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Alessio Cavatore
United Kingdom
Nottingham
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Sep 2009*
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Dale Franklin
New Zealand
Timaru
South Canterbury
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9.5
Aug 2006*
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Fernando J. Garcia-Maniega
Spain
Villalobon
Palencia
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9
Nov 2005*
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Iain K
United States
Arvada
Colorado
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Apr 2011
Like many this was part of my introduction to wargames. Picked it up during my family's annual pilgrimage to Montreal and spent many a rainy day assaulting the beaches of Normandy, the blue skies of the Pacific, or the frozen tundra in the USSR. Rated largely out of nostalgia, but I still have my copy in storage and expect to play with my kids one day.
2011-04-07
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Steve Gibson
United Kingdom
Manchester
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Nov 2006*
Winter War and Beach Head are great games. Evenly balanced and different every time!
2006-11-16*
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Michael Dorosh
Canada
Calgary
Alberta
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Feb 2012
My first true game, acquired in elementary school. Still possible to find copies from used book sellers. Great introduction to Second World War history and a nice introduction to wargaming with four clever little games that actually have a nice array of game mechanics. Well worth a look for youngsters.
2012-02-27
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Kepa Ahedo
Spain
bilbao
vizcaya. spain
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Jan 2014
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2013-04-17
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Philip Thomas
United Kingdom
London
London
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7
Sep 2006*
Had this book as a kid, played Winter War and Beach-head, both fine introductory wargames.
2006-09-01*
Borat Sagdiyev
Spain
Madrid
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Mar 2007*
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Miquel Izquierdo
Spain
Barcelona
Catalunya
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Nov 2009*
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2009-08-28
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pablo marmol
Spain
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6.6
Feb 2011
Una verdadera joya de coleccionista el "Battlegame Book", 35 años de su publicación y su jugabilidad siendo siendo muy alta. Probablemente este de la Segunda Guerra Mundial es de lo mejor de la serie. La Guerra de Invierno (igualado y vibrante, aunque con ligera ventaja de los soviéticos) o Cabeza de Playa están en un lugar destacado entre los mitos de estos minijuegos. Si algún día tiene oportunidad de adquirirlo, no se lo piense, son de esos juegos que perdurarán por varias generaciones.

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Temática: 7
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2011-02-01
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Sascha Tung
Germany
Mainz
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Jan 2005*
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Fabio Guerini Rocco
Italy
Milano - ITALY
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Feb 2005*
Antonio Catalán
Spain
Barcelona
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Nov 2005*
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Chris Milne
United Kingdom
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Herts
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Feb 2006*
Youthful memories. Actually, I can only really remember Winter War (with the German tanks) and Beachhead (with the British funnies).
2006-02-21*
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Tim Fitzmaurice
United Kingdom
Cambridge
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Sep 2009*
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Michael Spence
United Kingdom
Newtownabbey
Northern Ireland
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Apr 2010
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Fernando Darlington
Spain
Madrid
Madrid
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6
Feb 2011
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Ian K
England
West Midlands
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Jan 2011
First wargames I ever owned. winter War and Beach-head are classic mini-games
2011-01-29
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Peter T Davies
United Kingdom
Crewe
Cheshire
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Nov 2014
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Eamon Bloomfield
Germany
23569 Lübeck
Schleswig Holstein
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Mar 2012
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Frank Mark Easy
Italy
Milan (EXPO 2015)
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Jan 2015
These were the first wargames I played in the far 1976 - Ideal for beginner
2015-01-05
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Chris Fawcett
United States
St. Louis
Missouri
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Jul 2007*
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Badger
England
London
Enfield
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Mar 2010
I have the game components but am still looking out for the complete book.
2010-03-29
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Javier Dropez
Spain
Barcelona
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Auda will come to Aqaba because it is his pleasure...
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5
Jan 2015
Good introductory wargames for young people; sadly today we can't find nothing similar. The whole series brings nostalgic reminds, but the one-page rules could have been better. Beach-Head is perhaps the best game in this book. I still remember the epic duels between the destroyer and the coastal artillery...
For Winter War, I suggest to apply a house rule: the attacker is not affected by adverse results in the Attack Chart if the attacking unit is beyond the defender's attack range.
2012-08-31
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