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Posted on Nov 20, 2008 in Books and Movies

11 Days in December – Book Review

This review says 11 Days in December by Stanley Weintraub is not your typical retelling of the Battle of the Bulge. By focusing on the 1944 Christmas holiday as experienced by soldiers on both sides, it gives a humanistic view inside a violent event.

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Posted on Oct 29, 2008 in Boardgames

The Drive on Metz – Boardgame Review

This review of The Drive On Metz wargame finds it excellent for introducing new players to the hobby, with high solitaire suitability. Designed by James F. Dunnigan as a primer on strategic wargames, it originally appeared in his Wargames Handbook.

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Posted on Aug 18, 2008 in Boardgames

Pacific Typhoon – Card Game Review

Pacific Typhoon is a low-complexity, trick-taking card game based on battles of the Pacific Theater in World War II. Period photographs and historical information on the cards add historical value.

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Posted on Aug 30, 2007 in Boardgames, Front Page Features

Saratoga Review

A fledgling nation stands on the tipping point as American and British forces collide. Break the reckless insurrection of the colonists or deal a black-eye to the world’s superpower in Saratoga.

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