Minden designs are crafted to emphasize historicity and playability. Designs cover a wide range of subjects, scales, eras, and game systems. Our games have small footprints, but punch way beyond their size when it comes to wargaming fun. With lower production costs (you must cut out the thick-card counters, and supply your own dice; games are packaged in zip-top bags), we can pass savings along to you.
Whether you enjoy traditional hexagon games, naval miniatures, solitaire designs, abstract political simulations, or all of the above, Minden games have the mix of historical insight, strategy, and high playability that you should expect from a wargame, at the right price. Click on the covers (below) to find out more details.
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Many current and out-of-print titles are available as PDF files. Check them out by visiting the PDF FORMAT PAGE. ORDERING VIA AMAZON: Many of our newer titles are sold as books on Amazon.com and Amazon.co.uk. This is an attractive option, especially if you live outside North America. Click here to visit our Amazon page and find out all the details.
Medieval jousting game for 2 or more players (up to eight), 8 page rules, Jousting Matrix, 8 knight counters, no map; recreate your own tournament! 2011.
5th edition of this popular WWII tactical squad-level combat game variant is now available, and comes with 56-page illustrated rule booklet, several scenarios, two Reference Cards. 2016.
Solitaire, tactical WWI naval, 24 page rules, now includes 112 color 1/6000 scale ship counters, plus 112 add't North Sea Expansion ships, color markers, 2 Reference Cards; 2nd edition, 2014.
2nd ed. Vol. 1 of the series, tactical plane vs plane WW2 air combat card game, Battle of Britain 1940. Two-player with solo option, 40 page full color rule book with regular and optional rules, scenarios, 32 plane counters, color Dogfight Display, Reference Card. 2017.
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Tactical East Front infantry firefight game, pitting individual German and Russian soldiers against one another. 12-page rules, 2 maps (1 & 2), 2 counter sheets (A & B), Reference Cards, Scenario Cards, 2014 rules. 2014.
Solitaire issue game (tactical/operational) in of Panzerschreck #16, simulating loss of Prince of Wales & Repulse off Singapore, Dec. 1941. 2014.
Introductory, tactical WW2 naval game for two players. Now sold together with standard game, plus Expansion module. Two rule booklets in all (28 pages), 72 rated warships, Reference Card, tactical display. 2014.
Solitaire WW2 naval
combat, with German, French, Italian, and
British fleets (144 ship counters), Ref Card, tactical display. 2015.
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44-page full color 8"x10" magazine with three issue games: Viking Fury, Battle over Europe, and North Cape. Late Fall 2018 release date.
Two-player tactical WWI naval game, featuring Britsh and German fleets, allowing you to refight Jutland and other battles. 2015.
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BATTLE OVER BRITAIN GAME SERIES
COMBAT LEADER GAME SERIES
Finns vs Russians, 1939-40, with two maps (7 & 8), two counter sheets (G & H), Reference Card, 4 scenarios. Adds rules for Snow, special Finnish fighting characteristics. 2017 rules. 2017.
CSR Award winning magazine
The British army enters the 20th century in this solitaire tactical (individual soldier) WW1 wargame depicting platoons going over the top on the first day of the Somme, 1916. Come with map, 16 page rules booklet, 149 counters representing individually named soldiers, Ref Cards. The PBI: Somme Expansion adds 191 new counters, and new optional rules along with Expansion booklet. 2016.
BATTLESHIP CAPTAIN GAME SERIES
Battleship Captain 3rd ed., comprehensive game of tactical naval combat, 1890-1945, ships from 20 countries, 375 ship classes. 2016.
Soft cover book containing facsimiles of all 1,500 warships available (1890-1945) for Battleship Captain, allowing you to photocopy and create scale counters. 2016.
Vol. 5 of BoB series covers the early North African Campaign, plus includes all planes and campaign games originally included in Vol. 2, Vol. 3, and Vol. 4, plus some new rules and new planes. 52 page full color book with rules, Dogfight Display, Ref Card, over 115 plane counters. 2018.
Two-player game of tactical naval combat during the Great War, with 1/3000 scale ship counters, standard & advanced rules, scenarios. 2017.
Module for Battle over Britain, adding allied & axis bombers. Dogfight Display, Ref Card, Bomber counter sheet, Battle over Britain counter sheet. You must own BoB core rules to use this module. 2017.
Polish Campaign, September, 1939, Germans vs Poles. Adds special rules for Polish squads, and German SS. Two maps (9 & 10), two counter sheets (J & K), Reference Cards, 5 scenarios, 2017 rules. 2017.
Two-player game of tactical naval combat during the Great War, with 1/3000 scale ship counters, covering Battle of Dogger Bank, and more, with standard & advanced rules, scenarios. 2018.
Tally Ho! Components Module contains all the game parts of Tally Ho! (Dogfight Display, Ref Card, all 119 plane counters), but no rules. Ideal for those ordering Tally Ho! book alone and who want to own separate game parts. 2018.
Beatles Diplomacy is a 52-page book containing a strategy, "diplomacy"-style game about the rise of the Beatles in the 1960s, for 3 to 6 players (solitaire rules included). 2018.
CL: Core Rules is a 52-page book contains all standard, advance, and optional rules for the entire CL system. Use with any CL game or module, past or present. Moving forward, we'll be making game components (and nationalities) available separately. 2018.
CL:Component Set A . Includes game components for use with CL: Core Rules book. Covers German & Russian soldiers. Includes maps 1, 2, 3, 4, 5; counter sheets A, B, C, D; game marker sheet; three scenario cards (6 CL: East Front, and 2 CL Volkssturm scenarios); Reference Card; four-page special rule/scenario folder; but no core rules. 2018.
CL:Component Set B . Includes game components for use with CL: Core Rules book. Covers German, Polish, Russian, and Finnish soldiers. Includes maps 6, 7, 8, 9, 10; counter sheets E, F, G, H, J, K; game marker sheet; 5 CL: Poland and 4 CL: Winter War scenarios; Polish and Finnish squad rules & characteristics; two Reference Cards; 12-page special rule/scenario booklet; but no core rules. 2018.
CL:Ostkrieg will be another an inexpensive, introductory CL component set for use with CL: Core Rules. 2019.
Will be available for purchase in the new year
Panzer Digest Naval Warfare Special (2018)
90-page special issue book containing 3 naval wargames, plus gaming articles. Games are Monitor vs Merrimack 1862, Tsushima 1905, and Great War NavTac 1914. 2018.
Individual Combat Leader
Click the link to the left to order individual maps, counter sheets, and game material for the Combat Leader game system.
Masada: Epic Last Stand in the Desert is a 58-page book containing a simulation of the Roman siege of Masada, A.D. 73. 2018.
42-page book containing a WW2 tactical naval game for 2 players, using simplified Battleship Captain system, with full rules, River Plate, Denmark Strait, Mers-El-Kebir scenarios, 20 rated warships (BB, BC, CA, CL) at 1/4500 scale. Updates and expands the original 2011 game. Published 2018.
Several of our games are also currently available via Amazon (as noted on the AMAZON page).
Combat Leader: Deluxe includes game components from CL: Set A, Set B, and CL: Core Rules book, all components of the game system published to date. (See Set A, Set B, and CL: Core Rules for details of what's included.) 2018.
Many current and out-of-print Minden titles are available in PDF file format. Check them out by visiting the PDF FORMAT PAGE.
... plus several current titles, also available in PDF format.
available in pdf format