Fields of Fire - GMT Vol I

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Fields of Fire - GMT Vol I 2017MintMint2nd EditionGMT Games english POD / Ordered on Request
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Fields of Fire is a solitaire game of commanding a rifle company between World War II and Present Day. The game is different from many tactical games in that it is diceless and card based. There are two decks used to play. The Terrain Deck is based on a specific region and is used to build a map for the various missions your company must perform. The Action deck serves many purposes in controlling combat, command and control, various activity attempts. The units of the company are counters representing headquarters elements, squads, weapons teams, forward observers, individual vehicles or helicopters. A single game is a mission and several missions from a historical campaign are strung together for the player to manage experience and replacements. A mission can be played in about 1 – 4 hours.

This game is based on three actual campaigns experienced by units of the 9th US Infantry (Regiment) in World War II, Korea, and Vietnam. “Keep Up the Fire” is the motto of the 9th Infantry (Regiment), known as the “Manchus” for their service in the Boxer Rebellion.

The Fields of Fire 2nd Edition will include:

  • An updated and reorganized rulebook
  • A Detailed Example of Play Booklet
  • One New Campaign
  • Corrected Counters
  • All other components as in the game's first edition
Components:
  • Action Deck + Hint Cards - 55 Cards
  • 3 Terrain Decks of 55 Cards, total of 165 Terrain Cards
  • Rule Booklet
  • Mission Briefing Booklet
  • Company Log Pad (8.5x11 – expendable)
  • 1 x 8.5 x 11 Player Aid Card Action Menu Front – Vehicle Info Back
  • 9-12 8.5x11 Mission Cards (each mission has a card – friendly info on the front, enemy info on the back)
  • 536 Unit Counters (Large Size – Two-Sided)
  • 234 Informational Markers

 
Data sheet
DesignerBen Hull
Playing Time240+ min
Suggested Ages12+
Year Published2008
Min. # of Players1
Max # of Players1
Language DependanceModerate in-game text - needs crib sheet or paste ups
MechanicCampaign / Battle Card Driven
Game SettingVietnam War
PremiGames Magazine Best New Historical Simulation Game Winner
Valutazione BGG7.7
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