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Here come the Vikings! Coming to the shoppe in the next month or so, 878 Vikings the game, from Academy Games. Also coming in the next week or so, books and magazines.


878 Vikings: Invasion of England Wargame
878 Vikings: Invasion of England Wargame
Players control the invading Vikings or the English nobles who are trying to withstand the invasion. Viking players either play as Norsemen Viking freeman or as the fearless Viking shock troops known as Berserkers. The English play as the Housecarl (Kings' household troops) or as the Thegns (regional noble leaders). The English players will also be able to call up the Fyrd (peasant levies) to defend their cities. Game ends when the Treaty of Wedmore is called and the side controlling the most cities wins the game. $75.00 USD
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878 Vikings: Invasion of England: Wargame Expansion Set
This Special includes all (30+) Kickstarter Stretch-Goals which includes 15mm Army Miniatures, New Event Cards, Viking Fort cards, Ship Tokens and much more. $125.00 USD
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878 Vikings: Invasion of England: Leader 28mm Miniatures
Nine highly detailed 28mm miniatures with banners. Set includes custom banner decals sheet. These are suitable for any Ancient or Dark age army as leaders. $20.00 USD
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1754: Conquest: The French and Indian War Wargame
1754: Conquest: The French and Indian War Wargame
Players play as the French and British Factions who fought for dominance over the Americas. The French players either play as the French Canadian Militia or the French Regulars. The British players play as the British Colonial Militias or the British Regulars. Both players can ally and fight with the Native Americans but the French start with more Native Allies. Game ends when the Treaty of Paris is signed and the side controlling the most cities wins the game. $70.00 USD
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Scenario Books…

Napoleonic Scenarios 7: Shadows Over the Empire
Napoleonic Scenarios 7: Shadows Over the Empire
Comprises eleven battle scenarios from the 1813 campaign – Kalisch: Defend the Bridges; Mockern: Keep the Roads Open; Konigswartha: Italians Under Fire; Weissig: The Cohorts of French National Guard; Reichenbach: Break that Line; Goldberg: Rush for the Hills; Blankenfelde: Prendiamo la citta (Let's Take the Town); Gross-Beeren: To Berlin; Thiessen: The Crossroad; Wartemburg: Bloody Terrain; and Lindenau (Lipsia): The Western Sector. $28.00 USD


If the Kaiser Comes: Defence Against a German Invasion of Britain in the First World War
If the Kaiser Comes: Defense Against a German Invasion of Britain in the First World War
On the night of 20 November 1914, everything pointed to the likelihood of invasion by a German army, whisked across the North Sea on a fleet of fast transports. The Royal Navy's Grand Fleet prepared to sail south from remote bases in Scotland, shallow-draught monitors were moored in the Wash, and 300,000 troops stood by to repel the enemy on the beaches. Describes the measures taken to protect Britain against enemy attack by land, sea or air. $25.00 USD
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Battle Above the Clouds: Lifting the Siege of Chattanooga and the Battle of Lookout Mountain, October 16 - November 24, 1863
Recounts the first half of the campaign to lift the siege of Chattanooga, including the opening of the 'cracker line,' the unusual night battle of Wauhatchie, and one of the most dramatic battles of the entire war: Lookout Mountain. $15.00 USD
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Armored Warfare and the Waffen-SS 1944-1945: Images at War Series
Over 150 wartime photographs give a graphic snapshot of the dramatic tank battles fought by the Waffen-SS panzer and panzergrenadier divisions during 1944-5 on both the Eastern and Western fronts. $23.00 USD
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Miniatures Magazines…

Wargames Illustrated: Issue #357
Wargames Illustrated: Issue #357
Theme: Richard I - Richard the Lion-Cub: Bio and scenario; Richard's Warriors: Guide to Uniforms; Battle of Arsuf: 1191; and Society of Ancients Battleday 2017: Battle of Arsuf 1191 Refight. Other Articles: New Products; Swordpoint: Rules Showcase; Campaign SeaLion: Bolt Action Designer's Notes; The 19:18 From Vladivostok: Armored Train Scenario; Salute 2017: Convention Recap; Painted Mail: How to Paint Chainmail Armor; Redoubtable Vessel: ACW Ironclad Miniature Design and Production; Up the Creek Without a Paddle(Boat): Victorian Steel's Award-Winning Boxer Rebellion Wargame; The Legend of Fabled Realms: Fantasy Skirmish Rules Showcase; General D'Armee: Designer's Notes for Napoleonic Rules; Project Showcase of Gnolls and Halflings: Nick Eyre; Heston and Ealing Wargamers: Club Focus. $9.00 USD
Miniature Wargames: Issue #411
Articles: Yo Ho Ho! Pirate Rules; New Wargame Products and New Books; Little Inkerman Scenario for The Men Who Would Be King; Partizan: Convention Recap; Tarzan!: New Army for Death In The Dark Continent; Darker Horizons: Fantasy and Sci-Fi New Products, Painting the Army of Gondolin, and Scratch Building a VSF Steam Launch; Nagy-Sallo 1849: Scenario for Bloody Big Battles; How to Build Fences and Shacks; and Club Directory. $9.00 USD
Wargames Soldiers & Strategy #91
Special Feature: 217 BC – The Ancient World at War: Mediterranean Arena of 217 BC: History; 217: Cage Match of Empires – Gaming the Grudge; Gaming the Battle of Lake Trasimene; Cutting Hannibal's Spanish Supply: The Battle of the Iberus River; Assembling a Carthaginian Army: The Army of the New City; John Loves It When a Plan Comes Together: Where's the Elephants, Hannibal?. Other Articles: Battle for the Western Oosterbeek Perimeter; ACW Sharp Practice Mini Campaign: Part I; Danish Guerrilla Forces During the Scanian War: Snapphanar; Surviving the Twisted Tentacle Arms: Part II; Modelling the Retreat from Moscow: Part I; Rebuilding a Resin Cottage for 28mm Gaming. Departments Miniature reviews: This Gaming Life: Mein Host, Part II; Tabletop Tactics: Line Infantry: Theory Into Practice; The Irregular: Do I Really Need a Podcast?; The American Civil War Rules from Reisswitz Press: Let's Play Pickett's Charge; Adventures in Time and Space: First Look – Doctor Who Exterminate!; Game Reviews: Mortem et Gloriam, The Curse of Dead Man's Hand and Wargame: The Spanish Armada 1588 / Wargame: The Roman Invasion AD 43-84; and Parting Shots. $10.00 USD

Other Magazines…

Strategy & Tactics #306: Agricola
Strategy & Tactics #306: Agricola
Wargame of the campaign fought by Gnaeus Julius Agricola, the Roman governor of Britain (AD 77-85) to conquer northern Britannia (modern Britain). Components: One 22x34-inch map and 130 counters. $35.00 USD
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World at War #55: Commando
Commandos: Europe puts you in charge of a team of commandos operating in Europe (and North Africa) during WWII. Your duty is to lead your men on a variety of randomly generated missions (representing orders direct from high command), choose weapons and equipment that are best suited for the mission, decide on how to posture your team, plan your approach, and a method of extraction. Components: 22x34 inch map, 280 die-cut counters. $35.00 USD
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