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‘Bend It Like Churchill’ Guest Blog by Mark Herman

I recently agreed to write a quest blog for Katie’s website with no idea what I would say, so luckily some events conspired to give me a theme. I note that Katie recently wrote a very thoughtful review on solo play in my 2015 Churchill design. I like that that she prefers to actually play

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Seize the Bean, Don’t Be Fooled By Those Cute Sugar Cubes [Kickstarter Corner]

2–4 Players 45–90 Min Playing Time DesignerAndy Couch, Dylan Howard Cromwell ArtistMario Fernández García-Pulgar PublisherQuality Beast A game set in the heart of Berlin, you’re a barista, skilled in the craft of coffee. You’ve had it with your day-job and you’ve opened up your own café in the interesting, colourful city of Berlin. The thing is, other

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Western Legends, Take A Walk On The Wild Side [Kickstarter Corner]

The Wild West, home of cowboys and native Indians, lawmen and outlaws, the gangs and the gunfighters and most importantly, the Western Legends. Kolossal’s first game, Western Legends, designed by Hervé Lemaître and illustrated by Roland MacDonald, combines intuitive and diverse gameplay in a world filled with powerful historical figures. During the game, players will travel across the

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A Few First Impressions [Colonial Twilight: The French Algerian War, 1954 – 62] from GMT Games

The French Algerian war and the COIN system are, let’s face it, a match made in heaven. Now, I’m not saying that the French Algerian war is a topic I knew huge amounts about initially or even that I was interested in Colonial Twilight because of its theme at first, but since discovering that GMT

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Wargame Christmas Wishlist – 2017 Edition

Christmas is the most magical time of year, celebrating with family and friends, eating an obscene amount of mince pies, carol singing, way too many glasses of mulled wine, awaiting that visit from Santa Claus on Christmas Eve and of course, WARGAMES. Really though, I remember that excitement I would get as a child, unable

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