excerpt: The Hunters solitaire U-boat game is an excellent historical simulation of U-boat warfare, easy to learn but complex in its depth (no pun intended). This Armchair General review includes a patrol log for U-34.
New from Consim Press. The Hunters: German U-Boats at War, 1939-43 is a solitaire tactical level game placing you in command of a German U-boat during WWII. Those familiar with the classic Avalon Hill game title, B-17: Queen of the Skies, will come to enjoy the same type of gaming experience of the German U-boat War. All major U-boat models are accounted for with every level of detail including period of service, armaments, crew make-up, damage capacity, and more. Price: $40. [available direct through GMT Games]
Preorder from Legion Wargames. Picket Duty is a solitaire game where you — as the captain of a Fletcher Class destroyer — fend off kamikaze attacks while performing picket duty off Okinawa. The game covers the time period from late March 1945 to late June 1945. Your goal is simple — simply survive. Preorder Price: $45 (save $19). [watch product video]