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Spotlight Articles

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

Designer Deep Dive: Bruce Maxwell Air & Armor

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The Big Board interviews designer Bruce Maxwell and his upcoming design remaking a legacy West End Games' title, Air & Armor to be published by Compass Games.

Poster: Harvey M.
Post Date: 3/3/2021


Is It a Wargame? It Doesn’t Matter: Rigorous Wargames Versus Effective Wargaming

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"...how do we balance sufficiently rigorous design with a playable and impactful wargaming experience?" Jeremy Sepinsky, writing in War on the Rocks, a blog site focused on "…foreign policy and national security issues through a realist lens…", discusses balance and other issues in wargame design. He provides an interesting answer, fed in part by his contention that "Wargaming is a malleable, multifaceted shapeshifter that becomes exactly what you need it to be."

Poster: Doug Holt
Post Date: 3/3/2021


A Bosworth Project update and interpreting history!

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"There has long been controversy about the site...". Norm Smith, in Battlefields & Warriors, discusses his progress towards creating a scenario covering the battle of Bosworth in 1485, "…one of the UK’s most significant battles on home soil…". Norm covers ongoing research about the battle, the miniatures he's developing for the scenario and the rules he intends to use, all working towards a day he can call "…a Bosworth day!"

Poster: Doug Holt
Post Date: 3/1/2021


Operation Market Garden Comparing BG Gavin’s Leadership With Today’s Principles of Mission Command

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"...his successful leadership was possible due to a mastery of certain Mission Command principles." Douglas Ritter takes a look at how General James Gavin handled command of the 82nd Airborne Division during Operation Market Garden. With an interesting review of Gavin's background and planning, Ritter shows how he "…identified and balanced the risks to his Paratroopers with the risk to his mission and, despite major setbacks, lead the 82nd to accomplishing all of its objectives."

Poster: Doug Holt
Post Date: 2/26/2021


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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.

Higlanders - Scenario for Vietnam: 1965-1975

Experimental scenario for Vietnam: 1965-1975 created and shared by Mark D'Agosta.

Falling Sky - Perfect Opening Moves - Roman

Is there such a thing as a "Perfect Opening Move" in any of GMT's COIN Series games? Mark D. shares his idea of a "perfect" opening turn for the Romans in Falling Sky. Enjoy.

Battle for Russia - Game Turn Restrictions Summary

I'm finally getting to play this game, and am looking forward to it. There are a decent amount of "special rules" and restrictions that apply to either the Axis or Soviet player, depending on which turn it is. Rather than flipping back and forth in the rule book, I made a quick & dirty cheat sheet for myself which I have been using, and thought I'd share it. If anyone sees anything that's incorrect, please let me know via email at mark at grognard dot com. (updated 4/11/2020 to include rules for ignoring Rivers - Axis only on Turn 1; both sides on Turn 2)

French "Low Density" Blues in Ici c'est la France!

Brief strategy article written by Mark D. that explains the concept of "Troop Density" and examines how that level can have a big impact on French and FLN play in the early stages of the game. Ici c'est la France! was designed by Kim Kanger and published by Legion Wargames in 2009. Outstanding game!

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Game: Long Hard Road: The Battle of Dubno

Publisher: High Flying Dice Games
Game Type: Board
Date: 3/5/2021 10:29:00 AM
Poster: Doug Holt
Interview with Paul Rohrbaugh Designer of Long Hard Road: The Battle of Dubno, June 23-27, 1941 from High Flying Dice Games

"The Battle of Dubno is significant as all of the elements that figured in Operation Barbarossa’s failure were there…". Grant Kleinhenz interviews designer Paul Rohrbaugh about his High Flying Dice Games' Long Hard Road: The Battle of Dubno, covering the first major tank battle of the East Front. Paul intends the game to show how the "…idea that an invasion of Russia by the Germans was thought to be an easy road [which] was immediately shattered once the battles started…".
Game: Heights of Courage: The Battle for the Golan Heights

