“The jungle is not such a terrible place. We can live on rice, salted sesame seeds, and salted fish….the jungle did not have the fear for us that it seemed to have for some of the Allied soldiers.” - Unnamed Japanese soldier, recounting his experiences during the 1941 invasion of Malaya.
The thick, lush, wild jungles of the Malay Peninsula held an abdundance of some... [click here for more]
Game Design: Tom RussellArt: Ilya Kudriashov
Duration: 60-90 minutes
Solitaire Suitability: High
Clever die-roll activation and stack of steps combat!
Blood Before Richmond is a series of games recreating some of the Seven Days Battles fought between George B. McClellan’s Army of the Potomac and the Confederate Army of... [click here for more]
Okinawa! is a two-player game recreating the land, sea, and air struggle for the possession of the Japanese island of Okinawa, from April to June 1945. Seen as the last steppingstone for the final jump toward Japan, the battle was important for both sides. The US had to prove it could overcome enemy resistance, securing airfields, and, after the bloodbath on Iwo Jima, keeping their casualties low.... [click here for more]
“Home 8. Dined and worked. Planning conquest of Iceland for next week. Shall probably be too late! Saw several broods of ducklings.” - Alexander Cadogan, British Permanent Under-Secretary for Foreign Affairs, diary entry for May 4, 1940
On May 9, 1940, Great Britain issued a message to the leadership of Iceland, offering military defense of the island kingdom in exchange... [click here for more]