April 23, 2024

Unboxing Gathering Storm from GMT Games

Brant Guillory, 23 July 2020 ~ #UnboxingDay

As discussed in this Spring’s podcast about alt-history games, the idea of rearranging the circumstances that got us to the start of a particular war have always been fascinating.  So when I got a chance to get ahold of Gathering Storm from GMT, I jumped at it, and looking forward to chance to give this one a play


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It’s a standard GMT box.  You know what you’re getting.


And it’s packed


There are 2 different maps: a large area-based one, and a smaller hex map of just Central Europe


There are a LOT of pages to go through here.  It’s not quite the reference-card-palooka that LNLP’s W@W’85 is, but there’s a lot here.


There are 5 countersheets, and not a ton of detail on the counters, which makes them attractive in their own right.


Cards, to drive the turn-by-turn action.


Let’s hope the plague subsides soon and we can get back to face-to-face gaming for 2-5 of your friends around this game on the table.

Thanks for joining the Armchair Dragoons for our monthly #UnboxingDay; we hope you get a kick out of checking out the regiment inspecting their new games.
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Brant G

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