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SPI Games I So Much Wanted To Love (But Didn't)

Okay, as much as a fan of SPI games as many of us have been since we were members of the "Young Grognards"--er--"Young Guard," we had our…

Started by Eric Walters

13 May 21
Reply by Steve

Breakthrough and Benchmark SPI Designs--Your Assessments?

One of the things many of us seem to remember fondly about Simulations Publications, Incorporated, and its stable of talented designers and…

Started by Eric Walters

14 Apr 3
Reply by John Hitchens

Timeless SPI Games

There are those SPI games that have bit the dust over time--some for deservedly good reasons--and others that we still keep playing even af…

Started by Eric Walters

41 Jul 24, 2018
Reply by Charles Sutherland

Top 20 S&T Issue Wargames

From Joe Beard's outstanding MAP AND COUNTERS blog, his subjective list of the best games to be published in the pages of S&T magazine…

Started by Eric Walters

25 Mar 4, 2013
Reply by Roger Morley

Ardennes Offensive

Here is Joe Beard's in-depth description and analysis of this game, arguably a title ahead of its time when it came out.  Compared to Avalo…

Started by Eric Walters

4 Oct 26, 2012
Reply by Chuck S.

HexWar

Hi, I'm looking to get back into gaming after a long hiatus (since 1985) and see that there's a website called "HexWar". Looks like a good…

Started by Larry Myers

3 Aug 24, 2011
Reply by Joseph A. Angiolillo Jr.

The "Also Rans:" S&T Insert Games not quite the top of the heap.

From the MAP AND COUNTERS Blog by Joe Beard, discussions/descriptions of ten S&T Games that don't quite make it to anyone's "Best Of" l…

Started by Eric Walters

6 Jan 11, 2011
Reply by Joseph C. Beard III

Hex version of SPI's 1812 game

One of the more pioneering simulations that SPI did, this one in a pack of two different takes on the campaign.  This discussion is about t…

Started by Eric Walters

1 Dec 23, 2010
Reply by Joseph C. Beard III

SPI Divisional Series--MOSCOW CAMPAIGN

I remember being given this game as a gift in 1976, even though it had been out for a while.  Puzzling over how to play the Russians, as at…

Started by Eric Walters

4 Dec 13, 2010
Reply by Robert Bruce Peddie

S&T - The SPI Years (#1 - #90)

Thought this Group could use a S&T discussion. I include #90 in the above list, since according to Greg Costikyan it was entirely compo…

Started by Lewis Goldberg

14 Dec 12, 2010
Reply by Eric Walters

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