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Outstanding articles that are not necessarily linked to one particular game, but may have broad appeal to gamers.

The Origins of the AVALON HILL GAME COMPANY 1952-1963

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The Avalon Hill Game Company is 72 years old this year and time to chronicle the history of Avalon Hill. In Part 1, Origins, we will look at the story of not only the establishment of a game company, but an industry and a hobby. Thanks to Legendary Tactics YouTube Channel for this great series.

Poster: Robert Holifield
Post Date: 4/18/2024


Tributes pour in after death of award-winning veteran wargame designer Dean Essig

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Mike Didymus-True, in BoardGameWire, brings us the sad news of the passing of designer Dean Essig.

Poster: Doug Holt
Post Date: 4/1/2024


Alumwell Wargame Show 2024

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"...I actually enjoyed this show more than any other that I have been to in the past couple of years." Norm Smith, in Battlefields & Warriors, regales us with sights and surprises from this show, along with some great pictures! And check out the source of an insight that led Norm to conclude "It made me realise that considering these things went into the air in their thousands, the financial investment in longbow archers must have been huge."

Poster: Doug Holt
Post Date: 3/22/2024


Fields of Corn & Rye

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"...I was pretty sure that I had found something that might do the job." Norm Smith, in Battlefields & Warriors, discusses a way he's found to address an old itch, namely adding texture and/or crop fields to tabletop settings. Check out what he finds to be a reasonable, cost-effective approach, considering that "...sometimes I think we have made ourselves a picture perfect world and lost something along the way."

Poster: Doug Holt
Post Date: 3/11/2024


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Gaming Conventions

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Gaming Conventions

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Grognard Originals

In addition to our links to great content all around the internet, expect to see more Grognard.com "originals" in the future.

Fast, simple, not expensive, little errata, but only reasonably fun. (War game Review)

In his review on BoardGameGeek, Brendan Whyte first turns a critical eye towards the components and rules and lists their shortcomings. Game play fares better: “…the game is fast and quite fun”. Whyte then goes into comprehensive details covering game mechanics and spares no criticism for the game opponent (AI). His discussion concerning solitaire board games vs solitaire computer games is very interesting.

PE TANG 1900 Q&A with Marco Campari

Some Q & A between myself and Marco Campari, designer of Pe Tang 1900 from Lumaca Games.

PE TANG 1900 Strategy Tips

This is the strategy I developed after playing Pe Tang 1900 from Lumaca Games.

PE TANG 1900 Optional Line of Sight Table

Here is an optional table to make it a little more difficult to eliminate the Boxer artillery.

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Game: Assault: Red Horizon 41

Publisher: Assault Publishing
Game Type: Board
Date: 3/16/2024
Poster: Bill Clancy
First Impressions for Assault Red Horizon 41

Assault – Red Horizon 41 is the first volume in a planned series of tactical level wargames in which players lead historical units into battle during Operation Barbarossa (June through October 1941). It is intentionally planned not to be a simulation, but rather it abstracts certain aspects in favor of playability and manageable game length to convey the feeling of comprehensive tactical combat situations.
Game: Three Days of Gettysburg Deluxe Edition

Series: Great Battles of the American Civil War Series
Publisher: GMT Games
Game Type: Board
Date: 3/15/2024 11:11:00 AM
Poster: Doug Holt
Three Days of Gettysburg Deluxe Edition – Designer Update

"Deluxe 3DoG will be the ultimate Gettysburg game and we have tried to add as much optional historical flavor and chrome as any gamer might want to see in this best known of battles." Designer Dick Whitaker offers some interesting tidbits on what is coming in this new edition of the classic Richard Berg title. For example: "For players with a larger play area, the East Cavalry Battlefield map can be added to give some options to the Union arrival timetable and location."
Game: Panzers Last Stand

Series: The Boardgames Chronicle
Publisher: Multi-Man Publishing
Game Type: Board
Date: 3/13/2024 9:10:00 AM
Poster: Doug Holt
First Impressions for Panzers Last Stand: Battles for Budapest, 1945

A series "...created to show that there is a level of warfare that has its own distinct nature and behaviors between the tactical and operational levels of war." Michał, in The Boardgames Chronicle, checks out this Battalion Combat Series title. See why he concludes "While smaller scenarios are nice experience, only the grand campaign / operations show the beauty and ingenuity of the system in the full.", yet "...even for smaller-scale engagements this is definitely worth getting."
Game: La Bataille de la Moscowa

