Neuheiten 20.04.21

Wargames:
1066, Tears to Many Mothers – The Battle of Hastings: Card Game/Medieval/Hand Management/Solitaire Game (Hall or Nothing) US
1565, St. Elmo’s Pay – The Great Siege of Malta: Card Game/Renaissance/Hand Management/Solitaire Game (Hall or Nothing) US
ASL: From the Cellar Pack #9, The Fight for Seoul (Le Franc Tireur) US
Carentan, 10-13th June 1944:  The game Carentan, 10 – 13th June 1944 shows fierce fighting in Normandy between Germans and Americans in the „Great Battles of Small Units“ system (Stratagemata) US/PL
The Doomsday Project: Episode One – The Battle for Germany (Compass) US
La Bataille de Hanau:  The abortive attempt on 30 and 31 October 1813 by the Austro-Bavarians under de Wrede to prevent Napoleon’s escape from Germany after the defeat at Leipzig, by blocking him near Frankfurt. (Legion) US
No Motherland Without – North Korea in Crisis and Cold War:  A card-driven strategy game for two players. The game depicts the struggles of the Kim Regime from 1953 to present day North Korea against the West (Compass) US
Paper Wars Magazine #96: Rally ‚Round the Flag – Battles of Perryville and Stones River (Compass) US
Prairie Aflame!: An operational treatment of Canada’s Northwest Rebellion of 1885. The basic military unit in the game is the battalion. The map shows the area of the Prairies in Canada from Edmonton and Calgary in the west to QuíAppelle in the east. (Legion) US
Winziger Weltkrieg – Der Zweite Weltkrieg in 20 Minuten: Area Majority/Area Influence/Deck, Bag, Pool Building/Hand Management/Kill Steal/Race/Solitaire Game/Take That/Tug of War (Schwerkraft) DT

Neuheiten 10.03.21

Wargames:
B-17 Flying Fortress Leader: Expansion #1 (DVG) US
Coalition – The Napoleonic Wars 1805 – 1815: A game about the Napoleonic Wars (1805-1815) for two to six players that can be completed in a single evening (Compass) US
Devil Boats – PT Boats in the Solomons:  A tactical-level solitaire tabletop wargame that allows players to command a squadron of US Navy PT boats, fighting Japanese naval forces in the Solomon Islands during the second half of 1943 (Compass) US
Fire in the Lake: Tru’ng Bot Update Pack (GMT) US
Hornet Leader: Expansion #1 (DVG) US
Israeli Air Force Leader: Expansion #1 (DVG) US
In Magnificent Style – Pickett’s Charge: A solitaire game depicting the final desperate Confederate attack on 3 July 1863 at the Battle of Gettysburg, popularly known as Pickett’s Charge (Worthington) US
Modern War #52: World War Africa – The Congo 1998 – 2001 (Decision) US
Phantom Leader: Expansion #1 (DVG) US
Space Infantry: Federation (Lock’n’Load) US
Strategy & Tactics #327: Suwalki Gap – The Baltic 2023 (Decision) US
Tri-Game Update Kit: Update Kit for Imperial Struggle, Versailles, All Bridges Burning (GMT) US
World at War #74: Munich War – World War II in Europe 1938 (Decision) US

Neuheiten 22.01.21

Wargames:
Chancellorsville 1863: Action/Event/Card Play Conflict Resolution/Command Cards/Dice Rolling/Grid Movement/Hand Management/Hidden Movement/Move Through Deck/Re-rolling and Locking/Simulation/Solitaire Game/Variable Set-up (Worthington) US
The Conquistadors – The Spanish Conquest of the Americas 1518-1548: In the half-century after Columbus, small bands of daring Spanish adventurers conquered Central and South America, destroying the huge armies of long-established native empires in the process. Some won great fortunes in gold, while many others only died an early death. These men were The Conquistadors. (Compass) US
Panzer Grenadier: Leyte 1944 (Avalanche Press) US
Quartermaster General: Total War (Ares) US
Second World War at Sea: The Cruel Sea, Islands (Avalanche Press) US
Shores of Tripoli: From the end of the American Revolution, commercial vessels of the young United States republic were easy prey for the pirates of the Barbary coast. In 1801, newly inaugurated President Thomas Jefferson was eager to put an end to this threat and sent a „squadron of observation“ to the Mediterranean. As the squadron arrived in Gibraltar, they learned that the bashaw of Tripoli had already declared WAR! (Fort Circle) US

