The Great War, solitaire...
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Inspired by stemcider's and eduguima's wargame forum questions (here and here), a listing of First World War themed games designed for solitaire play...

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1. Board Game: Wings Over France [Average Rating:7.50 Overall Rank:6936]
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Although fairly complicated, and seriously needing a graphics overhaul, this remains a favorite solitaire game (and certainly my favorite WWI solitaire title).

BGG user fusag has posted an excellent (warts and all) review here.
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2. Board Game: Luftschiff [Average Rating:7.08 Overall Rank:6571]
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Phil Eklund's stringbags vs. Zeppelins (and giant bombers if you get the Riesenflugzeugabteilungen expansion) game is a tactical examination of the complexities involved in the RNAS, and later RFC, efforts to protect the British homeland from attack during the first Battle of Britain.
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3. Board Game: Eindekker [Average Rating:7.33 Unranked]
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A Minden Games mini-game covering aviation during the early war period.

I haven't played this one yet, so would love to hear comments...
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4. Board Game: The Kaiser's Pirates [Average Rating:6.45 Overall Rank:3426]
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This is a great (albeit somewhat expensive) game, but I have to emphasize it is a game and not a simulation in much the same way that The Avalon Hill Game Co's old Naval War is a fun game, but not a simulation of WWII naval warfare (so, true grognards beware...)
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5. Board Game: St. George's Valour [Average Rating:5.73 Unranked]
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If you enjoy playing Raid on St. Nazaire, this is The Great War equivalent. Both the Minden Games and High Flying Dice Games versions are desktop-published quality games but the graphic's on the newer High Flying Dice Games' edition are a marked improvement (and I'd love to see High Flying Dice Games do a professional quality version).
 
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6. Board Game: Ottoman Sunset [Average Rating:7.38 Overall Rank:1783] [Average Rating:7.38 Unranked]
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I have really enjoyed other games in Victory Point Games States of Siege Series, so I'll be looking to pick this one up...
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7. Board Game: Bloody April, 1917: Air War Over Arras, France [Average Rating:7.35 Overall Rank:3753]
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Operational treatment of the air war over Arras in 1917. Although designed for two players, the game includes dedicated solitaire rules. I'm itching to tryout the campaign game (but the counter density scares me)!
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8. Board Game: The Lost Battalion: The Meuse-Argonne Offensive, 1918 [Average Rating:6.81 Overall Rank:9521]
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Another two-player game with dedicated solitaire rules. Would love to hear more about this one...
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9. Board Game: First Day of the Somme [Average Rating:6.77 Unranked]
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Another Minden Games title. Point-to-point movement covering the opening moves of the Somme campaign.
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10. Board Game: Poor Bloody Infantry [Average Rating:6.23 Unranked]
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Tactical trench warfare #1, wondering how this compares with Les Nettoyeurs and Storm Trooper?
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11. Board Game: Les Nettoyeurs [Average Rating:7.42 Overall Rank:9887]
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Tactical trench warfare #2, wondering how this compares with Poor Bloody Infantry and Storm Trooper?
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12. Board Game: Storm Trooper [Average Rating:6.83 Unranked]
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Tactical trench warfare #3, wondering how this compares with Les Nettoyeurs and Poor Bloody Infantry?
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13. Board Game: Death in the Trenches: The Great War, 1914-1918 [Average Rating:7.15 Overall Rank:8134]
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BGG indicates this is a 1-2 player game. I am curious how a strategic game like this, manages to play solitaire...
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14. Board Game: Unpublished Prototype [Average Rating:6.95 Overall Rank:2256]
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Here is a link to Pelle Nilsson's 2012 2012 PnP Solitaire Contest entry: Advance Guard 1914.

P.S. He is still seeking feedback!
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15. Board Game: At Neuve Chapelle [Average Rating:6.45 Unranked]
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Very well suited to solitaire play and clearly shows what a 'big push' in good conditions any time up to 1917 could and could not do.
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16. Board Game: We Shall Fight on the Marne [Average Rating:6.72 Unranked]
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This game covers the First Battle of the Marne in 1914 and has rules specifically covering solitaire play.
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17. Board Game: Trenches of Valor [Average Rating:6.40 Overall Rank:7853]
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Trench attack scenarios based upon actual raids by Germans, British, French, and Canadians.
Plays solitaire decent.
The expansion introduces a few more scenarios, engineers, flame throwers, and leaders, as well as a new map.
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18. Board Game: Aces of Valor: Aerial Combat during WWI [Average Rating:7.60 Unranked]
 
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WWI aviation along the British Front. Lots of fun. Need to take time to digest the rules but worth it. Quite a bit for a print and play game. Solo with excellent replayability.
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19. Board Game: Hapsburg Eclipse [Average Rating:7.26 Overall Rank:3033] [Average Rating:7.26 Unranked]
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Hapsburg Eclipse is another in Victory Point Games States of Siege Series line of games. This title covers the Austro-Hungarian front, and can be combined with Ottoman Sunset for a mini-monster game.
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20. Board Game: No Man's Land: Trench Warfare 1914-1918 [Average Rating:7.29 Unranked]
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This game is made for two players but it works very well with only one player.

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21. Board Game: Fields of Despair: France 1914-1918 [Average Rating:8.15 Overall Rank:2558]
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This gorgeous looking game, despite having blocks, has dedicated solitaire rules.
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