Series: La Bataille Series
Publisher: Marshal Enterprises
Game Type: Board
Date: 3/9/2024 9:00:00 AM
Poster: Pat L.
GDW La Bataille de la Moscowa First Look (video)

The Centurion, David Lent, unboxes the GDW version of this game originally published by Marshall Enterprises.
Game: Clash of Wills: Shiloh 1862

Publisher: Mayfair Games
Game Type: Board
Date: 3/9/2024 8:22:00 AM
Poster: Pat L.
Double review! | Mayfair’s Test Of Fire + Clash of Wills

From Hex, Dice, Fire! comes this double review comparing two games with similar systems from Mayfair games. The reviewer likes both games but considers Test of Fire to be easier, best suited for “…boardgamers or wargame’s newbies”.
Game: Into the Woods: The Battle of Shiloh, April 6-7, 1862

Series: Great Battles of the American Civil War
Publisher: GMT Games
Game Type: Board
Date: 3/9/2024 8:00:00 AM
Poster: Pat L.
Into the Woods - Battle of Shiloh - April 6 & 7, 1862 – Unboxing (video)

Bill Thornton shows all the components and provides commentary. The box is packed and the game is highly complex making Bill wonder “…what am I getting into?”
Game: 8th Air Force

Publisher: Fortress Games
Game Type: Board
Date: 3/8/2024 8:46:00 AM
Poster: Doug Holt
8th Air Force 2nd Edition by Fortress Games

"The rules are simple and so is the setup, but the game is far from easy or a 'light' wargame." Robert Peterson, in A Wargamers Needful Things, reviews the 2nd Edition of this Fortress Games title. Check out what Robert likes in this update, and why he comments "The game has been compared to AHs Luftwaffe which should make most grognards ears perk up."
Game: North of the Ibar River: A Kosovo matrix game

Publisher: Tim Price
Game Type: Board
Date: 3/6/2024 10:21:00 AM
Poster: Doug Holt
North of the Ibar River: A Kosovo matrix game

Rex Brynen, in PAXsims, has posted a new matrix game: "The prolific but ever-elusive Tim Price has produced another matrix game, this time exploring tensions and potential conflict in northern Kosovo."
Game: Operation Roundup: The Allies Invade France in 1943

Publisher: Against the Odds
Game Type: Magazine
Date: 3/4/2024 8:00:00 AM
Poster: Doug Holt
Unboxing: Against the Odds Magazine Annual 2021 (ATO)

"...German reinforcements for the game are determined randomly at the start of the game, so sitting down and beginning, you don't know exactly what you are going to get...". Steve P, in Boisterous Exuberance, takes a first look at this ATO Magazine title. Check out what else is "...tied to which reinforcements you are allowed to have during the game."
Game: La Bataille de la Moscowa 3rd Edition

Publisher: Clash of Arms
Game Type: Board
Date: 3/2/2024 9:00:00 AM
Poster: Pat L.
La Bataille de la Moscowa- Game Map Overview (video)

Eric’s Table reviews the map prior to his live stream play for La Bataille de la Moscowa 3rd Edition from Clash of Arms.
Game: 414 BC Siege of Syracuse

Series: Great Sieges game series
Publisher: Worthington Publishing
Game Type: Board
Date: 2/26/2024 8:44:00 AM
Poster: Doug Holt
414 BC Siege of Syracuse by Worthington Publishing

"The game might seem a bit strange to some people because it does not have the usual siege tactics we are used to." Robert Peterson, in A Wargamers Needful Things, reviews this Great Sieges Series title. Check out why Robert concludes that "...there is enough history and plausibility built into the game to keep even me really happy when playing."
Game: Silver Bayonet: The First Team in Vietnam, 1965 (25th Anniversary Edition)

Publisher: GMT Games
Game Type: Board
Date: 2/25/2024 11:09:00 AM
Poster: Pat L.
GMT Games Silver Bayonet First Look (video)

David Lent, aka “Centurion’s Review”, unboxes a used copy of this redesigned game from GMT.
Game: La Bataille de la Moscowa 3rd Edition

