Symptoms of a Eurogamer's Growing Interest in Light Wargames
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These are games which have initiated (or been picked up as a result of) a new obsession with light wargames for me. Feel free to suggest other things I might like in the same vein.
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1. Board Game: Axis & Allies [Average Rating:6.55 Overall Rank:1184]
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This is really what started it. A coworker was raised on this game, and he invited me to play. Trounced me solidly. Also, in both rematches.
 
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2. Board Game: Axis & Allies: Europe [Average Rating:6.52 Overall Rank:1725]
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So then I picked this up. And was trounced again, by the same coworker, the one time I've had a chance to play.
 
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3. Board Game: Memoir '44 [Average Rating:7.54 Overall Rank:117] [Average Rating:7.54 Unranked]
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I like this game a lot, and it has the added benefit that I can play it sometimes with my girlfriend.
 
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4. Board Game: Ikusa [Average Rating:7.01 Overall Rank:689]
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I've had this for a while, but it just got its first full play about a week ago. The straw that broke the camel's back really. That play prompted me to pick up the three following, which I haven't played yet but am looking forward to.
 
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5. Board Game: Fortress America [Average Rating:6.69 Overall Rank:1327]
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This is en route to me. Hooray!
 
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6. Board Game: Blood Feud in New York [Average Rating:6.12 Overall Rank:4200]
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Ditto this, on the way. Got it at a bargain, too.
 
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7. Board Game: Sid Meier's Civilization: The Boardgame [Average Rating:5.58 Overall Rank:13558]
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Yeah, I know this isn't REALLY a wargame, but I bought it in the same binge for approximately the same reason.
 
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8. Board Game: War of the Ring (First Edition) [Average Rating:7.79 Overall Rank:82]
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I almost forgot this game. This game is absolutely the bomb.
 
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9. Board Game: Serenissima (first edition) [Average Rating:6.87 Overall Rank:1101]
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Take a look at this one. The game is about building economic power in the begining and ends up with raging war because this is the most efficient (the only?) way of gaining points in the end game.
 
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10. Board Game: Viktory II [Average Rating:6.93 Overall Rank:2668]
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An excellent light wargame. It has beautiful minis and is highly aggressive.
 
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