List of Avalon Hill games

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Avalon Hill has published games as an independent developer and publisher, through its subsidiary Victory Games, its video game divisions, and later as a brand of Hasbro.

Original Avalon Hill[edit]

Some of these were originally developed independently and repackaged/republished by Avalon Hill. The games came in two formats: the earlier games were traditional flat-box packaging, and a later series introduced bookcase compact format packaging.

Name Year Notes
1776 1974 American Revolution
Doll House Game 1963
1830 1986
1914 1968 World War I
Acquire 1976 formerly published by 3M;[1]p5,12[2] republished by Hasbro/WOTC's AH
Adel Verpflichtet 1991
Advanced Squad Leader[3] 1985 Follow-on game to Squad Leader; republished by Multi-Man Publishing
Advanced Third Reich 1992
Afrika Korps 1964, 1965, 1977
Age of Renaissance 1996 later published by Eurogames/Jeux Descartes
Air Assault on Crete 1978
Air Baron 1996
Air Empire[3] 1961
Air Force 1980 First published by Battleline Publications in 1976
Alexander the Great 1975 First published in 1971 by Guidon Games
Alpha Omega 1980 First published Battleline Publications in 1977
Amoeba Wars 1981
Anzio 1969, 1971, 1974, 1978
Arab-Israeli Wars 1977
Atlantic Storm 1997
Assassin 1993
Attack Sub 1991
Auto Racing 1979
B-17, Queen of the Skies 1983
Bali 1980
Banzai 1984 An Up Front expansion
Baseball Strategy[4] 1962 privately published by Tom Shaw in 1959[1]7
Basketball Strategy[4] 1973
Battle for Italy 1983
Battle of the Bulge 1965, 1991
Beat Inflation 1975
Bismarck 1962, 1979 Sinking of the Bismarck
Bitter Woods: the Battle of the Bulge 1998
Black Spy 1981
Blackbeard 1991
Blitzkrieg 1965 Blitzkrieg at BoardGameGeek
Book of Lists 1979
Bowl Bound 1978 College football
Breakout: Normandy 1993
Britannia 1986 First published by Gibsons Games
Bureaucracy 1981
Business Strategy 1973
C&O/B&O 1969 "The Game of Railroading"
Caesar 1976 Caesar at Alesia
Caesar's Legions 1975
Candidate 1991
Chancellorsville 1961, 1974
Challenge Golf at Pebble Beach 1976 formerly published by 3M
Circus Maximus 1980 Chariot racing in the spirit of Ben Hur
Civil War 1961
Civilization 1982
Advanced Civilization 1991
Class Struggle[5] 1982
The Collector 1977
Conquistador 1983 First published by SPI in 1976
D-Day 1961, 1965, 1971, 1977, 1991
Dark Emperor 1985
Devil's Den 1985
Diplomacy[5] 1961, 1977 First published by Games Research in 1961
Dispatcher 1958[3]
Down With the King 1981
The Dr. Ruth Game 1985[5]
Dragon Pass 1984 Under Chaosium licence, who first published the game in 1975 under the title White Bear and Red Moon[6]
Dragonhunt 1982
Dune 1979
Dauntless 1981 formerly Battleline; uses Air Force game system
Elric 1984 Under Chaosium license, who first published the game in 1978[6]
Empire of the Rising Sun 1995
Empires in Arms 1986 First published by Australian Design Group in 1983
Enemy in Sight 1981
Executive Decision 1981 formerly published by 3M
Facts in Five 1976 formerly published by 3M
Feudal 1976 formerly published by 3M
Firepower 1984
Flat Top 1981 First published by Battleline in 1977
Flight Leader 1986
Football Strategy 1960[4] privately published by Tom Shaw in 1959[1]7
Foreign Exchange 1979
Fortress Europa 1980 First published by Jedko Games in 1978
France 1940 1972 First published by SPI in 1971
Frederick the Great 1982 First published by SPI in 1975
Fredericksburg 1982 A war game simulating the battle of Fredericksburg in the American Civil War.
Freedom in the Galaxy 1981 Originally published by SPI
Fury in the West 1979 First published by Battleline Publications in 1977
The Game of Dilemmas 1982
The Game of Inventions 1984
Game of Slang 1981
Game of Trivia 1981
Gangsters 1992
Guerilla 1994
Geronimo 1995
Gettysburg 1958,[3] 1961, 1964, 1977, 1988, 1989
Gladiator 1981
Gold! 1981
Greed 1986
Guadalcanal 1966 Land Combat
Guadalcanal 1992 Naval Combat
Guns of August 1981
Gunslinger 1983
Hannibal: Rome vs. Carthage 1996
Hexagony 1980
History of the World 1993
Hitler's War 1984 First published by Metagaming Concepts in 1981
Hundred Days Battles 1983
IDF (Israeli Defense Force) 1993
Image 1979
Imagination 1963 pre-school children's line, revised in 1969[1]p7
Insolvency 1990[5]
Intern 1979
Journeys of St. Paul 1968
