Best Games Set During World War I
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1. Board Game: Paths of Glory [Average Rating:8.00 Overall Rank:100]
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2. Board Game: Wings of War: Famous Aces [Average Rating:6.87 Overall Rank:791] [Average Rating:6.87 Unranked]
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3. Board Game: Wings of War: Watch Your Back! [Average Rating:6.98 Overall Rank:1094] [Average Rating:6.98 Unranked]
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4. Board Game: Wings of War: Burning Drachens [Average Rating:7.16 Overall Rank:1137] [Average Rating:7.16 Unranked]
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5. Board Game: Wings of War: Deluxe Set [Average Rating:7.28 Overall Rank:1142]
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6. Board Game: Ace of Aces: Handy Rotary Series [Average Rating:6.99 Overall Rank:1515]
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7. Board Game: Pursuit of Glory [Average Rating:7.89 Overall Rank:1595]
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8. Board Game: Blue Max [Average Rating:7.12 Overall Rank:1660]
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9. Board Game: Ace of Aces: Powerhouse Series [Average Rating:7.21 Overall Rank:2238]
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10. Board Game: Triumph of Chaos [Average Rating:7.53 Overall Rank:2312]
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11. Board Game: Clash of Giants II [Average Rating:7.23 Overall Rank:2924]
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One of my current favourite games of any period. I'm sorry I missed the first in the series.
 
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12. Board Game: Canvas Eagles [Average Rating:7.81 Overall Rank:3311]
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13. Board Game: 1914: Twilight in the East [Average Rating:7.92 Overall Rank:3330]
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14. Board Game: World War I [Average Rating:6.73 Overall Rank:3412]
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World War I with these "Additional Markers" soon to be made available! surprise
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15. Board Game: To The Last Man! [Average Rating:7.67 Overall Rank:3465]
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"...to the LAST Turn!..." of the 'card' that is! surprise
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16. Board Game: Marne 1918: Friedensturm [Average Rating:7.99 Overall Rank:3879]
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This is one of the best hex-and-counter operational level games on the Western Front that I have ever played. Hard to get into because of French translation problems, but once its all figured out, it's an awesome simulation. See the many AARs and the review I wrote. Don't miss this gem.
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17. Board Game: The Western Front: 1914 to 1918 [Average Rating:7.97 Overall Rank:4526]
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I encourage anyone interested in WW1 operational or strategic games to check out this series (Der Weltkreig). All the games (there are 6) can be combined to play the whole war on a Grand Strategic scale but it would be pretty overwhelming. I prefer to play one or two scenarios at a time. Its all here. Pretty much every battle and campaign! Medium complexity easy to learn and play and it really feels like WW1. David Schroeder designed a great system here.
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18. Board Game: Rock of the Marne [Average Rating:6.71 Overall Rank:5417]
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19. Board Game: Into the Bastards!: First tank battle [Average Rating:7.33 Overall Rank:6032]
Francois-Xavier Euzet
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wargame of BM#6 about the battle of Villers Bretonneux on april 24/25 1918
excellent little game with lots of tanks on both side, fast to play and simple to learn
 
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20. Board Game: Hell [Average Rating:5.70 Unranked]
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For those hankering on some "Up Front" approach! cool
 
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