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Imperium Romanum III World War I Designer’s Edition (Ziplock) D-Day at Iwo Jima
Estimated Retail Price: $120.00
Estimated Pledge Price: $90.00
Estimated Retail Price: $72.00
Estimated Pledge Price: $54.00
Estimated Retail Price: $80.00
Estimated Pledge Price: $60.00

Imperium Romanum III (3rd edition) includes an enlarged map (3 map sheets versus 1 ½ in the original and second edition) and larger combat unit counters (702 large combat counters plus 200 half-inch markers). Some other new features will include new scenarios, new markers for deserted/ruined cities and an optional plague rule.

World War I Designer’s Edition. This update of the S&T#294 issue game will receive a game board upgrade, a copy of a forthcoming S&T Press Special Edition on America in WWI (including a map poster), and an update of the counters and rules. Est. Retail: $72 (est. pledge $54).

D-Day at Iwo Jima. Two-plus USMC divisions drive to clear the volcanic island. Smaller scenarios for Mount Suribachi and the Amphitheater would be included. Rules for Japanese banzai charges and the tunnel network would be created to show the nature of fighting on this volcanic island. This game is currently in design. One mounted map board, two counter sheets (352 counters), 55 cards, full color play aid cards, and a 48-page full color rules booklet.

Lucky Forward: The Lorraine Campaign Olympic & Coronet Ziplock (World at War #27) Battle for Germany Designer’s Edition
Estimated Retail Price: $200.00
Estimated Pledge Price: $150.00
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Estimated Pledge Price: $40.00
List Price: $60.00
Price: $45.00
Lucky Forward: The Lorraine Campaign (6 Sep-13 Dec 1944). This GOSS series game would present Third Army’s Fall 1944 offensive to just before the Germans launch their Ardennes Offensive further north. The battles of Metz, Fort Driant, and the German counteroffensive attempt against Patton using the new German Panzer Brigades would all be here. Smaller scenarios would allow the players to game smaller periods of time in each of the four months making up the campaign. The game would mate to Wacht am Rhein (2012), allowing more options for both simulations. Four maps, 16 counter sheets. Olympic & Coronet (World at War #27). This was an update of the S&T classic solitaire game of the intended invasion of the southern Japanese island of Kyushu. The Japanese OOB as well as the island topography were updated to be more accurate and provide players with more of a historical challenge than the original game.

Battle for Germany Designer’s Edition. This will be an update of the several previous editions. It will retain the original map, counters, and rules with a graphic update and enlargement to a full-size game board and larger counters. It will also include optional rules and counters from the 1994 DG edition and various MOVES articles and other sources (as the counter limit allows).

Alamo to Appomattox. A2A Campaign for North Africa (SPI) Advanced ETO (2nd edition)
Estimated Retail Price: $160.00
Estimated Pledge Price: $120.00
Estimated Retail Price: $200.00
Estimated Pledge Price: $150.00
Estimated Retail Price: $160.00
Estimated Pledge Price: $120.00
Alamo to Appomattox. A2A is a grand strategy game of the American Civil War in the style of Krieg! Map includes terrain, strategic objectives, roads/rail, naval zones, navigable and non-navigable rivers, cities and locales, supply centers and other features affecting the game. Counters represent the corps and armies of the war. Cards provide the strategic-political-economic direction for each side. Strategies are many and varied but the ultimate goal is to demoralize the opposing faction's population through military, economic and political victories while sustaining your own population's will to continue the fight.

Campaign for North Africa (SPI). There is no paperwork or data tracking in this remake of the SPI classic; streamlined but realistic procedures allow the realistic portrayal of unit assignment and supply expenditure. Command and control cards drive the action, enabling a player to tailor his emphasis on building units, gathering intelligence, conducting operations, or building up supplies. The map has been given a graphic update. The air war is updated and enhanced and the OOB presents the latest research with all units at a battalion level (armor in companies and air units in squadrons). Est. Five maps, eight counter sheets, illustrated rules booklet, Campaign Analysis.

