Andrew H. Hershey |
Published: November 01, 2013 at 8:57 am
Peter Suciu |
Published: June 13, 2013 at 2:57 pm
Armchair General magazine challenges you to find the best solution for a battalion of French Foreign Legionnaires facing 800 Mexican cavalry near Camerone, Mexico, in 1863, in this interactive Combat Decision Game.
Adam Koeth |
Published: May 31, 2013 at 12:01 am
The top 10 military- and war-themed games of the Electronic Entertainment Expo 2013 (E3) range from Ancient Rome to the Age of Pirates to a future world in which the U.S. is not the dominant power.
Patrick Baker |
Published: April 18, 2013 at 12:22 pm
Despite its nautical title, ‘Ships of Oak, Guns of Iron,’ covers both the naval and ground war of the War of 1812 and is a fantastic addition to the scholarship that is shedding new light on this ‘forgotten’ war.
Rick Martin |
Published: March 11, 2013 at 5:10 pm
“Death Before Dishonor – The Battle of Santiago Bay” has unexpected depth and requires a number of tactical decisions be made by the player. At a price of $5.95, it will take gamers back to the days of Yaquinto’s inexpensive Album games.
Deetlefs du Toit and Jerry D. Morelock |
Published: March 08, 2013 at 6:08 pm
“Naval War of 1812″ abstracts the actions of that war between warships and merchant vessels. Fast, fun and easy to learn, it is great for new players, though gamers looking for more of a simulation of the era won’t find it here.
Sean Stevenson |
Published: February 28, 2013 at 7:09 pm
Armchair General Editor in Chief Jerry Morelock and longtime ACG subscriber, Deetlefs du Toit detail their recent trip to the Anglo-Boer War Cape Rebels Memorial with information and photos, including the scenic and historic Paarl region of South Africa.
Abigail Pfeiffer |
Published: February 13, 2013 at 7:06 pm
“Mr. Madison’s War: The Incredible War of 1812″ from GMT is a quick-playing, faithful simulation of the period, and the rules don’t get in the way.
Steven M. Smith |
Published: October 10, 2012 at 4:09 pm
Amy S. Greenbergâ€™s “A Wicked War: Polk, Clay, Lincoln, and the 1846 U.S. Invasion of Mexico,” covers the political decisions and actions that led to what U.S. Grant later called a wicked war.
Media Release |
Published: August 21, 2012 at 11:13 am
‘Wellington’s Wars: The Making of a Military Genius’ explores how Arthur Wellesley, the Duke of Wellington, became not only a great military commander but also a political general.
Armchair General |
Published: August 16, 2012 at 12:17 pm
The USS Constitution, the oldest commissioned warship still afloat sailed from its berth in Charleston, Mass., Aug. 19, 2012, to commemorate the 200th anniversary of the ship’s victory over HMS Guerriere.
Sean Stevenson |
Published: August 08, 2012 at 12:31 pm
On August 16, 2012, Detroit became the only American city ever surrendered to a foreign power.
Deetlefs du Toit |
Published: July 16, 2012 at 1:15 pm
‘Amateurs To Arms!’ is a card-play game that is also a solid simulation of the strategic military, economic, and political factors of the War of 1812. Over 100 event cards give it fantastic replay value.
Marc H. Abrams |
Published: May 21, 2012 at 5:55 pm
Boer descendant Deetlefs du Toit, a member of South Africaâ€™s parliament, enhances and expands on the Great Warriors and Leader articles from the July 2012 issue of Armchair General with this second part of his two-part series on the Boer Wars.
Deetlefs du Toit |
Published: May 11, 2012 at 11:14 am
“Rallies, Repulses, and ‘Villainous Falsehoods’” is an excerpt from a new book by Marc H. Abrams, ‘Sioux War Dispatches: Reports from the Field, 1874â€“1877.’
Media release |
Published: April 14, 2012 at 11:57 am
Boer descendant Deetlefs du Toit, a member of South Africaâ€™s parliament, enhances and expands on two articles from the July 2012 issue of Armchair General with a wealth of additional information about the Boer Wars in part 1 of a 2-part series.
The War of 1812 is sometimes called America’s forgotten war, overshadowed by other conflicts in American history. It isn’t going to be forgotten during its bicentennial.
The national launch of the War of 1812 bicentennial takes place in June with …