Sci Fi starfleet combat using Richard Borg's Commands and Colors system into outer space. Plastic Soldier Company offers a big box with 92 ship miniatures, full sized playing cards, and an oversized fabric mapboard into Borg's first Sci-Fi adventure. The Kickstarter funded in just six hours and is clicking off stretch goals at light speed.
a 2-3 player card driven wargame which depicts the war in Bosnia and Herzegovina from 1992-1995 ("Bosnian War"). The game shows all of the major events: from the siege of Sarajevo (shown in separate, detailed map), to the ferocious battles for the Posavina corridore, and desperate defence of the Bosniak enclaves. Main features are: Point-To-Point movement system, play driven by Strategy Cards, quick combat resolution (no CRT), streamlined rules and fast gameplay. Interaction between warring sides (Bosniaks, Serbs and Croats) creates an intensive and exciting gameplay experience. [Forum]
Jutland 1919 is a supplement for our Great War at Sea: Jutland game, studying these drawing-board battleships that would never actually be launched. It includes background essays, forty new scenarios, and 80 new silky-smooth die-cut playing pieces (60 double-sized "long" ship pieces and 20 square ones). It is not playable by itself; you’ll need our Jutland game and High Seas Fleet book to play the scenarios. [Forum]
WW2 Deluxe is a grand-strategic game utilizing armies or army groups, air forces, and fleets. The game covers the entire conflict in Europe, North Africa, and the Middle East. There are two players or sides in the game. The Axis controls Germany, Italy, and all friendly minor countries. The Allied player controls France, Great Britain, the Soviet Union, and the United States when it enters the conflict. [Forum]
Hatten In Flames is a new historical module for Advanced Squad Leader set in late 1944, as the German Army launched Operation NORDWIND against elements of the American 7th Army. Eight scenarios and two Campaign Games focus on the first five days of fighting in the French village of Hatten, as German panzer units try to break through to the open terrain of Alsace. [Forum]
a print and play game for solitaire and two-players. This is a special limited edition version of the game with Kickstarter Exclusive content that will not be available in the regular game post-Kickstarter. The game sets a small squad of British Airborne against their German enemies in a series of small skirmish scenarios. The game's counters (or chits) each represent an actual soldier with the gameplay being in the thick of man-to-man combat.
a compact, strategic-level game covering the struggle between the United States (including some Commonwealth forces) and Japan in World War II by game designer, Gregory M. Smith. This game utilizes a unique and fast-paced, card-driven combat/build system revolving around carrier operations which will provide players with a multitude of decisions. While extremely ]competitive as a two-player game, Pacific Tide can be enjoyed again and again in solitaire play format with its unique, “personality” driven bot system. [Forum]
Crusader Kings - The Board Game captures the essence of the Crusader Kings experience, in a physical tabletop format. This is a strategy game at heart, but with a special focus on characters, intrigue, and juicy medieval drama. It’s a big, beautiful game centered on a map of medieval Europe, using cards for actions, characters and events and dozens of well-crafted plastic miniatures to represent knights, armies, castles, and more.
Joel Toppen has created another set of informative and insightful game videos – this time for one of GMT Games' newest releases, Cataclysm
The Battle of Brunete, July 1937. The first half of 1937 was an almost complete series of disasters for the Republican cause in the north and west of Spain. Only in the territories leading to Madrid and to the south were the Nationalists thwarted, but at an increasingly bloody cost. The Soviet Union sent massive amounts of weaponry and equipment, while volunteers poured in from throughout Europe, the US and Canada to support the Republican cause. [Forum]
Crossing Fate is an introductory level wargame of the Battle of Issus that was fought by the forces of Darius the Great, King of Persia and Alexander the Great of Macedon along with his Greek Allies. To insure the security of the Macedonian Hegemony, and to wrest control of the Persian Empire’s territories bordering on the Aegean and Mediterranean, Alexander launched an invasion of Anatolia. [Forum]
The Brave and Noble Fights Expansion #2 is the third and final installment of campaigns and battles involving the Chinese before the turn of the 19th century. The Battle for Formosa was the final large-scale campaign associated with the Sino-Japanese War of 1894-95. The island was ceded to Japan in April 1895 by the Treaty of Shimonoseki which ended the war but the island proclaimed its independence from China and formed a republic in May 1895 following Japan's victory. [Forum]
a two-player Card Driven Game (CDG) portraying the 1860 secession crisis that led to the bombardment of Fort Sumter and the American Civil War. Fort Sumter is a small footprint game (11x17” mounted map) that takes approximately 25-40 minutes to play. The game pits a Unionist versus a Secessionist player. Each player uses the area control mechanic pioneered in my We The People design and immortalized in Twilight Struggle to place, move, and remove political capital. The location of political capital determines who controls each of the four crisis dimensions (Political, Secession, Public Opinion, and Armaments). After three rounds of play, the game culminates in a Final Crisis confrontation to determine the winner. [Forum]
expands upon the original Fighting Formations game by taking the Grossdeutschland Division into 1943 and the winter of 1944. This expansion features ten new scenarios, many using new units for the German and Soviet sides, played on ten new maps. [Forum]
a quick-playing game about politics and war in the 1930s and 40s, designed for two to five players. The three primary ideologies of the time contend to impose their vision of order on the world. The Fascists (Germany, Italy, and Japan) seek to overthrow the status quo, which favors the Democracies (France, the United Kingdom, and the United States), while the Communists (the Soviet Union) look for opportunities to storm the global stage. [Forum]
Two (2) new Folio series games from Decision Games (click on the individual game links below):
the third game in the Revolution Games series of American Civil War games, simulating the fighting on July 2nd, 1863 during the second day of the Battle of Gettysburg and focuses on the southern portion of the battlefield. These engagements involved General Longstreet’s attack against Sickles’ positions, with troops from Hood’s and McLaws’ Divisions, assisted as well by Anderson’s Division of A.P. Hill’s Corps. [Forum]
Four (4) new games in the Decision Games' Minis series have been released (click on individual game links below)
Designer of The Coin Tribes’ Revolt – Boudica’s Rebellion Against Rome
Welcome to the Decision Games Spring 2018 edition! Decision Games is celebrating 30 years of publishing games and magazines on military history. This year, we’ve got a great line-up of nine new games and a brand new magazine.
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