Publisher: Multiman Publishing
Game Type: Board
Date: 3/5/2021 8:05:00 AM
Poster: Harvey M.
Insights and Impressions – Heights of Courage: The Battle for Golan Heights

Just shy of 50 years ago a massive conflict in the Middle East erupted as a pan- Arabic coalition sought to exterminate the nation of Israel. The desperate struggle that ensued in this "Yom Kippur war" was dominated by masterful defense and audacious counterattacks. Heights of Courage: The Battle for the Golan Heights published by MultiMan Publishing simulates the part of this conflict that took place on the Golan Heights. Swords and Chits gives us the benefit of their experience playing the game and how to "mind the gap!"
Game: D-Day and Beyond

Publisher: Tiny Battle Publishing
Game Type: Board
Date: 3/5/2021 8:01:00 AM
Poster: Harvey M.
D-Day and Beyond First Look

Moe's Game Table unboxes D-Day and Beyond, a new design from Tiny Battle Publishing, covering the Allied landings and all the campaigns in France and Germany up until May 19, 1945. It is not the typical game this company publishes and for theirfirst plunge, the components in game system are top-notch. So take a look!
Game: Belter

Publisher: Game Designers Workshop (GDW)
Game Type: Board
Date: 3/3/2021 6:31:00 PM
Poster: Harvey M.
Belter Mining the Asteroids, 2076 Review GDW Video Review by David Lent & Len Krol

The Centurion's Review takes a look at Belter, a legacy game published years ago by Game Designers Workshop. It's great to see these vintage games get some attention again.
Game: Commands & Colors: Ancients

Series: Commands and Colors Series
Publisher: GMT Games
Game Type: Board
Date: 3/3/2021 6:30:00 PM
Poster: Harvey M.
Gothic invasion of Roman Empire using C&C Ancients & Vae Victis Scenarios

Vae Victis is an excellent wargame magazine published in French. Most game rules published have a English translation. The authors pretty often reach to the publishers and game designers form across the Atlantic. In issue number 123 The Boardgames Chronicle had a chance to familiarize ourselves with official mini-campaign (3 scenarios) for Commands and Colors Ancients. The topic – 4th century AD Gothic invasion of Roman Empire. Two initial battles / skirmishes (Marcianopolis & Battle of Salices) with culminating battle of Adrianople – one of the most crushing defeats of Romans in ancient history.
Game: Labyrinth: The Forever War, 2015-?

Series: Labyrinth
Publisher: GMT Games
Game Type: Board
Date: 3/3/2021 3:01:00 PM
Poster: Harvey M.
Video Review: Labyrinth: The Forever War, 2015-? from GMT Games

The Players Aid reviews GMT Games' latest addition to the Labyrinth game series, Labyrinth: The Forever War, 2015-?
Game: Chickamauga

Series: Blue and Gray Series
Publisher: SPI
Game Type: Board
Date: 3/1/2021 7:47:00 AM
Poster: Pat L.
Quadrigame Errata (as of 19 Sept. ’76)

Official errata for a series of Quadrigames by courtesy of Decision Games . This scan includes errata for Blue & Gray: Four American Civil War Battles, Modern Battles: Four Contemporary Conflicts, Napoleon At War: Four Battles, Island War, Blue & Gray II, and Westwall: Four Battles to Germany.
Game: Napoleon At War: Four Battles

Series: Napoleon at War Series
Publisher: SPI
Game Type: Board
Date: 3/1/2021 7:22:00 AM
Poster: Pat L.
Quadrigame Errata (as of 19 Sept. ’76)

Official errata for a series of Quadrigames by courtesy of Decision Games . This scan includes errata for Blue & Gray: Four American Civil War Battles, Modern Battles: Four Contemporary Conflicts, Napoleon At War: Four Battles, Island War, Blue & Gray II, and Westwall: Four Battles to Germany.
Game: Advanced European Theatre of Operations

Publisher: Decision Games
Game Type: Board
Date: 3/1/2021
Poster: Pat L.
Advanced European Theater of Operations Official Errata, 10/07/05

Official errata for Advanced European Theatre of Operations by courtesy of Decision Games . Thanks to the folks at Archive.org for preserving this information.
Game: Napoleon's First Battles

