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Note: Pursuit of Glory is a stand-alone sequel that puts the focus on the Middle East during WWI.

Online Play: Wargameroom (real-time).


Awards

1999: Charles S. Roberts awards for Best Pre-World War II Boardgame.
2000: International Gamers Award.
2001: Games Magazine Games 100 Best Historical Simulation Game

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Classification details

Scope

  • Level - Strategic
  • Location - Europe + Near East
  • Timeline - World War I

Game length

  • 1 Turn = 3 months
  • Campaign - 20 Turns / Scenarios - between 3 and 10 Turns

Map

  • Point-to-Point map
  • Map style - Historical
  • Battle area - Europe + Near East
  • Construction - Paper map
  • Table area (22" x 34" + place for reference sheets and counters)

Counters

  • Unit size range - Armies, Corps
  • Counter size - 5/8", 1/2"

Rules

  • Rules length - Medium (21 pages of core rules)
  • Rules complexity - Medium
  • Combat resolution system - Dice with a CRT table
  • Programmed-instructions for learning - Shorter scenarios available
  • Team-play per side - No
  • Solitaire suitability - high
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