MAORI: Warriors of the Long White Cloud (Wargame)
Historic simulation game depicts clan warfare typical in New Zealand before European colonization (around 1450 A.D.). Players build war canoes and train warriors to create a force to strike at their adversaries, while protecting their home village. The player himself is represented on the board as the Paramount Chief -- if this leader is killed, the game is lost.
Complexity: 4 out of 10
Solitaire Suitability: special rules to facilitate solitaire play
Map Scale: area movement, strategic level
Unit scale: individual leaders; about 30 to 50 warriors per unit; war canoes are one large canoe or two or three smaller ones.
Time Scale: the time represented is flexible
Players: 1 to 4
Playing time: 60 to 90 minutes
Components: One 22x34-inch MOUNTED map board; Two Sheets of large, 3/4-inch counters; 110 Action Cards; Four Player aid cards; One Rule booklet with designer's notes; and Four six-sided dice.
NEW-box, available mid December 2022 ......$79.00 rct
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Updated as of 12/07/2023ABBREVIATIONS: dj-dust jacket, biblio-bibliography, b/w-black and white, illust-illustrations, b/c-book club addition.
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