This new edition includes upgraded maps, revised and new counters, an upgraded rulebook, and the firefight book that includes a new historical overview.
Conflict of HeroesTM is a unique new series of fast-paced boardgame simulations that follow the development of modern day squad and platoon level tactics starting with World War II through modern day Bosnia, Iraq, and Afghanistan. Conflict of Heroes merges the elegance of streamlined Eurogame rules with deep strategic wargames. The series is an excellent teaching and training tool for company level combined arms tactics. The first game in the series is Awakening the Bear!, which covers Operation Barbarossa, the German invasion of Russia in 1941. Many consider this time period to be the birth of modern warfare tactics that continue to be used and perfected by today's modern armies.
Fun: Quick paced simultaneous play allows all players to interact with no waiting.
Fast: Scenarios vary in length from only 1/2 hour to 2 hours.
Easy: Teach a new player how to play in under 5 minutes!
Historically Accurate: Learn the unique tactics and logistics used by each historical faction.
Multi-player: Firefights for 2 - 4 players, ages 10 and up.
Challenging: Realistic military tactics are required to win.
Simple: Not many rules. The system is taught in small programed sections.
Consistent: Each game in the series uses the same base rule system.
BIG: The high quality maps & counters are BIG and easy to read. The counters are 1” square!
The included firefights, most of which you can play in about an hour, are designed to depict the pivotal points in a given battle. You can learn enough of the game to play the first scenario in 10 minutes thanks to the programmed instruction approach used in the full-color rulebook.
The game also features 3 to 4 multi-player firefights and optional rules for solitaire play.
Players: 1 - 4
Playtime: 60 + Minutes
Ages: 10 +
Published by: Academy Games