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Avalon Hill Games Inc. is a game company that specializes in wargames and strategic board games. [1]

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A World At War

A World At War is a board wargame published by GMT Games, simulating the Second World War in Europe and the Pacific.

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Achtung Spitfire!

Achtung Spitfire! is a strategy computer game released by Avalon Hill in 1997.

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Acquire is a multi-player mergers and acquisitions themed board game.

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Advanced Squad Leader

Advanced Squad Leader (ASL) is a tactical-level board wargame, originally marketed by Avalon Hill Games, that simulates actions of squad sized units in World War II.

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Advanced Third Reich

Advanced Third Reich (A3R - 1992) is a board wargame originally designed by Bruce Harper as a simulation of the European and African theatres of World War II.

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Afrika Korps (game)

Afrika Korps is a two-player wargame published by the Avalon Hill Game Company in 1963-1964 and re-released in 1965 and 1977.

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Apple II series

The Apple II series (trademarked with square brackets as "Apple.

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Avalon Hill

Avalon Hill Games Inc. is a game company that specializes in wargames and strategic board games.

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Axis & Allies

Axis & Allies is a series of World War II strategy board games.

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Battle of the Bulge (1991 game)

Battle of the Bulge is a board wargame published by Avalon Hill as part of the Smithsonian American History Series.

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Battleline Publications

Battleline Publications was a board wargame company founded by Steven Peek in 1973.

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Board game

A board game is a tabletop game that involves counters or moved or placed on a pre-marked surface or "board", according to a set of rules.

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Chaosium Inc. is one of the oldest publishers of role-playing games still in existence.

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Charles S. Roberts

Charles Swann Roberts (February 3, 1930 – August 20, 2010, Baltimore, Maryland) was a wargame designer, railroad historian, and businessman.

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Civilization (1980 board game)

Civilization is a board game designed by Francis Tresham, published in the United Kingdom in 1980 by Hartland Trefoil (later by Gibsons Games), and in the US in 1981 by Avalon Hill.

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Combat results table

A Combat results table or a CRT is used in wargaming to determine the outcome of a clash between individual units within a larger battle.

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Commodore 64

The Commodore 64, also known as the C64 or the CBM 64, is an 8-bit home computer introduced in January 1982 by Commodore International (first shown at the Consumer Electronics Show, in Las Vegas, January 7–10, 1982).

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Commodore VIC-20

The VIC-20 (in Germany: VC-20; In Japan: VIC-1001) is an 8-bit home computer that was sold by Commodore Business Machines.

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Compact Cassette

The Compact Audio Cassette (CAC) or Musicassette (MC), also commonly called the cassette tape or simply tape or cassette, is an analog magnetic tape recording format for audio recording and playback.

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Computer Gaming World

Computer Gaming World (CGW) was an American computer game magazine published between 1981 and 2006.

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Diplomacy (game)

Diplomacy is a strategic board game created by Allan B. Calhamer in 1954 and released commercially in 1959.

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Dungeons & Dragons

Dungeons & Dragons (abbreviated as D&DMead, Malcomson; ''Dungeons & Dragons'' FAQ or DnD) is a fantasy tabletop role-playing game (RPG) originally designed by Gary Gygax and Dave Arneson.

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Empire of the Rising Sun

Empire of The Rising Sun (RSN-1995) is a board wargame published originally by Avalon Hill, designed by Bruce Harper with much input by Dave Casper into the naval warfare rules.

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Flyer (pamphlet)

A flyer is a form of paper advertisement intended for wide distribution and typically posted or distributed in a public place, handed out to individuals or sent through the mail.

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Francis Tresham (game designer)

Francis Tresham is a United Kingdom-based board game designer who has been producing board games since the early 1970s.

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GMT Games

GMT Games is a California-based wargaming publisher founded in 1990.

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Hasbro, Inc. (an abbreviation of its original name, Hassenfeld Brothers) is an American multinational toy and board game company, It is the largest toy maker in the world in terms of stock market value, and third largest with revenues of approximately $5.12 billion.

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Hasbro Interactive

Hasbro Interactive was an American video game production and publishing subsidiary of Hasbro, the large game and toy company.

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Hex map

A hex map, hex board, or hex grid is a game board design commonly used in wargames of all scales.

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In geometry, a hexagon (from Greek ἕξ hex, "six" and γωνία, gonía, "corner, angle") is a six-sided polygon or 6-gon.

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House organ

A house organ (also variously known as an in-house magazine, in-house publication, house journal, shop paper, plant paper, or employee magazine) is a magazine or periodical published by a company or organization for its customers, employees, union members, parishioners, political party members, and so forth.

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Iran–Iraq War

The Iran–Iraq War was an armed conflict between Iran and Iraq, beginning on 22 September 1980, when Iraq invaded Iran, and ending on 20 August 1988, when Iran accepted the UN-brokered ceasefire.

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James Bond 007 (role-playing game)

James Bond 007: Role-Playing In Her Majesty's Secret Service is a spy fiction role-playing game based on the James Bond books and films.

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Jedko Games

Jedko Games is an Australian importer/wholesaler of games, jigsaws, playing cards, wooden toys, board games, traditional games and puzzles.

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Jim Dunnigan

James F. Dunnigan (born 8 August 1943) is an author, military-political analyst, Defense and State Department consultant, and wargame designer currently living in New York City.

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List of Avalon Hill games

Avalon Hill has published games as an independent developer and publisher, through its subsidiary Victory Games, its video game divisions, and later as a brand of Hasbro.

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Lords of Creation (role-playing game)

Lords of Creation was a table top role-playing game published by Avalon Hill in 1983 and 1984.

