Sea of Iron is a complete Second World War at Sea boxed game based on actions on the Baltic Sea between 1939 and 1945. Thirty scenarios track the operations and battles that took place or could have taken place between the fleets and air forces of Germany, Poland, Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia, the Soviet Union, Finland and Sweden. In addition to their complete Baltic Sea orders of battle, the Soviets, Swedes and Finns all have additional ships they planned or began to construct but did not complete. [Forum]
Armageddon War is a breath of fresh air in the wargaming world. There are no turns, just continuous activations. The intensity of a unit’s close combat modifier is determined not only by its weapons but also by the tactics you choose to use for the assault or defense. When you fire on a unit, it has the option of taking cover, or returning fire, and Action Dice, not endless charts, determine combat's outcome. [Forum]
an operational wargame which takes the game system used in "Somme 1918: Bloody Spring" and "Marne 1918: Friedensturm" (Hexasim) to the Italian front. Captures the fierce fighting which pitted the troops of the Entente (Italy, France, Great- Britain and USA) against those of the Central Powers (Austria-Hungary and Germany) during the period between the Battle of Caporetto (Oct 1917) and the Villa Giusti Armistice (Nov 1918). [Forum]
Fans of Axis Empires: Totaler Krieg and Axis Empires: Dai Senso will want to get this — it’s a big, big package designed to add even more enjoyment to our popular series of World War II grand strategy games. The Expansion Kit includes three major parts: Schiffskrieg, Dice of Decision II, and TK & DS Upgrade. [Forum]
20th Anniversary Edition of award-winning 2-player game by legendary Mark Simonitch. Two games on epic struggle of Rome and Carthage. The development team at PHALANX has given this game a careful, meticulous update. It is now easier and faster to play. It plays considerably shorter. It has received new, stunning art. It is even better than it used to be. There is even another game in the box: HAMILCAR, which portrays the events of the First Punic War.
the latest release in the Operational Combat Series (OCS), covering the campaign along the Moscow highway in the summer of 1941. These actions set the stage for the Wehrmacht’s autumn drive on the Soviet capital, and many historians believe the bitter fighting here ultimately doomed the Axis to failure in Russia. Smolensk is a small and fairly simple entry in the series, with special rules kept to a minimum. [Forum]
It is 300 BC. Since being founded as a Republic in 509 BC Rome has grown in power and influence. You and up to 4 other players are one of Rome’s great leaders. Take control of legions and lead them across the known world for the next 600 years as you deal with uprisings, rebellions, political intrigue, and wars. Players can make alliances with one another (and true to Rome, break those alliances!) maneuver their forces and the enemies of Rome, all as they try to become the one true Caesar! [Forum]
a simple (yet brutal) competitive chariot-racing board game for 2 to 8 cunning drivers set in ancient Rome's grand stadium, the Circus Maximus. Each player controls a unique charioteer character and competes on the giant track for two or more laps. Players can also drive with one of four teams (of two chariots), each representing a different historical Roman racing faction. [Forum]
shipping in early May. The magazine features the complete game, Donetsk, which depicts the battles for Donetsk airport during 2014-15, with die-cut counters and a gorgeous 11 x 17" map. Also included are articles on Comancheria, Hands in the Sea, The Finnish Civil War, and scenarios for '65, Old School Tactical, Command and Colors, Night of Man, Stonewall's Sword and more. [Forum]
an old west tabletop skirmish game for 2 players. Game play book, available in English, French, Spanish, German and Italian (printed version only in English) plus over 110 new 32mm resin miniatures.
