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charles bentley
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I'm looking for a good "tactical" wargame (preferably with miniatures instead of cardboard pieces but it's no big deal)

Right now I own TEAM YANKEE and I personally love the game but can't really compare it to any other since I'm a beginner in the world of board game wargaming. Any advice/recommendations will be appreciated.

* Please be WW2-Modern (not a fan of fantasy/sci fi)
* Please try to post ones someone on a limited budget can afford.
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Commands & Colors: Ancients- Awesome game system comes up with tons of scenarios, historical warfare and plays quickly as well.

Memoir '44- Of course there are thousands of people who swear by this, see if this interests you.

Neuroshima Hex! 3.0- Completely different. Tactical warfare using asymmetric armies. Unfortunately no miniatures. But loads of fun. Plays 2-4 people

My preference is more towards CCA and Neuroshima Hex. of course there are tons of great wargames like Twilight Struggle, Tide of Iron, Washington's War, Conflict of Heroes series etc. But I thought you could have a beginning with these.

Good luck

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Advanced Squad Leader: Starter Kit #1
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charles bentley
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THANKS! I didn't care for the neuroshima or command and colors (they aren't my favorite time periods *I'm a ww2/modern military buff*) but memoir' 44 looks like it might be just what I was looking for.
 
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charles bentley
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I've heard a lot of ASL but my biggest worry is it might be too complex.
 
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I've just caught a glimpse of one called "tide of iron"...

Is this something I'd like? What I'm looking for?
 
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For tactical WWII with miniatures, the choices are:

Memoir '44
Tide of Iron

Tide of Iron simulates squads and is more detailed. Memoir '44 is a higher level game (units are around companies or battalions) and is more abstract. Memoir is the simpler of the two. Both games have lots of expansions.

You can download the rules to both games. I'd suggest you do that and see which rules excite you.

Memoir: http://daysofwonder.com/
ToI: http://fantasyflightgames.com/
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