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Unboxing Gathering Storm from GMT Games

Unboxing Gathering Storm from GMT Games

Brant Guillory, 23 July 2020 ~ #UnboxingDay

As discussed in this Spring’s podcast about alt-history games, the idea of rearranging the circumstances that got us to the start of a particular war have always been fascinating.  So when I got a chance to get ahold of Gathering Storm from GMT, I jumped at it, and looking forward to chance to give this one a play
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Unboxing Time of Crisis: The Roman Empire in Turmoil, 235-284 AD

Unboxing Time of Crisis: The Roman Empire in Turmoil, 235-284 AD

Michael Eckenfels, 23 July 2020 ~ #UnboxingDay

I’d been interested in Time of Crisis (let’s call it ToC to avoid the alphabet soup of a title) for a while, for a variety of reasons. The main reason was, it’s an approachable, lighter strategy game, with some Euro-gaming feels to it via abstract government systems and troops, as well as deck-building. Though, luck plays into it quite a bit via die rolls and to an extent, card draws. (more…)

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Unboxing Old School Tactical: Vol II – West Front 1944/45

Unboxing Old School Tactical: Vol II – West Front 1944/45

Billy Riley, 23 July 2020 ~ #UnboxingDay

I was wanting a copy of OST Vol II Western Front and in my travels all the stores were out of stock. I found a copy from a British supplier on BGG and thought my luck was in. Alas he had also sold his last copy.
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Unboxing Great War Commander

Unboxing Great War Commander

#UnboxingDay continues with the new WWI game based on the popular Combat Commander series.

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Unboxing Compass Games Traders of the Air

Unboxing Compass Games Traders of the Air

Our second special appearance on #UnboxingDay – Moe jumps in with the latest from Compass Games

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Unboxing Hungarian Rhapsody

Unboxing Hungarian Rhapsody

Ardwulf makes a special appearance on #UnboxingDay with the latest big MMP offering.

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