Series: Napoleon's First Battles Series
Publisher: Decision Games
Game Type: Board
Date: 3/1/2021
Poster: Pat L.
Napoleon’s First Battles Clarifications (10 Aug 1993)

Official errata for Napoleon’s First Battles by courtesy of Decision Games . Thanks to the folks at Archive.org for preserving this information.
Game: Seven Days Battles

Series: Blue & Gray Series
Publisher: Decision Games
Game Type: Board
Date: 3/1/2021
Poster: Pat L.
Seven Days Battles Clarifications (10 Aug 1993)

Official errata for Seven Days Battles by courtesy of Decision Games . Thanks to the folks at Archive.org for preserving this information.
Grognard Challenge Time!

 
Date: 2/28/2021 1:15:00 PM
New Challenge Clues! Last Challenge Results!

See the graphic clues for the new Challenge (#1010) for 28-Feb-2021 and the winners for the last Challenge (#1009).
Game: Attack

Publisher: Alga
Game Type: Board
Date: 2/28/2021 6:22:00 AM
Poster: Pat L.
The development and dispersal of L’Attaque games

Fred Horn and Alex Voogt discuss the elements of the L’Attaque series of games. The article covers the history of these games and a comparison between the three major games in this series: L’Attaque, Stratego, and Jun Qi. Attack from Alga is a Swedish version of the game. Later reissued as Batalj.
Game: The Dogs of War

Publisher: Thin Red Line Games
Game Type: Board
Date: 2/28/2021 3:12:00 AM
Poster: Harvey M.
The Dogs of War Replay

Here's a very nice replay of Thin Red Line's latest offering in their modern warfare series, The Dogs of War posted by Lionel Martinez.
Game: Crusader Kingdoms: The War for the Holy Land

Publisher: Worthington Publishing
Game Type: Board
Date: 2/28/2021 3:05:00 AM
Poster: Harvey M.
Playthrough Video: Crusader Kingdoms: The War for the Holy Land from Worthington Publishing

Crusader Kingdoms: The War for the Holy Land from Worthington Publishing is a hand management game set in the era of the 2nd Crusades, in which up to 4 players control the main Christian or Muslim kingdoms of Outremer. The Players Aid takes us through a game in this video reply.
Game: A Time for Trumpets: The Battle of the Bulge, December 1944

Publisher: GMT Games
Game Type: Board
Date: 2/28/2021 3:01:00 AM
Poster: Harvey M.
A Time for Trumpets: The Battle of the Bulge, December 1944 by GMT Games

"The game's pedigree goes right back to the earlier days of wargaming. The designer Bruno Sinigaglio was involved with three of the greatest wargaming titles: Battle of the Bulge, Siege of Jerusalem, and Bitter Woods" states A Wargamers Needful Things in their review of A Time for Trumpets: The Battle of the Bulge, December 1944 by GMT Games This 'playable monster ' game changed their opinion on Bulge games. " I was very ambivalent in the past about Battle of the Bulge games. I am not anymore."
Game: D-Day and Beyond

Publisher: Tiny Battle Publishing
Game Type: Board
Date: 2/26/2021 3:05:00 AM
Poster: Harvey M.
D-Day and Beyond | Unboxing and First Look

The Gaming Gang unboxes D-Day and Beyond, an interesting new title from Tiny Battle Publishing, which covers the Allied landings and all the campaigns in France and Germany up until May 19, 1945.
Game: Napoleon Returns

Publisher: Worthington Publishing
Game Type: Board
Date: 2/26/2021 2:01:00 AM
Poster: Harvey M.
Napoleon Returns 1815 by Worthington Publishing

A War Gamers Needful Things reviews Napoleon Returns, the latest offering from Worthington Publishing. They state, " Is the game a detailed simulation of Napoleonic warfare? Of course not. It is a game, very delightful and easy to play, but hard to master game. Does it give the player tons of choices on an operational level? You bet. "
Game: Versailles 1919

