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Torpedo Raiders, Advanced Ed. is a 52-page illustrated book contaning a historical WW2 strategy card game involving torpedo bombers in several early war battles. It is volume 2 of Minden's Battlegame book series. 

Torpedo Raiders is a solitaire card game that allows you to recreate famous torpedo bombing missions during World War II. This edition adds advanced rules and scenarios to the standard game, as well as new historical background material. During play, the player flies a single torpedo bomber against the AA/flak of the defender (played by the game system) in a single game, or as part of a larger historical scenario. Besides the game tables and plane ratings provided, you will need a standard deck of 52 playing cards, a 6-sided die, and paper and pencil.

Historically rated aircraft included are the Fairey Swordfish (British), Kate, Betty, Nell (Japanese), and Devastator (American) torpedo bombers.  Standard historical scenarios include Taranto (1940), Bismarck (1941), Pearl Harbor (1941), Force Z (1941), and Midway (1942). Advanced scenarios are provided for each of the stardard five scenarios, which add more options and variation.

Torpedo Raiders requires no set up, minimal space, and plays quickly. If you have access to the game tables and a deck of cards, you can play it most anywhere.  It presents the solitaire gamer with some interesting choices during play.  World War II torpedo bombing attacks create an exciting narrative for a wargame.  With this straightforward solitaire game system, the tension of these daring raids may be brought to life on your tabletop.

Designed by Gary Graber.  Published by Minden Games.

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December 04, 2018
This title was added to our catalog on December 04, 2018.