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Historical story games

If you like story games in a historical setting then check out these other excellent games by other people, all of which I have enjoyed playing:

Marquis of Ferrara

Passion, politics and murder in early Renaissance Italy. The Marquis of Ferrara is dead. Who is framed for the murder and who becomes the new Marquis?

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Sagas of the Icelanders

The first settlers on Iceland struggle against nature and norms to define a new society.

Dulce et Decorum

Four young people volunteer for the West Front. Through play we find out how their meeting with the Great War changes them.

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Witch - The Road to Lindisfarne

Four men with a troubled past escort a witch in a cage to the Holy Island of Lindisfarne. Once there, an ancient ritual will be performed to cleanse the land of her and her black plague.

Read more here.

Grey Ranks

Young Polish teens grow up fast during the Warsaw Uprising against the Germans in 1944.

Published by Bully Pulpit Press.

Thou Art But a Warrior

Muslim knights are the last remnants of the great Caliphate on Iberia during the Reconqista.

Based on the story game Polaris and published by Anna Kreider.

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