Publisher: GMT Games
Game Type: Board
Date: 2/25/2021 2:20:00 AM
Poster: Harvey M.
[REVIEW] Versailles 1919

Versailles 1919, published by GMT Games, takes us to the peace conference after The Great War, held in Paris in 1919 for six month. The main decision makers then were Woodrow Wilson (United States), David Lloyd George (United Kingdom), Vittorio Orlando (Italy) and George Clemenceau (France) – and the players step into the boots of those leaders. The Boardgames Chronicle concludes, "Definitely for people who love to digest history, appreciate well-designed and beautifully produced games".
Game: White Eagle Defiant: Poland 1939

Publisher: Hollandspiele
Game Type: Board
Date: 2/25/2021 2:15:00 AM
Poster: Harvey M.
White Eagle Defiant – playing September 1939 campaign using VASSAL module

White Eagle Defiant: Poland 1939 Is a small footprint games by White Dog Games that covers the German invasion of Poland at the onset of World War II. The Boardgames Chronicle takes us through some of the scenarios in the game utilizing the Vassal module.
Game: Cemetery Hill

Series: Blue and Gray Series
Publisher: SPI
Game Type: Board
Date: 2/22/2021 7:47:00 AM
Poster: Pat L.
Quadrigame Errata (as of 19 Sept. ’76)

Official errata for a series of Quadrigames by courtesy of Decision Games . This scan includes errata for Blue & Gray: Four American Civil War Battles, Modern Battles: Four Contemporary Conflicts, Napoleon At War: Four Battles, Island War, Blue & Gray II, and Westwall: Four Battles to Germany.
Game: Modern Battles: Four Contemporary Conflicts

Publisher: SPI
Game Type: Board
Date: 2/22/2021 7:22:00 AM
Poster: Pat L.
Quadrigame Errata (as of 19 Sept. ’76)

Official errata for a series of Quadrigames by courtesy of Decision Games . This scan includes errata for Blue & Gray: Four American Civil War Battles, Modern Battles: Four Contemporary Conflicts, Napoleon At War: Four Battles, Island War, Blue & Gray II, and Westwall: Four Battles to Germany.
Game: Next War: Taiwan

Series: GMT Next War Series
Publisher: GMT Games
Game Type: Board
Date: 2/22/2021 5:57:00 AM
Poster: Doug Holt
A Hop, Skip, and an Amphibious Assault — Playing Next War: Taiwan (Part 4)

"This turn was all about the Allies." Ian Sullivan winds up an intense replay of GMT Games' Next War: Taiwan. As with his recent play of sister game Next War: Vietnam, Ian sees a surprise twist ending. And is moved to comment that "I absolutely loved the cyber rules…"!
Game: Over The Top! The Battles of Mons & The Marne 1914

Series: Over The Top! Series
Publisher: Decision Games
Game Type: Magazine
Date: 2/21/2021 1:36:00 PM
Poster: Pat L.
Game Errata Boxed Games

Here is errata from war game designer Joseph Miranda for the games USN Deluxe, Pacific Battles, vol. 1, Emperor's First Battles, and Over the Top! Mons & The Marne from Decision Games. Thanks to the folks at Archive.org for preserving this information.
Game: Next War: Vietnam

Series: Next War Series
Publisher: GMT Games
Game Type: Board
Date: 2/21/2021 6:05:00 AM
Poster: Harvey M.
Next War: Vietnam, Play notes

The Big Board takes a look at the game mechanics and asset utilization in Next War: Vietnam published by GMT Games.
Game: Undaunted North Africa

Series: Undaunted Normandy
Publisher: Osprey Publishing
Game Type: Board
Date: 2/21/2021 6:01:00 AM
Poster: Harvey M.
Video Review: Undaunted: North Africa from Osprey Games

Undaunted North Africa from Osprey Publishing continues the Undaunted Series with the action now moving to the North African Theater of World War II. Italian forces will fight it out with the Long Range Desert Group. Players will lead their sides through a varied series of objective based missions. As casualties mount, wounded soldiers leave the players’ decks, forcing them to adapt in the face of changing tactical circumstances. Players will use their cards to strengthen their forces, deploying vehicles to advance rapidly across the battlefield, and seize the initiative as their is a struggle over control of the battlefield. Presented here is The Players Aid review of the game.
Game: With It Or On It

