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“Advance at all costs!” The Battle of Stalingrad by Turning Point Simulations – Board Game Review

Posted on Feb 5, 2020 in Boardgames, Front Page Features

The Battle of Stalingrad Board Game Review.  Publisher: Turning Point Simulations  Designer:  Hjalmar Gerber and Jim Werbaneth  Price $33.95 (Ziplock Bag) or $39.95 (Boxed) Passed Inspection:   Beautiful Components, interesting perspective, broad scope, Axis objectives are different each time you play adding replay value, unique way of tracking unit strength...

“Across the gulf of space…intellects vast and cool and unsympathetic, regarded this earth with envious eyes, and slowly and surely drew their plans against us.” Tripods and Triplanes Wings of Glory Expansion Game Review.

Posted on Jan 22, 2020 in Boardgames, Front Page Features

Tripods and Triplanes Wings of Glory Game Review.  Publisher: Ares Games Designer: Andrea Angiolino, Marco Maggi and Francesco Nepitello Price $45.99 starter set,  Individual Tripods $19.99, World War II Expansion $13.00, Additional Damage Deck $13.00 Passed Inspection:  Adds a whole new dimension to two great games systems.  Fun. Great...

Best Games Reviewed in 2019

Posted on Dec 27, 2019 in Boardgames, Front Page Features

2019 has been yet another great year for board games, card games and miniature games.  The sheer amount of product coming out has swamped our Armchair General reviewers and we’ve been fortunate to have new reviewers added to our little game review family this year.  The following are some...

“Don’t die a nugget! Be an Ace!” – Battlestar Galactica Starship Battles Ship Booster Packs Game Review

Posted on Dec 27, 2019 in Boardgames, Front Page Features

Battlestar Galactica Starship Booster Packs.  Publisher: Ages Games  Designer: Andrea Angiolino  and Andrea Mainini Price  $15 to $18 each Passed Inspection: Stunning miniatures, extra cards, different versions of each vehicle, sturdy boxes which can be used for display Failed Basic: Nothing at all Ares Games is famous for their...

“After several minutes of firing on the move, the attacking echelon of our 29th and 18th Tank Corps cut into the Nazi ranks with a thrust forward—a rapid assault literally through the enemy ranks.” ― Soviet Cmdr. Pavel Rotmistrov — Conflict of Heroes: Storms of Steel Kursk 1943 Board Game Review

Posted on Dec 19, 2019 in Boardgames, Front Page Features

Conflict of Heroes: Storms of Steel Kursk 1943 Board Game Review.  Publisher: Academy Games  Designer:  Uwe Eickert and Gunter Eickert  Price $80 Passed Inspection:  Beautiful components, easy to learn, logical well laid out rule book with plenty of examples, large easy to pick up counters, exciting game play, great...