Monday, August 1, 2011

Civilization from Avalon Hill (1980 Edition)

As with Kingmaker, another Avalon Hill wargame, that was also not so much a typical wargame, was Civilization (not to be confused with Sid Meier's Civilization). This is a game I played back in the days when it first came out and it has a reputation for being a game that requires a good amount of time ans skill to play.  Last summer, my regular group broke it out and gave it a shot, some as experienced wargamers and others very new to the genre.  It is a diceless game, so it requires excellent strategic planning and resource management to stay in the running and have a chance at victory.

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