HTW-HITLER'S WAR

Updated 090531
  1. TITLE: HITLER'S WAR
  2. PUBLISHER: The Avalon Hill Game Company (TAHGC)
  3. SCOPE: World War II Campaign Game
  4. TAHGC CATALOG DESCRIPTION: Three games set: Operation Barbarossa, Fall fob Germany and War of Europe. Examine WWII in Europa East several levels, focusing on political as well as military decision making.
    1. GAME BOX DESCRIPTION: HITLER'S WAR examines the war in Europe at several levels. Operation Barbarossa concentrates on the great ground struggle waged for four long years between Stalingrad and Berlin. The Fall of Germany begins at the eve of the threat amphibious invasion of France and expanded the war into the West. The War for Europe completes the picture with an examination of the entire six years of war in all of its ramifications. Great fleet of bombers may be launched towards enemy reagents; sift Axis raider join by thrive deadly brethren, the U-board, ca attempt to breath the British supply line with America; mighty armadas may sail to challenge, in combat for control of the seas; and much more.
  5. YEAR PUBLISHED (EDITIONS): 1984
  6. CREDITS
    • Game Design: Keith Gross
    • Playtest: Fred Askew, mark Babik, Bill Brock, Rodger Damon, Carl Gears, Richard Harris, Armando Nart, Jim Pritchett, Blake Ridetsky, William Shane Stein, Tony Watson, Jim Zepeda, Rex Martin, and Bruce Shelly.
    • Component Artwork: Dale Sheaffer
    • Mapboard: Bob Haynes and Dale Sheaffer
    • Box Art: Jim Talbot
    • Paste Up: Monarch Art Dept.
    • Production: Eastern Box
  7. NUMBER OF PLAYERS: 2-3
  8. WGA COMPLEXITY SCALE (1-10): 4
  9. TYPICAL PLAYING TIME (HOURS): 1 1/2 hours for first scenario to 5 hours for the entire campaign
  10. MAP SCALE: 300 km per hex
  11. UNIT SCALE: Armies, Army Groups
  12. TIME SCALE PER TURN: Three turns per year
  13. NUMBER OF GAME TURNS: Campaign, two scenarios (6 and 8 turns)
  14. PARTIAL ARTICLE LISTING: Click here
  15. GAME INVENTORY: 520 1/2" counters; 16" x 22" mounted mapboard, 20 page rulebook, three 2" x 13" Player Aid cards, die.
  16. WBC & AVALONCON HISTORY: No history as a tournament title.
  17. PBEM TOOLS:
    • No Java application VASSAL module at this time.
  18. PBEM OPPORTUNITES: Contact Wargame Academy if interested. A Boardgamer Player Association PBEM tournament can be organized by WGA pending suitable interest once a VASSAL VHTW module is completed.
  19. WARGAME ACADEMY COMMENTS: No familiarity to make objective comments. Appears more like a high level Axis and Allies or simplified Third Reich.

 

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