What American Revolutionary Wargames have you played?

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What American Revolutionary Wargames have you played?

Postby Whiterook » Wed May 18, 2016 10:19 pm

I only own the one....1776, by Avalon Hill...and oldie for sure!

Personally, I'd like to play something designed to today's standards, in art and design. I think Avalanche Press makes some, which I definitely have to look into to see if that is fact. I would think this a fascinating war era to fight.
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Re: What American Revolutionary Wargames have you played?

Postby Duncan » Thu May 19, 2016 8:01 pm

I own GMT's Monmouth, Germantown, and Pensacola. Still in the shrink I'm afraid.

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Re: What American Revolutionary Wargames have you played?

Postby Frizzenspark » Sun May 22, 2016 9:12 am

I own several miniatures rulebooks on the AWI and I own quite a few 15mm minis.

For boardgames, I have the venerable 1776 as well I can't remember if I bought it new or used.

Boardgame Geek has a top ten list of AWI games:
http://boardgamegeek.com/geeklist/132943/top-10-american-revolution-games
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Re: What American Revolutionary Wargames have you played?

Postby Frizzenspark » Sun May 22, 2016 11:01 am

Hold the Line is going through a total revision; I believe the changes have just completed a succesful Kickstarter campaign.

https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1456271622/hold-the-line-the-american-revolution-remastered-e

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Re: What American Revolutionary Wargames have you played?

Postby Whiterook » Sat Jun 04, 2016 10:52 am

Frizzenspark wrote:Hold the Line is going through a total revision; I believe the changes have just completed a succesful Kickstarter campaign.

https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1456271622/hold-the-line-the-american-revolution-remastered-e

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Just had a lookie.... Very nice! I'm not sure I own any Worthington games but I've been seeing them pop up more and more among gamers commentaries.
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Re: What American Revolutionary Wargames have you played?

Postby Whiterook » Sat Jun 04, 2016 11:36 am

Nice list on the Geek!

The one that's immediately speaking to me Is:

Hold the Line
Worthington Games

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I think a main reason is, I'd like to get into tat era of gaming, but at more a bunny-slope level :lol:
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Re: What American Revolutionary Wargames have you played?

Postby Frizzenspark » Sat Jun 04, 2016 6:33 pm

Whiterook wrote:Nice list on the Geek!

The one that's immediately speaking to me Is:

Hold the Line
Worthington Games

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I think a main reason is, I'd like to get into tat era of gaming, but at more a bunny-slope level :lol:
I've seen it on Amazon for a smidge over forty bucks; the soon to be released update has miniatures. I'm realy tempted on this one, since it seems easy to play...making opponent finding easier. The battles listed are interesting.
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