Tag: GMT Games

  • Tabletop Review: Hoplite

    Hoplite Publisher: GMT Games Cost: $75 ($61.19 on Amazon) Release Date: 04/15/2014 Get it Here: Amazon.com Hoplite is the fifteenth is GMT Games’ “Great Battles of History” Series. This however, was the first exposure to the GBoH series for any of us here at Diehard GameFAN. I was surprised by this considering how many of […]

  • Tabletop Review: Space Empires: Close Encounters Expansion

    Space Empires: Close Encounters Publisher: GMT GAMES Pages: Rule Book(16 pages), Scenario Book(24 pages) Cost: $59.00 Release Date: December 2012 Get It Here: www.GMTGAMES.com Introduction: As I continue to do reviews, I have learned over the past six months that I will utilize a different format for board games than I do for RPG supplements. […]

  • Tabletop Review: Andean Abyss (board game)

    Andean Abyss (Board Game) Publisher: GMT Games Authors: Volko Ruhnke Game Length: 4 – 6 hours Number of players: 1 – 4 Release Date: 7/31/2012 Cost: $75.00 (GMT Games), $52.50 (Thoughthammer.com) Get it here: : GMT Games -or- Thoughthammer.com Andean Abyss is the work of designer Volko Ruhnke, who is probably best known for his […]

  • Tabletop Review: Andennes ’44: Battle of the Bulge

    Ardennes ’44: Battle of the Bugle Publisher: GMT Games Game Designer: Mark Simonitch Release Date: 7/12/2012 Price: $55.00 Get It Here: GMT Games Website Ever since my mom bought me Fortress America as a youth, I’ve had an interest in wargames. I cut my teeth on the Milton Bradley’s Gamemaster Series and then I discovered […]

  • Tabletop Review: Reds! The Russian Civil War 1918-1921

    Reds! gets a second printing, but I’m not along for the revolution…

  • Tabletop Review: Dominant Species (3rd edition)

    Dominant Species (3rd edition) Publisher: GMT Games Designer: Chad Jensen Release Date: May, 2012 Number of Players: 2-6 Playing Time: 3-4 hours Cost: $79.00 (GMT Games) or $55.30 (Thoughthammer.com) Get it here: GMT Games or Thoughthammer.com Dominant Species is a board game by designer Chad Jensen, who has also designed Urban Sprawl, both published by […]

  • Tabletop Review: 1989: Dawn of Freedom

    1989: Dawn of Freedom Publisher: GMT Games Cost: $65 Release Date: March 2012 Get it Here: GMT Games The death and dissolution of communism in Eastern Europe does not, at first blush, seem like the most evocative historical period for a board game to draw from. While I was young in 1989, I do remember […]

  • Tabletop Review: Virgin Queen

    Virgin Queen: Wars of Religion ~ 1559 – 1598 Publisher: GMT Games Designer: Ed Beach Release Date: 5/1/2012 Number of Players: 2-6 Playing Time: 4-8 hours Cost: $89.00 (GMT Games) or $62.30 (Thoughthammer.com) Get it here: GMT Games or Thoughthammer Virgin Queen is the “sequel” to Here I Stand, a game also by designer Ed […]

  • Tabletop Review: Command & Colors: Napoleonics Expansion #1: The Spanish Army

    Command & Colors Napoleonics: Expansion Nr.1 The Spanish Army Publisher: GMT Games Cost: $55.00 Release Date: December 2011 Get It Here: GMTGAMES.com This expansion is the first for the basic Command & Colors Napoleonics game and introduces the Spanish Army, which is one of many armies utilized in the Command & Colors series as a […]

  • Tabletop Review: Command and Colors Ancients Expansion #6: The Spartan Army

    Command & Colors ANCIENTS: Expansion Nr. 6: Spartan Army Publisher: GMT Games Cost: $55.00 Release Date: 12/16/2011 Get It Here: GMTGAMES.com This expansion is the sixth for the basic Command & Colors ANCIENTS game introducing the Spartan Army which is one of many armies utilized in the Command & Colors series as a whole. It […]