Jutland 1967, 1974
Kampfgruppe Peiper I 1993 ASL module
Kampfgruppe Peiper II 1996 ASL module
Kingmaker 1974
Knights of the Air 1987
Kremlin 1988
Kriegspiel 1970
Le Mans[3] 1961
Legend of Robin Hood 1980 First published by Operational Studies Group in 1979
London's Burning 1996
Longest Day, TheThe Longest Day 1980
Lords of Creation 1983 Role-playing game[7]
Luftwaffe 1971
Machiavelli 1980
Management[3] 1961
Magic Realm 1978
MBT 1989
Merchant of Venus 1988
Midway 1964, 1991 2 player game of the Battle of Midway; 1964 version uses squares, 1991 uses hexes.
Monsters Ravage America 1998
Moonstar 1981
Mystic Wood 1980 licensed from designer & published in UK by Gibson Games and Ariel
Napoleon 1977
Napoleon at Bay 1983
Napoleon's Battles 1989
Naval War 1983 First published by Battleline in 1979
New World 1990
Nieuchess 1961
OD 1985
Oh Wah Ree 1976 formerly published by 3M
On To Richmond 1998
Origins of World War II 1971
Outdoor Survival[3] 1972
Panzer Armee Afrika 1982 First published by SPI in 1973
PanzerBlitz[3] 1970
Panzergruppe Guderian 1984 First published by SPI in 1976
Panzerkrieg 1983 Originally published by OSG
Panzer Leader 1974
Past Lives 1988
Patton's Best 1987
Paydirt 1979 American football
Pennant Race 1983 Baseball
Perilous Lands 1985 A Powers & Perils adventure, published as a BookCase Game
Peter Principle, TheThe Peter Principle 1981
Platoon 1986
Pogs 1995 public domain[8]
Point of Law 1979 formerly published by 3M
Powers & Perils 1983 Role-playing game[7]
Pro Golf 1982
Republic of Rome 1990
Raid on St. Nazaire 1987
Rail Baron 1977
Regatta 1979 formerly published by 3M
Richthofen's War 1972 World War I aerial combat
Rise and Decline of the Third Reich 1976, 1981
Risque 1985
Road Kill 1993
Roads to Gettysburg 1994
RuneQuest 1984 roleplaying game, 3rd Edition under license from Chaosium[6]
Russian Campaign, TheThe Russian Campaign 1977 First published by Jedko Games in 1974
Russian Front 1985
Samurai 1980
Shakespeare 1970
Slapshot 1982 A hockey board game
Sleuth 1981 formerly published by 3M
Source of the Nile 1979 African exploration
Speed Circuit 1971, 1977 formerly published by 3M
Spices of the World 1988
Squad Leader 1977 WWII tactical combat
Cross of Iron 1978 Squad Leader Module
Crescendo of Doom 1979 Squad Leader Module
GI: Anvil of Victory 1982 Squad Leader Module
Squander 1965
Stalingrad 1963, 1974
Starship Troopers 1976, 1997
Statis Pro Baseball[3] 1978 Updated player cards each year until 1992
Statis Pro Basketball[3] 1978 Updated player cards each year until 1992
Statis Pro Football[3] 1978 Updated player cards each year until 1992
Stellar Conquest 1984 From Metagaming Concepts
Stocks and Bonds 1978 formerly published by 3M
Stock Market 1970
Stock Market Guru 1997
Stonewall Jackson's Way 1992
Stonewall in the Valley 1995
Stonewall's Last Battle 1996
Storm Over Arnhem 1981
Struggle of Nations 1982
Submarine 1978 First published by Battleline Publications in 1976
Successors 1997
Superstar Baseball 1978
Tac Air 1988 NATO vs. Warsaw Pact Air/Land doctrine
Tactics 1952,[3] 1983
Tactics II 1958,[3] 1961, 1972
Tales from the Floating Vagabond 1991 Role playing
Third Reich 1976, 1981 WWII grand strategy
Advanced Third Reich 1992
Titan 1982 Fantasy monster combat
Titan: the Arena 1997
Trireme 1980 First published by Battleline Publications in 1979
Tobruk 1975
Tower of the Dead 1984 A Powers & Perils adventure
Trucks, Trains, Boats & Planes 1963 pre-school children's line[1]p7
Tuf 1969
Tuf*Abet 1969
Turning Point: Stalingrad 1989 Area movement simulation of the Battle of Stalingrad.
TV Wars 1987
TwixT 1976 formerly published by 3M[1]p5,12[2]
U-Boat 1959, 1961
UFO 1978
Up Front 1983 A World War II card-based wargame
Venture 1983 formerly published by 3M
Verdict 1959[3]
Verdict II 1961
Victory in the Pacific 1977 Pacific War
Vikings 1985 RuneQuest module
War and Peace 1980
War at Sea 1976 First published by Jedko Games in 1975
War at Sea II 1980
Waterloo 1962
the Wedding Game 1990[5]
What Time Is It? 1963 pre-school children's line[1]p7
Win, Place & Show 1966 Horse racing simulation
Wizards 1982
Wizard's Quest 1979
Wooden Ships and Iron Men 1975 Naval combat 1776 to 1814
Word Power 1967
Wrasslin 1990 Pro wrestling simulation
Yanks 1987 ASL module
Year of the Lord 1968
Yellowstone 1985

