71rjdhzgazl-_sx522_It’s another video entry in the 2016 PopCult Gift Guide as your PopCulteer is joined by a renown gaming and military history expert, his nephew, Willy Margolis.

This pick in the 2016 PopCult Gift Guide features the special Waterloo Edition of the classic game of military strategy, Stratego. Playmonster has created an amazing way to relive the historic battle.

All the familiar players are here:  Napoleon Bonaparte, Wellington, The Prussians.

Play the Basic, Standard or Expert version of the game for a wide variety of action and suspense, and battle to sever your opponent’s lines of retreat and win.This all-new game adds more details and more strategy, for more advanced players ages 12 and up.

There are three ways to play: Basic play lets you become familiar with the game pieces and game board. Standard play adds extra terrain to the board, extra victory conditions and Maneuver cards. When you play the expert level, you have to follow extra rules and experience extra scenarios.

giftguide-graphic-smallSince your PopCulteer is not well-versed in the ways of Stratego or Waterloo, for this video he called in an expert, ten-year-old Willy Margolis, who attempts to get his uncle to understand how the game is played and what actually happened at the Battle of Waterloo.

This is a perfect gift for gamers with an interest in history, or for history buffs with an interest in gaming. Available where specialty games are sold, or at Amazon.