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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 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 A look at the game, and playing the game, with starting, play of game, etc. Geek Gamers 00:47:41
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! Devling 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 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 StarForce Review and How to Play Great look at the game! Tabletop Sci-Fi 01:11:21
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 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 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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