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Comment by Ted Torgerson on March 14, 2010 at 8:36pm
The game is a mix of Twilight Struggle with We the People battlecards. If you like those games I think you will enjoy 1989.
Comment by Robert Cleary on March 14, 2010 at 8:10pm
Thanks Ted,

I like politically themed games. What games did you play that inspired you to design 1989?
Comment by Ted Torgerson on March 14, 2010 at 3:45pm
Hi Bob,

Now that GMT is going to publish the game it will be a stand alone game. Before you needed the TS counters.
Comment by Robert Cleary on March 14, 2010 at 9:12am
Good job!

I tried looking up the living rules and they state that I need a copy of Twilight Struggle to play this game. Is 1989 a stand-alone or an extension of Twilight? Both games look good. War by other means has always been a big hit with me.

Keep up the good work.
Comment by Gerald-Markus Zabos on November 18, 2009 at 8:32am
Ted,

didn't see the Tiananmen Square track, but it sits right above the victory points. At my age, you have to look twice at things :-)
Comment by Ted Torgerson on November 18, 2009 at 8:00am
Oh that's a great picture, Maybe I can squeeze it in somewhere. I like tank man though. The Tiananmen Square protests are in the game on a separate track that works like the Space Race in Twilight Struggle. I should take out the bottom text I guess.
Comment by Gerald-Markus Zabos on November 18, 2009 at 7:16am
Ted,

cover looks great. But i wonder how the Tiananmen Square picture fits the "democratic revolution in eastern europe" ? China seemed far off at this time. I'd suggest exchanging it with a picture more eastern europe.

Why not include the flag of the "Romanian Revolution" auf 1989 ? ( http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:RomanianFlag-withHole.jpg )

Just my 0.02$...
Comment by Denis Tan on November 17, 2009 at 5:57am
Interesting and great, I was just reading the book Prisoner of the State by Zhao Ziyang.
Comment by Joseph on November 16, 2009 at 1:51pm
Looks cool. If the crowd on the Wall is New Years eve 1989, I was there. The Biggest Bash of all time.
Comment by Mike O'Brien on November 15, 2009 at 11:35am
Very cool looking cover. While you can't judge a book by it's cover, the box art and graphics will either help or hurt the decision to buy a game. For example, look at Starforce Terra: Contact by 3W. Great game but the box art and graphics of the original are awful. I'm sure Dan Verssen Games has remedied this in their version of the game.

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