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Battles: South Pacific

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Battles: South Pacific is a solitaire tactical skirmish wargame depicting Australian Commando operations against the Imperial Japanese Army in the Solomon Islands during 1944-1945. 

The game features 7 types of missions and 10 battle maps. Solitaire campaigns consist of either 5 or 10 random linked skirmish battles, including missions such as Bridge Demolitions and Officer Assassinations. The game features an advanced enemy IJA AI bot opponent which makes calculated decisions based on its current situation. Day/night, weather, line of sight, suppression, and 7 terrain types with movement/cover effects are also included. Players will be able to improve their Commandos by assigning them a variety of skills, plus equip them with numerous types of weapons and equipment before each mission.

The game includes the following components:

- 1 Tables Book (13 pages)

- 10 Battle Maps (A4 / 8.5 x 11)

- 202 5/8 inch counters (92 base counters) (110 optional counters)

- 7 Game Cards

- 2 Commando Status Sheets

- 1 Imperial Japanese Army Status Sheet

- 2 Campaign Log Sheets

- 1 Save Game Log Sheet

- 1 Quick-Start Guide (11 pages)

- 1 Counter Guide (3 pages)

- 1 Movement Tracker

- 1 Die Roll Modifier Calculator

- 1 Game Components Preparation Instruction Sheet

- 1 Battle Map Setup Example Image


Game Features:

* Solitaire play.

* One D6, one D20, and two D10 dice are required. A dry erase pen is also required.

* 5 minute game setup and breakdown times.

* A medium size table is required for play.

* Adjustable starting difficulty based on player's skill level.

* Total campaign play time is apporoximately 2.5-5+ hours (depending on campaign length chosen). Individual battles can last between 15-45 minutes.

* Please visit the Battles: South Pacific Facebook Group. As the designer, I am active there and can provide game support: https://www.facebook.com/groups/727669015030865

With most of the rules integrated into the tables, there is practically no learning curve or rules memorization. And with 8 enemy unit types, 10 battle maps, an advanced AI bot opponent, randomized enemy IJA setup, randomized enemy IJA skill levels, moderate table footprint, and quick setup/breakdown times, Battles: South Pacific offers an entertaining game for players of all skill levels, plus great replay value.

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File Last Updated:
June 28, 2022
This title was added to our catalog on June 24, 2022.
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Black Cat
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