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Discworld – A Boardgaming Way Review

Discworld – A Boardgaming Way Review

Mitch Freedman February 8, 2015 1

By Mitch Freedman Discworld: Ankh-Morpork Sometimes you  buy a game thinking you will really enjoy it, but when you start playing, you find that the mechanics don’t work right, or the rules are too cumbersome

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Facing Serious Charges?

Facing Serious Charges?

Paul Comben February 4, 2015 6

By Paul Comben Medieval Cavalry in Board Wargames According to more texts than I would care to count up, the Battle of Hastings lasted from the morning of a mid-October day in 1066 to

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A Quick Look at “Hammerin’ Sickles” and “At Any Cost: Metz 1870”

A Quick Look at “Hammerin’ Sickles” and “At Any Cost: Metz 1870”

Fred Manzo February 2, 2015 0

By Fred Manzo   Although some people know Hermann Luttmann and I are working on a good 6+ games, today I’d like to discuss two of them in particular: “Hammerin’ Sickles: Longstreet Attacks at

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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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