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How Big Is Small? Reflections on Compass Games’ “The Lamps Are Going Out”

How Big Is Small? Reflections on Compass Games’ “The Lamps Are Going Out”

Paul Comben October 2, 2016 0

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“The Lamps are Going Out: World War 1” – Errata and FAQ

“The Lamps are Going Out: World War 1” – Errata and FAQ

Hermann Luttmann September 21, 2016 0

By Hermann Luttmann:                                    ERRATA and FAQ’S ERRATA U2 Tech Card: The card is incorrect – the text

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GrogHeads Interviews the Team Behind  “The Lamps Are Going Out”

GrogHeads Interviews the Team Behind “The Lamps Are Going Out”

Other June 5, 2016 0

Kirk, Hermann, and Tim all join us to chat about their upcoming epic WWI game ~ Brant Guillory, 4 June 2016 All images from pre-production artwork. Compass Games has had The Lamps Are Going Out on

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The Lamps Are Going Out: World War I – Back Cover

The Lamps Are Going Out: World War I – Back Cover

Other March 31, 2016 0

By Compass Games Staff: (Click to Enlarge)  

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DILEMMAS OF THE LAMPS ARE GOING OUT – A Boardgaming Way Analysis

DILEMMAS OF THE LAMPS ARE GOING OUT – A Boardgaming Way Analysis

Other March 1, 2016 0

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“The Lamps Are Going Out: World War I” Sample Cards

“The Lamps Are Going Out: World War I” Sample Cards

Fred Manzo November 23, 2015 2

By Fred Manzo  (Click to enlarge) Here is a sample of “The Lamps Are Going Out: World War I” event cards. “Lamps” is a game that Hermann Luttmann has been developing and I’ve been

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Lamps Video Goes Live

Lamps Video Goes Live

Other May 18, 2015 0

I particularly like that right hand. It’s got star power. – Fred (The components shown are the playtest versions only. The game should be published sometime later this year. Check the Compass Games website

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Consimworld Expo ( featuring MonsterGameCon ) in Tempe, Arizona  – A Photo Essay

Consimworld Expo ( featuring MonsterGameCon ) in Tempe, Arizona – A Photo Essay

Fred Manzo May 3, 2015 0

By Fred Manzo Consimworld Expo is the finest war gaming convention I know of (with the World Boardgaming Championships – WBC – in Lancaster, Pennsylvania being a close second). Consimworld Expo takes the title

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New “Lamps” Event card

New “Lamps” Event card

Fred Manzo April 27, 2015 0

By Fred Manzo: This is the initial version of the “First Line Formation” event card from “The Lamps Are Going Out – World War I.” The game is designed by Kirk Uhlmann, developed by

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A Magic Day at The Boardgaming Way

A Magic Day at The Boardgaming Way

Fred Manzo April 22, 2015 0

By Fred Manzo The last day or so has been a magic time for our group of game designers/developers/playtesters here at The Boardgaming Way. In one 24 hour period we had: 1. Compass Games

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