Tag - David Isby

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13 Feb 2022

Tannenberg

From the Great War in the East (GWE) series by David Isby (SPI 1978), a game system that portrays early WWI campaigns NOT on the western front - operations that had not been covered in any other wargames at the time of publication.

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6 Jan 2021

To the Green Fields Beyond

TGBF covers the battle of Cambrai at the operational scale: 1,250 yards per hex (1.1 km), with 17 one-day turns for the full game. Shorter scenarios are provided, including a 3-day British attack scenario that is excellent for solitaire play. The designer, David Isby is also known for his game Soldiers (SPI 1972) covering tactical WWI combat in 1914 - before trench warfare became the norm.

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2 May 2020

Soldiers

WWI tactical combat set in the early days of the war. Units were more mobile before the trenches were dug up and down the front, but the green troops got a shocking first exposure to the firepower of the day.

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