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1973
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2
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Best with 2 players
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12 and up
Playing Time
90 minutes
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10 and up
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War of 1812
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(from Columbia Games website:)

War of 1812 is an elegant strategy wargame depicting the Anglo-American struggle to control the Great Lakes and Canada.

War of 1812 sets up in five minutes and plays in 1-2 hours. This classic game has been enjoyed by thousands of gamers for over 30 years.

Unit types in this edition include artillery, cavalry, infantry, and navies. The map board is unchanged from previous editions.


(see War of 1812 webpage for full history of this war)

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Components:

  • 50 wooden blocks (20mm)
  • Labels
  • Mapboard (11 x 34 inches)
  • 4 6-sided Dice

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War of 1812
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Columbia Games second edition
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Year: 2008
Product Code: 3002
Size: 12.13 x 9.06 x 2.05 inches
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Year: 1985
Product Code: 3002
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Gamma Two Second Edition (Bookcase)
Publisher: Gamma Two Games
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Year: 1975
Product Code: 3002
Size: Avalon Hill Bookcase
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Gamma Two First Edition (Flatbox)
Publisher: Gamma Two Games
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Year: 1973
Product Code: G2-H2
Size: 17.00 x 11.00 x 1.50 inches
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7 War of 1812 Play Summary
Updated version with corrections as requested.
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2012-07-06
8 Historical Rules
Rules for historical set up and unit abilities.
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2012-01-24
2 War_of_1812_Tabla_Comparativa
Tabla comparativa de las reglas de las dos versiones (Gamma Two y Columbia Games) del juego War of 1812.
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2010-11-25
1 War_of_1812_Columbia_Español
Traduccion al español de las reglas del juego War of 1812 en su version de Columbia Games.
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2010-11-25
1 War_of_1812_Gamma_Two_Español
Traduccion al español de las reglas del juego War of 1812 en su version de Gamma Two.
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2010-11-25
6 War of 1812 BattleBoard( (leagl size)
This file contains a "colorful" Battleboard for Columbia Games' "War of 1812." The battleboard is based on version 3.0 rules and contains embedded "rule aids" within the battleboard itself.
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2010-10-15
7 War of 1812 (2d ed.) One Rules Summary
Version 1.1 of the file. Updated to add a couple of minor rules missing from v1.0 (dragoons retreat two spaces, militia rule inapplicable to amphibious movement), but still kept it to one page. Please let me know if you see anything missing or wrong.
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2010-08-22
8 Player aid War of 1812
I simplified player aide with some reminders of the basic gameplay.
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2010-04-09
8 War of 1812 Simultaneous Movement Plotting Aid - 2010
Greetings Fellow Wargamers!! If you haven't played War of 1812, you've clearly missed out on an exciting game. I have made these Simultaneous Movement Plotting Aids to enhance your gaming experience. I hope you enjoy them! Epp
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2010-02-16
3 vassal tutorial on War of 1812 game
Install vassal, and download the 1812 module and load the game, and press step to see the lesson For more information and instructions go to http://www.boardgamegeek.com/geeklist/48890/wargame-training-learning-new-games http://games.groups.yahoo.com/group/vassaltraining
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