Publisher: Clash of Arms
Game Type: Board
Date: 2/24/2024 9:00:00 AM
Poster: Pat L.
VASSAL Module for La Bataille de la Moscowa 3rd Edition

Here is a module for La Bataille de la Moscowa 3rd Edition from Clash of Arms created by Kevin Graves. VASSAL is a game engine for building and playing online adaptations of board games and card games. A growing list of game Modules is available at the web site and at web sites for some game publishers. Players can play solitaire off-line, play live on the Internet or play by email. Vassal runs on all platforms, and is free, open-source software.
Game: Valour and Fortitude

Publisher: Perry Miniatures
Game Type: Miniatures
Date: 2/23/2024 3:49:00 PM
Poster: Doug Holt
Valour & Fortitude rules for ACW

"On the Confederate right, the melee goes in. They claim support (from the rear unit) and play the Rebel Yell card, but it is not enough." Norm Smith, in Battlefields & Warriors, tries out the extension of this ruleset from Napoleonics to ACW, with some analysis, a sharp AAR and great photos. Check in on the action when, "In a matter of moments the Confederate right has collapsed and the Union right has likewise collapsed."
Game: Panzer North Africa

Series: Panzer System
Publisher: GMT Games
Game Type: Board
Date: 2/19/2024 9:42:00 AM
Poster: Doug Holt
Unboxing: Panzer North Africa (GMT Games)

"Without a doubt, this is a great product, with a lot of replay value, and tons of options for playing." Steve P, in Boisterous Exuberance, takes a first look at this Panzer System title. Lots of good photos. See why Steve points out "...as we'll see in a second, the maps are designed to be more flexible than they appear."
Game: Silver Bayonet: The First Team in Vietnam, 1965 (25th Anniversary Edition)

Publisher: GMT Games
Game Type: Board
Date: 2/18/2024
Poster: Pat L.
Silver Bayonet 25th Anniversary Ed. Solo Campaign Play-Through (5 videos)

CousinPaddy posted 5 short videos where he discusses the game and demonstrates several early events in this after action report.
Game: Hanau 1813

Series: Jours de Gloire Series
Publisher: Vae Victis
Game Type: Board
Date: 2/17/2024 9:49:00 AM
Poster: Pat L.
VASSAL Module for Hanau 1813

Here is a module for Hanau 1813 from Vae Victis created by Pierre Bulle. VASSAL is a game engine for building and playing online adaptations of board games and card games. A growing list of game Modules is available at the web site and at web sites for some game publishers. Players can play solitaire off-line, play live on the Internet or play by email. Vassal runs on all platforms, and is free, open-source software.
Game: La Bataille de la Moscowa 3rd Edition

Publisher: Clash of Arms
Game Type: Board
Date: 2/17/2024 9:00:00 AM
Poster: Pat L.
Les Batailles dans l'Âge de l'Empereur Napoléon Ier (Player Aids)

Nigel Barry has compiled an excellent resource for fans of the La Bataille series of games. The web site includes separate pages for each game in the series along with downloads of rules, components, and player aids. Napoleonic Grognards take note!
Game: Plantagenet: Cousins’ War for England, 1459 - 1485

Series: Levy & Campaign Series
Publisher: GMT Games
Game Type: Board
Date: 2/16/2024 11:07:00 AM
Poster: Doug Holt
First Impressions for Plantagenet: Cousins’ War for England, 1459-1485

"The Wars of the Roses is told in wonderful way, using scenarios, components, mechanics and capabilities which simply make you feel like you actually take part in this story." Michał, in The Boardgames Chronicle, takes us through 3 scenarios in this Levy & Campaign Series title. See which new game mechanic Michał feels "...creates constant dilemmas between shot-term gains and long-term investments. You will feel it while playing for sure!"
Game: Austerlitz 1805: Rising Eagles

Series: Eagles of France Series
Publisher: Hexasim
Game Type: Board
Date: 2/14/2024 7:59:00 AM
Poster: Doug Holt
Austerlitz 1805

"It is easy to be unsure what to do for the best, but the coalition does need to be decisive if they are to keep the French off balance." Norm Smith, in Battlefields & Warriors, brings us game and system insights, and an intense replay of this Eagles of France title. Is the Coalition in trouble when, at "... the first point of crisis ... can Soult crack the centre!"?
Game: Norman Conquests: Men of Iron Volume V

