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1. Introduction

Command (Japan) is a wargame magazine published in Japan by Kokusai-Tsushin Co., Ltd. (国際通信社). It contains one or several die-cut wargames in Japanese. Over the years, boxed games were published.

Many games are translated reprints of (with new redesigned maps and counters):

However some are original Japanese games.

Links:

Geeklists (created by Elijah Lau and Takashi Ishida) containing game details:

2. Magazine Issues

(see Command Japan webpage)

  1. When Tigers Fight
  2. Samurai Sunset
  3. Berlin '45: The Nightmare Ends
  4. Victory at Midway
  5. Victory in Normandy
  6. Port Arthur: The Russo-Japanese War
  7. Blitzkrieg '41
  8. 1918: Storm in the West
  9. Sunrise of Victory
  10. Task Force
  11. SS Panzer: Bloodbath at Kursk
  12. White Ensign / Rising Sun
  13. Budapest '45
  14. Ring of Fire: The Fourth Battle for Kharkov, August 1943
  15. Rommel at Gazala
  16. Battle for Mukden
  17. 48th Panzer Korps
  18. Balkans 1941
  19. Sink the Bismarck!
  20. Bloody October
  21. When Eagles Fight
  22. The First Arab-Israeli War
  23. Battle of the Bulge
  24. Inchon: MacArthur's Gambit
  25. Strike North
  26. Rise and Decline of Hitler's Empire
  27. Lion of Ethiopia
  28. Mississippi Banzai
  29. Gettysburg: Lee's Greatest Gamble / The Moscow Option: Guderian's Gambit
  30. 1914: Glory's End
  31. The African Campaign
  32. Victory at Sea
  33. Russian Campaign II
  34. Drive to the Baltic! / Grunwald 1410
  35. Fortress Europa: Designer Signature Edition
  36. Shingen's Last Fight
  37. Europe at War
  38. 1940 / The Battle of the Alma
  39. Rush on Berlin / Battle for Moscow (first edition)
  40. Russo-Japanese War
  41. The Royal Navy
  42. Battle for China
  43. I Am Spartacus! / Clash of Steel: Battleship Engagements of WWII
  44. Okinawa: The Bloodiest Battle In The Pacific
  45. 1941 / The Battle of Lobositz
  46. D-Day / Battle of the Bulge
  47. Panzer Korps / Operation Solace (map only available as a download - die cut counters included)
  48. Decision in France / Across the Potomac (map only available as a download)
  49. The Tigers Are Burning / Back to Iraq / Hamburger Hill (map only available as a download)
  50. Operation Ironfist / Odessa 1941 (map only available as a download - die cut counters included)
  51. Destroyer Captain
  52. Napoleon in Sunset, 1814 / Dynamo: Dunkirk, 1940
  53. 8th Army: Operation Crusader
  54. Shogun Triumphant
  55. The Russo-Japanese War
  56. Turning the Tables / Shinshu's Suppression
  57. Minsk '41 / 1942
  58. Korea '95
  59. Antietam: Burnished Rows of Steel
  60. Ukraine '43
  61. Hougoumont / Battle of Hokuetsu, 1867
  62. Tigers in the Mist
  63. Forgotten Axis: Murmansk 1941
  64. Onslaught
  65. Yom Kippur
  66. Advanced Tobruk System Basic Game II: Streets of Stalingrad
  67. Kadesh: Mobile Warfare in the Ancient Middle East
  68. Invasion Sicily
  69. True Record of Nobunaga / Hideyoshi's Greatest Defeat
  70. Ukraine '44
  71. Field Marshal
  72. The First World War / SS: Third Reich
  73. The Sedan Campaign, 1870 / KOREA 2005: The ROK Goes North
  74. Panzer Korps II
  75. Blitzkrieg to Moscow / Across the Dniepr: Kiev-Zhitomir '43 / Toukai-yuukyouden: Jirotyo-sangokushi
