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[REVIEW] Here I Stand

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One of the best historical simulations - and at the same time fantastic asymmetric wargame - gets a Review from The Boardgames Chronicle. Enjoy!

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Here I Stand, Ed Beach, GMT Games, Mark Simonitch, Rodger B. MacGowan
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Paths of Glory – a full campaign online

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With great pleasure I played Paths of Glory yet one more time - this was asynchronous, PBEM game. I am sharing below session report from our game with Paul - visually gorgeous I hope. Enjoy!

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Paths of Glory, GMT Games, Ted Raicer
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Field Commander Alexander – Granicus and Issus campaigns

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Recently I started to discover fantastic world of Field Commander Alexander. For a starter I played Granicus and Issus campaigns. What a great game and fantastic experience – enjoy my picture-rich session report!

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Field Commander: Alexander, Dan Verssen, Dan Verssen Games (DVG)
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Back to classics – Conquest of Empire

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That was a true come back to a classic - Conquest of Empire from Martin Wallace. We spent back in late 2000's a lot with that game and not so far ago brought that intriguing title once more to the table. Enjoy that short session report!

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Glenn Drover, Larry Harris, Jr., Martin Wallace, Conquest of the Empire, Eagle-Gryphon Games
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Top 3 wargames suggestions for Christmas 2021 – Part 1 – new releases

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The Christmas time is fast approaching so we all look for presents inspirations. Today I am looking at three 2021 releases which I can wholeheartedly recommend. Enjoy the article!

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Atlantic Chase, Successors (Fourth Edition), Soldiers in Postmen's Uniforms, GMT Games, Dan Verssen Games (DVG), PHALANX, Jeremy White, Mark Simonitch, David Thompson (I)
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Atlantic Chase – British Navy vs Vichy France using Advanced Battle Rules – July 1940

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Operation Catapult - a preemptive strike of Royal Navy against French ships in North Africa during WWII. An inglorious incident / treason for some, a dire necessity - for the others. Regardless of how we look at it, imagine what would happen if French ships were better prepared and commanded? You can check it thanks to Atlantic Chase and Advanced Battle Rules! Enjoy below session report!

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Atlantic Chase, GMT Games, Jeremy White
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Successors – 3 -players game – first impressions

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The fabulous journey with Successors 4th edition continues. Today a picture-rich AAR report from 3-players session. In my opinion, the best way to play this game. Enjoy!

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Richard H. Berg, Mark Simonitch, PHALANX
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Twilight Imperium 4th edition – an AAR

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Twilight Imperium sessions are usually truly epic in our gaming group - especially if you play for 6 factions. The number of interactions and possibilities on map is then really huge and the game very dynamic. Below session report from one of such games - enjoy!

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Twilight Imperium: Fourth Edition, Dane Beltrami, Corey Konieczka, Christian T. Petersen, Fantasy Flight Games, Galakta
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Soldiers in Postmen’s Uniforms – Veteran level playthrough

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Let me invite you once again to Soldier in Postmen's Uniforms. Below I am presenting full, veteran-level, play-through of the game. It really keeps you on the toes all the time! Enjoy the material!

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David Thompson (I), Dan Verssen Games (DVG), Soldiers in Postmen's Uniforms
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My Top 3 Wargames with deck/bag building mechanism!

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Very popular among EURO games, Deck/Bag building mechanics are becoming more and more common in Wargames. Below I am presenting 3 of my favorite titles in this area - each of them highly recommended!

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Paolo Mori, Wray Ferrell, David Thompson (I), GMT Games, PSC Games, Osprey Games, Undaunted: Normandy, Blitzkrieg!: World War Two in 20 Minutes, Time of Crisis: The Roman Empire in Turmoil, 235-284 AD
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