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Infomercial A short video with stop motion, looking at the games of SPI, likely shot at a regular playtest gathering. Lots of SPI staffers and writers around. (circa 1974?) SPI? 00:03:40 
SPI's 1812 (Part 1) Overview Play-by-Play This is a two part video, looking at the Strategic Grand Tactical (hex) version of this great game! Gilbert Collins 00:14:14
SPI's 1812 (Part 2) Overview Play-by-Play This is the second part of two part video, looking at the Strategic Grand Tactical (hex) version of this great game! Gilbert Collins 00:28:23
SPI's Adventure Gaming Intro/Overview A look at the 3 game introductory magazine SPI put out in 1981. Just a page by page look at the issue but nice for those who do not own it. Geek Gamers 00:07:23
SPI's American Revolution Review A nicely detailed overview of the game, with a look at the setup, and some play to show you how movement and combat works. XLEGION1 00:19:36
SPI's Armada (!) Overview Play-by-Play An inspired variant to attempt to redeem this known problem child! No ground game! Gilbert Collins  
SPI's Arnhem Play by Play Video of a replay of Arnhem, from the Westwall quad. Play by Play - This is set up and Turns 1 and 2. See the next sets (Turn 6, and Turn 7) by clicking on the link for part 2, part 3. The game is unfinished - they stop at turn 7 - but a good way to see not only the setup, but also to see how to use VASSAL. Bill Clancy Part 1:  01:11:09

Part 2 (T6)
00:53:00

Part 3 (T7)
00:40:26
SPI's Atlantic Wall Review /Overview Get ready for an incredible experience: Nathan is about to take you on a credible video experience of the PLAYTHROUGH of the ENTIRE CAMPAIGN of Atlantic Wall! There are 26 parts to this - I think it is about 12 hours. Worth every moment if you are a fan of SPI monster games and want an understanding of the game before YOU embark on your own game. And even MORE valuable if you don't think you will ever get the chance to play the game yourself!  Nathan Wise Part 1: 00:03:15

Part 2: 00:14:14

Part 3: 01:05:40

Part 4: 00:37:01

Part 5: 00:12:31

Part 6: 00:06:45

Part 7: 01:25:31

Part 8: 00:06:58

SPI's Atlantic Wall Review /Overview This is the review of the game that is REALLY CLEARLY by someone who has PLAYED THE GAME and shared their EXPERIENCES! GREAT! Nathan Wise 00:27:17
SPI's Austerlitz Play by Play Play by Play - more when this chapter ends, click on part 2, etc. Charles Cab 00:01:09
SPI's BattleFleet Mars Detailed Review
 
This guy take this game apart, and loves it. He takes on the Campaign Game! Tabletop SciFi 01:17:52
SPI's BattleFleet Mars Overview
 
A quick look at the game. Centurion 00:12:32
SPI's Berlin '85 Part 1 Overview
 
Play by Play / review The Big Board 00:05:04
SPI's Berlin '85 Part 2 Play-by-Play
 
