Month: July 2015

Alarm on the Marne- A Boardgaming Life After Action report on Turning Point Simulations “The Marne”

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By Russ Lockwood

Designer: Jon Compton, Lembit Tohver

Publisher: Turning Point Simulations

Talk about miracles. It’s a miracle any wargame company makes a mounted map ala the old Avalon Hill games of yesteryear. Yet, that’s exactly what’s in Turning Point Simulations’ Marne 1914 game — a mounted game map. Granted, it’s only half a map measuring 11 inches by 17 inches, but mounted it is and a nice change of pace from paper maps.

Mapboard, setup and player aid cards. BEF (red counters) in the center, with French VIth Army to let (west) and Vth Army to right (east). Apologies in advance for blurriness and glare.

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