We’d gotten rusty with Memoir ‘44 not having played now in some time. As much as I wanted to get into the Overlord scenarios, it was really best to warm up to them so as not to be overwhelmed. No better way than to play the single board scenarios (after a quick flip playtest of my own Hellcats Race to Noville scenario as a base game appetizer. Now with more Hellcat!).
We started with the Mamayev Krugan scenario as it looked the least complicated of the two. This scenario sees the Soviets holding the heights overlooking Stalingrad while the Germans face a daunting task of gaining them. Three medals to the side that controls the majority of the heights! (more…)