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MEAN STREETS: War in Gang-Infested Cities

MEAN STREETS: War in Gang-Infested Cities Rules for fighting gang battles in the city streets of today, the recent past, or 19th Century. It recreates the romanticized look at street gangs from movies like the 1979 cult classic, The Warriors, or West Side Story. Each player controls a street gang composed of five to twelve figures, with each figure representing one man. Gangs can be assigned a huge variety of missions to earn victory points while engaging in rumbles with rival street gangs. Mean Streets includes experience point rules for a continuing series of games, and a complete set of campaign rules to allow players' gangs to wage street battles for control of their city. $20.00 USD


ROME & ROLL: The Rebuilding of Rome (Boardgame) 64 AD: Rome is burnt to cinders, in need of rebuilding. With the city weakened, distant settlements across the empire refuse to pay taxes and need reminding of the power of Rome. Emperor Nero gathers the most influential members of the city with a clear task: rebuild Rome and recapture the settlements. Players draft from a pool of custom dice to collect resources and special icons that allow them to build buildings – by drawing onto the map of the Seven Hills of Rome, Tetris-style – collect legionnaires, invade rogue settlements, or build the famous network of Roman Roads to the already pacified ones. Trading resources and other abilities might earn them coins, building Shrines will allow them to use the Favors of the Gods, and careful interaction with other players will surely lead one of them to victory. $49.00 USD

OMM DISCOUNT: Buy Rome & Roll boardgame and Character Boards Expansion together and take a 10% discount… $65 USD value for $58.50 USD!

ROME & ROLL: Character Boards Expansion Note: Rome & Roll boardgame is required to use this expansion. Three new influential members of Roman society have been called upon by Emperor Nero to rebuild the great city. The Nobilis, Pontifex, and Artifitrix offer new strategic dimensions and gameplay challenge. Includes three dry-erase character sheets for the Nobilis, Pontifex, and Artifitrix. $16.00 USD

OMM DISCOUNT: Buy Rome & Roll boardgame and Character Boards Expansion together and take a 10% discount… $65 USD value for $58.50 USD!


 AGAINST THE ODDS #52: Operation Ichi-Go (wargame)

AGAINST THE ODDS #52: Operation Ichi-Go (wargame) Operation Ichi-Go ('Number One') was the largest ground offensive in Japanese history, with 500,000 troops, 800 tanks, and massive logistics and artillery support. They used their tanks in armored divisions – the only time in the war they deployed such concentrations. Magazine includes two-player wargame with 22x34-inch mapsheet and 252 die-cut counters to fight out the entire operation, as well as bonus solitaire rules with the player commanding Japanese forces to capture B-29 bases (using the same map and counters). In the two-player game, depending on Japanese success, the U.S. might launch Operation Causeway, the invasion of Formosa and the Chinese mainland, which had been drawn up and contemplated at the time instead of invading the Philippines. $40.00 USD

OMM Discount 15%: $34.00 USD
STRATEGY & TACTICS #323: Rangers at Pointe du Hoc (wargame)

STRATEGY & TACTICS #323: Rangers at Pointe du Hoc Solitaire simulation of the U.S. Army Ranger assault on the Pointe du Hoc on D-Day. The game challenges the player to do better than the actual Ranger attack up the cliffs that historic morning and also allows the player to fight the battle using the planned, rather than the actual, forces and landing beaches. The scenarios cover action through 0300 June 7, a span of almost 24 hours. The area movement map uses one inch representing one-quarter of a mile. Scale: Ranger units are groupings of three to twelve men, with the Germans shown at squad level and counters representing heavy artillery and machinegun emplacements. Components: One 22x34-inch map, 280 counters, and magazine. $40.00 USD

OMM Discount 10%: $36.00 USD

STRATEGY & TACTICS #324: Fight The Fall – Faesulae A.D. 405 and Tricamerum A.D. 533 Two-player wargame system that simulates the battles that occurred during the era AD376 to 560, roughly the time from when the Goths crossed the Danube to the Byzantine reconquest of the west. The game system emphasizes command control, leaders and unique tactics. Players pick command markers to generate actions, modeling the chaos of the battlefield. The objective is to gain victory in battle, usually by destroying enemy units and morale. Each hex represents an area about 100 yards across. Each unit represents from 400 to 2,000 men. This game includes two scenarios: Faesulae AD405: Gothic chieftain Radagaisus vs. the Roman warlord Flavius Stilicho. Tricamerum AD533: Flavius Belisarius vs. Gelimer (King of the Vandals), mid-December AD533 west of Carthage. Components: One 22x34-inch map, 176 counters, and magazine. $40.00 USD

OMM Discount 10%: $36.00 USD


 THE COMMOTION TIME: Tudor Rebellions of 1549

THE COMMOTION TIME: Tudor Rebellions of 1549 Examines the military history of two major rebellions and several minor uprising occurred spontaneously throughout England in 1549. In East Anglia, Robert Kett, aggrieved at the abuses of enclosure, laid siege to Norwich until defeated by Royal forces at the bloody battle of Dussindale. At the same time, thousands of commoners of Devon and Cornwall rose up against the introduction of the English-language Book of Common Prayer and the systematic destruction of their traditional faith. Like Norwich, Exeter was besieged throughout the long summer until, in a brutal campaign by government forces and hired foreign mercenaries, the rebellion was finally suppressed. Includes 32 black-and-white ills & photos, 11 maps, and numerous tables. $40.00 USD

OMM Discount 15%, now $34.00 USD
THE LION FROM THE NORTH: Volume 1 – The Swedish Army of Gustavus Adolphus, 1618-1632

THE LION FROM THE NORTH: Volume 1 – The Swedish Army of Gustavus Adolphus, 1618-1632 Describes and analyses the early modern Swedish army, with a particular emphasis on the reforms introduced by King Gustavus Adolphus before and during the Thirty Years War. Also expands our understanding of the Swedish army during the Thirty Years War with focus on its operations on the eastern front against Russian and Polish opponents as well as the better-known operations in Germany against the Catholic League and the Holy Roman Empire. Includes 119 black-and-white illustrations, 10 black-and-white maps, 15 tables, 32pp color plates. $60.00 USD

OMM Discount 15%, now $51.00 USD

REBELLIOUS SCOTS TO CRUSH: The Military Response to the Jacobite '45 This collection of essays examines in detail some of the units that marched and fought for George II during this tumultuous period. Consideration is given to regular regiments of foot and dragoons, as well as to the additional units raised for the emergency. In the latter category, different chapters examine the 'noblemen's regiments' added to the regular line as a piece of political jobbery, the militias raised by clans loyal to the House of Hanover, and the blue-coated volunteer regiments fielded to resist the Jacobite invasion of England. Emphasizing the fact that this was a civil war, three of the units that are considered were Scottish-raised, whilst others contained substantial numbers of Scotsmen in their ranks. $50.00 USD

OMM Discount 15%, now $42.50 USD


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