December 25th, 2011
If you like a hard-hitting, deep and strategic treatment of the First World War (often dubbed “The Great War”), why don’t you dig into GMT Games’ 2010 release Paths of Glory?
For those too young to remember, the cardboard-counters-on-mapboards sort of games were de rigeur back in the 1970s and 1980s. GMT Games is known for making boardgames using this classic approach, and Paths of Glory is one of the latest in its line of hit games.
The game’s army- and corps-level, which is represented by over 300 counters. Action Cards add a random level of play to the game.
The Central Powers – the German, Austro-Hungarian and Ottoman Empires – do have the advantage of “interior lines”, meaning they can reinforce each other easily. The Allies on the other hand, Great Britain, France, Italy and the Russian Empire have the advantage numbers-wise, but are a little disparate and removed geographically.
Local uber games suppliers Boardgamecafe.net has the latest edition in stock now, check it out here.
And oh by the way, merry Christmas and happy holidays! Happy gaming!
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