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BattleLore ’44

My alternate title was: "BattleLore: Not About Historiography," but I felt it might indicate my grad focus a little too clearly.

I fear I have to begin this review with a disclaimer: The only other “Commands & Colors”-style game I’ve ever played was Memoir ’44 (and only one time), so if you were hoping for any comparative insights into the merits of the brand new BattleLore Second Edition relative to the other games of that family, I’m afraid I’m about as useless as a blue herring at a mystery writer convention. If, on the other hand, you want to hear me talk about four things I really like about BattleLore — four things that just maybe are double-edged swords — then I’m your huckleberry.

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