1918 – Brother Against Brother

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.


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

Intro video

orderING the game

The game had a successful Kickstarter campaign. If you missed it you can now order a copy of the game for 59 euros plus shipping costs. Send us an email to info@lindenlakegames.com if you are interested.

You can find the page of now ended campaign here.

You can order the game here.

More information

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

Frequently Asked Questions

1918 – Brother against Brother on BoardGameGeek.