Armchair Dragoons provides this sneak peek of Across the Bug River, 1941 by Yuca Simulations. This game covers the fighting during the first days of Operation Barbarossa in the Volodymyr-Volynskyi region. It uses the same game mechanics as Crossing the Line.
Armchair Dragoons provides this sneak peek of The Deadly Woods: The Battle of the Bulge by Revolution Games. Award-winning designer, Ted S. Raicer, has taken a modified version of the chit pull system pioneered in GMT's The Dark Valley: The East Front 1941-45 and brought it west for an exciting new take on this classic wargame subject.
Gilbert Collins discusses this strategic Napoleonic game by Andrew Roland whose 'game history' is as fascinating as the game itself. Gilbert also provides an overview of the game and all the components.
War and Peace provides this after action report covering The Football War: The Battle of Nacaome included in Brief Border Wars, published by Compass Games. The conflict that goes by the elusive name of "Football War" was one of the shortest war in history—it lasted only four days, yet the human toll was high.
Let's catch one of the After Hour episodes held during SDHistCon 2021 with hosts Maurice Fitzgerald and event organizer, Harold Bunchanan. This episode features guest appearances featuring Gene Billingsley of GMT Games, along with Roger Miller and Richard Handewith of Revolution Games.
Gary Mengle, host of Ardwulf's Lair, discusses the importance of graphics in games, starting with the impact of game box design – can it hurt or help a game sell? Many games and the relative merit of their component artwork are discussed.
The Boardgame Chronicle provides this recap of the Undaunted Reinforcements demo session held at SDHistCon 2021 by David Thompson. This will be the third installment in the Undaunted games series from Osprey Games.
Against the Odds Magazine offers this revised, expanded edition of Beyond Waterloo, a magazine-with-game that first appeared as the Against the Odds 2011 Annual (winning the CSR Awards for Best Magazine Game. Now you can pledge to get the updated game!