Series: Men of Iron
Publisher: GMT Games
Game Type: Board
Date: 2/12/2024 10:41:00 AM
Poster: Doug Holt
Unboxing: Norman Conquests: Men of Iron Volume V (GMT Games)

"Some of these battles are pretty well known (Hastings, obviously), but I admit, quite a number were unfamiliar to me. A good excuse to learn some history." Steve P, in Boisterous Exuberance, takes a first look at this Men of Iron title. See why Steve concludes that "...this looks like a very well done package...".
Game: Vietnam Battles: Snoopy's Nose & Iron Triangle

Series: Fire & Movement System
Publisher: Decision Games
Game Type: Magazine
Date: 2/11/2024 9:24:00 AM
Poster: Pat L.
Quick Look: Modern War's Vietnam Battles Snoopy's Nose/Iron Triangle (video)

Gamer Hudson takes a quick look at Modern War magazine, issue #7 and the game components for Vietnam Battles: Snoopy's Nose & Iron Triangle from Decision Games.
Game: La Bataille de Dresde

Publisher: Clash of Arms
Game Type: Board
Date: 2/10/2024 9:36:00 AM
Poster: Pat L.
La Bataille de Dresden - Game play S3 E1 (9 videos)

Eric’s Table for Napoleonic battles presents 9 videos playing the 3rd Scenario. This scenario simulates the coalition counterattack around the city of Dresden on August 26th, 1813. Each video contains a short recap of the situation. Click these links to see the full set of videos: Intro; French Setup/Victory Conditions; Coalition Setup; Coalition at 6 AM; 7:40 AM; 8:40 AM; 9 AM; 10 AM; and 11 AM to 1 PM.
Game: Decisive Action

Publisher: GMT Games
Game Type: Board
Date: 2/9/2024 8:17:00 AM
Poster: Doug Holt
Unveiling the Future of Gaming: Decisive Action Promises a Thrilling GMT Experience

"...enthusiasts are constantly in search of the next big experience that immerses them in the intricacies of tactics on the modern battlefield." See why Leo Barron, an instructor of military intelligence officers for the U.S. Army, feels this upcoming GMT Games title "...is poised to become a tour de force in the world of tabletop gaming."
Game: Thirty Years War

Series: Musket & Pike Series
Publisher: Wargame Design Studio
Game Type: Computer
Date: 2/7/2024 10:19:00 AM
Poster: Doug Holt
Grogheads AAR! WDS The Thirty Years War

"From what we can observe of them, we can break them with a massive assault." Boggit, in Grogheads, brings us an AAR as the Catholics in Battle of the White Mountain. "That they resist so fanatically is testament to their courage, but we of the True faith will prevail!"
Game: Iron, Blood, Snow & Mud

Publisher: Phalanx Games
Game Type: Board
Date: 2/5/2024 8:31:00 AM
Poster: Doug Holt
First Impressions: Iron, Blood, Snow & Mud from PHALANX

"...a fun, light, fast playing strategic level wargame that we found to be extremely interesting and definitely up for grabs as either side seems to be capable of winning." Grant Kleinhenz, in The Players' Aid, checks out this recent Eastern Front title. See which feature Grant feels is "...a really well done part of the game and I really liked it."
Game: Vikings: Scourge of the North

Publisher: Decision Games
Game Type: Board
Date: 2/3/2024 8:00:00 AM
Poster: Pat L.
Learn This Game: VIKINGS by Decision Games (video)

Learn This Game presents this comprehensive video that covers the game components, game play, and accessories. The video also includes links to other games in the series, other games by the designer, Joe Miranda, and books related to the Viking era. This is the definitive video to learn this game.
Game: Invasion 1066: Stamford Bridge

Series: Invasion 1066 Series
Publisher: Revolution Games
Game Type: Board
Date: 2/2/2024 12:47:00 PM
Poster: Doug Holt
Stamford Bridge 1066

"Harold himself is exposed and needs to move. I can't remember seeing the Saxons losing this badly so early in the game before." Norm Smith, in Battlefields & Warriors, brings us a fun replay of a game he designed! Join Norm for the action and insights that only a designer can provide. "The Saxon army is fighting for its life, their leaders join in the fray, encouraging more from the men - they should have done this earlier!"
Game: Red Star/White Star: Tactical Combat in Europe in the 1970's

