Episode 212 – March Gamer Madness 2019 Round 1

It’s that time of year again – BGA is back with our March Gamer Madness bracket. This time around, we’re looking at the top board games by historical era, featuring Ancient, Medieval, Early Modern, and Late Modern.

This is the first of three episodes and features us going through all the first round matchups – all 64 games in the bracket. Read the full list of games included below:

Ancient Era:

  1. 7 Wonders
  2. Concordia
  3. Trajan
  4. Tigris & Euphrates
  5. Glory to Rome
  6. Amun-Re
  7. Inis
  8. Zhanguo
  9. Teotihuacan
  10. Imhotep
  11. Command & Colors: Ancients
  12. Hannibal and Hamilcar
  13. The Great Zimbabwe
  14. Antike II
  15. Colosseum
  16. Roll Through the Ages

Medieval Era:

  1. The Voyages of Marco Polo
  2. Orleans
  3. The Castles of Burgundy
  4. A Feast for Odin
  5. El Grande
  6. Troyes
  7. Dominion
  8. Antiquity
  9. Shogun
  10. Raiders of the North Sea
  11. Carcassone
  12. The Pillars of the Earth
  13. Alhambra
  14. Caylus
  15. 878 Vikings
  16. Lancaster

Early Modern Era:

  1. Goa
  2. Keyflower
  3. Lorenzo Il Magnifico
  4. Endeavor Age of Sale
  5. Fresco
  6. Bruges
  7. Navegador
  8. The Princes of Florence
  9. Notre Dame
  10. Coimbra
  11. Rajas of the Ganges
  12. Amerigo
  13. Shakespeare
  14. Gugong
  15. The Palaces of Carrara
  16. Here I Stand

Late Modern Era: 

  1. Brass: Birmingham
  2. Lisboa
  3. Rococo
  4. Saint Petersburg
  5. 1775 Rebellion
  6. Yokohama
  7. Newton
  8. Nippon
  9. Lewis & Clark
  10. Clans of Caledonia
  11. Obsession
  12. John Company
  13. Arkwright
  14. Legacy: The Testament of Duke de Crecy
  15. 1830: Railways and Robber Barons
  16. Louis XIV

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  • Anthony lives and plays games in Philadelphia, PA. A lover of complex strategy, two-player war games, and area control, Anthony is always eager to try a new game, even if he's on rule-reading duty.

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