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ABBREVIATIONS: dj-dust jacket, biblio-bibliography, b/w-black and white, illust-illustrations, b/c-book club addition.
rct - recent arrival or pending publication, spc - OMM Special Price
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1-BRIG339 Bunde, Peter 339: IMPERIAL FRANCE: Croatian Hussar Regiment 1813 Uniform plate with 20+ color figures, flags or standards, facings, etc. Descriptions on reverse side.1 vol, 1 pgs 2018 GERMANY, PETER BUNDE
NEW-softcover, available mid February 2018 ......$14.00 rct

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1-84144 Gill, L.L. and Norm Harms GENERAL QUARTERS: Defending The Malay Barrier (Loose Leaf) Defending the Malay Barrier, The ABDA Campaign is a historical naval campaign of the first months of World War II in the Pacific, specifically in the area of the Southern Philippines and Netherlands East Indies (NEI). It is based on the General Quarters Third Edition (GQ 3.3) Decisions at Sea campaign system introduced in Old Dominion Game Work's (ODGW's) The Solomons Campaign (TSC) and Sudden Storm: The Japanese American Naval War of 1937.

While designed for GQ 3.3, it can be used with any World War II naval miniatures rules. In cases where direct references to GQ 3.3 are made, players using other rules will need to translate those references to the other rule system being employed.

* Recreate the 1941 - 1942 Japanese campaign for the conquest and the Allied ABDA Command's defense of the Malay Barrier
* Accurate Orders of Battle adaptable to any naval game system
* Mapless search method that requires no plotting
* Tactical battles generated by unique decision tree method
* Maximum replayability provides new challenges every time
* Options for Force Z, Dutch Battlecruisers and more1 vol, 72 pgs 2018 US, OLD DOMINION GAMEWORKS
NEW-pb, available early February 2018 ......$22.00 rct

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1-GMT1720 Gouyob-Rety, Marc PENDRAGON: The Fall of Roman Britain (Boardgame) Covers a century of history from the first large-scale raids of Irish, Pict, and Saxon raiders, to the establishment of successor kingdoms, both Celtic and Germanic.

COMPONENTS
* One 22x34-inch mounted game board
* Deck of 83 playing cards
* 320 red, dark blue, light blue, black, green, and gold wooden playing pieces
* 6 gray and 6 white wooden pawns
* 4 foldout Faction player aid sheets
* 2 foldout Non-player faction aid sheets
* 2 Sequence of Play and Battle aid sheets
* A sheet of markers
* Rulebook
* Playbook
* Four 6-sided dice and three 4-sided dice 1 vol, 1 pgs 2017 US, GMT GAMES LLC
NEW-box, available early February 2018 ......$95.00 DISCOUNT:10% rct

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1-954116 Various ANCIENT WARFARE: Volume 11.6 - The Decelean War Theme: Victory for Sparta
* Historical Introduction - The Decelean War
* Rich Man's Warfare - The Athenian Cavalry
* The Miracle of Arginusae - The Decline of Athenian Naval Prowess
* Shifting Shield-Wall - The Flexible Phalanx

Other Features:
* Sources to Results - Finding Cynoscephalae 197 BC
* Tekne Taktike, Part VI - Late Roman Cavalry Tactics
* Auxiliary centurions - The Forgotten Officers
* Book reviews - A Military History of Late Rome and Stilicho:The Vandal Who Saved Rome1 vol, 84 pgs 2017 NETHERLANDS, KARWANSARAY
NEW-softcover ......$10.00 rct

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1-216230 EMPIRES OF THE MIDDLE AGES SP game covers the economic and political landscape of medieval Europe from 771 to 1467. Several scenarios allow players to do anything from a solitaire game during the Charlemagne's reign to the grand scenario that covers historical trends throughout the period.1 vol, 54 pgs 1980 US, SIMULATIONS PUBLICATIONS
V.GOOD-box, punched - available (1) copy ......$60.00 rct

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1-216190 McNab, Chris SIEGE WARFARE: Engines, Equipment and Techniques - Ancient to Late Medieval Large format hardback. Very well illustrated. Tracks the technology, artillery, and tactics of starting and maintaining a siege from ancient times to the beginning of the gunpowder age, charting the struggle between defensive structures and the various engines designed to overcome them.1 vol, 155 pgs 2018 UK, HAYNES PUBLISHING
NEW-hardcover ......$30.00 rct

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1-ST171 S&T # 171: ON TO MOSCOW! Magazine and wargame covers Sweden vs Russia in the Great Northern War: 1700-17211 vol, 80 pgs 1995 CA, DECISION GAMES
AS NEW-softcover, unpunched - available (1) copy ......$20.00 rct

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1-ST200 S&T # 200: CAMPAIGNS OF THE FRENCH FOREIGN LEGION Magazine and wargame covers the French Foreign Legion.1 vol, 54 pgs 2000 CA, DECISION GAMES
AS NEW-softcover, unpunched - available (1) copy ......$60.00 rct

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1-ST151 S&T # 151: BATTLE OF FRIEDLAND 1807 & BATTLE OF VITTORIA 1813 Magazine and wargame.

