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Strategy & Tactics - Game - 245 - War of the Triple Alliance

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Strategy & Tactics - Game - 245 - War of the Triple Alliance
Title War of the Triple Alliance
Subtitle Paraguay, 1865-1870
Issue 245
Has Game Yes
MSRP $23.99
Publisher Decision Games
Game Name War of the Triple Alliance
Edition Game
Solitaire No
Hours to Play 5
Players 2
Complexity Low-Intermediate
Scale Strategic
Editor Joseph Miranda
Contributor Albert A. Nofi, Javier Romero, John Burtt, William Stroock
Artist Joe Youst, Nicolas Eskubi
Designer Javier Romero, Ty Bomba
Game Tags The Americas
Strategy & Tactics - Game - 245 - War of the Triple Alliance

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Description: This game is a simulation of the Triple Alliance War which occured between 1865 and 1870. The conflict pitted the armies of Paraguay, a nation of 800,000 people against Brazil, Argentina and Uruguay, whose combined populations totaled 10 million. Normally this type of conflict would be very lopsided. But due the the bizarre politics and geographical remoteness of Paraguay, this war might have ended quite differently and therefore makes an interesting simulation. The hexes represent 15.5 miles, the game turns six months each and the units primarily represent battalion-size forces.

Item created by: Lethe on 2015-07-19 08:04:05. Last edited by gdm on 2018-07-28 14:24:44

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