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120 - German Tank - Opening Action #2

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Record a victory for BOTTOM ARMY  33 %
Total plays 3 - Last reported by FreeloadingPhill on 2017-02-12 16:09:57

Historical background

The two Tank Opening Action scenarios 19 and 20 are non-historical battles, expressly designed to gradually introduce you and a friend to the basics of WWI Tank warfare. Scenario 19 features two British Mark IV WWI tanks, while Scenario 20 adds a German A7V tank to the unit mix.

 


Starting Assets

  Command Cards Combat Cards HQ Tokens Reserve Artillery Rifle Units Machine Gun Units Mortar Units Bomber Units  
Germans 5 2 6 4 x x x x Move First 
British 5 2 6 4 x x x x   

 


Victory Medals: 5

  • 1 Medal for each soldier unit eliminated.
  • Note, a German tank, when eliminated, is worth 2 Victory Medals.
  • The German forces gain 1 Temporary Victory Medal at the start of their turn, when a German tank occupies any hex on the other side of the British front trench line.
  • The German forces are racing against time. The British player may take a Victory Medal, instead of taking two command cards, when playing a “Recon” command card.

Special Rules

  • German player does the No-Man’s-Land shelling roll.

Setup Remainder

  • Place 2 Tank Silhouette tokens on the German A7V tank.
    The German A7V tank is classified as both a male and a female tank. As the German player you may also need a Bogged Down marker. Set the marker next to the deck of command cards

Tags: Exp#1 Tank!, Medals: 5

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