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December 20, 2020

The Marne: vmod

The Marne (SPI 1972) was designed by John Young - it depicts the culmination of the German advance in 1914 and the Allied counter-attack. There are four things about this game that bear mentioning.

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August 10, 2019

Rifle and Saber: vmod

Tactical combat of the mid and late 1800's. Designer John Young. Follows Grenadier in the tactical games sequence. (Armageddon, Phalanx, Centurion, Dark Ages, Renaissance of Infantry, Musket and Pike, Grenadier, Rifle and Saber).

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July 16, 2019

Wilderness Campaign: vmod

The May-June 1864 Virginia campaign as depicted by John Young (SPI 1972). Pre-cursor to Lee Moves North.

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August 16, 2018

Lee Moves North: vmod

Lee Moves North (John Young, SPI 1973) covers the Antietam and Gettysburg campaigns using the same game system as The Wilderness Campaign. Innovative for that time because it employed hidden movement and dummy counters.

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