the history behind both games included in the upcoming Compass Games release
J167 Hart Attack scenario
The Battle of Cape Ortugal, 4th Novemeber 1805
the insert game, Enduring Freedom, is an operational-level solitaire simulation of the US-Coalition invasion of Afghanistan in the wake of the 11 September 2001 terrorist attacks in New York and Washington. The player controls the forces of the Coalition (US, NATO, and the Northern Alliance). The game system controls the opposing Islamist forces (Al Qaeda, the Taliban, and Pakistani Volunteers). The objective of the game is for the Coalition to destroy Al Qaeda and establish the basis for a stable Afghanistan such that a new civil war will not break out later. The game covers the period of October 2001 (the initial US invasion) to March 2002 (the conclusion of Operation Anaconda). [Forum]
card-driven strategy game that reproduces the ideological conflicts and political struggles that led to the establishment of totalitarian dictatorships in Europe throughout the 1920s and 1930s. The game covers the period 1919-1933 and is designed for three players. Each takes the role of one of the three Ideologies: Social-Democracy, Fascism and Communism – that struggled for power. Rise of Totalitarianism is the "prequel" of Democracy under Siege. The two games can be combined in a unique long game-play experience to simulate the entire period spanning the end of the First and the outbreak of the Second World War.
Horse & Musket is a simple tactical game system covering musket warfare from Vienna in 1683 to Appomattox in 1865. This first volume in the series, Dawn of an Era, covers warfare in the west from 1683-1719, which saw matchlock muskets and pikes give way to flintlocks and bayonets. Ranks became thinner and battles more linear as firepower and infantry discipline became the deciding factors. [Forum]
Fleeting Glory is a quick play set of rules for recreating abstracted battles of the Napoleonic Era. Hidden information and a chit pull system allow for solitaire or head to head play. With a rules foot print of only 10 pages and play time that permits multiple engagements in a single afternoon.
recreate part of Trafalgar Campaign – battle of Cape Finisterre (22 July 1805) where British fleet under Admiral Robert Calder fought an indecisive naval battle against the combined Franco-Spanish fleet returning from West Indies, and introducing new class of battleships: frigate (Class 5). Check product page for additional mini-expansion that is also available.
Between 1803 and 1815, Napoleon Bonaparte lent his name to an entire age. Soldier Emperor covers the entire sweep of the Napoleonic Wars from 1803 to 1815, as fleets and armies clash from Ireland to Persia. Military, economic and political factors come together in a game playable to completion in just a few hours. [Forum]
featuring the insert game Russia Falling: The Coming Civil War, by Ty Bomba. The game enables two players to play the first year of a hypothesized near-future post-Putin civil war in Russia. The map covers the core area of the Russian ethnic heartland, from St. Petersburg in the north to Tula in the south, and from Smolensk in the west to Nizhny Novgorod in the east, at 16 miles per hex. [Forum]
Saipan: The Bloody Rock will be the first game to utilize the new Company Scale System (CSS) by Adam Starkweather. Along with numerous historical scenarios and campaign game, there is a bonus hypothetical game that lets the players decide how to defend Saipan and how to invade it. The American player receives the same historical forces but now has the opportunity to devise his own landing schedule over one of 25 beaches. The Japanese player gets to prepare his own defenses; set up pillboxes, lay mines and deploy 6” naval guns etc. Can you do better than history? [Forum]
a two-player grand strategic level card driven wargame depicting the struggle between Iraq and Iran from September 1980 to August 1988. This terrible confrontation between Saddam Hussein and Ayatollah Khomeini drastically changed the geopolitical balance of power in the Gulf and was the last Total War of the 20th Century. Its events still shape and influence those of today. [Forum]
part of the popular solitaire Leader series of games. You select and command Bomber Groups and Fighter Groups belonging to the US 8th Air Force as you carry out a strategic bombing campaign against German Occupied Europe. As you plan and carry out your missions, the game's AI controls the German Air Defenses, Technology improvements, and allocation of resources to the European, Mediterranean, and Russian campaigns. B-17 is a Dean Brown design. He has worked closely with us to make sure B-17 is faithful to the Air Leader series, while at the same time having its own unique flavor! [Forum]
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Designer of Triumph of the Will: Nazi Germany vs. Imperial Japan, 1948 from Compass Games
Designer of Gandhi: The Decolonization of British India 1917-1947 by GMT Games
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