Play by Play / review The Big Board 00:03:08
SPI's Borodino Play-by-Play
 
A loving look at 'an old friend.' Some play by play, and review Gilbert Collins 00:34:54
SPI's Bulge Overview Close-up look at the Bulge game map, a small one map game and the setup USAPatriot 00:02:14
SPI's Cedar Mountain Strategic Choices My look at the strategic choices and the realities the Union faces. Part 1 Russ Gifford 00:30:17
SPI's Cedar Mountain Opening Moves This time we will watch the first few turns of Cedar Mountain. (Part 2) Russ Gifford 00:30:24
SPI's Cedar Mountain Opening Moves Picking up the action on turn 9 to get a feel for a more developed moment in the game.  (Part 3) Russ Gifford 00:30:24
SPI's Cedar Mountain Overview A nice look at the game. Gilbert Collins 00:23:26
SPI's Citadel of Blood Intro/Overview A look at the game, and playing the game, with starting, play of game, etc. Geek Gamers 00:32:47
SPI's Cobra Intro / Overview Long look at the game, explaining the mechanics and the game. Ronnie Tucker 00:59:11
SPI's Creature that Ate Sheboygan Intro/Overview A short, succinct how to play for this tiny classic! You can almost start playing in less than 5 minutes! Seek Out and Play 00:04:53
SPI's Creature that Ate Sheboygan Intro/Overview As always, a solid look at the game and the components. Plus a nice look at how to play the game! Tabletop Sci-Fi 01:05:25
SPI's Creature that Ate Sheboygan Intro/Overview A look at the game, and playing the game, with starting, play of game, etc. Geek Gamers 00:47:41
SPI's Creature that Ate Sheboygan Play Through A play through of the basics scenario! Rapid fire look at this great game! Centurion Gamers 00:13:50
SPI's Crusaders Overview A look at the game. HistoryGamersDotCom     00:09:44
SPI's DeathMaze Intro/Overview A look at the game, and playing the game, with starting, play of game, etc. Geek Gamers 00:43:49
SPI's Demon Review Play by Play - more when this chapter ends, click on part 2. EpicEarthComics 00:11:46
SPI's Dreadnought Review Overview Gilbert Collins 00:12:06
SPI's Freedom in the Galaxy Intro/Overview Bit of an unboxing. However, she does a nice overview of everything in the box in loving detail. Again, AH box. Geek Gamers 00:10:45
SPI's Freedom in the Galaxy Intro/Play Nice detailed look at the game and the play of the game. Tabletop Sci-Fi 00:51:19
SPI's Freedom in the Galaxy Rules! Delving into the rules!  Star System Rules, Additional Province Rules, and Galactic Game Rules! Tabletop Sci-Fi 01:21:52
SPI's Freedom in the Galaxy Review Using AH's version, but the same. calandale  
SPI's Invasion: America Intro/Overview A look at the game, and playing the game, with starting, play of game, etc. Geek Gamers 00:14:10
SPI's La Grande Armee Intro / Overview High quality video highlights aspects of the rules such as forced marches, unit breakdown for speed, and supply. Seek Out and Play 00:03:54
SPI's Lee Moves North Review Nice overview - love it! XLEGION1 00:17:12
SPI's Lee Moves North Play by Play Play by Play - more when this chapter ends, click on part 2, etc. XLEGION1 00:33:00
SPI's Napoleon at Waterloo Overview A look at the classic Macrowargamer 00:13:09
SPI's Napoleon at Waterloo Overview A play through of the game! Centurion's Reviews 00:44:50
SPI's Napoleon at Waterloo Overview He's taking a solid look at the game that he has heard repeatedly is the 'best introductory game.' Compares the various releases. Desert Wargamer 00:32:20
SPI's Normandy  Review/Intro Prep to Play Normandy Mario Faino 00:11:30
SPI's October War Overview Play by Play / review The Big Board 00:09:09
SPI's Operation Grenade  Review/Intro Prep to Play Victory in the West Vol II calandale 00:34:58
SPI's Operation Typhoon Review/Intro Prep and Turn 1 and Basic Rules Hex 2 Hex 00:14:35
SPI's Operation Typhoon Review/Intro Turn 2-3 Hex 2 Hex 00:06:58
SPI's Operation Typhoon Review/Intro Turn 4-7 Hex 2 Hex 00:05:58
SPI's Outreach Review and How to Play Great look at the game! Tabletop Sci-Fi 00:56:31
SPI's Panzer Armee Afrika Review From the point of view of a solitaire player. DrGarfink 00:14:39
SPI's PanzerGruppe Guderian Intro overview Quick overview of map and game. Ronnie Tucker 00:20:20
SPI's PanzerGruppe Guderian Intro overview Quick overview of map and game. But promising more segments to come. Kallistro73 00:03:00
SPI's PanzerGruppe Guderian Soviet 1st Part 2 Kallistro73 00:03:10
SPI's Pleasant Hill Overview/Play-by-Play A 4 part video of the Battle of Pleasant Hill. Does a nice job! This is Part 1. Here are the links to Part 2  Part 3 Part 4   Hex 2 Hex 00:06:13
SPI's Rescue from the Hive Overview A short video examination of the solitaire version of the game. TheRockingHorseDream 00:03:08
