Entries by Columbia Games

War of 1812

War of 1812 is an elegant strategy wargame depicting the Anglo-American struggle to control the Great Lakes and Canada. War of 1812 sets up in five minutes and plays in 1-2 hours. This classic game has been enjoyed by thousands of gamers for over 30 years. Unit types in this edition include artillery, cavalry, infantry, […]

Shenandoah: Jackson’s Valley Campaign

[/caption]  Shenandoah covers the remarkable Valley Campaign of May/June 1862. Led by Thomas ‘Stonewall’ Jackson, a smaller Confederate army with audacious marching and fighting, paralyzed and defeated three enveloping Union armies. Military students worldwide study Jackson’s strategy and tactics to this day. The CSA player has the advantage of central position, but must use it […]

Crusader Rex 2nd Ed.

Crusader Rex 2nd edition is now available.  The new, larger, map is gorgeous and the new playing cards are first-rate. Crusader Rex is a game of the 3rd Crusade. One Player plays the Franks, the other, the Saracens. The objective of the game is to control important Victory Cities such as Jerusalem, Acre, Damascus, and […]

Slapshot!

Slapshot, Columbia Games’ Legendary Game of Ice Hockey Loonery, has hit the streets.  Comments from people who are having fun are coming in on the Columbia Games Facebook page: http://www.facebook.com/home.php?sk=group_69750129103 Learn more or read the rules at: http://www.columbiagames.com/cgi-bin/query/cfg/zoom.cfg?product_id=2701  

Shiloh is now available

Shiloh is available! Players are reporting receiving the game this week.  Early comments are positive.  More feedback is encouraged. Please comment on Boardgamegeek.com: http://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/19902/ Click here to order: http://www.columbiagames.com/cgi-bin/query/cfg/zoom.cfg?product_id=3322

Location of Bosworth Field now known…

Interesting article in the UK Guardian. Richard the Third is an epic two-player game that recreates the 15th century, bloody dynastic struggle between the royal houses of Lancaster and York for the throne of England. Will the mad-king Henry VI and his Queen Margaret keep the throne or will the Duke of York recover it […]

Richard III

We are pleased to announce that Richard III is now available. The rules are available for free download. Click here to learn more… Everyone is raving about the gameboard: Click here to learn more…

WW 2 Monopoly

This story is going around the internet. I found it interesting so I thought I’d post it here. WWII Monopoly Starting in 1941, an increasing number of British airmen found themselves as the involuntary guests of the Third Reich, and the Crown was casting about for ways and means to facilitate their escape. Now obviously, […]