* Napoleonic Battles System: Friedland and Vittoria
* The Napoleonic Revolution in Battle
* Raphia and the Military System of Alexander's Successors1 vol, 64 pgs 1992 CA, WORLD WIDE WARGAMES
AS NEW-softcover, partly punched - available (1) copy ......$15.00 rct

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1-216200 Smith, Digby NAPOLEON'S SWISS IN THE RUSSIAN CAMPAIGN OF 1812 Includes 10 maps and 6 tables. Following Digby's two volumes on Napoleon's German Division in the Peninsular War, we are delighted to add this present volume. Digby has thoroughly researched the bi-lingual source material to provide a thorough study of the contribution of the Swiss and in particular their contribution to the Battle of Polotsk.1 vol, 264 pgs 2018 CAMBRIDGE, KEN TROTMAN
NEW-hardcover, available mid February 2018 ......$50.00 rct

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1-ST149 Grace, Michael S&T # 149: THE FRANCO-PRUSSIAN WAR Features:

The Franco-Prussian War, 1870-71: Wars of the Imperial Age series
Consolidation of the Raj: India 1760-18181 vol, 64 pgs 1992 CA, DECISION GAMES
AS NEW-softcover, some counters punched - available (1) copy ......$25.00 rct

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1-ST179 S&T # 179: THE FIRST AFGHAN WAR 1839-42 Magazine and wargame covers the First Afghan War 1839-1842.1 vol, 54 pgs 1996 CA, DECISION GAMES
AS NEW-softcover, unpunched - available (1) copy ......$55.00 rct

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1-COM028 Bishop, Dennis COMMAND # 28: LIKE LIONS THEY FOUGHT - Anglo-Zulu War, Features:

* US Combat Commands In Action: Battle of Singling, 6 Dec 1944.
* The Iran-Iraq War: Siege of Basra
* Paper Tigers: German Free India Legion, 1943-45
* Caught on the Reef of History: USS Philadelphia and the Barbary Pirates
* D-Elim: When Eagles Fight strategies
* Variants: Chaco (new supply rules), Back to Iraq (map changes), Smithereens (2 players, historical setup)
* Errata: When Tigers Fight, Proud Monster

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* Like Lions They Fought: The Anglo-Zulu War, 1879
* D-Elim: Strategies for Like Lions They Fought1 vol, 60 pgs 1990's CA, XTR PUBLSHING
NEW-softcover, unpunched - available (1) copy ......$20.00 rct

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1-216220 GREAT WAR IN THE EAST: SPI Wargame Features four World War I battles, each with own map and special rules:

* Serbia/Galicia: Austria-Hungary must decide how to allocate its forces and respond to progress, or the lack of it, on two fronts as it undertakes the offensives in Serbia and tries to withstand the onslaught of the Russian juggernaut in its own Galicia province.

* Von Hindenburg in Poland: Russia and Germany battle near Tannenberg for the mineral-rich province of Silesia.

* The Brusilov Offensive: One of the few effective Russian generals of the periods gets the Russian act together, despite lack of ammunition, and launches one of the most successful Russian drives of the war. Will it help to lessen German pressure against the Allies on the Western front?

* Caporetto, 1917: the Central Powers push the Italians back over 100 miles1 vol, 1 pgs 1978 US, SIMULATIONS PUBLICATIONS
V.GOOD-box, punched - available (1) copy ......$60.00 rct

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1-216240 ARNHEM: OPERATION MARKET GARDEN 1944: SPI Collector's Edition 1976 Boardgame Originally part of the Westwall quad, Arnhem was released as a Designer's Edition game in 1976. The game included a hard mounted map, counters, standard and specific rules. The game is a two-player recreation of Operation Market Garden, Sept. 1944.1 vol, 54 pgs 1980 US, SIMULATIONS PUBLICATIONS
V.GOOD-box, punched - available (1) copy ......$40.00 rct

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1-ST128 S&T # 128: AFRICA ORIENTALE: Italian East Africa Features:

* Africa Orientale: The Allied Blitzkreig of Italian East Africa
* The End of Italian East Africa
* The First Golden Era: S&T and Me, The Perils of Youth, Twenty Years On SPI
Errata: Rush to Glory, Beirut '82

Game: Africa Orientale (linked to GDW Europa game system) Unpunched counters.1 vol, 60 pgs 1981 NY, SPI
NEW-softcover, unpunched - available (1) copy ......$25.00 rct

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1-ST140 S&T # 140: OBJECTIVE TUNIS Features:

* The Battle for Tunisia
* Under Foreign Flags: 20th Century Mercenaries, Partisans and Soldiers of Fortune, 1899-1914
* Data File: The Battle of Lissa
* Game: Objective: Tunis: Part of the Battle For North Africa series1 vol, 64 pgs 1991 CA, WORLD WIDE WARGAMES
AS NEW-softcover, unpunched - available (1) copy ......$15.00 rct

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1-ST174 S&T # 174: Indo-Pakistani Wars Magazine and game covering wars between India and Pakistan.1 vol, 54 pgs 1996 CA, DECISION GAMES
AS NEW-softcover, unpunched - available (1) copy ......$15.00 rct

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