Gordon Bliss, 19 November 2020 ~ #UnboxingDay
MMP’s latest SCS game is an ambitious game of combat along the inter-German border during the Cold War. You’ll note: “Cold War” rather than a specific year. That’s because this game covers 1945–1989, on the same maps, but with different counters depending on the year being fought.
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Dramatic, if dark, front cover
Lifting the lid
The current Standard Combat Series general rules and game-specific rule and scenario book along with the 2-sided reference card which has separate CRTs for 1945 and 1962-89.
4 countersheets – The 1945 scenarios have their own set of counters which are almost all of 1 countersheet, the 1962 scenario has some counters unique to it scattered on the sheets, the rest of the 3 countersheets are for the 1962, 1975, and 1980s scenarios.
The mapsheet – this extends further than expected to include Austria and northern bits of Italy and Yugoslavia.
Detail of central Germany.
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