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Take Me To Your Leaders!  Alexander, Caesar, Napoleon and their Counters in Wargaming – A Boardgaming Way Survey

Take Me To Your Leaders! Alexander, Caesar, Napoleon and their Counters in Wargaming – A Boardgaming Way Survey

Paul Comben November 17, 2014 3

By Paul Comben A few months ago I took at look at how military notions of command were (or were not) translated into board wargame  mechanisms. As a sort of follow-up to that, I

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Beta Rules for “At Any Cost: Metz 1870” – A Boardgaming Way Special Presentation

Beta Rules for “At Any Cost: Metz 1870” – A Boardgaming Way Special Presentation

Hermann Luttmann November 10, 2014 0

By Hermann Luttmann At Any Cost: Metz 1870 Rules  1.0 Introduction On the morning of August 16th, 1870 at the Gravelotte crossroads outside the fortress of Metz, Napoleon III, Emperor of the French Second Empire, turned

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Heights of Courage and Yom Kippur – A Boardgaming Way Paired Review

Heights of Courage and Yom Kippur – A Boardgaming Way Paired Review

Mitch Freedman November 10, 2014 0

Review by Mitch Freedman Heights of Courage Game Design – Steve NewhouseGame Development – Ernesto Sassot / Dean Essig ————————————-  Yom Kippur Game Design – Al SandrickGame Development – Dean N. EssigThe Gamers, Inc.

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Victory Games’ – The Civil War – A Boardgaming Way Review

Victory Games’ – The Civil War – A Boardgaming Way Review

Other November 6, 2014 12

By Tom Thornsen Victory Games – The Civil War Designer: Eric Lee Smith Publisher: Victory Games (1983) In 1983, Victory Games published The Civil War, one of the classic games to cover the entire American Civil War. 

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It’s Fatdog Time Again !

It’s Fatdog Time Again !

Harvey Mossman November 3, 2014 0

From Harvey Mossman    What Is FatDoG? FaTDoG is the annual Friday After Thanksgiving Day of Gaming.  It started over 15 years ago in my basement when I found myself all alone on the

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“Dawn of the Zeds – The Director’s Cut” Now Released!

“Dawn of the Zeds – The Director’s Cut” Now Released!

Hermann Luttmann October 31, 2014 0

By the Victory Point Games Staff   This expansion to Hermann Luttmann’s Dawn of the Zeds introduces new heroes, Event cards, Fate cards, and new game pieces that will intensify your Zed-killing experiences. The Director’s Cut adds a nice

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A Player’s Guide to “Hammerin’ Sickles: Longstreet Attacks at Gettysburg”

A Player’s Guide to “Hammerin’ Sickles: Longstreet Attacks at Gettysburg”

Fred Manzo October 22, 2014 2

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Galaxy Trucker – A Boardgaming Way Review

Galaxy Trucker – A Boardgaming Way Review

Mitch Freedman October 12, 2014 0

By Mitch Freedman  Trucker’s Guide to the Galaxy Game by Vlaada Chvatll Translation by Jason Holt Published by Rio Grande Games (2007) Its hard to decide just what to call the Trucker’s Guide, which

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Several Ways with Schlieffen (A Boardgaming Way Review)

Several Ways with Schlieffen (A Boardgaming Way Review)

Paul Comben September 19, 2014 9

By Paul Comben My Five Games of 1914 in France and Belgium This is certainly not a comprehensive list of 1914 titles, as I can think of at least three or four others; but

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Over Crowded Beaches – A Boardgaming Way Review of “A Spoiled Victory: Dunkirk 1940”

Over Crowded Beaches – A Boardgaming Way Review of “A Spoiled Victory: Dunkirk 1940”

Paul Comben September 17, 2014 1

By Paul Comben Of Little Ships, Long Queues and the Luftwaffe in… “A Spoiled Victory: Dunkirk 1940” Designer: Hermann Luttmann and Paul Fish Publisher: White Dog Games According to some, this is where Hitler

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