mshnd06's 2014 wargame playlist
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part one of four

after wargaming for about 6 months i've caught the bug. these are the wargames i'd like to try in 2014. many of these are quite popular in my wargaming club and are therefore likely to hit the table soon.

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1. Board Game: Fire in the Sky: The Great Pacific War 1941-1945 [Average Rating:7.48 Overall Rank:1815]
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I really enjoyed A Most Dangerous Time and I'd like to explore more of the IGS. Well regarded Pacific Theater game.
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2. Board Game: Wellington [Average Rating:6.91 Overall Rank:2109]
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Multiplayer Peninsular War CDG.
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3. Board Game: This Accursed Civil War [Average Rating:7.52 Overall Rank:2701]
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The Musket and Pike series has some really cool sounding command and control rules. This one is English Civil War.
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4. Board Game: Napoleon's Triumph [Average Rating:7.98 Overall Rank:383]
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Deterministic combat resolution. Hex-less map. Innovative. Austerlitz.
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5. Board Game: Andean Abyss [Average Rating:7.55 Overall Rank:747]
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Insurgency provides interesting asymmetry. Multiplayer, Colombia. First of several Ruhnke titles.
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6. Board Game: Paths of Glory [Average Rating:8.00 Overall Rank:100]
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One of the most famous and influential designs and the biggest hole on my resume. Strategic WWI. Raicer.
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7. Board Game: Wilderness War [Average Rating:7.75 Overall Rank:572]
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Ruhnke again. French and Indian CDG. Does asymmetry well.
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8. Board Game: No Retreat! The Russian Front [Average Rating:7.85 Overall Rank:653]
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I've heard great things about both this and the original VPG version. Fresh take on Eastern Front.
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9. Board Game: Warriors of God [Average Rating:7.41 Overall Rank:1040]
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IGS again. Chaos and the Hundred Years.
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10. Board Game: Commands & Colors: Ancients [Average Rating:7.78 Overall Rank:98]
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Intro for Grayce?
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11. Board Game: Hannibal: Rome vs. Carthage [Average Rating:7.82 Overall Rank:134]
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Classic early CDG. Still getting tons of play today must mean something. Punic.
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12. Board Game: Here I Stand [Average Rating:7.94 Overall Rank:165]
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Epic multiplayer action. I'm particularly intrigued by the non-military elements. Wars of the Reformation.
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13. Board Game: Washington's War [Average Rating:7.66 Overall Rank:429]
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I'd like to play the American Revolution. Herman classic is alleged to give a good feel for the conflict in a quick and easy package.
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14. Board Game: Twilight Struggle [Average Rating:8.35 Overall Rank:4]
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Maybe it's not a wargame but it is interesting history, with some fascinating mechanisms and the entire geek can't be wrong?
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15. Board Game: Lincoln's War [Average Rating:6.61 Overall Rank:6400]
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A recent ACW strategic option. I've heard good things about the modeling of political will in this one.
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16. Board Game: Europe Engulfed [Average Rating:7.51 Overall Rank:890]
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Mini monster. Blocks zoomed out. Either theater sounds fun.
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17. Board Game: Maria [Average Rating:7.96 Overall Rank:252]
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Euro-friendly. Big hit with the local game group. I'd like to try this one with Grayce.
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18. Board Game: Labyrinth: The War on Terror, 2001 – ? [Average Rating:7.59 Overall Rank:292]
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Ruhnke again. Contemporary subject.
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19. Board Game: World at War: Eisenbach Gap [Average Rating:7.51 Overall Rank:1569]
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I love alternate historical speculation. Fast, furious, and accessible.
 
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20. Board Game: For the People [Average Rating:7.71 Overall Rank:712]
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Another Herman CDG classic. This time ACW.
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21. Board Game: Pursuit of Glory [Average Rating:7.89 Overall Rank:1586]
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Well-regarded sequel to PoG. Middle-eastern theater of WWI. Heavy buzz in the local club.
 
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22. Board Game: Empire of the Sun [Average Rating:7.95 Overall Rank:741]
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Heavier Herman CDG. Esteemed and playable. Pacific Theater.
 
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23. Board Game: World War II: Barbarossa to Berlin [Average Rating:7.24 Overall Rank:1211]
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Raicer, Strategic WWII this time.
 
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24. Board Game: Sekigahara: The Unification of Japan [Average Rating:8.05 Overall Rank:143]
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Blocks with a ton of buzz. Feudal Japan
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25. Board Game: A House Divided [Average Rating:7.08 Overall Rank:945]
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ACW strategy. Classic, accessible.
 
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