Germantown

Includes: the Map and 169 Counters for the game using an enlarged version of the 2010 artwork.

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This Big Board Game set includes the Map and Counters for the game, using an enlarged version of the 2007 artwork.  All Big Board Games components are coated with a proprietary clear coating which provides protection from UV light and is scuff and water resistant.

Extra set of Counters              30.00

Rolled Map – Approximately 48 x 72 inches, printed on coated paper bonded to thick Tyvek.  It consists of two 48 x 36 inch sheets, trimmed to provide an apparent seamless Map when overlapped.  (The original Map is 22 by 34 inches.)

Mounted Map – Approximately 48 x 72 inches, printed on coated paper adhered to 3/16 inch Poster Board.  It consists of four 24 x 36 inch sections, overlapped to provide an apparent seamless Map.  (The original Map is 22 by 34 inches.)

Counters – 169 1 1/6 (1.156) inch square Counters, printed on coated paper, mounted on 1/8 inch Foam Board, and precisely cut.  (The original counters are 5/8 (.625) inches.)

Product Notice

Big Board Game Sets are NOT a complete game. A copy of the game from the publisher is required to play. The Sets do not include Rules, Scenarios, Player Aid Cards which are not Set Up cards, playing cards, dice or any other game components.

Boxed Game Description

Description of Germantown, Washington Strikes Back! October 4, 1777 – Battles of the American Revolution, Volume VII

Publisher: GMT Games, LLC  Designers: Mark S. Miklos and Bill Madison.

Germantown is a 2 player game of the bold attack by Washington in Pennsylvania within a month after the defeat at Brandywine Creek. It is a battle of maneuver and confusion, with a four-pronged attack confused by a night march.  What was supposed to be a surprise for the British was a tragic case of Continentals firing on Continentals in the fog, with troops routed.

Historically, the British pursued the fleeing Americans who were running.  Washington and his lieutenants are stunned.  A lament, “a glorious victory fought for and eighth tenths won, was shamefully but mysteriously lost.”

Moderate complexity, medium Solitaire Suitability.  Contains a 22 x 34 inch Map, Series and Battle Scenario Books, two Player Aid Cards, 169 Counters, 16 Tactics Cards, and two 10-sided dice.

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