Posts tagged academy games

Interview: Uwe Eickert of Academy Games

Grogheads’ Corinne Mahaffey sits down to talk with Academy Games’ Uwe Eickert at Origins about their upcoming projects [read interview]

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Freedom Earns Two Board Game Quest Awards

Freedom: the Underground Railroad, from Academy Games, is the recipient of two awards at the First Annual Board Game Quest Awards. It was also the only game to garner more than one award.

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History, strategy more than just a game for Uwe EIckert

John Chavez @ The Blaze


Uwe Eickert Interview

Keith Medlin @ Games on Tables had a chance to conduct a two-part interview Uwe Eickert to discuss his Fief: France 1429 Kickstarter and game. The interview was originally solely about that project, but quickly turned into an unprecedented view into the operation of a game publishing house. [Read Part I | Part II]

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Fief: France 1429 on Kickstarter

Now on Kickstarter from Academy Games. Fief: France 1429 by Uwe Eickert is a reprint of the original French game with improved rules, graphics, and the big Academy style mounted board. Fief is a game of dynastic ambition, where players assume the roles of nobles in the 15th century Kingdom of France. [visit Kickstarter page]

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Advance After Combat, Episode 2 [listen here]
Games discussed in this episode include:

  • Red Winter: The Soviet Attack at Tolvajärvi, Finland: 8-12 December 1939
  • Next War: Korea
  • Conflict of Heroes: Awakening the Bear (second edition)
  • The Guns of Gettysburg
  • A World at War

1775 Rebellion review by Marco Arnaudo [watch]

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Conflict of Heroes: Awakening the Bear! Review

Rick Martin @ Armchair General [video review]

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This special edition of The Board Game Show features an extended interview with Uwe Eickert of Academy Games. In addition to talking about his work on Gettysburg and the Conflict of Heroes series and solo expansion featured in episode 6, Eickert talks in depth about Kickstarter and the economics behind being a designer and publisher. He also talks about how he spends his day, and why online retailers are not his most favorite thing in the world. All this and more on this special edition of The Board Game Show. [listen here]


1775: Rebellion @ Kickstarter


Now on Kickstarter from Academy Games. 1775: Rebellion is a fast and fun playing game in which teams of players cooperate to further either the American or British cause in the North American colonies. [Kickstarter page]

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Awakening the Bear: 2nd Edition Preorder

Preorder from Academy Games. Awakening the Bear: 2nd Edition features an all new map and counter graphics, new units, more firefights, and new card layouts! Limited Edition Wrecks and Destruction Expansion Set ($10 value download only) along with John Butterfield Solo Expansion Module! ($35 value) FREE to preorders! Also look for the Monster Tanks expansion to become available through BoardGameGeek soon. Preorder Price: $70 (save $10 and receive these bonus materials worth $45 separately).