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Brief Border Wars is a quadrigame or set of four mini-games on short border conflicts of the 20th and 21st century, using a card-driven system that models the chaotic, stop-and-start nature of these impromptu wars. The four conflicts include: El Salvador vs. Honduras, 1969 — The Turkish invasion of Cyprus, 1974 — China vs. Vietnam, 1979 — Israel vs. Hezbollah, southern Lebanon, 2006. [Forum]
Dawn of Empire is an uncomplicated game centered on the naval aspects of the Spanish-American War of 1898 in the Atlantic Ocean. The game depicts this conflict at a strategic level, with most operational and tactical details represented by fast and easy-to-play systems, rather than intricate mechanisms. The intent of the game is to provide a broad overview of the historical events while being fun to play. [Forum]
a new 2nd edition available in two formats comprising everything that is needed to explore the events of June 18, 1815, and an Expansion Set for those who already own the first two boxed sets in the Waterloo cycle: La Bataille de Ligny and La Bataille des Quatre Bras. [Forum]
Fighting Wings game system (Volume 4) goes to the Russian front, modeling aircraft and situations from the German invasion of Russia in the Summer of 1941 to the fall of Berlin in 1945. 48 new aircraft ADCs (very few duplicates from previous games and if so these are updated with better information), two double sided maps for four unique playing surfaces and two full counter sheets of air and ground units, one half counter sheet of ships and play-aid counters, plus the third edition rules and playa aids for the Fighting Wings system. [Forum]
a squad-level tactical game that simulates the battles for the Donetsk Airport in the Ukraine 2014-2015. You'll lead squads, RPG and machine gun teams, BTRs, T-64 tanks, snipers and more, as you attempt to gain control of the airport. [Forum]
Stalingrad Besieged is a game that allows 1 to 2 gamers to refight the campaign for Stalingrad in 1942, in THREE different ways; cards, blocks, or counters. The game plays in 1 hour or less. [Forum]
Old School Tactical (OST) Vol III brings the popular OST system to the Pacific Theater of World War II. Fight in the jungles and on the beaches against both the Imperial Japanese Army and Naval (Marine) units. Unlike other OST soldiers, the fanatical Japanese have no Gut Check number, preferring death to dishonor. The Japanese also come with the new tank-killer units and, of course, rules for the feared Banzai attack. The Americans answer with canister rounds for their Stuart tank, the famed Marine firepower and discipline, and plenty of armor and artillery support.
For Worthington's 15th Anniversary, they are reprinting one of their most popular titles, VICTORIA CROSS II DELUXE EDITION. Refight the battles of Rorke's Drift and Isandlwana. Comes with all deluxe components. [Forum]
This game allows you to simulate the first ten months of the military campaign in Italy during WW2, from the landing in Salerno (September ’43) to the liberation of Rome (June ’44). Refight the battles that took place in Italy from September ’43 to May ’44: Salerno, Cassino, Anzio, Ortona. The game starts with the American 5th army that has just landed in Salerno and the British 8th army advancing in Apulia, while the Axis powers gather their forces to hit with a powerful counter-offensive one of the two allied armies.
One Session Gettysburg: This game system is derived from rules developed by Hampton Newsome. The intuitive, moderate complexity rules for this game allow players to focus their energy on decision making and not on game procedures. The basic combat unit in this game is the infantry division. The 3 days of the battle can be played in an evening. [Forum]