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Game: Axis and Allies: Guadalcanal

Publisher: Hasbro
Date: 30-Jul-2014
Hiew's Board Games Blog: Replay
Excellent review by Hiew Chok Sien, with extensive photos helping you follow the action, and interesting commentary.
Game: Infection: Humanity's Last Gasp

Publisher: Victory Point Games
Date: 30-Jul-2014
Hex, Dice, Fire: Review
Nice review of this fast and high-tension game, designed by John Gibson and published by Victory Point Games.
Game: General Quarters

Publisher: Brookhurst Hobbies
Date: 29-Jul-2014
Yahoo Group (requires login)
Still quite active Yahoo Group for "General Quarters" naval miniatures rules. Thanks to Bob DeSilva for providing the updated link.
Game: Panzer

Publisher: GMT Games
Date: 29-Jul-2014
Big Board Gaming: Pictorial AAR
Concise AAR from Kev Sharp at the Big Board Gaming blog, with the terse descriptions and great camera angles…
Game Club: Fenix Guardian International

Location: Verona, IT
Date: 29-Jul-2014
Fenix Guardian International: Gaming Club
Board game club started in 2010 in the city of Verona, in north-eastern Italy. They plan monthly themed events and other board game nights, and help with the organization of some popular conventions.
Game: I Say, Holmes!

Publisher: Victory Point Games
Date: 28-Jul-2014
Games from the Front: Review
Quick review of the new version of "I Say, Holmes!" by Victory Point Games.
Game: Korean War

Publisher: Victory Games
Date: 28-Jul-2014
Hexsides and Hand Grenades: Replay (finale)
The final chapter in the Hexsides and Hand Grenades Korean War Campaign Game.
Game: Vietnam: 1965-1975

Publisher: Victory Games
Date: 28-Jul-2014
Boardgaming Life: How-To (Search & Destroy)
Anatomy of a Search & Destroy operation - Thorough "How-To" article by Mark D.
Game: Here I Stand

Publisher: GMT Games
Date: 28-Jul-2014
Games-Strategy and Tactics: Strategy Article
Brief strategy article addressing the possibility of attacking and defeating Scotland on the first turn.
Game: Ancient Battle: Hannibal

Publisher: Hunted Cow Studios
Date: 27-Jul-2014
Grognard.com: Preview
Harvey Mossman reports on his sneak peak at Hunted Cow Studio's upcoming release Ancient Battle: Hannibal.
Grognard Challenge Time!

 
Date: 27-Jul-2014
New Challenge Clues! Last Challenge Results!
See the graphic clues for the new (27-Jul-2014) Challenge and the winners for the last Challenge.
Game: Sails of Glory

Publisher: Ares Games
Date: 26-Jul-2014
Marco Arnaudo: Video Review
Video review by Marco Arnaudo.
Game: Wilderness War

Publisher: GMT Games
Date: 26-Jul-2014
Official rules (PDF) - updated link
Update link for living rules on GMTs site
Game: Wilderness War

Publisher: GMT Games
Date: 26-Jul-2014
A Couple of Meeple: Video Replay
This couple films themselves playing a game of Wilderness War, and does a voice-over narrating the whole thing. Very well done and interesting.
Game: No Retreat! The North African Front

Series: No Retreat!
Publisher: GMT Games
Date: 26-Jul-2014
Drakes Flames: Review
Dad Drake steps in to fill in the vacuum while Drake the Junior is otherwise engaged. Nice job, Mr. Drake, we enjoyed the review…
Game: The Invasion of Russia (1812)

Publisher: Europa Simulazioni
Date: 25-Jul-2014
Battlefields and Warriors: Review
Excellent review and playthrough of this new game by Norm at Battlefields and Warriors.
Game: Korean War

Publisher: Victory Games
Date: 24-Jul-2014
Hexsides and Hand Grenades: Replay (cont'd)
The war continues… Just can't get enough of this game. The action is intense and the replay value is through the roof.
Game: Navajo Wars

Publisher: GMT Games
Date: 24-Jul-2014
Hex, Dice, Fire: Review
Nice intermediate length review of Navajo Wars.
Game: Napoleon's Triumph

Publisher: Simmons Games
Date: 24-Jul-2014
Boardgaming Life: Attack Sequence
Applying the game's attack sequence to real life actions. From Harvey Mossman for The Boardgaming Life.
Game: Gravellona 1944

Publisher: Lumaca Games
Date: 24-Jul-2014
Lumaca Games: Gravellona 1944 English Rules Translation
English rules translation for this free Print & Play game by Lumaca Games.
Game: Sails of Glory

Publisher: Ares Games
Date: 23-Jul-2014
Drive Thru Review: Video Review
Another excellent video review from Drive Thru Review.
Game: Gulf Strike

Publisher: Victory Games
Date: 23-Jul-2014
Boardgaming Life: Strategy (Trouble with Kuwait)
"The Trouble with Kuwait" - Suggested strategies for Scenario #1 in Gulf Strike, from The Boardgaming Life.
Game: Tigers at Minsk

Publisher: Battlefields and Warriors
Date: 22-Jul-2014
Battlefields and Warriors: Free Hex Based Wargame Rules/Scenarios
Part miniatures and part standard hex-based board game, Norm at the Battlefields and Warriors blog has completed his own set of hex based game rules. In addition, the article contains links to a series of video tutorials that help you learn the game system. Just an incredible effort. Thanks Norm...
Game: Villainous Vikings

Publisher: Victory Point Games
Date: 22-Jul-2014
Publisher Info
Villainous Vikings is a rousing game of Viking exploration and conquest. New from designer Jeremy Stoltzfus for Victory Point Games.
Game: Le Vol de L'Aigle

Publisher: Pratzen Editions
Date: 20-Jul-2014
The Boardgaming Life: PBEM Replay/AAR
Harvey Mossman recounts an umpired PBEM game of Le Vol de L'Aigle. By all accounts, an excellent exercise in the difficulties of "command and control" in an era without instantaneous communications. A must-read for anyone interested in learning more about these types of games.
Game: The Games of War: A Treasury of Rules for Battles with Toy Soldiers, Ships, and Planes

Publisher: John Bobeck
Date: 19-Jul-2014
John Bobeck: Miniatures Rules
This book, by John Bobeck, has it all from gladiatorial combat to space warfare. Test your skills and luck as you re-fight famous battles or explore the world of "what ifs." Includes many simple miniatures rule sets for gaming Ancients and the Middle Ages, the Horse and Musket Era, 20th Century Land War, Sky Warriors, Naval Wargames, and more.


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