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Guns of August

Paddy Griffith, Andy Grainger

Date:1986 Number of participants:c.60
Venue: Montgomery Wing, Army Staff College, Camberley Quote of the Game: "What do you mean the counters are four times the size of the hexes?"
Game Description
,The game sought to create the atmosphere of the opening campaign in France and the Low Countries in 1914. Briefings were optimistic and several topical sub games were developed eg planning menus for picnic luncheons. Players encountered the challenge of their army's first encounter with technologically advanced opponents.
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