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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.
Grognard Challenge Time!

Date: 20-Jul-2014
New Challenge Clues! Last Challenge Results!
See the graphic clues for the new (20-Jul-2014) Challenge and the winners for the last Challenge.
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.
Game: Who Stole the Cookie?

Publisher: Victory Point Games
Date: 18-Jul-2014
Victory Point Games: Game Release Info
Victory Point Games is proud to be hosting the Who Stole the Cookie? Release Event at San Diego Comic-Con on Sunday, July 27th, at 12 noon in room 15AB. The game will also be available (courtesy of Bekyoot) at Booth 5151.
Game: Soviet Dawn: The Russian Civil War, 1918-1921

Publisher: Victory Point Games
Date: 18-Jul-2014
Armchair General: Review
Nice, brisk review by Rick Martin, for Armchair General magazine.
Game: Gravellona 1944

Publisher: Lumaca Games
Date: 16-Jul-2014
Lumaca Games: Free Print & Play Game
Gravellona 1944, is the simulation of the Battle of Toce, which took place between the partisans of the Republic of Ossola and departments Republicans in September 1944. Enjoy this free print & play game from Lumaca Games (Italian site).
Game: Darkest Crusade

Publisher: Lou Coatney
Date: 15-Jul-2014
Lou Coatney: Free Print & Play Game
New, free, introductory level print-and-play game from prolific designer Lou Coatney.
Game: Lobositz: First Battle of the Seven Years War

Publisher: Clash of Arms
Date: 14-Jul-2014
Obscure Battles Blog: Historical Background
Though not directly related to this game, it is an awesome background piece, complete with the stunning maps that Jeff Berry has become so well known for. Please take the time to visit this blog…
Publisher: Grognard Simulations
Date: 14-Jul-2014
Grognard Simulations: Publisher Flyer for July 2014
Check out the July 2014 flyer for Grognard Simulations. See what's latest and greatest coming from the workbench of Chris Fasulo Sr.
Game: Lewis & Clark

Publisher: Ludonaute
Date: 14-Jul-2014
Metagames: Review
Nice review of this combo board/card game by James at Metagames.
Game: The Mighty Endeavor

Publisher: Multiman Publishing
Date: 13-Jul-2014
Big Board Gaming: Pictorial Essay
Kev Sharp over at Big Board Gaming favors us with some great pics of the expanded edition of The Mighty Endeavor.
Game: Victory in Europe

Publisher: Columbia Games
Date: 11-Jul-2014
Publisher: How To - Game Turn example
Grant Dalgliesh and designer Ron Draker take us through a sample turn of Victory in Europe.
Game: Operation Battleaxe: Wavell vs Rommel, 1941

Publisher: Revolution Games
Date: 11-Jul-2014
Battlefields & Warriors: Replay
First rate mini-review and solitaire replay of Operation Battleaxe posted by Norm at Battlefields & Warriors blog.
Game: Korean War

Publisher: Victory Games
Date: 11-Jul-2014
Hexsides and Hand Grenades: Replay
Wow! This game has been getting a lot of attention lately, and we couldn't be happier about it. Brad over at Hexsides and Hand Grenades blog takes us through part of his game that turned out a lot like the real war…
Game: Cuba Libre

Publisher: GMT Games
Date: 10-Jul-2014
Hiew's Board Game Blog: Review
Excellent, detailed review of Cuba Libre, one of the game in GMT's COIN series.
Game: The Next War

Publisher: SPI
Date: 10-Jul-2014
War Without KIA: Replay/AAR
Checking in again on Fabrizio Vianello and his awesome replay/AAR of The Next War. Proof that one gigantic picture is worth a thousand words…
Game: Formula Motor Racing

Publisher: GMT Games
Date: 10-Jul-2014
Hex, Dice, Fire: Review
Fun game. About time we had a review of this game on the site…
Game: Sergeants Miniatures Game: Day of Days

Publisher: Lost Battalion Games
Date: 10-Jul-2014
Grogheads: Replay/AAR
Grogheads posts an interesting replay/AAR of Sergeants hosted by Rob Belli of Lost Battalion Games. Check out the link to find out more about the adventures of Cpt Earnest and Plucky Wife...
Game: Churchill

Publisher: GMT Games
Date: 10-Jul-2014
Mark/Carole Herman: Video Tutorial
Mark Herman recruits Carole Herman to help host this video tutorial of Mark's upcoming release from GMT Games, Churchill. Great video; really imparts a good sense of how the game plays.
Publisher: Hunted Cow Studios
Date: 09-Jul-2014
Hunted Cow and Victory Point Games
Hunted Cow Studios and Victory Point Games are pleased to announce their partnership to develop and publish digital versions of some of VPG’s most popular titles.
Game: Dawn of the Zeds

Publisher: Victory Point Games
Date: 07-Jul-2014
Expansion - The Director's Cut: Preview
"Zed, White and Blue" - An update on the upcoming expansion to Hermann Luttmann's Dawn of the Zeds. "Expansion #1: The Director's Cut" published by Victory Point Games, promises to add interesting new dimentions to the game.
Game: Founding Fathers

Publisher: Rick Heli
Date: 04-Jul-2014
Founding Fathers: Release of Boxed Version
Just in time for the 4th of July, the new edition of "Founding Fathers" from designer Rick Heli and graphic artist Luca Cammisa. No longer just cards, but a complete game with box and bits and even a full color rule book.
Game: Battle for Stalingrad

Publisher: Dan Verssen Games
Date: 02-Jul-2014
Homefront Wargame Center: Review
Another thorough and informative review from the Andreas Ludwig at the Homefront Wargame Center site.
Game: Tiger Attack!

Publisher: Lou Coatney
Date: 02-Jul-2014
Free Board Game
A free (with restrictions) board game by designer Lou Coatney that takes on the Battle of the Bulge in the Ardennes forest in December 1945. Lou encourages libraries, museums and educators to use his games as educational tools.
Game: Korean War

Publisher: Victory Games
Date: 28-Jun-2014
David Dockter: Campaign Game AAR
Absolutely fantastic replay/AAR written by David Dockter (Herr Dr.) of Guns, Dice, Butter fame (among other things). Makes you want to set up the Korean War campaign and get going!
Game: Mohawk

Publisher: Aulic Council Publishing Co
Date: 27-Jun-2014
Enrico Viglino: Replay/Review
Enrico Viglino has submitted this link to a series of his videos about Mohawk. Analysis, review, replay… he goes into great depth (maybe too much?) on all. But if you want to know more about this game, you've come to the right place...



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