Wednesday, 20 January 2016

Het Rampjaar 1672

 The game will be run in English and with English game materials, so open for anyone (capable of English )


by Jaap Boender
De Ark van Oost, Nijmegen, 13th of February 2016


This is the megagame of one of the darkest hours in Dutch history, when the country is being assailed from all sides. The people are beyond reason, the government is beyond hope, and the country is beyond rescue. Can the patricians of the Dutch Republic turn the situation around, or is the freedom that was so hard won destined to be lost again?
The year is 1672, and the simmering rivalry between Louis XIV of France and the Republic has finally turned into all-out war. Mortally insulted by the attempts of the Republic (then ally of France) to keep him out of the Netherlands, the French king is bearing down on the Republic with an enormous army commanded by the most famous generals of the time.
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