The Notorious Board Game That Takes 1,500 Hours To Complete

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The thick, black-and-white rulebook packaged with every copy of the 1979 war-game The Campaign For North Africa is full of obtuse decrees, but the tabletop community always had a special appreciation for entry 52.6 – affectionately known as the “macaroni rule.” The Italian troops in World War II were outfitted

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Inside the notorious 1979 board game that takes 1500 hours to complete:
59 167 Kotaku(@Kotaku) - 29d
So I have a story about this game.
Overall, an interesting look at one of wargaming’s unique designs. But the conclusion- that hex wargaming is dying-…
Why did I not think of this pitch? Because I presumed no editor would take it, that's why
It's always a pleasant surprise when one of your objects of mild but chronic fascination finally gets the long arti…
Ummmmmm. Interested.
@Beardlini I have an idea.
this game looks hella sus..
1500 heures? qui a une pièce de libre chez lui pour les deux prochaines années? :3
@CalumDaly1 You'd be up for this right?
@PhenixDe dès qu'on a fini notre partie de Diplomacy on s'y met? Thx @mmickyman
Who's got a free 31.25 weekends?
Who's up for board game night!
@kipkillagin
Eu amo esses artigos absurdos sobre coisas desnecessárias com um preciosismo impar nas futilidades
@misternand0 fancy it?
License this and make a computer version that simulates the gameplay (even the board aspect) and reduces wasted tim…
"It’s a fact of life really: if the Italians can’t boil their pasta, the Italians may desert."
Opens eBay...
Are you serious about The Hobby? I didn't think so. #grognards #wargaming
"you know what, if someone tells you it’s unbalanced, tell them ‘we think it’s your fault, play it again."
Cc @AndrewBucholtz
God, I remember articles about this back in Inquest.
Got a laugh out of this from @luke_winkie: "the classic hexagonal historical war-game are a dying breed." Mmmm...no.
I believe I can make the time.
Ever since I heard about this I've wanted a copy for the shelf, just because of the sheer audacity of it.
My dude @luke_winkie wrote about the longest board game in history and it is good as hell:
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This is an excellent article on the most ridiculous board game in the world
it's a ... game poem?
1 6 v(@v21) - 29d
Almost as long as the campaign itself ...
“If someone tells you it’s unbalanced, tell them ‘we think it’s your fault, play it again.’” Brilliant.
Anyone up for a board game night, I mean decade? #gamedev #boardgame #gaming
The Notorious Board Game That Takes 1500 Hours To Complete brings back good memories, this style of game that is
Why? Why would anyone play this?
The game that makes Advanced Squad Leader look like Memoir '44... #tabletop #boardgames #gaming #WW2 #geek
Hey @Kotaku @Kotaku_UK - you should run one of these about Magic Realm. Love to write it for you :)
#Reddit - Great article about the Campaign For North Africa... - #boardgames
Enjoyed this article about @CynicalAssfoley's favorite game
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Segura esse boardgame de 1500 horas, @boardgamesith
@keithlaw Lemme know when you find the time to review this one.
The Notorious Board Game That Takes 1,500 Hours To Complete
Hey board game nerds;
Anyone busy for the next 1,500 hours?
Funny article about Richard Berg's infamous Campaign for North Africa:
! A 1979 boardgame called The Campaign for North Africa. Would take about 1,500 hours to complete.
The notorious board game that takes 1,500 hours to complete.
The Notorious Board Game That Takes 1,500 Hours To Complete #toRead #longRead
All game reviewers should strive for this quality. Journalistic, engaging, and he doesn't explain the bloody rules.
The Notorious Board Game That Takes 1,500 Hours To Complete
@tommccarthy42
I recommend the the introductory play through first.
omg this Kotaku article
I usually say I'm saving games for my retirement pile, but this might require a second lifetime
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Uhm, holy shit. I thought multi-board RISK posed some long games...
Goals. (Seriously, this game is infamous among wargamers).
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The Notorious Board Game That Takes 1,500 Hours To Complete via @kotaku
@TroyGoodfellow Come and face me ON THE DESERT SANDS.
@99piorg @romanmars Please, oh please, produce an episode on this freakish work of game design.
Gotta laugh at any article that calls hex-based wargames "a dying breed" 
This. A thousand times this.
I'm at a loss for words.
@CaseyBarteau @ChrisBryanGames The Notorious Board Game That Takes 1,500 Hours To Complete via @kotaku
"An unreasonable game for unreasonable people." via @kotaku
The notorious board game that takes 1,500 hours to complete. I couldn't ever play this but it sure is fascinating.…
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Anyone accept this challenge??
Todo nicho tem suas referências bizarras, Campaign For North Africa (e suas 1500h de jogo) é uma mundinho boardgame
The Notorious Board Game That Takes 1,500 Hours To Complete
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The Notorious Board Game That Takes 1,500 Hours To Complete
"If you and your group meets for 3 hours at a time, twice a month, you’d wrap up the campaign in about 20 years."
My dad owned this; it was lost in the Great Flood
T.j.: 'It’ll take you about 1,500 hours (or 62 days) to complete a full play of The Campaign For North Africa. The…
Anyone got $400 for a board game that's WAAAAY longer than Monopoly? Like, years longer? Hit me up... :-P #pastarule
The Notorious Board Game That Takes 1,500 Hours To Complete
The Notorious Board Game That Takes 1,500 Hours To Complete
Requires 10 players, would take about 1,500 hours to complete. "Board games tend to prioritize a friendly...
The Notorious Board Game That Takes 1500 Hours To Complete
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The Notorious Board Game That Takes 1,500 Hours To Complete
Bora fazer um tabletop day de 1500 horas?
The Notorious Board Game That Takes 1,500 Hours To Complete
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The Notorious Board Game That Takes 1,500 Hours To Complete #gaming
The Notorious Board Game That Takes 1,500 Hours To Complete
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1500 hour live stream? @ETCPartyTime @kezfx
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The Notorious Board Game That Takes 1,500 Hours To Complete via @kotaku *YES! Old school*
This... this is game design. via @kotaku
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The Notorious Board Game That Takes 1,500 Hours To Complete #PlayMoreGames
Wargame - WW2 - Afrique du Nord La campagne nord-africaine simulée dans ses moindres détails comme l'évaporation...
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1500 hr boardgame! Sweet design too
The Notorious Board Game That Takes 1,500 Hours To Complete
The Notorious Board Game That Takes 1,500 Hours To Complete
The Notorious Board Game That Takes 1,500 Hours To Complete
The Notorious Board Game That Takes 1,500 Hours To Complete
@3ddevine
The Notorious Board Game That Takes 1,500 Hours To Complete
The Notorious Board Game That Takes 1,500 Hours To Complete
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😲😲😲
@ThatZommy we should play sometime
The Notorious Board Game That Takes 1,500 Hours To Complete - If you and your group meets for three hours at a ...
The Notorious Board Game That Takes 1,500 Hours To Complete
The Notorious Board Game That Takes 1,500 Hours To Complete - If you and your group meets for three hours at a ...
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Oh my! As if wargaming weren't intimidating enough!
“If your group meets for three hours at a time, twice a month, you’d wrap up the campaign in about 20 years...”
@cwilbrand Next KC trip?
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The Notorious Board Game That Takes 1,500 Hours To Complete

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