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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.
Famed Japanese designer Tetsuya Nakamura, who created A Victory Lost, Fire in the Sky, A Most Dangerous Time, and What Price Glory?, returns to the East Front with A Victory Awaits. Using a lightly modified version of the A Victory Lost system, the game covers Operation Barbarossa from June 22 to mid-September. [Forum]
Takes the basic 'engine" from 2014's award-winning "Race for the Rhine" and adds a little more depth and complexity to offer the logistics nightmare we all remember about Barbarossa. For 3 players, 2 players, or 3 different versions of a Solo game! Significant savings over retail and nd some sweet stretch goals. Kickstarter live through Dec. 11. [Forum]
Libertadores represents the wars of independence of the Spanish Colonies in America. A turn-based computer game and board game covering the whole Spanish American Empire and its vicinity. Discover in the game the most famous units and leaders of the war.
Napoleon’s Eagles is a highly playable, action-packed card game set during the wars of 19th Century Europe. This is a card driven game designed to play through two famous battles of the late Napoleonic era: Borodino (September 5-7, 1812) and Leipzig (October 14-18, 1813). Two smaller battles are included (Shevardino and Lieberwolkwitz), as well as two campaign games that cover multiple days of battle. The game includes rules for cavalry charges, artillery bombardment, army morale and army commanders. [Forum]
The Rifles system allows the recreation of small combat engagements (five to ten units per side), using an abstract map that represents the main features of the terrain like trees, buildings, hills. Rifles in the Peninsula, which is the third game of Gottardo Zancani’s solitaire RIFLES series, (Rifles in the Pacific and Rifles in the Ardennes) is available for preorder. The focus of this new title is on the Napoleonic Wars (1799-1815). [Forum]