Trying To Find a WWII RPG

If you like History and like to recreate it through the means of gaming and pop culture, you are always going to need a setting that is representative. We find that The Second World War is a popular one. Perhaps this is a way to try to understand how such a conflict came to be. More so, this is a way of imagining the war from the point of view of individuals.

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For me one of the best things about RPGs is the way they can transport you to another time and place like nothing else. Mostly I experience this with games that are set in a favourite universe of a book, movie or videogame; things like Lord of the Rings and Star Wars being major examples. But as a history nerd I’m even more excited by the possibilities to explore a certain period of history this way. When compared with any other medium, even videogames, RPGs give you greater freedom, immersion and potential variety than them all. Combine these possibilities with a GM who really knows their stuff and a willing group of players and you could get some really interesting insights into a historical period or event. This is something that I experienced first hand when playing a viking in Mythic Iceland in one of the best roleplaying campaigns I’ve…

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