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The mail or post is a system for physically transporting postcards, letters, and parcels.

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Maryland is a state in the Mid-Atlantic region of the United States, bordering Virginia, West Virginia, and Washington, D.C. to its south and west; Pennsylvania to its north; and Delaware to its east.

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Mayfair Games

Mayfair Games was an American publisher of board, card, and roleplaying games that also licenses Euro-style board games to publish them in English.

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Midway (1964 game)

Midway is a wargame by Avalon Hill which simulates the Battle of Midway, during World War II.

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Milk caps (game)

Pogs, generically called milk caps, is a game that was popular among children during the mid 1990s.

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Miniature wargaming

Miniature wargaming is a form of wargaming which incorporates miniature figures, miniature armor and modeled terrain as the main components of play and which was first invented at the beginning of the 19th century in Prussia.

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Multi-Man Publishing

Multi-Man Publishing, LLC ("MMP"), founded in 1994, is a Maryland based game company that publishes many wargame titles, including Advanced Squad Leader and Operational Combat Series.

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PanzerBlitz is a tactical-scale board wargame of armoured combat set in the Eastern Front of the Second World War.

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Powers & Perils

Powers & Perils (P&P) is a role-playing game written by Richard Snider and published by Avalon Hill in 1983 as a boxed set.

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Renton, Washington

Renton is a city in King County, Washington, and an inner-ring suburb of Seattle.

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Republic of Rome (game)

The Republic of Rome is a strategy board game, designed by Don Greenwood, Robert Haines and Richard Berthold, and released by Avalon Hill in 1990.

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Role-playing game

A role-playing game (sometimes spelled roleplaying game and abbreviated to RPG) is a game in which players assume the roles of characters in a fictional setting.

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RuneQuest is a fantasy role-playing game first published in 1978 by Chaosium, created by Steve Perrin and set in Greg Stafford's mythical world of Glorantha.

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Simulations Publications, Inc.

Simulations Publications, Inc. (SPI) was an American publisher of board wargames and related magazines, particularly its flagship Strategy & Tactics, in the 1970s and early 1980s.

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Squad Leader

Squad Leader is a tactical level board wargame originally published by Avalon Hill in 1977.

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Strategy game

A strategy game or strategic game is a game (e.g. video or board game) in which the players' uncoerced, and often autonomous decision-making skills have a high significance in determining the outcome.

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Tactics (game)

Tactics is generally credited as being the first commercially successful board wargame.

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TalonSoft, Inc. was an American video game developer and publisher based in Baltimore, Maryland.

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Terrain or relief (also topographical relief) involves the vertical and horizontal dimensions of land surface.

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The General (magazine)

The General (1964–1998) was a bi-monthly periodical devoted to supporting Avalon Hill's line of wargames, with articles on game tactics, history, and industry news.

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The Russian Campaign

The Russian Campaign is an award winning strategic board wargame set in the Eastern Front during World War II, during the period 1941-45.

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Titan (game)

Titan is a fantasy board game for two to six players, designed by Jason B. McAllister and David A. Trampier.

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The TRS-80 Micro Computer System (TRS-80, later renamed the Model I to distinguish it from successors) is a desktop microcomputer launched in 1977 and sold by Tandy Corporation through their Radio Shack stores.

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TSR (company)

TSR, Inc. was an American game publishing company and the publisher of Dungeons & Dragons (D&D).

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TwixT is a two-player strategy board game, an early entrant in the 1960s 3M bookshelf game series.

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Up Front (game)

Up Front is a World War II card-based wargame.

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Video game

A video game is an electronic game that involves interaction with a user interface to generate visual feedback on a video device such as a TV screen or computer monitor.

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War at Sea

War at Sea is a strategic board wargame depicting the naval war in the Atlantic during World War II, published by Jedko Games in 1975, and subsequently republished by Avalon Hill in 1976 and more recently by L2 Design Group in 2007.

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A wargame (also war game) is a strategy game that deals with military operations of various types, real or fictional.

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We the People (boardgame)

We the People is a board wargame about the American Revolution, published by Avalon Hill in 1993 and designed by Mark Herman.

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Wizards of the Coast

Wizards of the Coast LLC (often referred to as WotC or simply Wizards) is an American publisher of games, primarily based on fantasy and science fiction themes, and formerly an operator of retail stores for games.

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Wooden Ships and Iron Men

Wooden Ships and Iron Men is a naval board wargame in which the players simulate combat by sailing ships of the late 18th and early 19th centuries, during the Age of Sail.

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World Boardgaming Championships

The World Boardgaming Championships is a convention held yearly since 1999 by the Boardgame Players Association.

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Zone of control

In board wargames, zones of control (ZOC) represent the tiles adjacent to tiles occupied by objects.

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1829 (board game)

1829 (South) is a railroad operations and share-trading board game in the 18xx series, first published by Hartland Trefoil Ltd (UK) in 1974 from an original design by Francis Tresham, but is now out of print.

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1830: The Game of Railroads and Robber Barons

1830: The Game of Railroads and Robber Barons is a railroad operations and share trading board game first published by Avalon Hill in 1986 based on an original design by Francis Tresham.

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18XX is the generic term for a series of board games that, with a few exceptions, recreate the building of railroad corporations during the 19th century; individual games within the series use particular years in the 19th century as their title (usually the date of the start of railway development in the area of the world they cover), or "18" plus a two-letter geographical designator (such as 18EU for a game set in the European Union).

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3M bookshelf game series

The 3M bookshelf game series was a set of classic and proprietary strategy and economic games published in the 1960s and early 1970s by 3M corporation.

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