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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP20 May 2017 9:05 p.m. PST

"Every now and then a game system comes along that delivers a refreshing jolt to all that's come before it. It's often something that makes you ask, "Why didn't I think of that?"

1754 Conquest: The French & Indian War, the latest in Academy Games' Birth of America Series, manages to bring the familiar game play of its predecessors, but with enough differences to make purchasing this historical gem worthwhile.

If you've played and enjoyed 1812 Invasion of Canada or 1775 The American Revolution, 1754 Conquest will immediately make you feel at home. With its predecessor's core system of card play, combat and maneuvering in tact, a veteran of these games will be up and playing after a quick read through of the rule book. If you haven't played any of these games, you are in for a treat, and you can expect to feel comfortable with the well-written, example-filled rules and historical commentary…"


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thehawk21 May 2017 3:19 a.m. PST

The miniatures are so bad they look like blocks of wood.

Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP21 May 2017 2:24 p.m. PST



Jeigheff Inactive Member21 May 2017 4:05 p.m. PST

"1775" is actually a lot of fun to play. The gaming buddy who turned me on to it is excited about seeing "1754." I'd happily give it a try.


coopman21 May 2017 5:27 p.m. PST

The blocks can also be obtained in a number of different scales to suit whatever scale your other block collections are.

historygamer25 May 2017 3:29 a.m. PST

Why does the art on the box have British soldiers in Rev War uniforms?

AuttieCat Supporting Member of TMP31 May 2017 12:57 p.m. PST

I own and played this company's /A.W.I. game. Not much to it. Overly simple and very little replay value.
Tom S.

Hussar123 Inactive Member02 Aug 2017 9:11 a.m. PST

I enjoy the game and so does my war gaming group.

Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP02 Aug 2017 9:41 a.m. PST

Glad you enjoyed it my friend!. (smile)


Hussar123 Inactive Member05 Aug 2017 6:32 p.m. PST

Armand, I always enjoy your posting. Just wish I could read them all.

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