Linden Lake Games

Linden Lake Games is a  Finnish board game company which is focused on designing historical simulation games. Our games aim for historical accuracy all the way from illustrations to rules.

Games tell a story and offer a possibility to try how history would have unravelled itself had decisions on the turning points being different.


Linden Lake Games

Vanha Paraistentie 9
21620 Kuusisto

Telephone: +358 50 593 0875

1918 – Brother against Brother


1918 – Brother Against Brother

  • Game map
  • 206 counters
  • 55 cards in English and 55 cards in Finnish
  • Rules booklets in English and Finnish
  • Setup table
  • Historical variant
  • Short introduction to Finnish Civil War of 1918 by Dr. Olli Kleemola
  • Two 6-sided dice

preorders of the game

The game had a successful Kickstarter campaign. If you missed it you can now preorder a copy of the game for 49 euros plus shipping costs. Send us an email to if you are interested.

The delivery of the games is planned for June 2018, but since there are many steps involved in the process of producing and delivering a board game, the schedule is not set in stone.

You can find the page of now ended campaign here.

You can order the game here.


1918 – Brother against Brother is a card driven wargame for two players that takes place during Finnish Civil war. One player is in charge of the senate led White forces while other player tries to led Revolutionary Reds led by People’s Delegation to victory.

Game has more than fifty unique cards that depict historical events. Each card has game description as well as short historical text and photograph connected to it. Gameboard has Finnish map from 1918 in it, where towns and roads and railroads connecting them has been marked.

The White player tries to win by conquering strategic towns held by the Red player. The Red player tries to win by holding on to towns or by conquering the White player’s capital Vaasa.

You can download the latest version of the English rules here.

1918 – Brother against Brother on BoardGameGeek.