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Cyningstan: In Search of the Lost Games

Cyningstan: In Search of the Lost Games

Other March 24, 2017 0

“The traditional board games that have survived from historic times serve as a treasure trove of entertainment for the modern gamer. But not all of them have come down to us intact. The boards

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Video Board Game REVIEW of ‘Hands in the Sea’ with Judd and The Chief Bonding With Board Games YouTube

Video Board Game REVIEW of ‘Hands in the Sea’ with Judd and The Chief Bonding With Board Games YouTube

Fred Manzo October 18, 2016 0

Bonding With Board Games Published on Aug 29, 2016 Hands in the Sea is a two-player deck building wargame on the First Punic War, between Rome and Carthage, 264–241 BC.

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The Telegraph: The Ides of March – The assassination of Julius Caesar and how it changed the world

The Telegraph: The Ides of March – The assassination of Julius Caesar and how it changed the world

Other March 17, 2016 0

Caesar’s death paved the way for the Roman empire after a bloody cycle of civil wars, and secured him the hallowed immortality he always craved By Dominic Selwood “Spurinna was a haruspex. His calling

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“Time of Crisis” by Wray Ferrell and Brad Johnson from GMT just made the P500 cut

“Time of Crisis” by Wray Ferrell and Brad Johnson from GMT just made the P500 cut

Other September 22, 2015 0

From the publisher’s web page: “During the Crisis of the Third Century, the Roman Empire nearly collapsed in the face of calamitous internal and external strife, including continuous civil war and barbarian invasions from

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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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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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Sign of the Pagan: A Boardgaming Way Review

Sign of the Pagan: A Boardgaming Way Review

Mitch Freedman April 15, 2014 3

Reviewed by Mitch Freedman Designed by Richard Berg Published by Victory Point Games Let’s begin by stating the obvious.  Richard Berg has probably written more war games than I have ever played – a

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Spartacus – A Boardgaming Way Review

Spartacus – A Boardgaming Way Review

Fred Manzo March 23, 2014 0

By Fred Manzo Spartacus: Crisis in the Roman Republic 80-71 B.C. An Overview Let me begin by saying that I wanted to like Spartacus. It models an interesting situation, it uses the tried-and-true Hannibal:

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Roman Generals in Hannibal: Rome vs. Carthage – A Boardgaming Way Analysis

Roman Generals in Hannibal: Rome vs. Carthage – A Boardgaming Way Analysis

Fred Manzo March 23, 2014 3

By Fred Manzo Hannibal: Rome vs. Carthage   Simply put, Hannibal: Rome vs. Carthage is the best strategic Card-Driven Game (CDG) ever produced. To give you some idea of how good it is, old

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Errata for Spartacus

Errata for Spartacus

Other March 23, 2014 0

By Compass Games General Errata Clarification to 9.5: ”Campaign cards allow two or more leaders and their armies to be activated”… Correction to 8.1: ”For each new Legion raised, the Crisis marker is immediatlely

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