PAPER WARS: Issue 100 - Bloody Retributions, Inkerman Wargame
Bloody Retributions: The Battle of Inkerman, 5 November 1854. This is a two-player grand-tactical simulation - easily adapted for solitaire play - of the largest Russian offensive of the Crimean War. Even so, both players have the necessity of both attacking and defending. It uses the alternating-actions system introduced here in issue no. 93's Wagram and issue no. 98 Alma games.
Each hexagon on the map represents 200 yards (183 meters) from side to opposite side. The units of maneuver are brigades, regiments and battalions. Each full turn represents one or two hours of real time. The first two turns were dominated by dense fog across the whole battlefield; therefore they each represent two hours to take into the account the inescapably slower tempo of operations under such conditions. Artillery is represented abstractly via bombardment markers. There is one full sheet of 228 medium-size (5/8) iconic counters. Playing time is about three hours, and complexity is low-intermediate.
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Updated as of 11/23/2023ABBREVIATIONS: dj-dust jacket, biblio-bibliography, b/w-black and white, illust-illustrations, b/c-book club addition.
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