IMPERIAL TIDE 1914-1918
Two-player strategic-level game of WWI which places you in command of either the Allies or the Central Powers. Each turn consists of a year, with card play for movement, combats, entrenchments, and other actions. At the end of each year, players must make critical decisions on which cards to re-buy in an attempt to win the war outright or to win by placing the other side in a disadvantageous position by 1918. Imperial Tide is based on Pacific Tide game system
Complexity: 5 out of 10
Solitaire Suitability: 8 out of 10 (Solitaire Bot system)
Time Scale: 1 year per Turn; each turn being composed of multiple card plays.
Map Scale: Strategic; Abstract
Unit Scale: Strategic: Infantry points with artillery stockpiles
Players: Two (with option for one)
Playing Time: three to four hours
Components:Two Countersheets of 9/16-unit counters; One mounted 22x34-inch map of Europe; One Solitaire Aide Player Aid Card; 48 Game Cards (24 per side); three Year Cards (double-sided); Rules Booklet; and Two 6-sided dice.
NEW-box, available mid January 2022 ......$69.00 rct
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Updated as of 5/26/2022ABBREVIATIONS: dj-dust jacket, biblio-bibliography, b/w-black and white, illust-illustrations, b/c-book club addition.
rct - recent arrival or pending publication, spc - OMM Special Price