Command Mag's first three years (89-92)
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Command Magazine's first three years saw 18 issues containing 21 games or major variants that are listed as individual games here on BGG. Although the first few issues were heavy on World War II the final tally was remarkably diverse, although the 20th century accounted for most of the titles. Only two were naval games, the rest were land warfare oriented. Five were set in ancient times, just two in the black powder era. Five were set in a variety of pre-WWII 20th Century conflicts, five during the Second World War and five were post-war. Most of the games portrayed decision making at high command levels. Six covered a whole war while another nine depicted major campaigns. Only four were limited to single battles and just two were tactical engagements that were part of a larger fight. For a more detailed look at each game there are user reviews available for all.
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1. Board Game: Blitzkrieg '41 [Average Rating:6.53 Overall Rank:10956]
Board Game: Blitzkrieg '41
The initial campaign in Russia was a suitable subject for Command's premier issue.
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2. Board Game: Sunrise of Victory: The 1942 Campaign in Russia [Average Rating:6.58 Overall Rank:12903]
Board Game: Sunrise of Victory: The 1942 Campaign in Russia
The critical middle period of the war, using a similar system as Blitzkrieg '41
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3. Board Game: Samurai Sunset [Average Rating:6.43 Overall Rank:13586]
Board Game: Samurai Sunset
One of two purely hypothetical situations in the fist 18 issues, this covers the planned invasion of Japan in 1945-1946.
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4. Board Game: Lion of Ethiopia [Average Rating:7.30 Overall Rank:6505]
Board Game: Lion of Ethiopia
The Italian war against Ethiopia before World War II.
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5. Board Game: Hamburger Hill [Average Rating:6.27 Overall Rank:15191]
Board Game: Hamburger Hill
The tactical fight for Hamburger Hill in Vietnam.
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6. Board Game: Operation Solace [Average Rating:5.94 Overall Rank:15661]
Board Game: Operation Solace
The other hypothetical campaign in issues 1-18, here a proposed invasion of North Vietnam to rescue American POWs
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7. Board Game: Krim: von Manstein's Battles for Sevastopol, 1941-1942 [Average Rating:6.39 Overall Rank:13173]
Board Game: Krim: von Manstein's Battles for Sevastopol, 1941-1942
The Crimean campaign on the Eastern Front in WWII.
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8. Board Game: Kadesh: Mobile Warfare in the Ancient Middle East [Average Rating:6.50 Overall Rank:9965]
Board Game: Kadesh:  Mobile Warfare in the Ancient Middle East
A battle between chariot-equipped armies.
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9. Board Game: Jutland: Duel of the Dreadnoughts [Average Rating:6.43 Overall Rank:12174]
Board Game: Jutland: Duel of the Dreadnoughts
The biggest naval battle between battleships.
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10. Board Game: Inchon: MacArthur's Gambit [Average Rating:6.77 Overall Rank:9485]
Board Game: Inchon: MacArthur's Gambit
The American invasion during the Korean War.
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11. Board Game: Alexandros [Average Rating:6.27 Overall Rank:11373]
Board Game: Alexandros
The campaigns of Alexander the Great.
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12. Board Game: Xenophon – March of the Ten Thousand 401 - 400 BC [Average Rating:6.22 Unranked] [Average Rating:6.22 Unranked]
Board Game: Xenophon – March of the Ten Thousand 401 - 400 BC
A major variant depicting the Anabasis using the map and many rules and counters from Alexandros.
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13. Board Game: Successors: Clash of the Generals 323 - 310 BC [Average Rating:6.37 Unranked] [Average Rating:6.37 Unranked]
Board Game: Successors: Clash of the Generals 323 - 310 BC
Another major variant for Alexandros, here depicting the wars between his erstwhile successors.
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14. Board Game: Hougoumont [Average Rating:6.61 Overall Rank:8968]
Board Game: Hougoumont
A rare Command Magazine foray into the Napoleonic period. Here its a tactical scrap over the key position at the Battle of Waterloo.
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15. Board Game: The Chaco War [Average Rating:6.58 Overall Rank:9445]
Board Game: The Chaco War
The little-known but bloody war between Bolivia and Paraguay.
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16. Board Game: Desert Storm: The Mother of All Battles [Average Rating:5.94 Overall Rank:14483]
Board Game: Desert Storm: The Mother of All Battles
The first war against Iraq.
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17. Board Game: Victory at Midway [Average Rating:7.26 Overall Rank:5383]
Board Game: Victory at Midway
The decisive naval battle of the Pacific War.
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18. Board Game: I Am Spartacus! [Average Rating:6.45 Overall Rank:9284]
Board Game: I Am Spartacus!
Slaves revolt against Rome.
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19. Board Game: 1918: Storm in the West [Average Rating:6.83 Overall Rank:5974]
Board Game: 1918: Storm in the West
The decisive final campaigns of the First World War and the game that helped spark renewed interest in wargaming that conflict.
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20. Board Game: Gettysburg: Lee's Greatest Gamble [Average Rating:6.66 Overall Rank:8324]
Board Game: Gettysburg: Lee's Greatest Gamble
The most famous battle of the American Civil War.
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21. Board Game: Tet '68 [Average Rating:6.32 Overall Rank:12799]
Board Game: Tet '68
The Communist offensive that changed the course of the Vietnam War.
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