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The Jewish Daily Forward: War Games Depict History of Israel and Challenge Players To Win Conflict

The Jewish Daily Forward: War Games Depict History of Israel and Challenge Players To Win Conflict

Other December 27, 2014 0

 By Michael Peck: Games Imagine Scenarios From 1948 War to Strike on Iran   It is October 1973, and the state of Israel is in mortal danger. To the north, Syrian tank columns have

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The Ancient World – Carthage, The First Punic War – A Boardgaming Way Analysis

The Ancient World – Carthage, The First Punic War – A Boardgaming Way Analysis

Other December 27, 2014 0

By Tom Thornsen   It is 264 BC and you are a member of the Roman Senate. News comes from the south that the Syracusan Tyrant Hiero has allied with the Carthaginians and is preparing

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War Is Boring: Staggering Odds, Brutal Tank Battles in New War Game

War Is Boring: Staggering Odds, Brutal Tank Battles in New War Game

Other December 20, 2014 0

By Mike Peck It’s Israel versus Syria in board game ‘Days of Battle: Golan Heights’ The odds were staggering. Just 177 Israeli tanks facing horde of 1,400 tanks of the Syrian army. Just 200

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Bringing Back the Bygones: An Occasional Look at the Vintage Side of Boardgaming

Bringing Back the Bygones: An Occasional Look at the Vintage Side of Boardgaming

Paul Comben December 19, 2014 4

By Paul Comben The Battle of the Little Big Horn Review Designer: Eduardo Rojas Publisher: Waddingtons Games (1962) So who remembers this one? For no small amount of time I have told people that my first

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FP Magazine: Like Stratego, But With More Bagpipes

FP Magazine: Like Stratego, But With More Bagpipes

Other December 18, 2014 0

By Michael Peck The fight for Scottish independence, coming to a living room table near you. Damn that William Wallace. Damn that stupid movie Braveheart. And curse this infernal board game that compels me, Edward Longshanks,

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Chainmail: Medieval Combat – A Boardgaming Way Review

Chainmail: Medieval Combat – A Boardgaming Way Review

Other December 1, 2014 0

By Tom Thornsen Chainmail – First Impressions Designer: Richard Berg Publisher: Worthington Games (2009) [Chainmail: Medieval Combat should not be confused with the game Chainmail, the miniatures game created by Gary Gygax in 1971. Richard

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MMP’s “The Tide at Sunrise” – A Boardgaming Way Analysis

MMP’s “The Tide at Sunrise” – A Boardgaming Way Analysis

Other November 20, 2014 2

 By Tom Thornsen The Tide at Sunrise Designer: Yukihiro Kuro and Adam Starkweather Publisher: MMP (2010)   A few years ago Multi-Man Publishing© issued The Tide at Sunrise in its International Games Series (IGS), this one from Japan

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FatDog !

FatDog !

Harvey Mossman November 17, 2014 0

By Harvey Mossman Hello,  You are invited to the following event: FRIDAY AFTER THANKSGIVING DAY OF GAMING (FATDOG) Event to be held at the following time, date, and location: Friday, November 28, 2014 from

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Take Me To Your Leaders!  Alexander, Caesar, Napoleon and their Counters in Wargaming – A Boardgaming Way Survey

Take Me To Your Leaders! Alexander, Caesar, Napoleon and their Counters in Wargaming – A Boardgaming Way Survey

Paul Comben November 17, 2014 3

By Paul Comben A few months ago I took at look at how military notions of command were (or were not) translated into board wargame  mechanisms. As a sort of follow-up to that, I

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Beta Rules for “At Any Cost: Metz 1870” – A Boardgaming Way Special Presentation

Beta Rules for “At Any Cost: Metz 1870” – A Boardgaming Way Special Presentation

Hermann Luttmann November 10, 2014 0

By Hermann Luttmann At Any Cost: Metz 1870 Rules  1.0 Introduction On the morning of August 16th, 1870 at the Gravelotte crossroads outside the fortress of Metz, Napoleon III, Emperor of the French Second Empire, turned

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