1848 is a simulation of the series of popular revolts that swept across continental Europe in that year. The revolutionaries involved wanted to overthrow the reactionary and repressive regimes that had been in power since the Treaty of Vienna in 1815. Prince Metternich of Austria, ‘the coachman of Europe,’ had kept order and stifled change for over 30 years with his continent-wide system... [click here for more]
Wargame of the Greek Civil War, 1947-49 - one of the few times a Communist-inspired insurgency was beaten by a Western government. Uses a development of a game system used by Brian Train in several other games about insurgencies in Algeria, Cyprus and Peru.
Features include government political interference in how the Army is deployed and supplied, refugees, Balkan sanctuaries, and American support.... [click here for more]
One of the great what-ifs of World War 2 in the Mediterranean theatre, at least to Hitler and the German High Command, was the possibility of an Allied invasion of Greece and/or Yugoslavia. The Allies knew the Germans perceived such invasions as a credible threat and created several strategic deception plans, leading the Germans to move or keep critical troop formations in northern Italy and the Balkans... [click here for more]
EOKA is a simulation game for two players of the 1955-59 conflict between the terrorist group EOKA (Ethnikí Orgánosis Kipriakoú Agónos, or National Organisation of Cypriot Struggle) and the security forces of the United Kingdom and the Government of Cyprus.
EOKA is meant to be played by two players. One, the EOKA player, plays the role of General George Grivas, the military leader of... [click here for more]
Land of the Free is a simulation of the political turmoil in America during the period of the Great Depression, 1930-1941.
The economic and social devastation of the Great Depression caused a crisis of confidence in the political institutions of the day, including democracy itself. Many Americans sought a solution to their problems through simplistic schemes such as the Technocracy or Social Credit... [click here for more]
Red Guard - about the Great Proletarian Cultural Revolution in Red China, 1966-69. For 2-6 players, 208 counters, 36 tiles, abstract troop and time scale. Different factions of the Chinese Communist Party fight and subvert their way to the top. Don't go too far or the whole country will collapse into chaos. It's all rather abstract as befits such a large, complicated and nebulous conflict, the... [click here for more]