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Crusader Kingdoms is a game for 1-4 players set in the era of the Crusades, where each player controls one of Outremer’s main Christian or Muslim kingdoms, with the goal of expanding it through intrigue and conquest. Designed by Jesús Peralta, there are four different games between the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Crusades. The game allows cooperative, competitive, and solitaire game play. [Forum]
a game for two players in which they will decide the outcome of this decisive historical episode in less than four hours. As the Catholic player, will you gain fame and glory accomplishing the Reconquista and enlarging your kingdoms in one unified powerful state? And as the Muslim player, will you resist and save Granada or will you become the last King of the Nasrid dynasty? Balanced and historically accurate, the game is easy to learn but difficult to master. [Forum]
covering the Decline and Fall of the Western Roman Empire 337 - 476, is a card-driven game by game designer, Kris van Beurden (whose credits include Europe in Turmoil) for two players set during the final century of the Western Roman Empire. The Roman player commands the Roman legions loyal to the failing central authority and those Germanic peoples who have settled peacefully inside the Roman Empire, while the Barbarian player leads Usurper Emperors, and controls the migrations of the savage Germanic peoples, who are the Barbarians at the Gates. [Forum]
The first expansion for Great War Commander! Stand with the British at Mons. Charge forward with the Canadians at Beaumont-Hamel and Passchendaele. Fight like a lion with the First South African Brigade at Delville Wood. Command the Indian Corps at Neuve-Chapelle. Push the Huns back with the Aussies at Cerisy and the NZ at Frémicourt. Refight the first tank on tank battle at Villers-Bretonneux. [Forum]
featuring the insert game Waterloo Campaign by Mark Herman, as he has adapted the streamlined system he designed for Gettysburg and applied it to the Napoleonic era. Wrestle your opponent across Belgium in a series of battles leading up to a final confrontation--the players will decide when and where the penultimate test will occur between the Emperor and the Duke. [Forum]
Third Megiddo. After massing the V, X, XII, and XV Legions; as well as auxiliaries throughout the entire Roman World at Megiddo, will you as General Titus then proceed south and successfully siege Jerusalem in AD 70? Will Israeli infighting, starvation, and desertion aid your campaign? Will battering rams and catapults be successfully deployed as the walls of Jerusalem crumble? [Forum]
Judges – Revolt of the Righteous will Othneil, Ehud, Barak, Deborah, Gideon, Tola, Jair, Ibzan, Elon, Abdon, and / or Samson deliver Israel from the hands of their oppresors? Will these Judges help turn the hearts of the Hebrew people back to the God of Abraham, Isaaic, and Jacob? Will they unite Israel sufficiently to restore her independence, peace, and prosperity? The first time this topic has been covered in a boardgame. [Forum]
Tacticus is a “Fog of War” game with Hebrews Heroes (David, Joshua, Samson, Joab, Caleb, Othniel, Ehud, Abishai, Benaiah & Jehu) vs. Heathen Heroes (Nimrod, Antiochus Epiphanes, Ahab, Ahiman, Sheshai, Talmai, Endore Witch, Og, Goliath & Beast). The Heathen and Hebrews have to capture each others’ King. Mountains, spy’s, projectiles, & strategy cards add complexity to the otherwise straight forward field of battle. This is a 2 player game lasting about 30 minutes. Can you protect your King while capturing your opponents? [Forum]
303 Squadron is now live on kickstarter. This "co-operative" game lets 1-4 players work together as part of the highest scoring British fighter squadron in the Battle of Britain. Beautiful components and map. Available for pledge support now through December 21.
2GM Pacific is a new tabletop wargame for 1 to 4 players, fully compatible with all other titles of the 2GM Tactics series, but you don’t need them to play it. I has a strong army-building component, where cards represent military units and the various actions they can perform on the battlefield.