Axis & Allies

TDG: War & Peace


Have you ever started to read Tolstoy, got about 100 pages in, and then though, "Screw it! I'll just play the game!"? This light wargame from Worthington Games may just be for you. Will it grapeshot its way into your heart, or will it form a square around the fun? Cody investigates!

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TDG: A Game That Captured My Imagination


In this segment, originally produced for Board Game Breakfast, Cody talks about a game that had a major impact on him when he was young.

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The Discriminating Gamer remembers


Seventy years ago today Americans and their allies fought and died in the invasion of France. But for their efforts Nazi rule may well have continued in Europe for years to come. The world owes all men, whatever their nationality, who fought for freedom that day and in the many others of World War II, a tremendous debt. History is a wonderful fit with our hobby, as there are many, many tremendous games that recreate historical events. Wargames often recreate historical conflicts in ways that make the wars easier to understand and appreciate. There are many wonderful World War II themed games on the market today, far too many to mention here. Some of my favorites include Memoir '44, Tide of Iron, and of course, Axis and Allies. Today, as we remember the heroism and sacrifice of those who came before, you may want to break out one of these games in their honor.

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