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The Wargamer
5 February 2008
  • Excerpt: In 1983 newcomer Australian Design Group published a gem of a wargame entitled Empires in Arms. This multiplayer boardgame of diplomacy and warfare allowed up to seven players to recreate the entire Napoleonic Period (1805-1815), each as one of the major European powers of the time. Empires in Arms quickly gained a worldwide following and was nominated for the prestigious Charles S. Roberts Award for Best Professional Game of the Year at Origins in 1984.
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Empires in Arms

The Wargamer
5 February 2008
  • Excerpt: To win, players must step outside of their comfort zone to gain PP's and accumulate victory points. By doing so in essentially a zero-sum game, they will deny their worthy opponents of Political Points, create friction and conflict, and, if it is a particularly fun and exciting game, lead to a long-term race to the finish for one lucky player.
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6.5

Empires in Arms

Страна игр
1 March 2008
  • Excerpt: Что нужно для счастья настольному полководцу? Карта, фишки, набор кубиков и подробный свод правил, в которых описываются все нюансы геймплея. Главное тут – игровая механика, как отлажены логические механизмы и баланс сил. У каждой из армий есть свои сильные и слабые стороны. Так, французские войска имеют превосходство на суше, на стороне Наполеона сражаются самые талантливые полководцы.
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Empires in Arms

Generals' Guild
24 February 2008
  • Excerpt: Empires in Arms to komputerowa wersja niezwykle udanej planszowej gry strategicznej typu grand strategy z 1982 roku, autorstwa studia Australian Design Group. Gra przedstawia wydarzenia w Europie w latach 1805-1815. Gracze wcielają się w na...
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