Strategy & Tactics Magazine #331
Publisher/Brand: Decision Games
Product Code: DCG-ST331
Readers of the Strategy & Tactics magazine get much more than historic narrative with analytical approach focusing on the "how" and "why" of battles and campaigns. All feature articles are lavishly illustrated with maps and historic images, along with sidebars on personalities, equipment, organization, and unique events.
Game included in this issue — On to Baghdad: The Campaign in Mesopotamia and Persia in World War I. On to Baghdad! is an operational-strategic level, two-player wargame covering the campaign in Mesopotamia and Persia in World War I. Players control either the Allies representing the British-Indian, Russians pro-Allied Persians, Kuwaitis, and pro-Allied Partisans or the Central Powers representing the Ottoman Turks (or Turks), Germans, Austro-Hungarian, pro-CP Persians, and pro-CP Partisans. The Allied objective is to gain strategic control of Mesopotamia and Persia, including oil resources and critical cities. The Central Powers objective is to retain control and threaten British interests in the Persian Gulf and India Each hex on the map represents 35 kilometers. Each turn represents six months. Ground units are mostly divisions, with breakdowns. Air units are mainly squadrons. Partisans represent groups of guerrillas.A game of On to Baghdad include:
- Map — One 22" x 34" map
- Counters — 176 counters
- Rules length — 16 pages