Columbia Games is pleased to announce that Victory in Europe reached it’s Kickstarter funding target in 4 days. This means the game will certainly be released this July. As of today, gamers have 21 more days to join in and reserve a deluxe Kickstarter edition of this new game.
Special offer from Legion Wargames. CORREGIDOR is now at 219 pre-orders. After the pre-order goal of 250 is reached, the winner of a FREE copy of the published game will be selected from among all pre-order customers. Preorder here and save $20over the post-publication price!
There is little to complain about in GMT’s France ‘40. The games comes with two stand-alone scenarios, each with its own map. “Sickle Cut” covers the Germans’ attempts to cross the Meuse and race into the Allied backfield, while” Operation Dynamo” focuses on the Allies’ retreat to Dunkirk. The rules are fairly simple but give a good feel of the events of May 1940. A rule requiring the Allies to randomly draw reinforcement chits reflects the confusion of the French-British response to the German blitzkrieg and insures no two games will play exactly alike.
Now through April 15, the C4 Corner Cutter, the tool that greatly speeds up monotonous counter clipping, can be purchased for $16.95 (save $3) on Ebay or direct from Dave King Freelance Associates. The C4 speeds up the tedious task of clipping counters and it costs less than a game and makes every wargame better. And remember, 1st Class shipping is always Free to APO/FPO addresses. For more information email email@example.com, or go to www.daveking-c4.com. The Tax Day Sale ends midnight April 15.
Members of French and German historical associations, who gather annually, together visited the battlefield of Verdun in France, the site of a bloody World War I battle that dragged on for around 10 months in 1916, claiming hundreds of thousands of lives and destroying many villages.
Episode #19 of Guns, Dice, Butter — a wargaming podcast featuring a series of conversations with members of the wargaming tribe hosted by Herr Dr. This episode features the following segments. [listen here]
0:05 Discussion with Ben Hull, designer of the incredible Musket & Pike Series. Additionally, we talk about his series Fields of Fire and his soon to be published operational series titled Won by the Sword
1:35 Discussion with J.R.Tracy and Jim Doughan regarding games published in 2013, wargaming experiences and various multi-player wargames
2:43 Wrap up: On our wargaming desk, shout outs and Guns, Dice, Butter news
New from High Flying Dice Games. Brave and Noble Fights is a dualpak game which has the intorductory level games of the Battle of the Yalu and the Battle of Wei Hai Wei — part of the First Sino-Japanese War of 1894-95. Price: $14.95 plus shipping (mounted counters $5 extra).
excerpt: The Hunters solitaire U-boat game is an excellent historical simulation of U-boat warfare, easy to learn but complex in its depth (no pun intended). This Armchair General review includes a patrol log for U-34.
Brothers in War airs tomorrow on National Geographic Channel and we wanted to recognize that the DG release, Vietnam Battles: Snoopy’s Nose was based directly on this documentary, as cited by the designer, Eric Harvey (whose father served in the same Charlie Company Unit in Vietnam).
Graphic Wargames announces a graphic story project based on the 1914 campaign in north-western France and Belgium, using the excellent recently published design by Mike Resch, 1914, Offensive à Outrance. Contributors are welcome — please see story for details. [related story]