[RESULTS] Most Anticipated Games of 2012 - WARGAME
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After a 3 week nomination period, and a 2 week voting period the results are in.

After storming through Kickstarter funding, D-Day Dice has stormed the beachhead of the Wargame category, adding yet another title to it's string of impressive wins this year.

Following on its heels, Star Wars: X-Wing Miniatures Game looks extremely promising. While I largely resisted buying every expansion for the Wings of War/Wings of Glory series I'm quite concerned that I won't have the same willpower when it comes to this one.

GMT's Virgin Queen edged out a pair of highly anticipated Fantasy Flight reprints, Nexus Ops (shipping now) and Fortress America.

Since this competition began, there have been four publishers that have made the list every year: Fantasy Flight Games, GMT Games, Multi-Man Publishing and Simmons Games.

Speaking of making the list every year, The Guns of Gettysburg (2010 & 2011) and Sturm Europa! (2011) are back. Will 2012 finally see The Guns of Gettysburg in print in advance of the Battle of Gettysburg Sesquicentennial next year?

Without further ado here are the 10 Most Anticipated Wargames of 2012 as determined in this most unofficial, informal and unscientific experiment.

Previous Year's Results:
Most Anticipated Games of 2011 - WARGAME
Most Anticipated Games of 2010 - WARGAME
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1. Board Game: D-Day Dice [Average Rating:6.83 Overall Rank:1190]
Board Game: D-Day Dice
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2. Board Game: Star Wars: X-Wing Miniatures Game [Average Rating:7.69 Overall Rank:109] [Average Rating:7.69 Unranked]
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3. Board Game: Virgin Queen [Average Rating:8.05 Overall Rank:676]
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4. Board Game: Nexus Ops [Average Rating:7.22 Overall Rank:457]
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5. Board Game: Fortress America [Average Rating:6.70 Overall Rank:1771]
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6. Board Game: The Guns of Gettysburg [Average Rating:7.82 Overall Rank:1969]
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7. Board Game: Exile Sun [Average Rating:5.43 Overall Rank:18474]
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8. Board Game: Summoner Wars: The Filth Faction Deck [Average Rating:8.07 Unranked] [Average Rating:8.07 Unranked]
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9. Board Game: Kingdom of Heaven: The Crusader States 1097-1291 [Average Rating:7.67 Overall Rank:3224]
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10. Board Game: Sturm Europa! [Average Rating:8.36 Unranked] [Average Rating:8.36 Unranked]
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