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New Republic: The Myth of the Christmas Truce Soccer Match

New Republic: The Myth of the Christmas Truce Soccer Match

Other December 26, 2015 0

By Terri Blom Crocker “As everyone knows, the main feature of the First World War’s Christmas truce was an impromptu football match (soccer to Americans), which is featured in all the memorials to the

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“The Lamps Are Going Out: World War I” Sample Cards

“The Lamps Are Going Out: World War I” Sample Cards

Fred Manzo November 23, 2015 2

By Fred Manzo  (Click to enlarge) Here is a sample of “The Lamps Are Going Out: World War I” event cards. “Lamps” is a game that Hermann Luttmann has been developing and I’ve been

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Lamps Video Goes Live

Lamps Video Goes Live

Other May 18, 2015 0

I particularly like that right hand. It’s got star power. – Fred (The components shown are the playtest versions only. The game should be published sometime later this year. Check the Compass Games website

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Pre-Orders Open for “The Lamps Are Going Out – World War I”

Pre-Orders Open for “The Lamps Are Going Out – World War I”

Other April 21, 2015 0

By Compass Games Staff:  Compass Games Announces Pre-Ordering Now Open:        The Lamps Are Going Out: World War 1 $49.00 pre-order “The lamps are going out all over Europe, we shall not see

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Analyzing the Combat System in Kirk Uhlmann’s “The Lamps Are Going Out – World War I”

Analyzing the Combat System in Kirk Uhlmann’s “The Lamps Are Going Out – World War I”

Other April 20, 2015 4

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Fear God and Dread Nought – A Boardgaming Way Review

Fear God and Dread Nought – A Boardgaming Way Review

Mitch Freedman April 16, 2015 3

Review by Mitch Freedman:   Fear God and Dread Nought Designers: Chris Carlson and Michael W. Harris Editors: Larry Bond and Charlie Spiegel Publisher:  Clash of Arms, Inc.- Copyright 2001   Any book is new

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A Design Analysis of “The Lamps Are Going Out – World War I”

A Design Analysis of “The Lamps Are Going Out – World War I”

Other March 30, 2015 3

By Kirk Uhlmann “The lamps are going out all over Europe, we shall not see them lit again in our life-time.” – British Foreign Secretary Sir Edward Grey   Since Herm has given a

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Lamps proposed map and cards

Lamps proposed map and cards

Fred Manzo March 26, 2015 0

By Fred Manzo   (Click to enlarge.) Support: Consimworld Forum Lamps Design Analysis Lamps Overview 

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“The Lamps Are Going Out:  World War I” – An Overview

“The Lamps Are Going Out: World War I” – An Overview

Other March 25, 2015 2

By Scott Muldoon: On Saturday morning at GMT East this past weekend, Hermann Luttmann let us get a crack at Lamps, designed by Kirk Uhlmann. Kirk has done some wonderful work in boiling down

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“The Lamps are Going Out: World War I” to be published by Compass Games

“The Lamps are Going Out: World War I” to be published by Compass Games

Hermann Luttmann March 25, 2015 0

By Hermann Luttmnn: This design is a fast-paced game of strategic decision making in the First World War for two to four players. There are two Alliances – Central Powers and Triple Entente –

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