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a simple and fast wargame about Chancellorsville campaign in 1863, during the American Civil War
Funded in 9 hours on Kickstarter! Lombardy Studios will publish a new book by historical artist Keith Rocco. 2 stretch goals were already unlocked on the first day. Extra add-ons include a mini game, and a French uniform painting guide. [Forum]
A Most Fearful Sacrifice (AFMS), the Three Days of Gettysburg is live on KICKSTARTER. An epic game, expandable to 15 square feet of game board, yet accessible and straight forward to play. Designed by Herman Luttmann, AFMS is full of chaotic fun as well as musket-level realism.
a crucial battle in the War of the Austrian Succession, Piacenza 1746 is a completely new game system. It comes with a 22" x 25" fine-art map, based on an ancient map of the battle, and 216 large die-cut counters. [Forum]
The long-awaited "prequel" of All is lost save Honour is finally here. A game about the campaigns fought during the Italian Wars (1494-1530), the long struggle for Italy between the Habsburgs (the Empire) and the French Crown. This second volume is centered about the wars in Southern Italy, from 1494 to 1503. Featuring also the unfortunate Lautrec's campaign of 1528. [Forum]
In July 1936, a failed coup d’état provoked a bloody civil war that would devastate Spain for nearly three years. The eyes of a Europe in crisis turned towards a divided nation, where not only armies, but also ideologies fought a savage and ruthless struggle. Now on Kickstarter! The deluxe, second printing of Crusade and Revolution! Experience the Spanish Civil War in this card-driven, decision making game. [Forum]
Two games in the Duel Pack!
Border States is a tactical game for 2 players where each player takes control of one side. You will have to fight battles and win crushing
victories in order to influence the Border States and try to rally them to your side.
Saladin is a game intended to recreate the famous battles of Hattin and Arsuf where Saladin was opposed to the crusaders troops of Guy de Lusignan and then to those of Richard the Lionheart. With Saladin take charge of one of the armies that fought each other. Order your horsemen to harass the crusaders ranks or launch a devastating charge with your heavily armored knights.
Steve Carey's classic solitaire game on the battle for the Mediterranean theater from 1940-1942 is now available on Kickstarter. The game plays in a single hour and has been deluxified with all new deluxe components. [Forum]
Vicksburg: The Assault On Stockade Redan (May 19th & 22nd 1863) is a two-player tactical wargame simulating the two Union assaults upon the Stockade Redan defensive position situated at the northeastern corner of the Vicksburg perimeter. [Forum]
Our God Was My Shield is the first game in John Theissen's American Civil War Operational Series (ACWOS). This series of streamlined card-assisted operational sandboxes builds on Mr. Theissen's work in titles such as More Aggressive Attitudes, Objective Shreveport, and Hood's Last Gamble. [Forum]
Walking a Bloody Path: The Battle of Fallen Timbers, 1794. This is the newest addition to the Battles of the Old Northwest Series of games; others on the battles of Kekionga, River Raisin, Wabash River and Tippecanoe were released earlier and ones on the battles of Chatham/Thames and Horseshoe Bend are in the works. Like the others in the series players use a deck of playing cards to activate their units and determine other game events. [Forum]
The Battle of Bouvines, fought on July 27, 1214 near the city of Tournai, was one of the largest ever fought in the Medieval period, and its outcome would affect the course of history for centuries. [Forum]
Objective Kassel is a two-player alternative history wargame intended to investigate the operational parameters that would have been in place during the first four days of fighting in that border area of West Germany had the Soviet Union decided to try to attack sometime in the early 1980s. It was during that timeframe the Warsaw Pact achieved a possible decisive “correlation of forces” between their militaries and those of the West. [Forum]
Yes, another Bulge game, but one with the historical action and decisions of games with a much bigger footprint and playing time. And with a unique take on the chaos and friction of the battle that makes it a great choice for solo play. Even if you are bulged out, you'll want The Deadly Woods in your collection. Game design by Ted Raicer. [Forum]
The Lamps are Going Out, 2nd Edition is a game simulating World War I at the grand strategic level. Many of the economic and military factors have been simplified to make game play as easy as possible, while still accurately portraying the balance of forces, strategies, constraints and ultimately the grand decision-making involved. All theatres are represented on the area control map from Europe to the Near East and East Africa, as well as the naval war in the Atlantic – from the British blockade to the German U-Boat campaign. [Forum]
October 7th, 1571. The calm Aegean sea is going to be, once again, the scene of one of the most important battles in history. The fleets of the Ottoman Empire and the Holy League, created by Pope Pius V, are ready to clash in the waters in front of the little town of Lepanto. At the end of the day, after one of the fiercest battles in the long history of naval combat, the Ottoman fleet breaks away following the loss of more than 150 ships and 30.000 men. Features 3 maps, 400+ counters. [Forum]
The Doomsday Project is a subseries of the Operational Scale System featuring wars that never happened. There will be games on the Persian Gulf, the Balkans, the far north, the Far East, the strategic naval war, and of course, a game of total nuclear war. All the games will feature rules that allow you to play some, part or all of the great war that never happened. The first game in the series features the fight that could have happened in Germany. Chemical weapons, tactical nuclear attacks and politics will be present – as well as all the forces that were stationed in the region in 1985. [Forum]
Airing live Thursday, Apr 8 at 8 pm ET/5 pm PT. Join Bill Thomas of Compass Games for the latest company news and tune in for your chance to win a FREE game.
Designer of 1815, Scum of the Earth – The Battle of Waterloo Card Game from Hall or Nothing Productions Currently on Kickstarter
Special Guest – David Heath from Lock 'n Load Publishing
Designer of A Most Fearful Sacrifice: The Three Days of Gettysburg from Flying Pig Games Coming to Kickstarter Today
Designer of Crusade and Revolution: The Spanish Civil War, 1936-1939 Deluxe Edition from Compass Games Currently on Kickstarter
Featuring special guest, Andrew Rowland and discussing his game, Napoleon’s Imperium, 1798-1815, coming this April from Compass Games.
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