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Revolution Games Sale ends Tuesday Night

Revolution Games Sale ends Tuesday Night

Other March 30, 2015 0

By Roger Miller Just a reminder that our free shipping on all orders $60 or more comes to an end on Tuesday. Also thanks to everyone who ordered Stonewall’s Sword. By far our fastest

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The Telegraph: Confessions of a ‘Grognard’: why I am an unashamed board game geek

The Telegraph: Confessions of a ‘Grognard’: why I am an unashamed board game geek

Other March 19, 2015 0

By Dan Hodges “A confession. I am a Grognard. “Isn’t a Grognard a species of tropical fish?” assistant comment editor Tom Chivers asked me suspiciously when I outed myself this morning. No, a Grognard

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The Jewish Daily Forward: War Games Depict History of Israel and Challenge Players To Win Conflict

The Jewish Daily Forward: War Games Depict History of Israel and Challenge Players To Win Conflict

Other December 27, 2014 0

 By Michael Peck: Games Imagine Scenarios From 1948 War to Strike on Iran   It is October 1973, and the state of Israel is in mortal danger. To the north, Syrian tank columns have

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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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War Is Boring: Staggering Odds, Brutal Tank Battles in New War Game

War Is Boring: Staggering Odds, Brutal Tank Battles in New War Game

Other December 20, 2014 0

By Mike Peck It’s Israel versus Syria in board game ‘Days of Battle: Golan Heights’ The odds were staggering. Just 177 Israeli tanks facing horde of 1,400 tanks of the Syrian army. Just 200

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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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FP Magazine: Like Stratego, But With More Bagpipes

FP Magazine: Like Stratego, But With More Bagpipes

Other December 18, 2014 0

By Michael Peck The fight for Scottish independence, coming to a living room table near you. Damn that William Wallace. Damn that stupid movie Braveheart. And curse this infernal board game that compels me, Edward Longshanks,

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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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ATO Newsletter and Bonus Game Offer

ATO Newsletter and Bonus Game Offer

Other December 1, 2014 0

BY ATO Staff Greetings to all, This is just a quick end of year newsgram to fill everybody in on what’s happening here at Against the Odds, plus mention a special offer for something

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