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Subject: König von Siam 2016 rss

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Pete Belli
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König von Siam (aka King of Siam) is a classic board game. The recent death of the king of Thailand after decades on the throne has opened a new chapter in that country's history.

Although mostly a cultural figurehead the king was revered among the people. The military used that prestige and a duty to protect the king as a justification for a number of actions. The former crown prince has been described as a "playboy" so the future of Thailand is uncertain.

There must be an interesting game in there someplace...
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Konig von Siam is a great game that doesn't get enough love.

Something as simple as Konig could be very interesting in the current siutation. Tempting to go for the full COIN or something (albeit probably political rather than full conflict) of course.

From what I read 'playboy' seems to be about the most generous term that could be used. He certainly seems to enjoy power though and appears to wield it in every sphere he can with little consideration but his own gratification.
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i would love to see a wargame on the Burmese / Siamese wars or the Thai Lanna kingdom Wars.

Its a shame so much Thai, Burmese, and Khmer pre 1100 histories is so limited not only in written sources, but written English sources.

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