Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Ohio company making a mark with historical strategy games

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Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Ohio company making a mark with historical strategy games

By Jon Chavez:

Freedom - Underground Railroad

Some of the playing pieces from the historical board game called “Freedom-The Underground Railroad” that uses history about and surrounding the underground railroad to educate and entertain players. – Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Uwe Eickert loves to play games but you won’t catch him playing cards or a simple board game like Monopoly.

When leisure time arrives, his playground is the past.

Mr. Eickert, 50, an engineer by training and an ultra-successful entrepreneur by trade, is the owner-founder of Academy Games, a tiny Sandusky County. Ohio, startup that specializes in complex, critical-thinking strategic games for uber-game players, classrooms, and even members of the military…..

 

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