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Professor Michael Livingston is the author of 'Never Greater Slaughter: Brunanburh and the Birth of England', the remarkable story of a forgotten fight for England’s survival. In last week’s post, he described what Brunanburh was and how the search for the site began. Today he talks about shovels in the ground...Continue Reading
In May we’re releasing Imperium: Classics and Imperium: Legends, two standalone deck-building civilisation games designed by Nigel Buckle and Dávid Turczi. Today on the blog we’re looking at the Vikings, by which we mean the seafaring Norse from present day Norway, Denmark, and Sweden. This covers the period from the first recorded raids in 793 CE to 1066 CE, making them the most recent civilisation that the game portrays.Continue Reading

Imperium Blog - Sample Turn

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Today on the blog, we are going to go through an example starting turn for the Macedonians. Using a possible starting hand, we’ll go through some of the options you would have available. This should give you a general sense of what is going on in the game, without going into all the intricacies of the rules. Continue Reading
Napoleon Bonaparte is renowned as one of the great military commanders in history, and the central figure in so many of the events of the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic wars. Throughout the first decade of the 19th century he won battle after battle by wielding the Grande Armée decisively against the other powers of Europe. Yet his fortunes changed in 1812 when the invasion of Russia wrecked his forces, and Napoleon suffered his final defeat at Waterloo in 1815. Following his crushing loss, he was exiled to the remote island of Saint Helena where he died on 5 May 1821. To commemorate this bicentenary, we've pulled up some artwork from a few of his campaigns.Continue Reading
Today marks the 550th anniversary of the Battle of Tewkesbury, one of the defining conflicts of the Wars of the Roses. To commemorate this anniversary, we look back at some of the battles and skirmishes from across the Wars.Continue Reading
This month's book vote sees five land-based New Vanguard titles battling for your vote. Read the full descriptions and cast your vote by clicking on the link below.Continue Reading
Professor Michael Livingston is the author of 'Never Greater Slaughter: Brunanburh and the Birth of England', the remarkable story of a forgotten fight for England’s survival. In a series of posts for Osprey, he’s sharing parts of the tale, beginning with what Brunanburh was and how searches for the lost battle began...Continue Reading
In May we’re releasing Imperium: Classics and Imperium: Legends, two standalone deck-building civilisation games designed by Nigel Buckle and Dávid Turczi. Today on the blog we’re looking at the lost empire of Atlantis, first mentioned by Plato in around 360 BCE as a legendary state. As a fictional civilisation, we’ve incorporated a number of different ideas about Atlantis, as well as putting our own personal spin on them.Continue Reading

Stargrave: Launch Day Wrap-Up

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Today is the big one. Stargrave: Science Fiction Wargames in the Ravaged Galaxy, launched today from award-winning author Joseph A. McCullough!Our new skirmish wargame is fully supported by an official range of miniatures created by North Star Figures and is set to take the wargaming world by storm.Alongside the games launch today, we've uploaded the first solo supplement, Dead or Alive to our Osprey Games resources page as a free download for those still stuck at home without their play groups.Continue Reading

Stargrave: Quick Reference Downloads

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Joseph A. McCullough’s new sci-fi wargame Stargrave is nearly upon us. But is your crew ready for battle? Stargrave launches tomorrow around the world and we could not be more excited for the release. But we have one more final teaser for you! Today, we are launching the Quick Reference rules and the Crew Sheets on our resources page as a free download. So make sure to check them out and get them printed before your first adventures into unknown territory.Continue Reading

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