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NavTac Deluxe Edition

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NAVTAC DELUXE EDITION is a 153-page illustrated release containing two complete games (plus a Ship Supplement) containing miniature tactical level World War I naval rules. 

The game uses 1/3000 scale ships, and classic naval combat rules using Minden's NavTac (NavTac = Naval Tactical) game system.

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GAMES INCLUDED:  NAVTAC: CORONEL & FALKLANDS simulate the early battles of the First World War, particularly the Battles of Coronel and the Falklands, as well as other historical scenarios occurring in the first two years of the war. Warships from France, Italy, Austria-Hungary, Russia, and Turkey, in addition to those from Great Britain and Germany.  BATTLE OF DOGGER BANK has a particular focus on battlecruisers and the Battle of Dogger Bank (1915) as well as other historical scenarios. with warships from Great Britain and Germany.   Finally, a SUPPLEMENTAL SHIP SECTION is included that has 22 additional, previously unreleased ships from various countries for use with the system.

NavTac uses a modified version of the system popularized by Fletcher Pratt, with game turns equalling 5 minutes, and one inch representing 500 yards.  Significantly, NavTac uses dice to determine the results of gun fire between ships, not the range estimation method used by Pratt. There are many other differences and refinements, but this is the most decisive. By using the ship ratings and tables coupled with wise sailing tactics, the characteristics of gun fire (taking into account range, size of shell, armor of the target), and the roll of dice, you can authentically recreate events that happened in historical battles. 

Each of the two games includes rules, game tables, several scenarios, and historical commentary, a total of 66 ships (NT: Coronel & Falklands), 54 ships (Dogger Bank), and 22 ships (Supplement), for a total of over 140 1/3000 scale warship counters which you can scan and print (or, you may use your own miniature ships).  Ships are individually rated for type (BB, BC, B, AC, CL), displacement, main guns & range, secondary guns & range, armor, speed, turret placement, and damage (ship data cards are also included within the pages of the 8.5"x5.5" book).  There are some ships that appear in both games, and the rules are similar in both since it is the same system, but each game contains specific scenarios, ships, and material unique to itself.

The game is well suited to veteran naval gamers as well as newcomers, and history buffs, as it seeks to be very playable, while at the same time retains historicity.

RATED, 1/3000 SCALE WARSHIP COUNTERS INCLUDED:

NAVTAC: CORONEL & FALKLANDS SHIPS: British: Dreadnought, King George V, Ajax (BB); Invincible, Inflexible, Indomitable, Tiger (BC); Lord Nelson, Agamemnon (B), Defence, Minotaur, Warrior, Natal, Achilles, Duke of Edinburgh, Black Prince, Kent, Monmouth, Cornwall, Good Hope, Leviathan, Drake (AC);  Sydney, Southampton, Glasgow, Liverpool (CL); Otranto (AMC).  Germany:  Westfalen, Nassau, Rheinland, Helgoland, Oldenburg (BB); Goeben (BC); Scharnhorst, Gneisenau (AC); Breslau, Emden, Dresden, Leipzig, Nurnberg (CL). France: Courbet, Jean Bart (BB); Danton, Vergniaud, Mirabeau (B); Edgar Quinet, Rousseau (AC). Austria-Hungary: Tegetthoff, Prinz Eugen, Viribis Unitis (BB); Radetzky, Zrinyi (B); Sankt Georg (AC); Saida (CL).  Italy: Dante (BB); Napoli, Regina Elena, Roma (B); San Giorgio, San Marco (AC). Russia: Evstafi, Zlatoust, Pantelimon (B). Turkey: Yavuz (BB); Turgut Reis, Barbarossa (B).

BATTLE OF DOGGER BANK SHIPS: British:  Invincible, Inflexible, Indomitable, Indefatigable, New Zealand, Australia, Tiger, Lion, Princess Royal, Queen Mary (BC); Dreadnought, Neptune, Audacious, Centurion (BB); Lord Nelson, King Edward VII (B); Duke of Edinburgh, Black Prince, Shannon, Cochrane, Berwick, Essex, King Alfred (AC); Chatham, Dublin, Southampton, Bristol, Gloucester, Newcastle, Blanche, Blone, Fearless (CL).  German: Von der Tann, Moltke, Goeben, Seydlitz, Derfflinger, Lutzow (BC); Thuringen, Ostfriesland, Posen (BB); Deutschland, Schlesien, Hannover, Pommern, Schleswig-Holstein (B); Blucher, Roon, Yorck (AC); Stralsund, Strassburg, Magdaburg, Stettin, Stuttgart (CL).) 

SUPPLEMENT SHIP SET SHIPS:  Austria-Hungary:  Szent Istvan (BB), Erz. F. Ferdiand (B), Novara, Helgoland (CL); France:  France, Paris (BB), Condorcet, Diderot, Voltaire (B); Germany: Konigsberg (CL); Britain: Africa, Britannia, Commonwealth, Dominion, Hibernia, Hindustan, Zealandia (B), Cumberland, Suffolk, Lancaster, Donegal (AC); Italy: V. Emanuele (B).

Get all the current NavTac rules, scenarios, and ships currently available at one low bundle set price.

Designed by Gary Graber.  NavTac Deluxe Edition published in PDF edition by Minden Games, 2021.

 
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Ian W September 05, 2021 11:20 pm UTC
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If you have one or other of these two games already, you don't need this (and although it's effectively a bundle, you don't get a discount either which is a bit painful...)

The extra ship sets translate as four pages of counters for ships that, typically, are in the same class as ones you already have.

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