Series: Shields & Swords Ancients Series
Publisher: Hollandspiele
Game Type: Board
Date: 2/19/2021 10:15:00 AM
Poster: Harvey M.
Shields & Swords Ancients-Marathon Wrap Up

The Big Board gives us their opinion of With It or On It, a tactical ancients game published by Hollandspiele. They like the fact that it is much simpler than the Great Battles Of History system making for a clean simple system that is not simplistic in its game decisions.
Game: Combat Commander: Europe

Publisher: GMT Games
Game Type: Board
Date: 2/19/2021 10:01:00 AM
Poster: Harvey M.
Once again introducing Combat Commander Europe – #1 Fat Lipki

The Boardgames Chronicle declares their love of Combat Commander Europe published by GMT Games stating, "whenever possible, I advocate to other players the advantages of the system: fantastic rulebook, great replayability and what I like most – the presentation of battlefield chaos and confusion in the game mechanics.". Follow them along as they do a replay of the Fat Lipki scenario.
Game: Next War: Taiwan

Series: GMT Next War Series
Publisher: GMT Games
Game Type: Board
Date: 2/19/2021 4:54:00 AM
Poster: Doug Holt
A Hop, Skip, and an Amphibious Assault — Playing Next War: Taiwan (Part 3)

"The Naval Battle for the Taiwan Straits is well under way!" Ian Sullivan keeps the action coming with his replay of GMT Games' Next War: Taiwan. The Allies seem to be gaining some momentum, but then "China made a string of seemingly impossible die rolls, which led to several key successes."
Game: Tarawa 1943

Publisher: Worthington Publishing
Game Type: Board
Date: 2/17/2021 6:54:00 PM
Poster: Mark D.
Tarawa 1943 - Designer Interview

Interview with Grant Wylie, designer of "Tarawa 1943". Interviewed by The Player's Aid.
Game: A Time for Trumpets: The Battle of the Bulge, December 1944

Publisher: GMT Games
Game Type: Board
Date: 2/17/2021 6:46:00 PM
Poster: Mark D.
Very brief review/opinion piece (PDF)

A very brief review/opinion piece discussing A Time for Trumpets.
Game: Attack at Dawn: North Africa

Publisher: (Web Published)
Game Type: Computer
Date: 2/17/2021 6:20:00 PM
Poster: Mark D.
Attack at Dawn: North Africa - Now available on Steam

Attack at Dawn: North Africa is an operational level computer wargame set in WW2 North African theatre. It features 3 campaigns, and 15 scenarios which can be played in solo or multiplayer modes. It can be played as a real-time, or turn-based (WeGo) game. The game begins with the German troops probing into the Libyan region of Cyrenaica, and finishes either with the total defeat of German-Italian Panzer Armee, or with the British loss of Egypt and their retreat across the Suez Canal. You can buy it here on Steam!.
Game: Combat Commander: Europe

Publisher: GMT Games
Game Type: Board
Date: 2/17/2021 6:04:00 PM
Poster: Mark D.
Introducing Combat Commander... Again

Another player introduced to fantastic world of Combat Commander! We started - traditionally - from the Fat Lipki scenario. Enjoy this short report from the battlefield. Thanks to the good folks at The Boardgames Chronicle for sharing. "Next scenario already started - I will also make sure to report!"
Game: Up Front

Publisher: Avalon Hill
Game Type: Board
Date: 2/17/2021 5:59:00 PM
Poster: Mark D.
Up Front - Seek Out & Play Review (video)

Up Front: Overview From the Seek Out & Play YouTube Channel. This is a short overview of the game using the original Avalon Hill version. The video covers the components, basic rules, and concepts of Up Front. Also included are the components for its supplements, Banzai and Desert War.
Game: Next War: Taiwan

