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[TMP] 15mm Confederate Generals Released

Four new packs for the PP ACW range – packs 130, 131, 132, 133. Each pack contains a Confederate general, along with an ADC and standardbearer (three …

Confederate States of America

Gangfight Skirmish Game System

If you're like us, you have too many miniatures and too little time to learn every game out there. Never fear, the Gangfight Skirmish Game System is …

World Board Gaming Championships (WBC): Designer Interviews Round 1

Sean Druelinger – Point Blank from Lock ‘n’ Load Publishing:<p>Mark Herman – Versailles 1919 from GMT Games:<p>Ryan Heilman & Dave Shaw – Brave Little …

Interview with Gregory M. Smith Designer of Zeppelin Raider: Imperial German Naval Airships from Compass Games

Over the past several months, I have done multiple interviews with Gregory M. Smith. These interviews have included <i>Nightfighter Ace: Air Defense Over</i> …

North Sea

Unbagging: Price of Honor: The Battle of Callao, May 2, 1866 from High Flying Dice Games

I love games that teach me something. <i>Price of Honor: The Battle of Callao, May 2, 1866</i> from High Flying Dice Games details the naval engagement near …

Military

Napoleon's Commentaries on the Wars of Julius Caesar translated by R. A. Maguire

Translated by<p>The master does a critique of an earlier great general. Napoleon's comments on the wars of Caesar are well worth the price of admission. …

World History

BLOODY STEPPES OF THE CRIMEA

<i>BLOODY STEPPES OF CRIMEA 1854</i><p><b>BY</b><p>As promised this review stands at the opposite end of the scale to my previous one on <b>The War of the Worlds</b>. This …

World History

White Star Rising Nations At War Second Edition by Lock 'N Load

The sequence of play is:<p>Operations phase: Players alternate pulling a marker from an opaque container. These can be Formation, Administration, Chaos, …

War

Panzer Corps 2 - release date, features, price and everything else we know!

<b>P</b><i>anzer Corps 2</i> is the upcoming sequel to Matrix Games & Slitherine’s acclaimed turn-based WW2 wargame <i>Panzer Corps</i>. Currently the most popular …

Extreme Sports

1600 Battle of Sekigahara

<b>Background to Sekigahara 1600 in Tenkatoitsu.</b><p>In 1598, with his health clearly failing, Hideyoshi called a meeting that would determine the Council of …

Japan

Land of the Two Rivers: Iraq War - In Development (Grognard Enterprises)

The first game from Grognard Enterprises (Grognard.com) will be <b>Land of the Two Rivers: Iraq War</b> which covers Operation Iraqi Freedom from …

Middle East

Gorbachev, Russia, Soviet Union, communism, stratgey game, board game,

Gorbachev: The Fall of Communism is a solitaire strategy game covering the collapse of the Soviet Union (1985-91), designed by R. Ben Madison.<p>The …

Russia

1759 Siege of Quebec 1 to 2 Player Game

Game Overview<p><b>1759: Siege of Quebec</b> is the first in our <b>Great Sieges</b> game series. These games highlight command decisions for players against a …

Products Available for Preorder

<i>How do I preorder?</i><p>Simply place an order for a preorder product. <b>IMPORTANT:</b> If you mix preorder product and in-stock product your order will be split …

Belgium

The Battle for Ramadi

<i>This is a Pre-order. Ramadi will ship mid-August 2018.</i><p>Reuters, 27 December 2015<p><i>After encircling the city for weeks, the Iraqi military launched a</i> …

Counterterrorism

Avalanche Press

<i>Soldier Kings:</i>The Potato War<p>Russian Empress Catherine the Great launched a war of aggression against the Ottoman Empire in 1768, starting a process …

World History

Friday Night Fights: Paisley vs. Grant – Fort Sumter: The Secession Crisis, 1860-61 from GMT Games Playthrough

Last year, we did a video where our wives (Kelley and Paisley) played their first wargame <i>Paul Koenig’s Market-Garden: Eindhoven Bridge</i> from Victory …

Eindhoven

Thank God For Rain

I’m not going to lie; all this unnecessarily good weather was starting to get on my nerves. It’s been raining for most of today and it’s been …

Mesopotamia

[TMP] New From Helion's Century of the Soldier Series - The Armies of Early Russia

Muscovy's Soldiers: The Emergence of the Russian Army (1462-1689)<p>The book describes and analyses the emergence of the early modern Russian army, …

Hobby

Iron Cross Spotlight<i><br>with Mike Haught</i><p>Ostfront<br>During the summer of 1942, the German army was back on the move. At the end of the previous year’s …

Military

[TMP] OMM: New Miniatures, Rules, Books & Magazines

New items are scheduled to be available here at the On Military Matters shoppe in late August.<p>Miniatures…<p><b>REPUBLICAN ROMAN LEGION: 28mm</b> Contains 56 …

World History

The Best Mods for Pike & Shot: Campaigns

Last week, I noted that one advantage computer wargames had over their cardboard cousins was the number of scenarios that came with each product, the …

World History

Review: Carrier Battles 4 Guadalcanal

The problem that I have with naval games is what I call the ‘wall of death’. You know that moment when you have an overwhelming need to order waves …

Military

New French Releases Available For Team Yankee

The French are on the march. The Russians are rolling across the plains of Europe, looking to have in WWIII what Germany had iin WWI and WWII. But …

Military

[TMP] New Baueda Release: 28mm Stack of Cut Logs

Code: 28012CB<br>28mm Stack of cut logs (approximately 120mm long and 30mm high)<p>Stack of cut firewood logs, cleaned up and piled, ready for chopping. …

French History

Hobby

Eastern Front Live Launch Coming Soon<br>To go with the release of <i>Enemy at the Gates</i> and <i>Iron Cross</i> we will be having another Live Launch Event on the …

Hobbies

Hitler’s Reich: WW2 in Europe from GMT Games – Action Point 2

In our first Action Point in this series covering <i>Hitler’s Reich: WW2 in Europe</i> from GMT Games, we took a look at the basics of the Card Conquest …

Board Games

Hitler’s Reich: WW2 in Europe from GMT Games – Action Point 1

<i>Hitler’s Reich: WW2 in Europe</i> from GMT Games is a 2-player slightly abstracted card game that focuses on the European Theater of World War II from …

Board Games

The Art of Balance: Military Considerations in The War of the Ring (Second Edition)

Recently I had the pleasure of playing <i>The War of Ring (Second Edition)</i>. I’d heard the legends – Three Moves Ahead have talked about it several times, …

Game of Thrones

The Fate of France hangs in the Balance with GMT Games ‘At Any Cost: Metz 1870’. Board Game Review.

At Any Cost: Metz 1870. Publisher: GMT Games. Game Designer: Herman Luttmann. Price $ 50.00<b>Ray Garbee</b>Passed inspection: Colorful counters depicting …

Board Games