Category Archives: Board games

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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Review of ‘Space Infantry’ board game

Godfrey Bailey plays a scenario of the “Space Infantry” board game and provides an overview of the game. It’s on the Reviews page.

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Review of ‘Congo Merc’ board game

Godfrey Bailey plays a scenario and reviews the board game “Congo Merc: The Congo 1964” and provides examples of some additional, useful counters he has made for the game. It’s all on the Reviews page.

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AAR on ‘The Battle of Adobe Walls’

Godfrey Bailey provides a report on his solo experience with the board game, “The Battle of Adobe Walls.” The historical battle was a clash between U.S. cavalry and American Indians that occurred in 1864. The report is on the Miscellaneous … Continue reading

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