Advanced ETO (2nd edition) will be a thorough update of the popular AETO game, with new updated graphics and artwork. AETO will feature an improved map set, updated OOB cards, streamlined rules plus the complete AOI add-on. Three maps, 10 counter sheets.

Axis Empires Expansion Kit Stalingrad Saipan
Estimated Retail Price: $160.00
Estimated Pledge Price: $120.00
Estimated Retail Price: $80.00
Estimated Pledge Price: $60.00
Estimated Retail Price: $80.00
Estimated Pledge Price: $60.00
Axis Empires Expansion Kit. Fans of Axis Empires: Totaler Krieg and Axis Empires: Dai Senso will want to get this – it’s a big, big package designed to add even more enjoyment to our popular series of World War II grand strategy games. The AE Expansion Kit includes three parts. Stalingrad (solitaire). This would be the city fight at a battalion level with scenarios for the initial rush, the fight for Tractor Factory, and a campaign scenario. One mounted map board, two counter sheets (352 counters), 55 cards, full color play aid cards, and a 48-page full color rules booklet. Saipan (solitaire). This would be the fight for the island battle made famous in the movie, The Windtalkers. Included would be a campaign scenario, with smaller scenarios for the initial invasion, Death Valley, and the drive north. One mounted map board, two counter sheets (352 counters), 55 cards, full color play aid cards, and a 48-page full color rules booklet.
Kakazu Ridge Alamein Sicily
Estimated Retail Price: $80.00
Estimated Pledge Price: $60.00
Estimated Retail Price: $200.00
Estimated Pledge Price: $150.00
Estimated Retail Price: $200.00
Estimated Pledge Price: $150.00
Kakazu Ridge (solitaire). This would be one of the toughest parts of the battle for Okinawa. Covers the early assaults towards the Shuri Defense area. Included would be a campaign scenario, with smaller scenarios for phases of the battle. One mounted map board, two counter sheets (352 counters), 55 cards, full color play aid cards, and a 48-page full color rules booklet. Alamein (1 Jul- 11 Nov 42). Rommel’s DAK is checked and then defeated in a series of battles. But the Axis forces might have broken through and continued on to Alexandria, Cairo, and the Suez Canal. Three to four maps, 12-16 counter sheets. Sicily (1 Jul 43-31 Aug 43). Patton’s Third Army and Montgomery’s 8th Army battle some of the best German units for control of Sicily. Three to four maps, 12-16 counter sheets.
Market-Garden Empires of the Middle Ages Desert Fox Deluxe
Estimated Retail Price: $200.00
Estimated Pledge Price: $150.00
Estimated Retail Price: $160.00
Estimated Pledge Price: $120.00
Estimated Retail Price: $100.00
Estimated Pledge Price: $75.00
Market-Garden (September 1944). Montgomery’s plan to breakthrough to the Rhine. US, British, and Polish airborne forces attempt to seize key bridges while British 30th Corps attempts to punch through to Arnhem. Smaller scenarios would cover portions of the campaign. Three to four maps, 12-16 counter sheets. Empires of the Middle Ages. This was identified in the recent March (reprint) Madness contest as a game of interest so we’ll introduce the possibility of an update/reprint on CSW and seek your pledges here to express your interest. Two mounted game boards, two counter sheets, four decks of cards, full-color rules booklet. Desert Fox Deluxe. This would be an update/reprint of the issue game in S&T #300. It would include an update of the rules and counters, plus Chris Perello designer’s notes/booklet. It may include mounted game boards (presuming we can work out the cuts and folds for the various sizes in the original) and include a deck of cards for the events. Join the topic on CSW to discuss the possibilities.
Drive on Stalingrad Army Group South Series First World War
Estimated Retail Price: $80.00
Estimated Pledge Price: $60.00
Estimated Retail Price: $30.00
Estimated Pledge Price: $24.00
Estimated Retail Price: $300.00
Estimated Pledge Price: $225.00
Drive on Stalingrad. This was identified in the recent March (reprint) Madness contest as a game of interest so we’ll introduce the possibility of an update/reprint on CSW and seek your pledges here to express your interest. It would be an update of Ty Bomba’s edition. Army Group South. This was the winner of the recent March (reprint) Madness contest. We are already discussing an update/overhaul to update the maps and the counters with more recent research. We would enlarge the folio maps to full-size and enlarge the counters. We will be conducting a further survey to determine the scenarios to include in the series and how we will publish the series (in groups or individually) [See section F of Dispatch #32]. First World War. An update of the SPI classic. The new design will include a new map at the same scale but specifically created for this WWI conflict. Counters will be mostly division-level with stacking generally one corps per hex. Air and naval units will be included.
War in Europe The Wandering of the Peoples – The Voelkerwanderung East India Company
Estimated Retail Price: $300.00
Estimated Pledge Price: $225.00
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Estimated Pledge Price: $45.00
Estimated Retail Price: $80.00
Estimated Pledge Price: $60.00
War in Europe. A thorough update of the ground system to better simulate the blitzkrieg in the west, operations on the Eastern front, and the unique situation in North Africa along with enhancements to the air and naval systems to improve simulation value. Maps will be updated specifically for the WWII conflict. Nine maps plus several half- and full-sized displays, 16 counter sheets, two 48-page rules booklets. The Wandering of the Peoples—The Voelkerwanderung. This game is set in the mid-5th century AD. The map covers the Western Roman Empire from the Rhine and Danube River lines west to Latetia (modern-day Paris) and south to Rome. Each chief attempts to win by being the first to lead one of his tribes into the heart of the empire, the fabulous city of Rome.

