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Avalon Hill Games Catalog March 1982

Avalon Hill Games Catalog March 1982

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Catalog of Avalon Hill strategy games from March 1982.
Catalog of Avalon Hill strategy games from March 1982.

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SPRING1982GAMEATALOG
4117Harfonl"Road,Baltimore,Md21214
Phone
3011114-1300
 
I
Fury
in
theWest
Shiloh,asGrantwaslatertosay,wastheseverestbattlefoughtintheWesterntheater,ItwascertainlytheworstfoughtontheNorthAmericancontinentuptothattime,with13,000Unioncasualtiesand10,700Confederate,Grantwouldsee'areasonthebattlefield"socoveredwithdeadthatItwouldhavebeenpossibletowalkacrosstheclearing,inanydirection,steppingondeadbodies,withoutafoottouchingtheground,"Threearmies,andAmericaItself,had"seentheelephant,"AsGrantsaidtwentyyearslater,"UptothebattleofShiloh,I,aswellasthousandsofothercitizens,believedthattherebellionagainsttheGovernmentwouldcollapsesuddenlyandsoon...then,Indeed,IgaveupallideaofsavingtheUnionexceptbycompleteconquest,"
furyIn
theWestrecreatestheBattleofShiloh.ThegamebeginswiththeConfederatessurprisingtheUnionforcesintheircampsneartheShilohChurch,Amidmuchconfusion,theConfederatesfighttheirwaytowardsPittsburghLandingontheTennesseeRiverwhiletheUnionforcestrytoorganizesomeresistance,Asnightfalls,Unionreinforcementsarrivejustintimetofina:llyhalttheadvance.TheseconddaybeginswiththeregroupedUnionforcesattackingandretakingthegroundlostonthefirstday,TheresultIsanIdealsituationforagameasbothplayersmustattackanddefend,
fortwoglavers.FuryIntheWest
IsunlikeanyothergameontheCivilWar.Themajorconceptinthegameisstraggling,Eachtimeaunitmoves,itwilllosesomestragglers,Eachtimeitremainsinplaoe,Itwillregainsomestragglers,Alargepartoftheplayers'strategieswilldealwithwhentomoveandfight.andwhentorest,Thisisnotagamewhereaplayerconpushhisunitspasttheirbreakingpoints,Generalshavekeyrolesastheirpresenoesignlfloantlyinoreasesunits'abilitiestomoveandfight.Cavalryunitscanbehelpfulinreduoingstraggling.Artilleryunitsaddextrafirepower.AlsoincludedarethetwoUnionGunboats,LexingtonandTyler,whiohtookpartinthebattle.Thegamecoversthetwodaybattlewiththreescenarios;oneforeachofthetwodaysandonecoveringbothdays,Optionalrulescovernightmovement,nightcombat,reorganization,bayonetcharges,prisoners,alternateConfederatesetups,andhiddenmovement.
FuryIntheWest
Isahighlyplayablegame,Muohdetailhasbeenaddedtoensurehistorioalaccuraoyandflavor,butnoneofthisdetractsfromthegame'ssimplicity.Bothsideshaveanextremelylimitednumberofunitstocontrol,andvictorywillbedeterminedsolelybythequalityoftheplayers'moves,
32"
x
22"
Mapboard
234
Counters
1
ConfederateStrengthReoordChart
1
UnionStrengthRecordChart
1
PlayingAidCard
.1
ie1Rulebook
PlayingTime:
ThreeHours
ComplexityRating
(from1to10,10thehighest):4
 
-he
Struggle
of
Nations
FromthemomentthattheEmperormountedhishorseandwasonthepolntofleavingLeipzigaltogether,themostevidentgloomwasnoticeableonhisface.Whollyabsorbed,withablanklookthatmightmeanmerevacancy,herodefirsttowmdstheinnerRannstaedtgate,diagonallyacrossthemarket-place,andwhenitwasseenthateverythingwasblockedupthereonaccountoftheenormouscrowdingofsoldiersandcarriages,hetook.hiswayroundinsidethetown,postthetwogatesblockeduplongago,andpostthechurchofSt.Thomas,towardsthePetersthor.HeretheEmperorInquiredforamomentwherehewas,andthenrodebockagaintowardshisquartersontheRossplatz,orratheralongtheavenueasforastheneighbourhoodofthemunicipalschool.Heturnedbackoncemore,passedbythePetersthor,androderoundthetowntotheRannstaedt-Stelnweg.HewasscarcelyabletopassthroughtheIndescribablecrushofallarmsofhistroops.Napoleonfollowedquitecalmlythemalinstreamofhisflyingtroops,alongthehighrood,asforasbeyondUndenau.Herehehalted,andappointeddlHerentoHlcers,whoweretoindicatetothefugitivesarrivingIndisorder.thepointswheretheircorpsweretocollect.Here,notfarfromthebridgeovertheElster,GeneralChateaumetatthistimeamaninapeculiard:ressandwithonlyasmallretinue;hewaswhistlingtheairof'Malbrooks'enva-t-enguerra:althoughhewasdeeplylostInthought;Choteauthoughtitwasaburgherandwasonthepointofapproachinghimtoaskaquestion....ItwastheEmperor.who.withhisusualphlegm,seemedtobeperfectlycalloustothescenesofdestructionwhichsurroundedhim.-YorckvonWartenburg,'NapoleonasaGeneral'GameSca,e:-theopposingarmies,eachnumberingover400,000,areportrayedbydivisionandbrigadein1000-manincrements.-constant2-milehexes,2-daygameturns.-threediHerentscencrlosplus60-turncornpciqngame.Gam.e
Includes:
twoCountersheetsinfourcolorsmulti-colorMapboardInthree
22"
widesectionstwoOrganlza:tionDisplays,17"
x
24"and19"
x
28"Rulesfolder.Scenariofolder.TurnRecord/ReinforcementTrackandseparatechartfolders.
Wamlng:
PreviousexperiencewithwargamesIsnecessorv.Thosenewtowargamesshouldnotattempt"StruggleofNotions,"asafamiliaritywithbasicconceptsIsassumed.
GameDescription:
-therulesemphasizecommandandadministrativeconsldercftons.a.ndtheirdragging.
eHect
onmaneuver.Bottlesaremerepunctuationmarksattheconclusionofoftenlongmarches.-themop'shexesaresmelterthanonanyothergamemap.Thisallowsustoportrayaverylargeareaonamap25%itsnormalsize,easilyaccommodatedbyordinarytablespace.-countersrepresentingforcesmadeuponorganizationdisplovsoccupytwohexesonmap:theirtwo-hexsizereducesthepossibilityofmistakingtheiractuallocation;becauseonlyoneleaderInastockremainsonthemop,unitdensityonthemopoverageslessthan.20unitsperside.AVALONHILLCOMPLEXITYRATING:10(onascaleof1[easy]to10[hard]).

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