Posts Tagged ‘Sword of Stalingrad’

The Sword of Stalingrad is drawn!

Monday, November 16th, 2009

Mamayev Kurgan 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…)

Sword of Stalingrad Arrives!

Friday, November 13th, 2009

I was pleasantly surprised to find a Days of Wonder package in my mailbox (don’t hate me!). They had sent me a copy of the Sword of Stalingrad Battle map and the Vercors Campaign for review (Thanks Eric!). I should certainly get some plays in this weekend and will be posting AAR’s but in the meantime, I thought I would share some initial impressions on the package. (more…)