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the insert game, Enduring Freedom, is an operational-level solitaire simulation of the US-Coalition invasion of Afghanistan in the wake of the 11 September 2001 terrorist attacks in New York and Washington. The player controls the forces of the Coalition (US, NATO, and the Northern Alliance). The game system controls the opposing Islamist forces (Al Qaeda, the Taliban, and Pakistani Volunteers). The objective of the game is for the Coalition to destroy Al Qaeda and establish the basis for a stable Afghanistan such that a new civil war will not break out later. The game covers the period of October 2001 (the initial US invasion) to March 2002 (the conclusion of Operation Anaconda). [Forum]
card-driven strategy game that reproduces the ideological conflicts and political struggles that led to the establishment of totalitarian dictatorships in Europe throughout the 1920s and 1930s. The game covers the period 1919-1933 and is designed for three players. Each takes the role of one of the three Ideologies: Social-Democracy, Fascism and Communism – that struggled for power. Rise of Totalitarianism is the "prequel" of Democracy under Siege. The two games can be combined in a unique long game-play experience to simulate the entire period spanning the end of the First and the outbreak of the Second World War.
the history behind both games included in the upcoming Compass Games release
Horse & Musket is a simple tactical game system covering musket warfare from Vienna in 1683 to Appomattox in 1865. This first volume in the series, Dawn of an Era, covers warfare in the west from 1683-1719, which saw matchlock muskets and pikes give way to flintlocks and bayonets. Ranks became thinner and battles more linear as firepower and infantry discipline became the deciding factors. [Forum]
Fleeting Glory is a quick play set of rules for recreating abstracted battles of the Napoleonic Era. Hidden information and a chit pull system allow for solitaire or head to head play. With a rules foot print of only 10 pages and play time that permits multiple engagements in a single afternoon.
recreate part of Trafalgar Campaign – battle of Cape Finisterre (22 July 1805) where British fleet under Admiral Robert Calder fought an indecisive naval battle against the combined Franco-Spanish fleet returning from West Indies, and introducing new class of battleships: frigate (Class 5). Check product page for additional mini-expansion that is also available.
J167 Hart Attack scenario