Series: GMT Next War Series
Publisher: GMT Games
Game Type: Board
Date: 2/17/2021 5:35:00 AM
Poster: Doug Holt
A Hop, Skip, and an Amphibious Assault — Playing Next War: Taiwan (Part 2)

"The Chinese exploded out of the beachhead..."! Ian Sullivan continues his fast paced replay of GMT Games' Next War: Taiwan. As the Allies press to get more relief to the beleaguered island, it "...seems inevitable that the largest naval fight since the Second World War may be soon in the offing."
Game: Undaunted North Africa

Series: Undaunted Normandy
Publisher: Osprey Publishing
Game Type: Board
Date: 2/17/2021 5:10:00 AM
Poster: Harvey M.
Undaunted: North Africa from Osprey Games – Action Point 4

The Players Aid continues their excellent action point series for Undaunted North Africapublished by Osprey Publishing. In Action Point 4 they cover some basic concepts of strategy and best use of a unit's special abilities..
Game: Aden

Publisher: Tiny Battle Publishing
Game Type: Board
Date: 2/17/2021 5:01:00 AM
Poster: Harvey M.
Aden by Tiny Battle Publishing

Tiny Battle Publishing promotes itself as a game company whose motto is "Tiny Package, Big Fun" and they do tend to publish interesting, small footprint games on some the more obscure conflicts. Here, A War Gamers Needful Things reviews Aden, their latest offering covering the civil war in Yemen.
Game: Antietam: The Bloodiest Day, 17 September 1862

Series: Blue and Gray Series
Publisher: SPI
Game Type: Board
Date: 2/15/2021 9:45:00 AM
Poster: Pat L.
Quadrigame Errata (as of 19 Sept. ’76)

Official errata for a series of Quadrigames by courtesy of Decision Games . This scan includes errata for Blue & Gray: Four American Civil War Battles, Modern Battles: Four Contemporary Conflicts, Napoleon At War: Four Battles, Island War, Blue & Gray II, and Westwall: Four Battles to Germany.
Game: Blue & Gray: Four American Civil War Battles

Series: Blue & Gray Series
Publisher: SPI
Game Type: Board
Date: 2/15/2021 9:20:00 AM
Poster: Pat L.
Quadrigame Errata (as of 19 Sept. ’76)

Official errata for a series of Quadrigames by courtesy of Decision Games . This scan includes errata for Blue & Gray: Four American Civil War Battles, Modern Battles: Four Contemporary Conflicts, Napoleon At War: Four Battles, Island War, Blue & Gray II, and Westwall: Four Battles to Germany.
Game: Next War: Taiwan

Series: GMT Next War Series
Publisher: GMT Games
Game Type: Board
Date: 2/15/2021 7:15:00 AM
Poster: Doug Holt
A Hop, Skip, and an Amphibious Assault — Playing Next War: Taiwan (Part 1)

"There are several challenges intertwined in this game." Ian Sullivan is back, this time playing GMT Games' Next War: Taiwan. Will the Chinese be able to invade? "I imagine the PLA commanders sympathizing with Richard III at Bosworth Field….my kingdom for an amphibious assault ship….I wonder if the PLA reads Shakespeare?"
Game: Napoleon's Last Battles Quad

Series: Napoleon's Last Battles Quad
Publisher: SPI
Game Type: Board
Date: 2/15/2021 6:05:00 AM
Poster: Pat L.
Napoleon’s Last Battles Errata 22 September 1997

Official errata for Napoleon’s Last Battles by courtesy of Decision Games .
Game: The Sun Never Sets: Three Campaigns of the British Empire

Publisher: Decision Games
Game Type: Board
Date: 2/15/2021 6:00:00 AM
Poster: Pat L.
The Sun Never Sets Errata (October 3rd 1997)

Official errata for The Sun Never Sets: Three Campaigns of the British Empire by courtesy of Decision Games .
Game: Barbarossa: Kiev to Rostov

Publisher: GMT Games
Game Type: Board
Date: 2/15/2021
Poster: Harvey M.
Learning to Play GMT’s East Front Series: The Battle of Sumy

