Central America: Scenario 2 – The Soccer War

In July of 1969, growing tensions between El Salvador and Honduras erupted into a four day conflict dubbed “The Soccer War“.  Although the name of the war belies the many complex reasons behind it, some historians cite the violence surrounding the June 1969 World Cup soccer playoff series between the …

Central America: Scenario 4: The SS-20 Incident

I received a beautiful used copy of Victory Games’ “Central America” in the mail the other day and I’ve been grappling with it since then.  It’s an extremely complex game with lots of little rules that don’t immediately click until you’ve done a lot of reading and re-reading of the rule …

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