The Wargamer

26 May 2017

Naval Action Ahoy!

PC GAME PREVIEW posted on 27 JAN 2015 by Matthew Flanigan

First impressions of this age of sailing ships game from Matthew Flanigan


Rebellious Colonies

IPAD GAME REVIEW posted on 8 DEC 2014 by Jean Marciniak

A review of Hunted Cow's Rebels and Redcoats


Rebels & Redcoats

FIRST IMPRESSIONS posted on 14 NOV 2014 by Jean Marciniak

We take a first look at the boardgame conversion by Hunted Cow


Birth of America 2: Wars in America

PC GAME REVIEW posted on 14 AUG 2014 by Jean Marciniak

We look back at this 2008 release to see how it has stood up to the passage of time


A Trip Down Memory Lane

THE RETRO-GROGNARD posted on 23 JUL 2014 by Jean Marciniak

Liberty or Death retrospective


Special Operations during the American Revolution

BOOK REVIEW posted on 1 OCT 2013 by Paul Robinson

Paul Robinson reviews this unusual title for The Wargamer


1775: Rebellion Boardgame Review

BOARD GAME REVIEW posted on 26 SEP 2013 by Alex Berry

Alex Berry provides The Wargamer with a video review of this boardgame based on the American War of Independence


Fourth of July Remembrance: American Revolution Books

EDITORIAL posted on 3 JUL 2011 by Wargamer Staff

The Wargamer staff, in remembrance and celebration of the Fourth of July, would like to recommend a few book titles to check out to get into the mood of the American Revolution.


The Wars of the Barbary Pirates

BOOK REVIEW posted on 7 JAN 2007 by Scott Parrino

What do extortion paid to late 18th Century rogue nations, George Washington, pirates, and the US Navy have to do with “the most bold and daring act of the age”? The Wargamer’s Jim Zabek tells us.


For Liberty - Part II

AFTER ACTION REPORT posted on 17 OCT 2006 by Scott Parrino

In this second and final part, Martin van Balkom concludes his after action report of the American Revolutionary War turn-based wargame, For Liberty! Things are heating up for the American freedom fighters, so read on to see whether American liberty prevails.


For Liberty! - Part I

AFTER ACTION REPORT posted on 15 OCT 2006 by Scott Parrino

Martin van Balkom gives gamers some hands-on insight for Battle Front's newest strategy title, For Liberty! In this comprehensive multi-part AAR gamers can get a peak of what it's like to be a Revolutionary War general turn-based strategy style.


For Liberty!

PC GAME REVIEW posted on 14 SEP 2006 by Craig Handler

Rise forth and take to the streets, you unruly mob of wargamers, our time is now. No longer will there be game playing without variety in historical representation. For Liberty! is here, and leading the new turn-based revolution is Battlefront and developer Hussar Games.


Battlefront Signs 1848, For Liberty!

PRESS RELEASE posted on 27 APR 2006 by Scott Parrino

Two new wargames from Hungarian games developer Hussar have been signed by Battlefront. Learn about these new turn-based wargames featuring musket combat from the 18th and 19th centuries of war.


Birth of America

PC GAME REVIEW posted on 24 MAR 2006 by Scott Parrino

Two if by a land hex, one if by sea hex. The Wargamer's Leo Farrell signals to readers his review of AGE3D's new wargame covering the American Revolution and the French & Indian War.


Birth of America

INTERVIEW posted on 24 FEB 2006 by Scott Parrino

Celebrate the 250-year anniversary of the French & Indian War with this newly-released wargame. The Wargamer's Chris Abele gets all the details from lead developer Philippe Thibaut.


Liberty: The American Revolution 1775-83

BOARD GAME REVIEW posted on 9 DEC 2004 by Scott Parrino

Michael Eckenfels has spent time with Columbia Games' latest Revolutionary War board game. Read his analysis to see if this is a game for you.


1777: The Year of the Hangman

BOARD GAME REVIEW posted on 1 JAN 2004 by Scott Parrino

"1777: The Year of the Hangman is an intriguing operational level board game that excellently portrays the challenges facing both the British, under General Sir William Howe, and the American Rebels under General George Washington during the 1777 Philadelphia campaign."


American Conquest: Fight Back

PC GAME REVIEW posted on 5 DEC 2003 by Scott Parrino

"The game is targeted directly at the RTS-loving community who have lined up for games like Ages of Empire, Empire Earth and the Cossacks series."



BOARD GAME REVIEW posted on 7 OCT 2003 by Scott Parrino

Al Berke examines this board game from GMT's Battles of the American Revolution series which focuses on two important battles, Guilford Courthouse and Eutaw Springs.