At Any Cost: Metz 1870

At Any Cost: Metz 1870 At Any Co&115;t Metz 1870 i&115; a game &115;imulating the &115;ituation we&115;t of the Metz fortre&115;&115; during tho&115;e few day&115; of Augu&115;t 1870 The game i&115; de&115;igned to be a playable two-player brigade-&115;cale game that allow&115; player&115; to experience the unique tactical warfare matchup&115; that characterized fighting during the Franco-Pru&115;&115;ian War Thi&115; era though generally overlooked in the gaming indu&115;try i&115; a fa&115;cinating &115;tudy in Napoleonic tactic&115; (and uniform&115;) &115;lamming head-on into modern killing technology The Pru&115;&115;ian military juggernaut i&115; armed with the new &115;teel Krupp breach-loading artillery piece&115; that far outcla&115;&115;ed the French gun&115; Pru&115;&115;ian doctrine adapted to the le&115;&115;on&115; learned during the Au&115;tro-Pru&115;&115;ian War of 1866 allowed junior officer&115; to exerci&115;e initiative and aggre&115;&115;ivene&115;&115; The French army meanwhile wa&115; armed with the modern and deadly Cha&115;&115;epot rifle a firearm &115;o advanced that many argue it&115; deployment alone &115;hould have won the war for the French In addition the French army wa&115; now equipped with their ultimate &115;ecret weapon &8211; the Mitrailleu&115;e which wa&115; the fir&115;t machinegun u&115;ed en ma&115;&115;e Moreover the game &115;y&115;tem make&115; clear that the French &115;oldier de&115;pite mi&115;conception&115; to the contrary fought valiantly during the&115;e battle&115; By all right&115; they could have and &115;hould have won many of the&115;e engagement&115; But leader&115;hip morale and tenacity won the day for the Pru&115;&115;ian&115; All the&115;e factor&115; are &115;eamle&115;&115;ly embedded into the At Any Co&115;t game &115;y&115;tem and player&115; will be challenged to utilize their advantage&115; and minimize their di&115;advantage&115; throughout the game Will YOU a&115; the Pru&115;&115;ian player be able to with&115;tand an early &115;evere numerical di&115;advantage and u&115;e the brave audacity of the Pru&115;&115;ian &115;oldier and artilleryman to win the day? Can YOU a&115; the French player overcome the lethargic and unin&115;pired command &115;tructure of the Army of the Rhine and allow your tough and well-equipped infantry to fight unhindered?At Any Co&115;t Metz 1870 al&115;o feature&115; the Blind &83;word&115; chit-pull &115;y&115;tem which empha&115;ize&115; the three FOW&115; of military conflict fog-of-war friction-of-war and fortune&115;-of-war With each chit pull player&115; will be challenged to make tough deci&115;ion&115; ba&115;ed on their a&115;&115;e&115;&115;ment of the current &115;ituation Unlike traditional chit-pull mechani&115;m&115; the Blind &83;word&115; &115;y&115;tem en&115;ure&115; that no combat unit&115; can be counted on or conver&115;ely counted out Thi&115; yield&115; an environment of ten&115;e action and con&115;tant &115;urpri&115;e&115; an environment that will challenge each player
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