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I am searching for a wargame to buy for Xmass (Phantom Fury doesn't count! ), so I have narrowed my list to the below games:

Chariots of Fire
Red Poppies: WWI Tactics
Lost Battles

I know very well that it is like comparing apples to oranges, however... what is your opinion?

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But WW1 would be y pick.

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Lost Battles... beautiful game, for a royal Christmas.
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CoF is the only one on my radar. GBoH is good stuff.
 
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Red Poppies looks very attractive. Nice components, artwork and the reviews are good. I've had my eyes on this one also. thumbsup
 
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gab4tac wrote:
Red Poppies looks very attractive. Nice components, artwork and the reviews are good. I've had my eyes on this one also. thumbsup


Nice components? The counters look dismal, I don't understand how they decided to print them as is. The scenarios are way too small, and the boards are not interlocking. Too bad, it was a great idea of a game. thumbsdownthumbsdownthumbsdown

I think that "Lost Battles" seems to be the best choice. Plus it includes a fascinating historical book. It's not in the same league as the other 2 games.
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Q: Schizofrenic

A: Chlorpromazine

 
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Q: Schizofrenic
A: Schizophrenic

Edit: To be honest I have to agree with Carl, don't get WWI. Those are some -hideous- components.
 
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AtomicReaction wrote:

Edit: To be honest I have to agree with Carl, don't get WWI. Those are some -hideous- components.


ew. y'all made me look at them.

Yuck.
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It's X-mas - go with the oranges.
 
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Regarding Red Poppies: I have to agree about the layout of the counters. The counter sides with the illustrations are nice, I like those better than NATO symbols. If you abstract those pieces, the overall artwork is pretty good.

The game is no FFG or Lock N' Load publishing stunner title but I've seen far worst...
 
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gab4tac wrote:
Regarding Red Poppies: I have to agree about the layout of the counters. The counter sides with the illustrations are nice, I like those better than NATO symbols. If you abstract those pieces, the overall artwork is pretty good.

The game is no FFG or Lock N' Load publishing stunner title but I've seen far worst...


Yes, the overall artwork is quite good.

But the counters are a total disgrace, really! yuk
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WBRP wrote:
It's X-mas - go with the oranges.


They spoil over time...
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calandale wrote:
AtomicReaction wrote:

Edit: To be honest I have to agree with Carl, don't get WWI. Those are some -hideous- components.


ew. y'all made me look at them.

Yuck.


Oh Dear God! My eyes!
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They have to do better for the next game in the series.

I'm a big fan of WWI games, but I just cannot bring myself to buy this title.

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