  76. Velikye Luki
  77. Malaya '41: The Fall of Singapore
  78. Tenka Goudatsu
  79. Temujin's Battles / The Story of Genghis' Conquest of the West / Street Fighting in Berlin
  80. Blitzwar
  81. Patton's 3rd Army: The Lorraine Campaign
  82. Second Front Now! / Battle of Changkufeng Hill 1938
  83. Blue & Gray
  84. Panzer Korps 03: Moscow '41 Operation Typhoon
  85. Panzer Korps 04: Red Typhoon
  86. The Old Contemptibles
  87. Barbarossa: The Russo-German War, 1941-45
  88. The Aleutians Campaign / 73 North
  89. Beda Fomm / The Battle of Prague
  90. The Solomons Campaign (second edition)
  91. Bloody Kasserine / Race For Tunis
  92. Red Dragon Rising: The Coming War With China
  93. Drive on Kursk: July 1943
  94. Blitzkrieg in Burma / Flying Tigers
  95. June '44 / August '44
  96. White Death: Velikiye Luki, The Stalingrad of the North
  97. Battle for Korsun
  98. Dagger Thrusts
  99. Iron Dream
  100. Hongrie 1944-1945
  101. The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich
  102. Battle for Germany / Race to Tokyo
  103. 1940 : What If
  104. Battle of Kawagoe: Hojo Ujiyasu's gamble / Battle of Itsukushima, 1554-1555
  105. Falklands Showdown: The 1982 Anglo-Argentine War
  106. COBRA: The Normandy Campaign
  107. Coral Sea Solitaire
  108. Crush at Nomonhan / Nomonhan Incident (Panzer Grenadier: Western Front 1944,Expansion)
  109. Rundstedt's East Front / Odessa 1941
  110. Crisis Now Senkaku Showdown
  111. The Battle of Changde: Operation Yo Go
  112. Army Group Narwa
  113. The Battle of Gettysburg / Antietam
  114. Coral Sea: Campaign Commander Volume II / Imphal 1944 (map only available as a download - die cut counters included)
  115. Operation Market Garden
  116. A Victory Complete: The Battle of Tannenberg, 1914
  117. The Siege of Leningrad
  118. IJA Tank Division Series: Operation Ichi-Go
  119. Six Days' Campaign, 1814 / Emperor Napoleon
  120. The Bloody Triangle: Drive on Dubno, 1941 / The Battle of the Bulge
  121. Operation Battleaxe: Wavell vs. Rommel, 1941 / Gazala: The Cauldron
  122. 1815: The Waterloo Campaign
  123. Vistula-Oder-Berlin: the campaign in Poland and East Germany, 1945
  124. Zhijiang Campaign, 1945
  125. The Invasion of Russia (1812)
  126. Battles of the Bulge: Celles
  127. France '40: Sickle Cut
  128. The American Revolution: Decision in North America
  129. Clash of Titans: The Tank Battle for Kursk, 1943
  130. World War I: Deluxe Edition
  131. Roads to Moscow: Mozhaysk
  132. Manstein's Trump: The Third Battle of Kharkov
  133. Operation Grenade
  134. Battle for Russia: Operation Barbarossa, June-December 1941
  135. France '40: Dynamo
  136. Hitler Strikes North
  137. Northern Battle, Sekigahara 1600
  138. Roads to Moscow: Mtsensk
  139. The Siege of Orgun
  140. The Kaiser's War: World War I, 1918-19
  141. Normandy 1944
  142. August Storm
  143. Codeword Thunderclap
  144. Tenkatoitsu: Nagakute 1584
  145. The American Civil War
  146. The Battle of Guandu
  147. Eisenhower's War
  148. Afrika Korps: Decision in the Desert, 1941-42
  149. Tenkatoitsu: Yamazaki 1582
  150. Red Winter: The Soviet Attack at Tolvajärvi, Finland – 8-12 December 1939
  151. Triumphant Return: The Soviet Liberation of Kiev, November 1943