Neuheiten 12.12.20

Wargames:
ASL: Best of Friends 2, Action Pack #15 – Swedish Volunteers, Roma 2020 (MMP) US
Chancellorsville 1863: A card-driven game on the American Civil War Battle of Chancellorsville. (Worthington) US
D-Day Quad Deluxe: The D-Day Quad uses the Fire & Movement system, designed to highlight the ability of motorized units to mass quickly for breakthrough and exploitation.  Winning the battle is a matter of maneuver, firepower, and asset management. (Decision) US
Heroes of Stalingrad: The Eastern Front, October 1942 — Whilst the German armies have put their boot down and established firm control of the Western front, their counterparts on the Eastern front are kept very busy in the USSR. (Devil Pig) US/FR
Hungarian Rhapsody: Hungarian Rhapsody depicts the Soviet drive into Hungary which led the Red Army into the Vienna basin. Rumania’s defection in August 1944 allowed the Soviets to outflank well defended Axis positions in the Carpathian Mountains through the South. (MMP) US
Iron Curtain – Central Europe 1945-1989: The 23rd game in the Standard Combat Series (SCS) covers the potential „hot“ war erupting between the East and the West at the flashpoint along the intra-German border established at the close of World War II. (MMP) US
Lock & Load Module Rules & Scenario Books: Stalin’s Triumph, Desert Heat, Storming the Gap, Heroes of the Motherland, White Star Rising, Heroes of the Falklands, Heroes of Normandy, Heroes of the Nam, Heroes in Defiance, Day of Heroes, Heroes of North Africa, Heroes of the Pacific, Heroes Against the Red Star (Lock and Load) US
A Splendid Little War – The 1898 Santiago Campaign: The game deals with all aspects of the Santiago Cuba Campaign of 1898 and covers the entire campaign and includes the Rough Riders, Cuban (and Spanish) Guerillas, Gatling Guns, the US Observation Balloon, Engineers, and just about everything in between. (Legion) US
War Diary Magazine: Issues 1 – 14 (Lock and Load) US
World at War #75: Centrifugal Offensive – The Japanese Campaign in the Pacific 1941-42 (Decision) US

Neuheiten 20.11.20

Wargames:
All Bridges Burning – Red Revolt and White Guard in Finland, 1917-1918: The year is 1917. Russia’s Tsar Nicholas II has abdicated and Russia slides toward an ever deepening internal crisis. On the western edge of the vast Russian Empire, the uncertainty in Russia is giving rise to a power vacuum in the semi-autonomous Grand Duchy of Finland. (GMT) US
By Stealth and Sea: A tactical solitaire or cooperative game that takes place during the Battle of the Mediterranean in World War II (DVG) US
By Stealth and Sea: Core Game, Companion Book (DVG) US
Flying Colors: Third Deluxe Edition (GMT) US
Lucky Forward – Patton’s Third Army in Lorraine: This GOSS series game presents Third Army’s Fall 1944 offensive to just before the Germans launch their Ardennes Offensive further north. (Decision) US
Modern War #50: Putin moves East (Decision) US
Strategy & Tactics #325: Italian-Ottoman War 1911-1912 (Decision) US
This War without an Enemy: The game centres on the First English Civil War, when the Royalist forces fighting for King Charles I were opposed by the English Parliamentarian troops and their Scottish allies, the Covenanters, in a struggle for political, economic and religious control of England. (NUTS) US
Warfighter WWII: Exp.#46 – Marquis (DVG) US

Neuheiten 05.11.20

Wargames:
Ariete – The Battle of Bir el Gubi, Lybia November 1941: The 17th game in the Tactical Combat Series covers the Italian Ariete Division’s Defense of Bir el Gubi, Lybia on November 19, 1941. (MMP) US
Dawn’s Early Light – The War of 1812: A two-player card-driven grand strategy game: a quick-playing, high-level abstract recreation of the entire conflict encompassing the territorial, naval, political, and economic competition between the two sides – United States or Great Britain. (Compass) US
Last Stand – The Battle for Moscow 1941-42: In October 1941, the German Army launched Operation Typhoon – the last major German offensive of the year. This started the winter offensive in the attempt to capture Moscow. (MMP) US
Rostov ’41 – Race to the Don: The 21st game of the Standard Combat Series covers the bold -some would say “foolhardy”- dash by Army Group South to take Rostov in the late fall of 1941. (MMP) US

Neuheiten 27.10.20

Wargames:
2GM: Pacific (Draco) US
Battle of Raclawice 1794: 2nd Edition (Stratagemata) US
Command & Colors Tricorne – Jacobite Rising: In a battle scenario, two players will command either the Jacobite forces or the units of the Government army. There are 13 battle scenarios in the game. A scenario’s battle notes state which player takes the first turn and players will alternate taking turns thereafter until one player reaches the number of Victory Banners indicated in the scenario’s victory conditions. (Compass) US
Operation Ichi-Go – Japan’s Massive 1944 Offensive Across China: In mid-1944, despite their rapidly deteriorating position, the Japanese launched a massive offensive in China. This was the largest ground offensive in Japanese history, with 500,000 troops, 800 tanks and massive logistics and artillery support. (Against the Odds) US
Red Poppies Campaigns Volume 3 – Assault Artillery La Malmaison: The Battle of La Malmaison, 23-27 October 1917, in which the French employed their Artillerie Spéciale (tank force) and creeping barrage to capture Pinon, Vaudesson, and the coveted Chemin des Dames ridge. The French victory confirmed their recovery from the mutinies spawned by the disastrous Nivelle Offensive fought over some of the same ground six months earlier. (Compass) US
Traders of the Air: 2 to 4 leaders of a steampunk trading guild visit cities to acquire goods and to place influence markers. (Compass) US
YAAH! #14: Rattenkrieg (Flying Pig) US

