Category Archives: Naval engagements

Reviews of Obscure but Interesting Games XV – Bomb Alley

Second World War at Sea: Bomb Alley is a game that had interesting mechanics and even more interesting subject, but unfortunately fell into victim to unthinkably bad execution. Perhaps the odd square based map instead of hexes should have ring … Continue reading

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Reviews of Obscure but Interesting Games XIV – Flat Top

Avalon Hill’s Flat Top was a game I always wanted to like. So unique, so incredibly realistic design. As close to Carrier operations I ever envisioned. I checked every detail of the game in advance, read about it and got into the system … Continue reading

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Review – Fire in the Sky, part II

Many of my all time favorite board games, such as Wilderness War, or Hannibal: Rome vs. Carthage are geographically constrained. There are limitations for practical approaches and therefore the strategy seemingly revolves around those fixed lines of advance. To a … Continue reading

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Second Battle of Cape Finsterre (1747)

Second Battle of Cape Finsterre was a moderately sized naval action in the Western Approaches, taking place during War of Austrian Succession, 25 October 1747 between the naval forces of France and England. In brief, battle took place between French outbound … Continue reading

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