Thursday, June 22, 2017

The War Room

TGG Visits Mark H. Walker at Origins 2017

Jeff pops by to chat with Mark H. Walker of Flying Pig Games and Tiny Battle Publishing at the Origins Games Fair 2017. They discuss Night of Man, '65, Old School Tactical, Platoon Commander Deluxe: Kursk and more.

Congratulations to the 2017 Origins Award Winners

The 2017 Origins Awards dinner was held on Saturday night, at the 2017 Origins Games Fair obviously enough, and there were plenty of excellent titles in the running for the coveted "Callie."
Time of Crisis (GMT Games)

Tackle Roman Turmoil in Deck-Builder ‘Time of Crisis’ from GMT

Time of Crisis allows two to four players to control factions of Third Century Rome as each aims to weather the storm of barbarian invasion and intrigue as the Roman Empire slips into decline.
Pericles: The Peloponnesian Wars 460-400 B.C. (GMT Games)

‘Pericles: The Peloponnesian Wars’ Now Available from GMT

Pericles: The Peloponnesian Wars 460-400 B.C. is now available from our pals at GMT Games and places up to four players in the roles of leading Athens and Sparta across a period of sixty years.

Save 25% on the ‘Shields & Swords’ Series from Tiny Battle

Our friends at Tiny Battle Publishing are currently having a sale on Tom Russell's trio of medieval wargames known as the Shields & Swords series.
Chi-Ha Tank Platoon (Warlord Games)

New WWII ‘Bolt Action’ Miniature Releases from Warlord Games

Warlord Games has announced three new releases in their skirmish level Bolt Action line of WWII miniatures.

This Weekend Save 20% with the March Into History Sale at VPG

Our friends at Victory Point Games are running a March Into History Sale this weekend and you can save 20% on six titles.
878 Vikings- Invasions of Europe (Academy Games)

‘878 Vikings – Invasions of England’ Achieves 800% of Kickstarter Funding on Day One

The latest historical game on the horizon from Academy Games obliterated its funding goal during its first day on Kickstarter.
Dead Reckoning (Tiny Battle Publishing)

A Last Stand at Denney Springs?: ‘Dead Reckoning’ Reviewed

Dead Reckoning is the latest game release from my good pal Hermann Luttmann and, like nearly every one of his designs, there's more than initially meets the eye with this game.
Steel Division: Normandy 44 Screenshot (Paradox Interactive)

Paradox Interactive Announces WWII RTS ‘Steel Division: Normandy 44’

Steel Division: Normandy 44 promises over 400 historically accurate vehicles as well as the ability to command divisions, drawn from six nations, in multiplayer battles or a single player campaign.

Outside the Box: ’65: Squad-Level Combat in the Jungles of Vietnam’ and Expansions

Jeff looks at the new tactical wargame from Flying Pig Games, '65: Squad-Level Combat in the Jungles of Vietnam as well as three expansions for the title.
War in the Pacific 1941-1945 Components (White Dog Games)

‘War in the Pacific 1941-1945’ Available from White Dog Games

Grognards who fancy a bit of WWII gaming will want to take note White Dog Games has released Steve Pole's War in the Pacific 1941-1945.
Fields of Despair Splash

Outside the Box: ‘Fields of Despair: France 1914-1918’ from GMT Games

Jeff looks at the new WWI title from GMT. Fields of Despair: France 1914-1918 is a fog of war block game focused on the Western Front with mechanics which abstract the war at sea and Eastern Front.
Fields of Despair: France 1914-1918 (GMT Games)

WWI ‘Fields of Despair’ Now Available from GMT

Fields of Despair: France 1914-1918, a new strategic level block game tackling the Western Front of WWI, is now available from GMT. For two players, each takes command of either the Allies or Central Powers as they guide their forces on land, at sea, and in the air.
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