Modern War #17: Dien Bien Phu

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Modern War #17, May-June 2015

Dien Bien Phu is a wargame covering the decisive battle of the First Indochina War in which elite French Expeditionary Force units defended an air-land base against the communist Viet Minh. The game covers the critical period of Viet Minh assaults and French counterattacks of March to May, 1954. Historically, the Viet Minh won the battle, overrunning the base. This led to the collapse of the French position in Indochina and eventual US involvement in Vietnam.

In Dien Bien Phu, you play the French while the game system controls the Viet Minh. The objective is for the French to hold out long enough for the fortress to be relieved, or even gain a decisive victory by breaking Viet Minh morale.

While a solitaire game, Dien Bien Phu can also be played by two or more players, each taking charge of different aspects of the French defense. For example, one player can be overall commander, while others command various defensive sectors, or take charge of air and artillery.

 
Data sheet
DesignerJoseph Miranda
Playing Time0 min
Suggested Ages0+
Year Published2015
Min. # of Players1
Language DependanceNo necessary in-game text
MechanicPoint to Point Movement
Valutazione BGG6
E' nella lista dei desideri di22 players
E' nella collezione di167 players

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