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Illusions of Glory

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Designer(s):

Perry R. Silverman

Player(s):

2-4

Playing time:

360 Minutes

Age:

12+

Year (version):

2017

Language(s):

English

Publisher(s):

GMT Games

Artist(s):

Mark Simonitch, Rodger B. MacGowan

Product Code:

GMT1708

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Illusions of Glory: The Great War on the Eastern Front is the latest Card Driven Game to simulate the Great War in Europe. First came Paths of Glory by Ted Raicer, which simulates the entire war in Europe and the Middle East. It was followed by Pursuit of Glory, designed by Brad and Brian Stock, which focuses on the war in the Near East.Illusions of Glory takes this game system to a new and exciting level by applying its focus to the Eastern Front.

The Allied Powers bring massive forces to bear against Germany, Austria-Hungary, Bulgaria, and Turkey while trying to prevent a game-changing revolution in Russia. The Central Powers must defeat Russia, hold off Italy, and win the upper hand in the Balkans or face demoralization and rebellion at home. Players test their generalship and strategic abilities as Illusions of Glory lets you recreate the dramatic events of World War I’s Eastern Front.

Your hand of strategy cards present you with a rich array of strategic and operational choices. You must decide whether to use each card for its historic event, unit movement, combat, or troop replacements. You must commit your forces to a variety of objectives: winning the dynamic war of maneuver between German-led and Russian armies; seizing the Balkans and its vital objectives; or prevailing in the conflict between Austria-Hungary and Italy.

Illusions of Glory offers complete campaigns and shorter playing scenarios.

GAME SCENARIOS:
Campaign Game
Mobilization
Limited War
Total War
Italian Front Mini Game

Contents:

  • One 22’ x 34’ full-color mounted mapboard
  • Three full-color Counter Sheets
  • 110 full-color playing cards
  • Rule Book
  • Play Book (with Strategy Guide, Card Histories, and Scenarios)
  • Unit Setup Chart and Combat Resolution Table
  • Two six-sided dice
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