1812: The Invasion of Canada

1812: The Invasion of Canada
  • Sat Oct 14, 8:00 PM - 11:00 PM
  • Jesse Coombs
  • 1812: The Invasion of Canada
  • All Ages
  • Open Door policy
  • California (63)
  • 3
  • 2 of 5


The year is 1812. Great Britain and her allies are battling Napoleon for control of Europe. In response to British seizure of American ships and goods, the young United States declares war on Britain and invades Canada. We will take command of the armies of the British Redcoats, Canadian Militia, and Native Americans, or of the American Regulars and American Militia to decide the fate of the Americas. The action takes place on a huge historically accurate map that spans the United States and Canada from Detroit to Montreal. Players from each faction cooperate to gain control of key towns and forts.

If you’ve ever wanted to play a wargame, but were intimidated, this is the perfect entry. Quick-moving, fast, and easy to learn. Innovative dice mechanics and elegant gameplay makes this one of my favorite board games, and I’d love to share it with you! Newbies especially welcome!

Tags: Alternate History, Combat, Light, Player antagonism, Serious Entry-level, area control, light wargame

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