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    Review: Warbands: Bushido

    Isn’t it crazy that the last three out of four games I reviewed recently have been miniature wargame simulators? It’s like developers have are reacting to a zeitgeist: tabletop miniature wargames are cool, but…

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    Review: Peninsular War Battles

    Despite its crucial role in the downfall of Napoleon, the Peninsular War in Spain and Portugal from 1808 to 1814 has not received much love from computer gaming. AGEOD’s Napoleon’s Battles and Wars of…

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    Review: WWII Tactics Card Game (App)

    Imagine, for a moment, that you are Lt. Gen. George Patton, leading the U.S. Third Army directly into German territory and poised to tear apart the remnants of the Nazi war machine after surviving…

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    Review: Command: Shifting Sands

    With the exception of Northern Inferno which dealt with an eruption of the Cold War during the 1970s, the stand-alone games and expansions for Command: Modern Air and Naval Operations (CMANO), have dealt with modern-day…

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    Review: Command Live Episodes 1 & 2

    Middle-aged or older players will no doubt get a frisson of déjà vu when they read today’s headlines: two super powers and a confusing mix of proxies involved in the volatile Middle East and…

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    Review: Art De La Guerre (3rd Edition)

    I’ve reviewed recently the latest edition of Field of Glory (FOG) Ancient’s rules, and this has re-sparked an interest in me for this wargaming era. After looking around a bit, it soon became evident…

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    Review: Oriental Empires

    Ancient China really doesn’t get the attention it deserves in gaming. Stalwarts like Ancient Rome and Greece are depicted time and again by genre heavy weights like the Total War series. Meanwhile, Ancient China…