Publisher: SPI
Game Type: Board
Date: 1/31/2024 8:16:00 AM
Poster: Doug Holt
Red Star/White Star Rules Summary

Rick Heli, in A Spotlight on Games, offers a concise rules summary for this classic SPI title.
Game: La Bataille de Dresde

Publisher: Clash of Arms
Game Type: Board
Date: 1/29/2024 8:57:00 AM
Poster: Pat L.
La Bataille de Dresde 1813 [Clash of Arms Games, 2015] – Unboxing (video)

Complete unboxing video from Wise Guy History.
Game: Montmirail & Vauchamps 1814

Series: Jours de Gloire Series
Publisher: Ludifolie
Game Type: Board
Date: 1/28/2024 10:21:00 AM
Poster: Pat L.
VASSAL Module for Montmirail and Vauchamps 1815

Here is a module at the VASSAL web site for Montmirail and Vauchamps 1815 from Ludofole Editions created by Pierre Bulle. VASSAL is a game engine for building and playing online adaptations of board games and card games. A growing list of game Modules is available at the web site and at web sites for some game publishers. Players can play solitaire off-line, play live on the Internet or play by email. Vassal runs on all platforms, and is free, open-source software.
Game: Tet '68

Publisher: XTR
Game Type: Magazine
Date: 1/28/2024
Poster: Pat L.
review (Word file)

See the brief review from Richard Berg listed under "Command 17 Review". The game was actually published in Command Issue #18.
Game: 7 Ages

Publisher: Australian Design Group
Game Type: Board
Date: 1/27/2024 8:00:00 AM
Poster: Pat L.
Steam Tabletop Simulator for 7 Ages

Steam has added a module for the Australian Design Group’s 7 Ages for their Tabletop Simulator. The Tabletop Simulator allows you to make your own online board games or play the thousands of community-created modules with players in the Steam community.
Game: Vikings: Scourge of the North

Publisher: Decision Games
Game Type: Board
Date: 1/27/2024 8:00:00 AM
Poster: Pat L.
Recon! Vikings: Scourge of the North (video)

Wayne Hansen struggles to unbag the game but then finds several pleasant surprises inside.
Game: The Cruelest Month

Publisher: Against the Odds
Game Type: Magazine
Date: 1/26/2024 11:21:00 AM
Poster: Doug Holt
The Cruelest Month: Air War Over Arras, April 1917 by Against The Odds Magazine

"This game puts you in the general's seat of either side." Robert Peterson, in A Wargamers Needful Things, reviews this ATO Annual Edition title about what the Royal Flying Corps called "Bloody April." Check out why Robert feels this game confirms his adage that "As with any issue of ATO, you get a huge dose of history and a well-designed game."
Game: 7 Ages

Publisher: Australian Design Group
Game Type: Board
Date: 1/21/2024 8:00:00 AM
Poster: Pat L.
VASSAL Module for 7 Ages

Here is a module for 7 Ages from the Australian Design Group created by Craig Davout. VASSAL is a game engine for building and playing online adaptations of board games and card games. A growing list of game Modules is available at the web site and at web sites for some game publishers. Players can play solitaire off-line, play live on the Internet or play by email. Vassal runs on all platforms, and is free, open-source software.
Game: NATO: The Next War in Europe

Publisher: Victory Games
Game Type: Board
Date: 1/21/2024 5:00:00 AM
Poster: Robert Holifield
Review of NATO by Victory Games Part II

Replay and Review of NATO - The Next War in Europe by Victory Games, Turn 3 and Notes. Special thanks to Hex 2 Hex YouTube Channel
Game: Barren Victory: The Battle of Chickamauga

Series: Civil War Brigade Series
Publisher: Multi-Man Publishing
Game Type: Board
Date: 1/21/2024
Poster: Pat L.
Barren Victory PBEM

Jim Lauffenburger conducted a three year play by email game with a group of war game enthusiasts and chronicled it in this defunct web site. The illustrations are gone but the game details remain. We thank Archive.org for preserving this web site.
Game: NATO: The Next War in Europe

Publisher: Victory Games
Game Type: Board
Date: 1/17/2024 5:00:00 AM
Poster: Robert Holifield
Review of NATO by Victory Games Part I

