A KURSK 1943 egy nagyon könnyen tanulható társasjáték, 1 - 2 játékos részére, az átlagos játékidő hosszabb, akár 1 - 2 óra is lehet. A társast, a könnyebb tanulhatósága ellenére, csak 14 éves kortól ajánljuk kipróbálni. A játékmenet erősen épít a terület befolyásolás/irányítás mechanizmusra.
After the defeat at Stalingrad and destruction of the 6th Army, the Wehrmacht has regained strength and it is ready to inflict the Soviets a Tactical defeat around Kursk, where huge Soviet forces are massing in preparation of the summer offensive.
In the first days of July, thousands of tanks will fight the greatest tank battle in history.
KURSK 1943 is a new concept game covering greatest tank battle in history fought in Russia in July 1943.
Developed on wooden blocks, over a colorful 86x64 cm mapboard, 400g thick.
The over 200 wooden/plastic components have been created by the best Italian artisinal industry and painted "A buratto", a technique usually adopted for painting car parts and accessories.
In July 1943, the Germans tried the last gambit in the East before the initiative switched (and remained) to the Soviets.
The Heer planned an offensive around the Kursk salient with the aim to annihilate the huge concentration of Soviet forces massing in the area. The outcome was the largest tank battle in history with tousands of tanks involved in close combat fights for days.
KURSK 1943 is a game for two players, one controls the Germans and the other one controls the Soviets.
Although based on history, players in command of the two sides can modify the evolution of the battle and of the history in the Eastern Front.
The rules are easy - 6 pages - players can start playing the game without too many rules to remember and the game is 5 turn long (90-120 minutes)
Then the 10 Optional Rules provide more specific and detailed rules for an enhanced realism, such as special Tank abilities (Blitz, Tiger Battallion, Charge), Soviet Minefields and Maskirovka, Retreat, Combined Attack, Morale...
A cm is approximately 7 km.
A turn is 5 'days' long.
A full strength counter represents a Leader or a Division (a Corps for the Soviets).
Fog of War
The game must be played with the Fog of War on (wooden blocks are placed on the map in such a way the opponent player can not see them).
Language: English, German, French, Spanish and Italian
Complexity: Entry Level to Basic, depending on which rules are used