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When I was young in the 1960s, a friend had the following game (my memory is rusty so take this description with a grain of salt). It was a small square pegboard, with two sets of pegs (silver and gold), one for him and one for me. The interesting part: his job was defense (to protect the center) and my job was offense (to get to the center). I forget the moves, but somehow we could take each other's pegs until someone won.
Can anyone identify this game?

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    This sounds something like Hnefatafl, but this is not the appropriate place for questions like this; I've moved the question to Board & Card Games Stack Exchange.
    – Deusovi
    Nov 8 '20 at 15:51
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    Or perhaps another in the TAFL family of games, like Alea Evangelii. you can see other TAFL games here
    – SteveV
    Nov 9 '20 at 0:00
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Looks like it's Breakthru.

Breakthru is a modern game based on historic Tafl games, released in 1965.

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    Can you provide some more information about the game and why you think it was this?
    – Joe W
    Nov 9 '20 at 23:51
  • I remember the defense pieces forming a circle around the center. Plus the game came out in the mid-60s which is when I played it.
    – Daniel
    Nov 11 '20 at 14:27

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