Wargame Category for Golden Geek Awards
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The nominees have been listed and voting has begun. Here's a look at the fifteen games nominated in the wargame category.

Which is not the same as "the fifteen wargames nominated..."

Feel free to make your case for which one should win. I'm divided - I'd be delighted to see any of the first three games chosen.

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1. Board Game: Warriors of God [Average Rating:7.42 Overall Rank:1051]
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I've played this one a lot. Attractive components, fun gameplay, good competition. A light-ish but very fun take on the English-French wars back in the day.
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2. Board Game: Unhappy King Charles! [Average Rating:7.64 Overall Rank:1327]
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The new one from GMT about the English Civil War. Parliamentary and Royalist forces maneuver around England and Wales, trying to maintain and gain support for their cause in the countryside and occasionally waging battle. Very good.
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3. Board Game: Pursuit of Glory [Average Rating:7.89 Overall Rank:1597]
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Paths of Glory's kid brother. Takes the PoG system and applies it to the Great War in the Middle East and Balkans. A very good game with lots of interesting twists and chrome.
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4. Board Game: Successors (third edition) [Average Rating:7.52 Overall Rank:912]
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The new version of the struggle among Alexander's generals to win influence in the Macedonian empire. I've played this once and enjoyed it very much.
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5. Board Game: Small World [Average Rating:7.32 Overall Rank:185] [Average Rating:7.32 Unranked]
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I like this game.

But it isn't a wargame.
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6. Board Game: Conflict of Heroes: Awakening the Bear! – Russia 1941-42 [Average Rating:7.55 Overall Rank:394]
 
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Okay now onto the games I haven't played. I've seen this game - very attractive. It looks fun and I'd like to give it a shot.
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7. Board Game: Conflict of Heroes: Storms of Steel! – Kursk 1943 [Average Rating:7.77 Overall Rank:611]
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Frankly I hadn't heard of this one!

It's probably fine given its ancestry, but a philosophical question: does a game that has been out for about 37 seconds as far as I can tell deserve to be nominated?
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8. Board Game: The Napoleonic Wars (Second Edition) [Average Rating:7.45 Overall Rank:1284]
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Seen it, haven't played it, would very much like to.
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9. Board Game: FAB: The Bulge [Average Rating:7.43 Overall Rank:1486]
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Battle of the Bulge with blocks. You know, I've never played a block game?
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10. Board Game: 2 de Mayo [Average Rating:6.96 Overall Rank:1036]
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It seems there have been a lot of games about Spain lately, this being one of them. Looks very interesting.
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11. Board Game: Manoeuvre [Average Rating:7.32 Overall Rank:646]
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A friend of mine has complained that this has no real Napoleonic feel...
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12. Board Game: Waterloo [Average Rating:7.01 Overall Rank:2686]
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The Martin Wallace one. Meeples go to war.
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13. Board Game: Combat Commander: Pacific [Average Rating:8.08 Overall Rank:439]
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The latest in the popular series. I don't normally play tactical wargames, but this one (and others in the CC series) look very tempting.
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14. Board Game: Axis & Allies Anniversary Edition [Average Rating:7.41 Overall Rank:748]
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My mom once said if I can't say anything nice about something, to say nothing at all.

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15. Board Game: Space Hulk (third edition) [Average Rating:7.54 Overall Rank:225]
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The newest game to be nominated in the wargame category.

IMHO, I don't think it's a wargame. But this game or Small World will probably win.
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