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Stalingrad ‘42: Classic Mark Simonitch Board Game Review

Posted on Mar 9, 2020 in Boardgames, Front Page Features

Mark Simonitch’s Stalingrad 42. Publisher: GMT Games. Designer: Mark Simonitch. Producers: Tony Curtis, Rodger MacGowan, Andy Lewis, Gene Billingsley, Mark Simonitch. Price: $75.00 Passed Boot: smoothest iteration of the “battle 4x” system so far, some nice chrome Failed Basic: somewhat bland map, nuts and bolts we’ve seen many times,...

Nail Biting Solo Aircraft Action! – Fly an SM. 79 Torpedo Bomber in Quarterdeck International’s “278th Squadron – The Same 4 Cats” Board Game Review

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

278th Squadron – The Same 4 Cats Board Game Review.  Publisher: Quarterdeck Games  Designer:  Marco Campari  Price $16 Passed Inspection:   small footprint, innovative solo system, easy to learn, strong narrative, addictive game play, excellent value for the cost Failed Basic:    final map size different from what the rules say,...

“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...