Neuheiten 11.09.20

Wargames:
Barbarians: In this game, one player plays the role of a great roman emperor ruling the empire in the period that goes from its apex to its fall, facing the invasions of barbarians controlled by the other players. (Camelot) US
The Battles of Montecuccoli Vol.II – 1643 Nonantola: This game is set during the First Castro war. The battle took place few miles away from Bologna near the fortified town of Nonantola where a big Pope’s army was defeated by a Modenese. (Camelot) US/IT
Dego: Dego, the second game in the Napoleon Small Battle Series (NSB), offers you a new set of rules that includes new orders and situations to let you recreate the development of new tactics and formations. (Camelot) US
A Matter of Honor: A Matter of Honor is an action-packed two-player tactical board game using a simple but effective area impulse activation system. The game captures the dramatic intensity of the Battle of Le Bourget and its desperate house to house fighting. (Tiny Battles) US
Modern War #47: Objective Nuremberg – 7 Days to the Rhine (Decision) US
Modern War #49: Objective Munich (Decision) US
Montenotte: The first of the SB (Small Battles) series is also the first dedicated to the Napoleonic age. The game covers both the battle days with optional rules for the second one, making it possible for the Austrian player to avoid the moronic placement, lethargic leadership and pathetic planning of Argenteau that condemned the Austrian forces to a complete defeat. (Camelot) US
Napoleon 1807: Napoléon 1807 is a game at the crossroads of History and simulation. It uses the same game system as Napoléon 1806. (Shakos) US/FR
RAF – The Battle of Britain 1940: Deluxe Upgrade Edition Pack (Decision) US
San Fermo:  The first of the N-SB (Small Battles) series is also the first dedicated to the Italian Risorgimento. Players can play both the phases of the battle or the entire battle with optional rules for better Austrian training and troop control. (Camelot) US/IT
San Fermo: Core Game, From Varesi to Ponti (Camelot) US/IT
Second Great War at Sea: Tropical Storm (Avalanche Press) US
Storm Over Asia: Storm Over Asia is both a companion game to GMT’s A World at War and Gathering Storm, and is a game in its own right, with its own victory conditions. Starting in 1935, Japan, China, Britain, and Russia prepare for war without being sure of just what is coming. (GMT) US
Strategy & Tactics #324: Fight the Fall – Faesulae A.D. 405 & Tricamerum A.D. 533 (Decision) US
Trois Batailles en Allemagne:  Vive l’Empereur Series is a simulation of the battles fought during the Napoleonic Era in Europe, between 1805 and 1815. The scale is the regiment, a good compromise between the brigade level (with no formations) and the detailed battalions. The scale is 250 m/hex and a turn is 30 minutes. (Legion) US
Versailles 1919:  On November 11, 1918 an armistice halted the killing field that was The War to End All Wars. Versailles 1919, created by designers Mark Herman and Geoff Engelstein, allows you to experience this piece of history as one of the four leaders with a national agenda that must be satisfied. (GMT) US
World at War #73: Spring Awakening (Decision) US

Neuheiten 20.08.20

Wargames:
1759 – The Siege of Quebec: The first of Worthington’s Great Sieges Game Series (Worthington) US
Advanced Squad Leader: Starter Kit Expansion 2 (MMP) US
The Battle of Rhode Island: Vol. 9 in GMT’s Battles of the American Revolution Series (GMT) US
Beneath the Med – Regia Marina at Sea 1940 – 1943: A solitaire tactical-level game placing you in command of an italian submarine during WWII, it’s the fourth game of The Hunters Series (GMT) US
Imperial Struggle: A two-player game depicting the 18t-century rivalry between France and Britain (GMT) US
Napoleon Returns 1815: Worthington’s first game using their action point/battle card system (Worthington) US

Neuheiten 15.07.20

Wargames:

Against the Odds Annual 2017: Six Days of War (Against the Odds) US

ASL Croix du Guerre: Second Edition (MMP) US
Austerlitz 1805: A miniatures-oriented rendering of Napoleon Bonaparte’s greatest victory (Trafalgar Editions) US
Freeman’s Farm 1777: The first in the Battle Formations Series, designed for solitaire and two-player gaming (Worthington) US