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Game: Falling Sky: The Gallic Revolt Against Caesar

Publisher: GMT Games
Article ID: 15 Date: 4/25/2020 8:47:00 PM 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.
Article ID: 14 Date: 10/19/2019 4:00:00 PM Falling Sky – 52 BC Scenario Again
One more brief replay session with Falling Sky - this time "52 BC Great Revolt" scenario using Vassal. The more I play that game the more I like it and appreciate delicate balance between factions which erupts to full-fledged conflict once the end of game approaches. Session report written for the Boardgames Chronicle web site.
Article ID: 13 Date: 9/2/2019 6:23:00 AM Falling Sky Session Report: “The Great Revolt” Scenario
" of the most volatile Falling Sky games I have played so far." Michal, of The Boardgames Chronicle, enjoys a rollicking play of The Great Revolt scenario in GMT Games' Falling Sky: The Gallic Revolt Against Caesar. Michal goes "…from the enthusiasm of defeating Vercingetorix to the despair of losing half of my army…". So did he win or lose?
Article ID: 12 Date: 7/20/2019 4:26:00 PM Falling Sky - Replay of the "The Great Revolt" scenario
"Another exciting scenario in my COIN series favorite game - Falling Sky. Enjoy epic struggle in The Great War (52 BC) set-up!" Review of The Great Revolt (52 BC) scenario by the good folk at Boardgames Chronicle.
Article ID: 11 Date: 2/27/2019 9:58:00 PM Falling Sky - Replay
Brief play-through of "Falling Sky", 54 BC – Pax Gallica scenario. Produced by Boardgames Chronicle.
Article ID: 10 Date: 1/29/2017 6:00:00 PM Falling Sky - Pure Wargaming Goodness (Armchair General)
The intrepid Rick Martin, writing for the "Armchair General" site, has high praise for "Falling Sky" a recent addition to GMT's COIN series...
Article ID: 9 Date: 10/23/2016 7:18:00 PM Falling Sky: Live Play-through
"Following up on my VASSAL training session, I met with some other players to take on GMT’s Falling Sky in person. This is the first time I’ve played a COIN game since my one play-through of Andean Abyss a few years ago..." Brief, but nicely illustrated article by Ty Snouffer, culminating in a tepid response to the game. For those of us who don't know Ty personally, let's play "which guy is Ty?" I'm going with the guy in the orange shirt in the right foreground...
Article ID: 8 Date: 9/23/2016 10:08:00 AM Why Ariovistus?
"Lock shields and advance!" Volko Ruhnke lays out the challenges for players offered in the Ariovistus expansion to GMT Games' Falling Sky. The period of Caesar's first entry into Gaul presents another fascinating balance of forces/factions, when the "...great, restless Germanic Suebi tribe under Ariovistus posed a realistic possibility of Germanic dominion within eastern Gaul."
Article ID: 7 Date: 6/26/2016 12:22:00 PM The Players Aid: Falling Sky Preview
Grant, writing for "The Players Aid" web site, provides an excellent overview of this latest COIN series effort by GMT Games, including many of the new features and differences from previous COIN series games...
Article ID: 6 Date: 3/11/2016 9:00:00 AM Falling Sky: Politics in Gaul
Want to seal a deal with hostages!?! Designer Volko Ruhnke samples some of the random fun his partially card-driven GMT Games Falling Sky: The Gallic Revolt Against Caesar can throw at players "to bring political, diplomatic, economic, and other non-military aspects into a wargame without muss." As Caesar described: “In Gaul there are factions, not only in every state and every village and district but practically in each individual household as well." Food for thought?
Article ID: 5 Date: 2/24/2016 1:25:00 PM Falling Sky: Dramatis Personae
"... not the only stalwart of Caesar’s in Gaul who later turned against him on the field of battle..." Volko Ruhnke rolls out fascinating historical insights on the key personalities who figure in his GMT Games' Falling Sky: The Gallic Revolt Against Caesar. So who all brought forth "demeaning pejoratives" from Caesar?
Article ID: 4 Date: 2/22/2016 8:40:00 AM COIN Series Falling Sky: Belgic Strategy
Belgics: "Your own warriors are second only to the Germans in ferocity..." Volko Ruhnke continues his series of strategy insights for his GMT Games' Falling Sky: The Gallic Revolt Against Caesar. "You will win by keeping the tribes across Belgica and beyond in revolt..."
Article ID: 3 Date: 2/12/2016 2:16:00 PM Falling Sky: The Gallic Ways of War
Can a "Gallic Shout" derail your opponent's plans? Designer Volko Ruhnke continues the series of strategy insights for his GMT Games' Falling Sky — The Gallic Revolt Against Caesar. He discusses eight of 72 possible "event cards" intended to add personality to the game - reinforced with comments from an exasperated Caesar!
Article ID: 2 Date: 2/10/2016 10:38:00 AM COIN Series Falling Sky: Aedui Strategy
Volko Ruhnke continues a series on strategy insights for GMT Games' Falling Sky: The Gallic Revolt Against Caesar. Take a walk on the Aedui Confederation side, and see how the weakest of the Celtic tribes can still manipulate events!
Article ID: 1 Date: 2/7/2016 3:02:00 PM Falling Sky Tactics: Roman Scout
Can you deal with the Belgics without running afoul of the Germanic hordes? Volko and Andrew Ruhnke show tactics in a replay of their GMT Games' Falling Sky: The Gallic Revolt Against Caesar. Nice flavor of Caesar’s campaigns in Gaul!

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