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Los Angeles Times: Scientists use math — and computer war games — to show how society evolved

Los Angeles Times: Scientists use math — and computer war games — to show how society evolved

Other April 21, 2014 0

By Monte Morin September 24, 2013, 6:00 a.m. How did human societies ever manage to evolve from small, tightknit groups into vast, organized states? Researchers, using computers and math, show it was the result of

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The Crimson Courier (VPG) Mid-April 2014 Edition

The Crimson Courier (VPG) Mid-April 2014 Edition

Other April 19, 2014 0

It… is… ALIVE! We have flipped the switch on the new VPG v3.0 web site and wanted to invite you to take a look over the weekend. It’s at the same address, of course: http://victorypointgames.com. You’ll know you’ve

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The Confederate Rebellion Released by White Dog Games

The Confederate Rebellion Released by White Dog Games

Other April 17, 2014 0

  The Confederate Rebellion, a solitaire board game of the American Civil War, is now available from White Dog Games. View this email in your browser The Confederate Rebellion A Solitaire Board Game of the

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Cuba: The Splendid Little War – A Boardgaming Way Review

Cuba: The Splendid Little War – A Boardgaming Way Review

Donald Allen April 17, 2014 0

By Donald Allen Designer:  Javier Garcia de Gabiola Publisher: Victory Point Games Out of the box… This game is strictly a two-player simulation of the third War of Cuban Independence. One player controls the Cuban

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New York Times: Attack Ravages Power Grid. (Just a Test.)

New York Times: Attack Ravages Power Grid. (Just a Test.)

Other April 16, 2014 0

By Matthew L. Wald Attack Ravages Power Grid. (Just a Test.) Published: November 14, 2013 WASHINGTON — In windowless rooms from here to California, nearly 10,000 electrical engineers, cybersecurity specialists, utility executives and F.B.I.

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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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Eclipse: New Dawn for the Galaxy – A Boardgaming Way Review

Eclipse: New Dawn for the Galaxy – A Boardgaming Way Review

Fred Manzo April 14, 2014 0

Eclipse: New Dawn for the Galaxy By Fred Manzo Eclipse: New Dawn for the Galaxy is a 4x Science Fiction resource management game designed by Touko Tahkokallio and published in 2011 by such publishers

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A Player’s Guide to Fortress America

A Player’s Guide to Fortress America

Fred Manzo April 14, 2014 2

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Gazala: The Cauldron – A Boardgaming Way Review

Gazala: The Cauldron – A Boardgaming Way Review

Fred Manzo April 12, 2014 0

By Fred Manzo Gazala: The Cauldron “In difficult ground, keep steadily on the march.On hemmed-in ground, resort to stratagem.On desperate ground, fight.” –         Sun Tzu Designer: Roger Miller Publisher: Revolution Games  “The art of

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Over the River and Through the Woods – A “Grant Takes Command” Boardgaming Way Replay

Over the River and Through the Woods – A “Grant Takes Command” Boardgaming Way Replay

Harvey Mossman April 11, 2014 0

By Fred Manzo and Harvey Mossman Designer: Joseph M. Balkoski and Ed Beach Publisher: Multi-Man Publishing Overview A now well established and long enduring war game series called the Great Campaigns of the American Civil

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