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Gemma Kay Sample

5 Games Like Axis & Allies

Originally published in 1981, Axis & Allies is a series of World War II strategy board games. Played on a board reminiscent of a 1942 political

Best Ancient Civilization Board Games
Daniel Roberts

Best Ancient Civilization Board Games

Ancient civilizations fill history enthusiasts with a sense of mystery and awe. Our knowledge is often greatly reduced as records have been lost over time.

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Gemma Kay Sample

5 Games Like Dominion

Dominion is a 500-card deck-building game in which players select 10 of the 25 Kingdom card types to include in any given play, meaning it

Best Renaissance Board Games
Liam Jewitt

Best Renaissance Board Games

The Renaissance was a time of rebirth and rediscovery. Though the exact dates for the Renaissance are nebulous, it marks the transition from the Middle

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Daniel Roberts

Best Civilization Board Games

Since humanity first banded together and settled down in one place, our ideas of civilization and how it works have been changing. All corners of

Best Medieval Board Games
Liam Jewitt

Best Medieval Board Games

Have you ever imagined what life was like in the medieval world? An era where castles, kings, and Christianity ruled supreme, it is a fascinating

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Daniel Roberts

Best Franco-Prussian War Board Games

The 19th Century saw the rise of the largest empires to span the European Continent. Beginning in 1804, the French Empire marched across Europe, conquering

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Daniel Roberts

Best Industrial Revolution Board Games

The Industrial Revolution represents the single most influential period of progress in the history of the world. Western Europe and North America emerged early as

Best Naval Battle Board Games
Daniel Roberts

Best Naval Battle Board Games

Ever since the first humans ventured forth on the water, maritime vehicles have lent themselves to mankind’s warlike tendencies. We know that the Ancient Egyptians

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Luka Kusic

Orléans Review

Medieval Orléans was a developing city and as such provided plenty of opportunities to gain wealth and power. The player will create their economic empire

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Luka Kusic

Trajan Review

The Roman Empire was the peak of western European civilization even a millennia after its fall. The warfare, trade, culture, and quality of life were

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Bryan Truong

Axis & Allies Review

Axis & Allies holds a big place in board game history. Unlike a lot of other games that I review, and call modern-day classics, Axis

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Jillian Webster

Best History Board Games

Are you an amateur anthropologist seeking to understand the human condition? Or are you a secret Napoleon trying to take it all for yourself in

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Daniel Roberts

Best English Civil War Board Games

The year is 1642 and England, indeed the entirety of Great Britain is rocked by political and religious upheaval. Forces loyal to King Charles I

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Daniel Roberts

Best Stalingrad Board Games

The Battle of Stalingrad was arguably the most important battle of the Second World War and marked a turning point, shifting the balance of power

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Daniel Roberts

Best Crusades Board Games

The period of the Crusades has long fascinated historians and even recently brought intense criticism of the suspect goals of those involved. Despite these valid

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Daniel Roberts

Best Napoleonic Wars Board Games

History can seem like a stuffy subject, especially when it’s coming from an ancient tome covered in dust and infested with moths. The figures and