on this planet. Beam down a brick, wood, sheep and wheat card.” How does someone turn Settlers of Catan, the legendary German board game,

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The South Cocoon: a paper by Ryan Owens based on the testimony of Joseph Lutrario, the only person pulled alive from the WTC’s South Tower on 9/11.

The South Cocoon: a paper by Ryan Owens based on the testimony of Joseph Lutrario, the only person pulled alive from the WTC’s South Tower on 9/11.

Other April 23, 2014 0

“The South Cocoon” is a paper by Ryan Owens based on the testimony of Joseph Lutrario, the only person pulled alive from the WTC’s South Tower on 9/11. Description Page 305 of the 9/11

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What Happened to the Hood? An Analysis  (Part 1)

What Happened to the Hood? An Analysis (Part 1)

Paul Comben April 23, 2014 6

By Paul Comben On 26th May 1941, just two days after the loss of HMS Hood, Admiral of the Fleet, Lord Chatfield, had a letter published in The Times. Pulling no punches whatsoever, Chatfield

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Washington Post:  In the world of war games, Volko Ruhnke has  become a hero

Washington Post: In the world of war games, Volko Ruhnke has become a hero

Other April 22, 2014 0

War game designer Volko Rulnke plays the board game Angola at the World boardgaming Championships in Lancaster, PA., in August. (Al Tielemans/For The Washington Post) Written by Jason Albert  At the last stop on a

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The Economist: To understand war, American officials are playing board games

The Economist: To understand war, American officials are playing board games

Other April 22, 2014 0

Military strategy War games Mar 15th 2014  TWO evenings a month, four dozen defence and intelligence officials gather in an undisclosed building in Virginia. They chat informally about “what if” scenarios. For example: what

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