Compass Games - IJN: Silent War Expansion Module (New)

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  • Sold Date: Jun 08, 2011
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Compass Games - IJN: Imperial Japanese Navy Silent War Expansion Module. New Store Stock. Never Removed From The Box. Storming the Reich is a game about the World War II Allied campaign to liberate Northwest Europe from Nazi occupation. It is a game of brutal attrition and slashing advances. Opening on the evening of D-Day, with the Allies on the beaches and the Germans reacting (albeit belatedly) to the landings, the game covers the full campaign through to the battle of the Ruhr Pocket in April of 1945. With plenty of armor, paratroop divisions, naval gunfire, air superiority and even the 79th Funnies, the Allies will break out from the beaches and race across France toward the Seine River. To keep pace with operations they will face difficult logistical decisions including the grounding of units and Red Ball Express in favor of other operations, a surprisingly thin infantry leash, and whether to give Monty the lead in offensive operations over Patton (or vice-versa)… For the Allies there’s a chance at an early auto-victory for breaking out of the landing areas ahead of schedule, but they can quickly lose the game if they don’t cross the Seine on schedule. The German player will need to counter the Allied push with a healthy dose of reinforcements (admittedly of low quality), but with very limited replacements. They will need to ... read more