Monday, 19 October 2015
In this solitaire game one plays the Parliamentarians and tries to balance a range of political, military and religious matters to try and wrest control of the country away from HM King Charles. It clearly has quite an array of variables which impact those and failure in any one of them leads to defeat. The 75 different event cards add a lot period flavour and deployability value too.
The tactical aspects are also of interest, but the game could clearly be used quite easily as a campaign system with the tactical battles resolved on the tabletop. That might have a lot of promise actually, and one I'll put my mind to as I play the game and get a feel for it.
There are quite a few detailed reviews and playthroughs on YouTube. I'll post my own thoughts here once I've given it a go. The good news is that when you loose at this game, the Royalists triumph - yay!