Podcast Episode – The Boardgame Review Room; 1775: Rebellion

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pic1386705_t[1]Academy Games and its charismatic leader are well known for producing historical games that are, as it happen, easy and fun to play without compromising on historic accuracy.

In this case 1775 deals with the the start for the American Revolution after Britain imposes unwelcome new taxes. Yeah… that was me being understating.

Anyway, there was a lot of fighting and a lot of people died and the French were there and it got all messy and unpleasant.

So Academy Games made a game to teach us about the horrors of war and the cost it carries. And yet they manage to do that in a way that doesn’t put you off from it.

At least that’s been our experience with other of their games. We had to try 1775 and have a go to see how it plays for the first time. And now we’re telling you all about it!

Hope you enjoy the show!

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