Magazyn Modern War plus gra Greek Civil War.
“There’s a gap in military history magazines”, said Dr. Cummins, “There is no publication covering just the last 40 years. Military history did not end after the Vietnam War. No magazine focuses only on recent and current conflicts. No magazine shows you what might happen tomorrow – until now. Modern War: Military History in the Making will fill that gap.”
Modern War, available bi-monthly beginning in September 2012 at bookstores and newsstands nationwide such as Barnes & Noble, will explore the Cold War era, recent conflicts spanning from 1990 to present, as well as potential new wars. Articles will go in-depth to analyze the “how” and “why” of conflicts supported with copious maps, charts and photographs. Regular columns will examine weapons, systems and new arenas.
The Greek Civil War, 1947-49 is a game for two players simulating the 1947-49 conflict between the government of Greece and the DSE (Dimokratikos Stratos Elladas, or “Greek Democratic Army”), the fighting organization controlled by the Greek Communist Party. During the game, the DSE Player tries to erode the power of the Greek authorities and replace their governing structures with his own, while the Government player tries to contain this threat to civil society with civilian police and the servicemen and reservists of the Greek National Army (GNA).
Central to play of the game is the Political Index (PI). Both players maintain each maintain their own PI during the game. A player’s PI is a quantification of the level of support or commitment the Greek “man in the taverna” is willing to give him (as opposed to other political movements or methods) as an agent of social change – or guarantor of security. For the Government player, his PI is also a measure of the stability of the political regime. PIs are measured in Political Points (PP) and recorded on the Record Track. PIs change constantly during the course of the game depending on events and who controls various territory. The highest level is 99, and the lowest is 0. If either player's PI reaches 0 at any point in the game, he is deemed to have reached the point of political collapse for his side, and the game ends.
The game map shows mainland Greece, divided into Regions, and parts of the adjoining countries to the north (Albania, Yugoslavia, Bulgaria).
Components: One 22" x 34" map & 280 counters
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