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Episode 11: How Well Does Richard III: The Wars of the Roses Recreate Dynastic Struggles Of The 15th Century?

‘Simple, plain Clarence!
I do love thee so,
That I will shortly send thy soul to heaven,
If heaven will take the present at our hands’

Sat in a camp after the Battle of Bosworth we continue our look at the block wargame (from Columbia Games) that recreates the dynastic struggles that flared up in 15th Century England between the House of Lancaster and the House of York. How do you play the game?

01:40 Three Campaigns
02:59 Set Up
06:10 Using The Cards
15:06 Battles and Treachery
23:55 Reserves and Retreats
28:24 Supply and Politics
38:55 Summation
56:40 End Chat and Fade Out

Our next episode fills in some of the background elements to Richard III: The Wars of the Roses...if we're allowed to stay in the Kingdom!

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