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Check out that Brave Little Belgian.

Brave Little Belgium, about the violation of Belgian neutrality by Germany at the outset of World War I, positions itself as an entry-level wargame, perfect for teaching newcomers the ropes of this rich — and often intimidating — sublevel of the board games basement. Beginners can expect to learn:

  • The basics of point-to-point army movement and the value of scouting.
  • How chit-pull activation works.
  • That more seasoned wargamers will laugh when you complain about paper maps.
  • Precisely what qualifies as “solitaire suitability” among grognards.

Not bad! Let’s evaluate how well it succeeds.

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