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P.O.W. – A Boardgaming Way article

P.O.W. – A Boardgaming Way article

Other October 9, 2018 0

By Mitch Freedman:  A strange malady has been sweeping through parts of the gaming community for the past few months. The growth was slow at first, so slow it was hardly noticed, but it

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The New Yorker: Dungeons and Dragons Saved My Life

The New Yorker: Dungeons and Dragons Saved My Life

Other March 8, 2015 0

BY Jon Michaud Dungeons & Dragons turns forty this year. The game, which I played in my youth, is entering middle age just a few years behind me. My interest in—or, I should say,

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The National Interest: Hitler’s Last Stand – Why the Battle of the Bulge Still Matters

The National Interest: Hitler’s Last Stand – Why the Battle of the Bulge Still Matters

Other February 22, 2015 0

By Michael Peck: The attack began with a barrage from 1,600 guns and rocket launchers that pounded trenches and command posts. Then came waves of tanks and infantry that surged out of the winter

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The Atlantic: How Board Games Conquered Cafes

The Atlantic: How Board Games Conquered Cafes

Other February 15, 2015 0

By Hana Schank As social life gets ever more digital, new coffee shops and bars encourage face-to-face interaction via the likes of Settlers of Catan and Connect Four. On a gorgeous fall day when

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The Other Forgotten War

The Other Forgotten War

Hermann Luttmann August 29, 2014 0

By Hermann Luttmann August 16th marks the anniversary of the Battle of Mars-la-Tour and August 18th the anniversary of the Battle of Gravelotte-St. Privat, both fought in 1870 during the Franco-Prussian War. These two battles were

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What Happened to the Hood? – The Replays

What Happened to the Hood? – The Replays

Paul Comben August 1, 2014 1

By Paul Comben A slight change of plans here, owing to issues of space. The two games being used are Jack Greene’s The Royal Navy and Gary Graber’s Battleship Captain. Both games have relatively simple movement

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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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Counter Commands – Administration and Leadership on the Wargame Map – An Analysis

Counter Commands – Administration and Leadership on the Wargame Map – An Analysis

Paul Comben April 23, 2014 0

By Paul Comben Counter Commands Administration and Leadership on the Wargame Map “Now You Are In Command!” That was the proud boast on the boxes of the very first Avalon Hill wargames I owned

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Habitual History and the High Ground – An Analysis

Habitual History and the High Ground – An Analysis

Paul Comben April 23, 2014 0

Habitual History and the High Ground By Paul Comben I first visited Senlac Hill, by long tradition the accepted site of the battle of Hastings, more than thirty years ago. I went there because

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