Victory Games[edit]

Name Year Description
1809 1984
2nd Fleet 1986
3rd Fleet 1990
5th Fleet 1989
6th Fleet 1985
7th Fleet 1987
A Nightmare on Elm Street 1987
Across 5 Aprils 1992
Aegean Strike 1986
Ambush! 1983 A single player man-to-man wargame set in World War II France
Battle Hymn 1986
Carrier 1990
Central America 1987
The Civil War: 1861-1865 1983
Cold War 1984
Desert Shield October 1990 A Gulf Strike Expansion Module, two printings in 1990[9][10]
Flashpoint Golan 1991
France 1944 1986
Gulf Strike 1983 updated 1988, new box art 1990[5]
Hell's Highway 1983
James Bond 007 1983
Korean War, TheThe Korean War 1986
Lee vs. Grant 1988
Mosby's Raiders 1985
NATO: The Next War in Europe 1983
Omaha Beachhead 1987)
Open Fire 1987
Pacific War 1985
Panzer Command 1984
Pax Britannica 1985
Peloponnesian War, TheThe Peloponnesian War 1991
Shell Shock 1992
Theater Analysis Model 1983
Tokyo Express 1988
Vietnam 1984

Video games[edit]

Name Year Description
1830: Railroads & Robber Barons 1995 Adaptation of the Avalon Hill board game, 1830.
5th Fleet 1994
Achtung Spitfire! 1997
Andromeda Conquest 1982
Avalon Hill's Advanced Civilization 1995
B-1 Nuclear Bomber 1981
Cave Wars 1996
Computer Football Strategy 1983
Death Trap 1995
Defiance 1998 Under Visceral Productions
Dnieper River Line
Empire of the Overmind 1981
Flight Commander 2 1994 early release by Avalon Hill Software, AH's second foray into video games[8]
Galaxy 1981 Originally Galactic Empires, by Tom Cleaver
GFS Sorceress 1982
History of the World 1997
Incunabula 1984
Legionnaire (video game) 1982
London Blitz
Lords of Karma 1980
Midway Campaign 1980
North Atlantic Convoy Raider
Nukewar
Over the Reich 1996
Out of Control 1997
Planet Miners
Ripper!
Shuttle Orbiter
Super Sunday 1986
Space Station Zulu 1982
Telengard 1982
T.G.I.F 1983
Third Reich 1996
Under Fire 1985
VC
Voyager I
Wall Ball 1982
Wooden Ship & Iron Men 1996

Hasbro Avalon Hill[edit]

Some of these were originally developed independently and repackaged/republished by AH. Those marked re-issue were also previously published by AH before Hasbro bought the company.

Name Year Description
Acquire 1999 re-issue
Axis and Allies 2003 Revised edition; Milton Bradley originally
Axis and Allies: Battle of the Bulge 2006
Axis and Allies: D-Day 2004
Axis and Allies: Europe 1999
Axis and Allies Miniatures 2005
Axis and Allies: Pacific 2001
Battle Cry 2000
Betrayal at House on the Hill 2004
Cosmic Encounter 2000 Originally by Eon Games
Diplomacy 1999 Re-issue
Great Dalmuti, TheThe Great Dalmuti 2005 Originally by Wizards of the Coast
Guillotine 2005 Originally by Wizards of the Coast
History of the World 2001 Re-issue
Monsters Menace America 2005 Re-development of Monsters Ravage America
Nexus Ops 2005
Risk 2210 A.D. 2001 Risk variant
Risk Godstorm 2004 Risk variant
RoboRally 2005 Original game by Wizards of the Coast
Rocketville 2006
Stratego: Legends 1999 Stratego variant
Star Wars - The Queen's Gambit 2000
Sword and Skull 2005
Vegas Showdown 2005

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