"Before the military coup in Chile, we had the idea that military coups happen in Banana Republics, somewhere in Central America. It would never happen in Chile. Chile was such a solid democracy. And when it happened, it had brutal characteristics." - Isabel Allende
Coup d'etats are a messy business. Far from carefully orchestrated military precision, when various factions of a populace... [click here for more]
Game Design: Brian TrainArt: John Cooper
Duration: 60-90 minutes
Solitaire Suitability: High
WWII. The Battle of the Bulge!
In late 1944, in the wake of the allied forces' successful D-Day invasion, it seemed as if WWII was all but over. On December 16, with the onset of winter, the German army launched a surprise counteroffensive... [click here for more]
In 1919, the governments of the victorious Allied powers met in Paris to discuss the post-war order of things. But while they were talking, history continued to move. As the rest of Russia descended into civil war, forces of the Red Army moved westward to exploit the power vacuum left by the retreating German armies. They were met by units of the new Polish Army, who pushed them back steadily into... [click here for more]
Ukrainian Crisis & The Little WarGame design: Brian TrainMap Art: Tim Allen & Jose FauraHex Number: 9Duration: 2 hoursPlayers: 2Solitaire Suitability: MediumTheme: Current Events
Prolific designer Brian Train (The... [click here for more]
AMERICAN TROOPS ADVANCE ON MONTREAL MARINE LANDINGS THREATEN HALIFAX, COUNTERED BY ROYAL NAVY MONTREAL, September 1, 1939 (Roto-Reuters News Service, Earl Dixon reporting): American President-for-Life Hugh Johnson's threats over securing unfettered access to the St. Lawrence River became deeds yesterday as troops of the American 1st and 27th Divisions lurched across the border into Canada.... [click here for more]
Operation Case White Begins
The German Army rolls across the Polish border, intent on the subjugation of their neighbor. Thousands of German soldiers advance with deadly Panzer tanks, and officers eager to try out a new type of war - Lightning War - Blitzkrieg!
Summer Lightning is an operational simulation in which players command divisions, brigades, corps of armor, infantry,... [click here for more]