General Errata and Clarifications By Multiman Publishing This is a compilation of errata that shipped with the game, […]
A Long Overdue Review
Vietnam: 1965-1975 is a board game based simulation of the entire American conventional military intervention in Vietnam from 1965, when the first regular ground formations were committed, to the ultimate victory of the North Vietnamese Army at the fall of South Vietnamese capital city of Saigon in 1975.
Strange Bedfellows – Sunni/Shiite Cooperation in Battle for Baghdad For both the Sunni and Shiite players in MCS Group’s Battle […]
An NLF Commander Reports By Scott Cameron NLF Point of View I was the NLF commander in a […]
Highlanders – A New Scenario for Vietnam: 1965-1975 The Quest to Control the Central Highlands This article contains […]
Another campaign game in the books! The NVA rolled into Saigon in the Spring of 1972! By Mark […]
A General Information Tracking Sheet for Gulf Strike
This Game Record Sheet allows for tracking of the following important Gulf Strike information:
- U.S. Special Forces Detachment Missions – Space is provided for up to 30 Game Turns of missions for all 9 Detachments of the 1/75 Special Forces unit and the 9 Detachments of the 5th Special Forces Group unit. For example, entering “A 1316” in the GT6 space for Detachment 1 of the 1/75 Special Forces unit indicates that 1 Detachment is assigned to an “Ambush” mission in hex 1316 starting with Game Turn 6.
A New Look at an Old Favorite Introduction The Korean War: June 1950-May 1951 is a simulation of the […]
Opinions heard ’round the table: Battle for Baghdad We’ve been giving this game quite a workout out here on […]
Tactics for Proper Employment of U.S. Special Forces in Victory Games Gulf Strike
One of the most overlooked and misused U.S. assets in Gulf Strike are the U.S. Special Forces (specifically, in this game, 5th Special Forces Group and a Battalion of the 75th Ranger Regiment). Until you’ve actually played your way through the entire Scenario 2 or 3, it’s hard to understand the full impact of the Soviet “avalanche comin’ down the mountain” towards the hapless Iranians and light American ground forces. As the U.S. player you need to maximize each advantage the game presents you. One such advantage in Gulf Strike is the U.S. Special Forces. Provided that they’re used correctly. This article examines the various usages of U.S. Special Forces and provides some specific examples of how they can be put to best use in Scenarios 2 and 3.