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Southern Front (Boxed)

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Theme:      Pre-Owned      Andy's Picks      Punched     

Product condition: used

Very good punched copy, minor ware to box due to age of game, counters are bagged and sorted.

 

Game Two in the Third World War series, although it uses the same rules, is very different from its parent.
Bulgaria and Romania, reinforced with three Soviet armies and special-capability forces, face Greece, Turkey, and Yugoslavia, thinly reinforced with a few elite units from the U.S., France, and Italy.

The campaign is very mobile, with neither side having enough troops to cover a solid front (although the mountainous terrain of the area helps somewhat). Special units such as airmobile, airborne, and amphibious troops, with their abilities to outflank a line, become even more important.
Another important feature is the tangled web of Balkan politics, Romania is the least reliable of the Pact countries, and its participation is half-hearted at best. A second scenario allows for its total neutrality, forcing the Soviets to reinforce their armies and invade before taking on NATO. Greece and Turkey are uneasy allies, and rules allow for Greek withdrawal from NATO. And Albania is completely unpredictable.

Additional rules allow Southern Front to be combined with The Third World War: Battle for Germany; players can reinforce one front with forces from the other, requiring a host of new decisions on the strategic level. One or two new divisions or air units sent to the Balkans can turn the tide there, but at what cost to the main front, where every unit is desperately needed ?


High complex, 360 counters
2 17x22" & 1 8x17" maps

One week per turn
45 km per hex
Units are divisions/brigades/regiments. Air units are 100 aircraft each.
Punched in good condition but see below.

The Third World War games have maps that have been covered with sticky backed plastic and they are all missing the briefing sheets (which are not necessary for play of the game). Also some games had counters that originally came in non-standard colours. The counters in correct colours appeared in other games. In these four games the correctly coloured counters are in the game in which they are needed, not the game in which they were published.


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