Category Archives: Board games

Play-through of ‘Risk Legacy’ game

Russ Lockwood chronicles a play-through of a “Risk Legacy” board game with several of his friends. It’s on the Miscellaneous page.

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Review of ‘Blitz: A World in Conflict’ board game

Russ Lockwood provides a thorough review of this large-scale World War II board game, which is played on a map of the entire world. It’s on the Reviews page.

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Review of ‘RAF’ game

Paul Le Long reviews the board game “RAF: The Battle of Britain 1940” and finds it an excellent solo game. It’s on the Reviews page.

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Review of ‘Field Commander Napoleon’ game

Paul Le Long reviews a board game about Napoleon’s campaigns that is specifically designed for solo play. He likes it. It’s on the Reviews page.

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Replay of ‘The Khyber Ablaze’ board game

Godfrey Bailey provides a review in the form of a replay of the board game “The Khyber Ablaze,” a fictionalized version of the fighting on the Northwest Frontier. It’s on the Reviews page.

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Review of Tabletop Gaming magazine, Issue 2

Jonathan Aird reviews the second issue of the new Tabletop Gaming magazine and finds much to like. It’s on the Reviews page.

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Soloing ‘Braddock’s Defeat’ board game

Godfrey Bailey designs some solo rules for the board game “Braddock’s Defeat” and runs through a solitaire version of the game to make sure the rules work. And, they do. It’s on the Reviews page.

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‘Smuta’ board game review

Godfrey Bailey provides another board game review/description. This one is of a Russian board game called “Smuta.” The game is set in early 1600s Russia, during a “time of troubles.” Godfrey explains the modifications he made to the multi-player game … Continue reading

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Review of ‘Dungeon’ board game

Paul Le Long kicks off a series of board game reviews with a look at the 2014 edition of an older game called “Dungeon.” It’s on the Reviews page. Paul, who has been one of the originators of this blog’s reviews of … Continue reading

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Review of ‘Ogre’ game reprint

Jonathan Aird reviews the reprint of the popular mini board game called “OGRE.” It’s on the Reviews page.

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