Commando Actions (1981)

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1981
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Commando Actions is a turn based hex and counter small unit level simulation of commando actions or raids during WWII. Hexes are 25 meters, elevation levels 150 feet, turns are 10 minutes and counter are 3-10 men teams or single tanks, guns, ships, buildings, etc.

The game rules are divided into the basic game (book 1 of the rules) and optional/advanced optional rules (book 2). Optional rules:

  • Night and sunrise turns
  • Dummy units
  • Alert status and alarms
  • Sentry units

Advanced Optional rules include:

  • Aircraft
  • Naval shore batteries and support ships
  • Blind fire and scatter
  • Evade movement
  • Run movement
  • Voluntary suppression/pin
  • Parachute drops
  • Passenger vehicles
  • Anti-aircraft units
  • Split fire
  • Opportunity fire
  • Close assault
  • Overrun
  • Recrewing unmanned weapons
  • Fieldcraft modification
  • Officer modification
  • Unit surrender
  • Smoke
  • Emplacements
  • Flail tanks

Command Actions is very similar in scale and mechanics to Pacific theater game Beachhead.

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Scenarios Included:

  1. "Surprise Attack", basic game rules
  2. "The Iron Bridge", basic game rules
  3. "Night Raid", basic game optional rules
  4. "Night Raid", basic game optional rules
  5. "Ambush", advanced game optional rules
  6. "Raid on Bruneval (France 27 Feb 1942)", advanced game optional rules
  7. "Action on Hill 170 (Kangaw, Arakan, Malaya, 31 January 1945)", advanced game optional rules
  8. "Assault on Battery (Walcheren Island, Scheidt Estuary, Holland, 1 November 1944)", advanced game optional rules

Scenarios 1-5 are not historical.

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Commando Actions
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Yaquinto First Edition
Publisher: Yaquinto
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Year: 1981
Size: 12.40 x 12.05 x 1.06 inches
1.06 pounds
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