3. Command "Etcera"

Basic wargames for beginners
(see Command Basic webpage).

  1. Masakado chronicle - 2005
  2. Pacific War: War at Sea in the Pacific 1941-1944 - 2014
  3. The Pacific War: From Pearl Harbor to Philippine Sea - 2014 (Pacific War Deluxe)
  4. Tanks+ - 2017

4. World War Series

(see World War Series webpage)

  1. No Retreat! - English game translation - 2009
  2. Russian Campaign II - issue #33 game reprint - 2010
  3. The Barbarossa Campaign - English game translation - 2011
  4. Stalingrad - Japanese game reprint - 2012
  5. Across the Pacific - English game translation - 2014
  6. Iron Bottom Sound III - English game update (3rd edition) - 2015
  7. Fleet Commander: Nimitz - English game translation - 2016
  8. Zhukov's War: The Decisive Middle Phase of the Eastern Front, July 1942 – July 1943 - English game translation - 2017

5. Wargame Handbook

Annual handbook including elementary wargame for beginners
(see Wargame Handbook webpage)

  1. Destination: Normandy - 2010
  2. Russo-Japanese War 1904-1905 - 2011
  3. Isoroku's War 1941-1943 - 2012
  4. Fierce Battle! Rommel's Corps / Fierce Battle! Kawanakajima - 2013
  5. Operation Barbarossa - 2014
  6. Battle of Waterloo, 1815 - 2015
  7. Bulge - 2016
  8. Battle of Tabaruzaka - 2017
  9. Battle of Komaki and Nagakute / Liaoyang night attack - 2018

6. Command - The Best

Original games, reprints of previous magazine issue games and English games
(see Command - The Best webpage )

  1. Victory at Sea - issue #32 game reprint - 2002
  2. Rise and Decline of Hitler's Empire - issue #26 game reprint - 2002
  3. SS Panzer: Bloodbath at Kursk - reprint of issue #11 game - 2003
  4. Panzer Grenadier: Western Front 1944 (Western Front 1944 : Normandy Arnhem Ardennes) - Japanese game reprint - 2003
  5. The African Campaign - issue #31 game reprint - 2004
  6. East Front (Eastern Front 1943-45 : Kursk Ukraine Hungary Germany) - Japanese game reprint - 2005
  7. The Legend Begins - new Japanese edition - 2005
  8. Drive to the Baltic! / Budapest '45 - issue # 34 and #13 reprint - 2006
  9. Asian Fleet - original game - 2007
  10. Russia Besieged - English game translation - 2008
  11. Port Arthur: The Russo-Japanese War / Mukden: Climax of the Russo-Japanese War - issue #6 reprint and English game translation - 2009
  12. Wave of Terror - English game translation - 2011
  13. Panzer Korps II - issue #74 game update with extra "Gazala" game - 2013
  14. Red Dragon Rising: The Coming War With China - issue #92 game update - 2017
  15. Red Typhoon: The Soviet Winter Counter-Offensive, 1941 - issue #85 game update - 2017

8. Command - Special reprinted edition

Reprints of older out-of-print magazine issues
(see Special webpage)

  1. When Tigers Fight - issue #1 game reprint - 2011

9. Command 40 Series

Small wargames including 40 counters
(see Command 40 Series webpage)

  1. Fierce Battle! Rommel's Corps
  2. Fierce Battle! Kawanakajima

10. Command Tactical Combat Series

Tactical wargames for beginners
(see Command Tactical Combat Series webpage)

  1. F-16 Fighting Falcon - Japanese game reprint - 2013
  2. Decisive Battle of the Combined Fleet - Japanese game reprint - 2014
  3. Clash in the South Pacific - Japanese game reprint - 2014
  4. Zero: Battles of the Navy Air Service - 2014
  5. Tanks - Japanese game reprint - 2015

11. Command Solitaire Series

(see Command Solitaire Series webpage)

  1. Operation Jubilee: Dieppe, August 1942 - English game translation - 2015
  2. Target: Iran - English game translation - 2015
  3. Goeben, 1914 - English game translation - 2016
  4. Ghost Division: The 7th Panzer Division's Drive to the Sea - English game translation - 2018

12. Japan Wargame Classics

Reprints of Japanese classic wargames
(see Japan Wargame Classics webpage)

  1. Task Force - issue #10 game reprint - 2009
  2. Russo-Japanese War - issue #40 game reprint - 2009
  3. Panzer Korps - issue #47 game update with extra "Compass" game - 2013
  4. Battle of the Bulge - issue #23 game reprint - 2014
  5. Malay Campaign - Japanese game reprint - 2018
  6. Minsk '41 - issue #57 game update with extra "Riga '41" game - 2019


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