Replay and Review of NATO - The Next War in Europe by Victory Games, Turns 1 and 2 and Notes. Special thanks to Hex 2 Hex YouTube Channel
Game: The Last Success: Quadrigame of the War Against Austria, April-July 1809

Series: The Library of Napoleonic Battles
Publisher: Operational Studies Group
Game Type: Board
Date: 1/14/2024
Poster: Pat L.
The Last Success, Parts 1&2 (Abensberg, April 20th, 1809) (2 videos)

Youtube bloggers Thursday Night Gamers present these 2 video replays where you will get a very brief view of their game session. Click these links to see the two videos: Part 1; and Part 2.
Game: This Terrible Sound

Series: Civil War Regimental Sub-Series
Publisher: Multi-Man Publishing
Game Type: Board
Date: 1/14/2024
Poster: Pat L.
Loss Charts (pdf)

Courtesy of the Gamers.
Game: Sopwith

Publisher: Gametime Games
Game Type: Board
Date: 1/13/2024 10:35:00 AM
Poster: Pat L.
For Whom The Die Rolls Sopwith Games (PBEM web site)

Keith Thomasson maintains a play by email site for several board games including Sopwith from Gametime Games. The site includes play by email rules and statistics for games and players.
Game: Napoleon's Wheel

Series: The Library of Napoleonic Battles Series
Publisher: Operational Studies Group
Game Type: Board
Date: 1/13/2024 9:23:00 AM
Poster: Pat L.
VASSAL Module for Napoleon's Wheel

Here is a VASSAL module at the Limey Yank Games web site for Napoleon's Wheel from OSG created by Andreas E. Gebhardt. VASSAL is a game engine for building and playing online adaptations of board games and card games. A growing list of game Modules is available at the web site and at web sites for some game publishers. Players can play solitaire off-line, play live on the Internet or play by email. Vassal runs on all platforms, and is free, open-source software.
Game: Chickamauga: The Confederacy's Last Hope

Series: South Mountain System
Publisher: West End Games
Game Type: Board
Date: 1/13/2024
Poster: Pat L.
Article Index (pdf)

Article Index.
Game: Epipolae: The Athenian Expedition in Sicily, 415-413 BCE

Series: Levy & Campaign Series
Publisher: GMT Games
Game Type: Board
Date: 1/8/2024 10:29:00 AM
Poster: Doug Holt
Epipolae: The Setting — The Map, Cities, Routes, and Supply Sources

"If the Athenians cannot secure their supply, they’ll need to rely on Foraging and silver Coin from the Delian League." Designer Jason Walonoski covers the importance of setting for this ancient campaign, concluding "...rather than name the game after one of the leaders, the title 'Epipolae' refers to the prominent hill or plateau dominating the landscape outside Syracuse."
Game: Bull Run: The First Major Battle of the American Civil War

Publisher: Avalon Hill
Game Type: Board
Date: 1/7/2024
Poster: Pat L.
Replay

An unusual text-free replay featuring illustrations at the end of each player turn from a game played between Baron August and Hank Buckhalter.
Game: This Terrible Sound

Series: Civil War Regimental Sub-Series
Publisher: Multi-Man Publishing
Game Type: Board
Date: 1/7/2024
Poster: Pat L.
CWB Regimental Subseries (Rules pdf)

Rules for the entire Regimental Subseries of games spun off the Civil War Brigade Series.
Game: Blue Max: World War I Air Combat

Publisher: Stratelibri
Game Type: Board
Date: 1/6/2024 12:35:00 PM
Poster: Pat L.
Blue Max General Information

Allan Wright maintains this interesting page including game information, update information, and player impressions.
Game: Napoleon's Wheel

Series: The Library of Napoleonic Battles Series
Publisher: Operational Studies Group
Game Type: Board
Date: 1/6/2024 9:16:00 AM
Poster: Pat L.
Unboxing Napoleon's Wheel (OSG 2020) (video)

Ardwulf unboxes Napoleon’s Wheel from OSG.
Game: Melee

Publisher: Steve Jackson Games
Game Type: Board
Date: 1/3/2024 10:01:00 AM
Poster: Doug Holt
The Fantasy Trip: Melee

Steve Jackson games is giving away the all-digital version of Melee free for download!