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COVER STORY: WHITE EAGLE DEFIANT (by Tom Russell)

Mary Russell

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COVER STORY: WHITE EAGLE DEFIANT (by Tom Russell)

White Eagle Defiant is a sequel of sorts to last year's popular introductory wargame Brave Little Belgium. I think that game had one of my better covers. My ideal cover for any game is one that's very simple - almost too simple - but communicates. I've also a strong preference for bold, solid colors that I hope confer a strong sense of visual identity. So, the cover for Brave Little Belgium ticked all my boxes, and I was looking to do something in a similar vein for White Eagle: a simple image defined by solid color. My first instinct was...


COVER STORY: AT ALL COSTS (by Tom Russell)

Mary Russell

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COVER STORY: AT ALL COSTS (by Tom Russell)

 Early in 2017, we agreed to publish Tim Taylor's At All Costs, a sequel to their To The Last Man, hoping to release it later that year. As it's now 2020 and we're about a month away from publication, it's taken a bit longer than that. Partially this was about giving Tim the time needed to finalize the design, partially this was about giving us the time we needed to playtest. Our implementation of the game involves printing directly on some specialty wood bits, and so we had to spend some time experimenting with that, in addition to the usual...