Retro Conflict tackles GMT Games' East Front series utilizing Barbarossa: Kiev to Rostov to learn the system in their innovative "What Happened", "What I've Learned" format. It's great way to start to learn the system.
Game: Table Battles

Publisher: Hollandspiele
Game Type: Board
Date: 2/15/2021
Poster: Harvey M.
Video Review: Table Battles 2nd Edition from Hollandspiele

The Table Battles system, by Hollandspiele, is a light battle game that recreates battles throughout human history with broad strokes and an emphasis on playability. Players roll and allocate dice to Unit cards, with each card accepting specific die results or dice combinations. On a later turn, those dice are removed to activate the Unit and attack an enemy formation, removing wooden pieces assigned to the formation in question. But the enemy may be able to screen the attack (cancelling it), counterattacking (inflicting extra losses on the attacker), or absorb it via a strategic reserve. The Players Aid reviews the the second edition printing.
Game: Pacific Battles: Volume 1, The Rising Sun

Publisher: Decision Games
Game Type: Board
Date: 2/14/2021 1:36:00 PM
Poster: Pat L.
Game Errata Boxed Games

Here is errata from war game designer Joseph Miranda for the games USN Deluxe, Pacific Battles, vol. 1, Emperor's First Battles, and Over the Top! Mons & The Marne from Decision Games. Thanks to the folks at Archive.org for preserving this information.
Game: D-Day at Tarawa

Publisher: Decision Games
Game Type: Board
Date: 2/12/2021 7:01:00 AM
Poster: Harvey M.
D-Day at Tarawa – “The First Waves” scenario

The Boardgames Chronicle invites you to hit the beach with them as they tackle Decision Games' solitaire design on the Pacific island battle, D-Day at Tarawa. It is based on John Butterfield’s groundbreaking D-Day at Omaha Beach system and presents the critical days of fighting at platoon and company scale..
Game: Red Flag Over Paris

Series: Lunchtime Series
Publisher: GMT Games
Game Type: Board
Date: 2/12/2021 5:30:00 AM
Poster: Doug Holt
History Behind the Cards – A Look at Red Flag Over Paris from GMT Games with Designer Fred Serval – Card #7 Walery Wroblewski

"The game forces players to make tough decisions like when to focus on political influence or military dominance and how to optimize limited resources." The Players' Aid offers another in a series of articles highlighting the history behind GMT Games' Red Flag Over Paris: 1871, The Rise and Fall of the Paris Commune. This article takes a look at Walery Wroblewski, included because, as designer Fred Serval points out, "I wanted the deck of Red Flag Over Paris to pay tribute to those polish soldiers that took part in the 1871 insurrection."
Game: Castle Itter: The Strangest Battle of WWII

Publisher: Dan Verssen Games
Game Type: Board
Date: 2/12/2021 5:01:00 AM
Poster: Harvey M.
TDG Live: Castle Itter

The Discriminating Gamer provides a video replay of Castle Itter: The Strangest Battle of WWII published by Dan Verssen Games.
Game: Hitting Home - Axis Raids on the Soo Locks 1942 & 1945

Series: Eagle Series
Publisher: High Flying Dice Games
Game Type: Board
Date: 2/10/2021 5:22:00 AM
Poster: Doug Holt
Hitting Home

"It is simple, not simple minded. It is inexpensive, not cheap. And it has a lot of smart thinking (i.e. good ideas) in it." Angry Bunny reviews High Flying Dice Games' Hitting Home - Axis Raids on the Soo Locks 1942 & 1945, a what if title about the Axis damaging the US economy. Check out why Angry Bunny likes the game, and the circumstance that leaves him exclaiming "Can this happen in the game? Well, it did for me in several games - it is tough!"
Game: Time of Crisis

Publisher: GMT Games
Game Type: Board
Date: 2/10/2021 12:30:00 AM
Poster: Harvey M.
Time of Crisis – playing remotely during pandemic

The Boardgames Chronicle shares their experience playing Time of Crisis from GMT Games remotely during the pandemic in order to endure our own time of crisis.