East India Company. Two to six players compete to create the greatest company as they set sail across an 18th century global map. Opportunities abound to discover new goods and products, set up trading networks, and reap the profits of trade.

Westward Ho! Bleeding Kansas Banana Wars
Estimated Retail Price: $80.00
Estimated Pledge Price: $60.00
Estimated Retail Price: $45.00
Estimated Pledge Price: $36.00
Estimated Retail Price: $45.00
Estimated Pledge Price: $36.00
Westward Ho! Two to six players take the role of powerbrokers building the American west, from 1848 through 1881. In each turn players take actions to move pioneers into new territories, build railroads, rake off profits from new industries, and other actions. There’s plenty of action, with the US cavalry, Indians, militia, and famous outlaws all involved. Bleeding Kansas refers to a period of territorial violence that occurred in Kansas between 1856 and the outbreak of the Civil War in 1861. Historians consider the struggle between pro and antislavery forces to be the crucial conflict that led to the Civil War. Banana Wars (1898-1935). US intervention in Latin-America involved the US Marine Corps, Army and Navy. Caribbean nations were invaded, occupied, and sometimes native politicians deposed. Battles with native rebels were frequent. Protecting and promoting economic concerns lay at the root of US military intervention.
Rails to Victory Star Force Alpha Centauri Free Mars (SPI)
Estimated Retail Price: $60.00
Estimated Pledge Price: $45.00
Estimated Retail Price: $80.00
Estimated Pledge Price: $60.00
Estimated Retail Price: $80.00
Estimated Pledge Price: $60.00
Rails to Victory. Take charge of America’s World War II struggle to run its railroads so as to win the war most quickly and efficiently. Players vie to build a rail system that can move the most men, weapons and supplies needed for the Allies to win in the European and Pacific Theaters of Operations. Star Force Alpha Centauri covers the initial human penetration into interstellar space, with the map showing the local group of stars in three dimensions. This will have several different races of sentient beings, each with their own psychology, reflected in different capabilities and objectives. Game units will include: star forces (four ships each), star gates, and star soldier strike commands. Free Mars (SPI). From the colonies of Mars to the orbital stations of Earth and to the outposts on Jupiter, the cry is heard, “Free Mars!” This is a science fiction wargame of revolt across the Solar System in the late 21st century. Earth’s colonies are rising up against an oppressive Terran Federation. The system is based on SPI’s Battlefleet Mars, but with additional forces and units representing several types of spaceships, ground units and special forces.