SPI's Return of the Stainless Steel Rat Overview Play-by-Play A look at Harry Harrison's iconic character. Jason Young  
SPI's Return of the Stainless Steel Rat Overview / How to Play Great job of looking at the game and how to play it! Geek Gamers 00:25:24
SPI's Sauron Intro / Unboxing Not a fan of unboxing videos. However, he does give people who may be completely unfamiliar with the game a look and a run down of the Seq of Play. BlastPop 00:05:57
SPI's Search & Destroy Intro /Unboxing Again, not a fan of unboxing videos. However it is view of a rare game, with a look at the counters, map, Sequence of Play, and some discussion of the Advanced Rules. BlastPop 00:13:35
SPI's Seelowe Overview Does a nice job of laying out the game, and some play. Jonathan Townsend 0:27:05
SPI's Seelowe Part 1: Intro Overview - Short video with two knowledgeable players! HistoryGamerDotCom 00:10:38
SPI's Seelowe Part 2: SetUp Overview Play-by-Play Set up and Turn 1 - 4 more parts! HistoryGamerDotCom 00:15:42
SPI's Sinai Intro Overview Play-by -Play Nice intro, with 4 more parts! Crystal clear video, nice close ups, rock steady camera - what's not to like?  Fushigi TV 00:46:48
SPI's Sinai Turn 1 Overview Play-by -Play Turn 1 Fushigi TV 00:26:52
SPI's Sinai Turn 2-4 Overview Play-by -Play Turns 2-4 Fushigi TV 00:36:56
SPI's Sinai Turn 5-6 Overview Play-by -Play Turns 5-6 Fushigi TV 00:29:08
SPI's Sorcerer Review and How to Play Great look at the game! Tabletop Sci-Fi 01:15:01
SPI's StarForce Review and How to Play Great look at the game! Tabletop Sci-Fi 01:11:21
SPI's StarSoldier Review and How to Play Deep dive into the game and the play! Tabletop Sci-Fi 01:20:26
SPI's Stonewall Overview Play-by-Play A good look at Stonewall Gilbert Collins 00:28:05
SPI's Swords and Sorcery Intro / Unboxing Really an unboxing video, but it is a nice game to look at. Beautiful game to see. BlastPop 00:12:34
SPI's Swords and Sorcery Rules, Setup, and Play Great look at the game! Tabletop Sci-Fi 01:21:24
SPI's Tannenberg Review   calandale  
SPI's Task Force Overview Good overview of the game, as always, from this video creator. Gilbert Collins 00:14:04
SPI's Terrible Swift Sword Overview Play-by-Play Nice look at the original TSS! Gilbert Collins 00:18:32
SPI's Terrible Swift Sword Play-by-Play Play through of Day 1 using GBACW rules! Gilbert Collins 00:13:51
SPI's Time Tripper Overview Nice job  introducing the game/ map / counters  and a peek at the scenarios. Blastpop 00:13:16
SPI's Time Tripper Overview - Play-by-Play A short video - first of three? - working through the system. (From a new printing...) TheRockingHorseDream 00:09:02
SPI's Time Tripper Intro / unboxing I am not a fan of 'unboxing' videos - but this one actually does a nice job of focusing on introducing the game/ map / counters  and a peek at the scenarios. Geek Gamers 00:08:16
SPI's Time Tripper Overview - Play-by-Play Detailed look at the game and the play of the game! Tabletop SciFi 01:05:16
SPI's Titan Strike! Overview Nice detailed overview of this game! Tabletop SciFi 00:38:40
SPI's Tower of Azann Playthrough A play through of the paragraph game - so be aware, there could be spoilers! Geek Gamers 00:32:09
SPI's Vector 3 Review How to play this great little game. Tabletop Sci-Fi 00:48:54
SPI's Voyage of the BSM Pandora Review Excellent review and how to play! Tabletop Sci-Fi 01:08:14
SPI's Voyage of the BSM Pandora intro 3 parts? calandale  
SPI's Voyage of the BSM Pandora Intro / Overview Again, excellent detailed review of the game - I highly recommend any of Geek Gamers' videos! Geek Gamers 00:21:43
SPI's Wilderness Campaign Review Nice look at the game, with some interesting points of view! XLEGION1 00:18:54
SPI's WorldKiller Overview Play-by-Play Walking through Worldkiller - gives this game the due it deserves! AstralHexEncounter 00:29:53
SPI's WorldKiller Overview Play-by-Play Looking at how to play Worldkiller - a good look at the game step by step. Tabletop SciFi 00:21:50
SPI's Wreck of the BSM Pandora Intro 4 parts? calandale  
SPI's Wreck of the BSM Pandora Review/ How to Play Excellent review and how to play! Tabletop Sci-Fi 01:06:24
SPI's WolfPack Intro/Overview A look at the game, and playing the game, with starting, play of game, etc. Geek Gamers 00:38:24
SPI's WolfPack Intro/Overview A good look at a fascinating solo game. Gilbert Collins 00:15:02
SPI's Year of the Rat Pictures Not certain about this one - the game shots are great, but there is no narrative. The song is totally counterpoint to the game. The pictures of the time are appropriate and evocative. EH Bickford 00:04:40

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