Author Topic: The Spanish Civil War  (Read 136 times)

bob48

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on: March 13, 2020, 06:47:52 AM
I've been trying to find a copy of this for a long time. Second Chance Games have a copy, but there is no way I can afford to pay £88 plus postage for it.

https://www.boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/34659/spanish-civil-war-1936-1939

It also no longer seems to be on the GMT site, even as a P500 reprint, which is a great shame.
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Reply #1 on: March 13, 2020, 06:55:55 AM
Great. Now I want this.  :D

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Reply #2 on: March 13, 2020, 07:18:53 AM
Sorry  :(

BGG show 2 copies for sale in the US, $80 and $110.

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Reply #3 on: March 20, 2020, 08:38:11 AM
Thanks to the generosity of a good friend, I've just been gifted an excellent pre-owned copy of this game. I've been avidly reading the living rules, so I'm raring to go. More reports to follow.  :bigthumb:

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Reply #4 on: March 20, 2020, 08:47:35 AM
I'd love to hear your thoughts on it. It is a nice looking game.

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Reply #5 on: March 20, 2020, 09:32:13 AM
Will do, Mike.  :bigthumb:

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Reply #6 on: March 21, 2020, 01:18:34 PM
I'm very impressed with what I've learnt of the game thus far.

Maybe its not a popular topic, but given some of the obscure stuff that GMT print, I'm surprised that its been out of print for so long and is not on the list of P500 reprints.

I shall report more in due course.
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Reply #7 on: March 21, 2020, 03:45:03 PM
I don't think I've ever gamed the Spanish Civil War. I do have Espana1936 from AGEOD though.

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Reply #8 on: March 21, 2020, 03:47:40 PM
The only other SCW game I've played is a tactical level one from Compass games, being one of the 'War Storm' series.

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Reply #9 on: March 27, 2020, 08:43:47 AM
I'm really enjoying exploring what this game has to offer. Although at bottom line its a good old school 'I-Go U-Go' system with a fairly conventional CRT, there are lots of interesting subtleties and 'chrome' that really make this an outstanding game.

I shall report more in due course.

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