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Obtain a Free PNP version of “A Spoiled Victory: Dunkirk 1940” on The Boardgaming Way

Obtain a Free PNP version of “A Spoiled Victory: Dunkirk 1940” on The Boardgaming Way

Hermann Luttmann January 20, 2015 13

By Fred Manzo Thanks to Paul Fish, Hermann Luttmann and Legion Wargames a free Print-and-Play copy of “A Spoiled Victory: Dunkirk 1940“ is now available  to readers of The Boardgaming Way. This game was

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WSJ: Green Bay’s Board-Game Obsession

WSJ: Green Bay’s Board-Game Obsession

Other January 19, 2015 0

By Kevin Clark Competitive Juices Fuel Lengthy Rounds of ‘Settlers of Catan’ Among Packers’ Players The weekly schedule of an NFL player is jam-packed and controlled to the millisecond. There are appointments that cannot

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Bringing Back the Bygones – Part II: Combat (1968) & William the Conqueror (1976)   

Bringing Back the Bygones – Part II: Combat (1968) & William the Conqueror (1976)  

Paul Comben January 17, 2015 2

By Paul Comben To come straight to the point, whatever mainstream wargaming was doing between 1968 and 1976, it was not doing it with either of these two oddities. Then again, one abiding memory

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John Hill (1944 – 2015)

John Hill (1944 – 2015)

Other January 13, 2015 0

By John Prados:   Gamer’s Corner: Goodbye to John Hill January 13, 2015–During the late 1970s and early 80s, when we were all pushing the envelope for simulation authenticity, designer John Hill had a

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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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Bringing Back the Bygones: An Occasional Look at the Vintage Side of Boardgaming

Bringing Back the Bygones: An Occasional Look at the Vintage Side of Boardgaming

Paul Comben December 19, 2014 4

By Paul Comben The Battle of the Little Big Horn Review Designer: Eduardo Rojas Publisher: Waddingtons Games (1962) So who remembers this one? For no small amount of time I have told people that my first

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 Prelude to Waterloo – A Boardgaming Way Essay      

 Prelude to Waterloo – A Boardgaming Way Essay      

Other December 15, 2014 0

By Paul D Fish DVM On April 6, 1814 Napoleon was forced to abdicate his thrown and go into exile on the island of Elba, near his birthplace in Corsica. He remained there for

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“Stonewall’s Sword” in development at Revolution Games

“Stonewall’s Sword” in development at Revolution Games

Other December 14, 2014 0

From the Revolution Games Staff: The stifling hot morning of August 9th, 1862, Maj. Gen. Thomas “Stonewall” Jackson’s corps of Confederate veterans encountered a lone Union division under the shadow of Slaughter’s Mountain (also

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A BECKONING VICTORY: THE BATTLE OF MARS-LA-TOUR 1870 – A Boardgaming Way Essay

A BECKONING VICTORY: THE BATTLE OF MARS-LA-TOUR 1870 – A Boardgaming Way Essay

Hermann Luttmann December 14, 2014 0

by Hermann Luttmann “The tragedy is that, obsessed with avoiding defeat, he was blind to a beckoning victory.” – David Ascoli, author of A Day of Battle, referring to French Marshal Francois Bazaine The Battle

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Chainmail: Medieval Combat – A Boardgaming Way Review

Chainmail: Medieval Combat – A Boardgaming Way Review

Other December 1, 2014 0

By Tom Thornsen Chainmail – First Impressions Designer: Richard Berg Publisher: Worthington Games (2009) [Chainmail: Medieval Combat should not be confused with the game Chainmail, the miniatures game created by Gary Gygax in 1971. Richard

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