ATLANTIC CHASE REVIEW This is the Hexed & Countered review of the 2nd printing of the game Atlantic Chase, designed by Jerry White and published by GMT Games. The game debuted in 2021 and quickly sold out, a sure sign of a
A SOLITAIRE WARGAME Direct Hit Carrier Battle: Philippine Sea is a fantastic solitaire wargame that offers a challenging and immersive gameplay experience. Designed by Jon Southard, this game is a sequel to the venerable & popular Carrier from Victory Games which was
SECOND FRONT A NEW SQuAD-level competitor enters the fray Squad-level tactical games are relatively plentiful – perhaps more on the tabletop side of the wargaming arena than the PC, but there are a decent number of PC choices as well. MicroProse has
WHAT’S OLD IS MADE NEW Once upon a time, in the distant era remembered by some as “the Nineties” there was a game called “Master of Magic” that became a cult classic of 4X gaming. That game has been updated to the
“RETREAT? HELL, WE JUST GOT HERE!” The famous quote at the top, by Capt. Lloyd Williams, USMC was uttered during the Battle of Belleau Wood where the 5th Marine Regiment, attached to the U.S. Army’s 2nd Division, itself part of the American
Flying Pig Games’ “’65: Squad-Level Combat in the Jungles of Vietnam” offers a wide-ranging plethora of tactical scenarios during the Vietnam War.
Most of my current collection is here. Missing are Men of Iron, Enemy Action: Kharkov, Wilderness War and Almoravid. Washington’s War will soon be joining the crowd. Putting out a call for aid: help me pick which game hits my table next!
DOWN IN FLAMES: LOCKED-ON IN THE HANGAR Dan Verssen Games (DVG) has long been a true friend to the solitaire wargamer. The “Leader” series, which stretches back to Dan Verssen’s days at GMT Games in 1991 has been a staple of solid,
MEMORIAL DAY 2022 I created a card set back in 2014 in honor of the 70th anniversary of the Normandy invasion. This set honors the men and women who made the ultimate sacrifice as members of the U.S. Armed Forces in the
D-DAY AT TARAWA John Butterfield is a designer who is both well-known and beloved by solitaire wargamers. From the classic Ambush! to the soon-to-be released Enemy Action: Kharkov, Mr. Butterfield has delivered a slew of well-imagined solitaire games that are both