Mag & game. Grand tactical game of the British empire’s worst defeat, the battle of Isandlwana during the Zulu War of 1879. The main Zulu force falls upon the the poorly prepared base camp of the British army, attempting to envelope & destroy it. British wins by doing better than the historical result of annihilation. High solitaire suitability. 5-20min/turn, 200m/hex, company level for British. Ty Bomba’18 / ARTICLES ON: British Last Stand at Isandlwana, Jan 1879; Vikings: Raiding Warfare & Empire in the Dark Ages; British Mesopotamian Campaign 1914-18; Battles of Gully Hole Creek & Bloody Marsh in the American South during War of Jenkin’s Ear; The Danelaw during the Dark Ages; Battle of Oudenarde, July 1708.
- Magazine of military history thru all ages, with a complete board game in each issue that complements the lead article
- Game in this issue focuses on the British Empire’s biggest defeat at Isandlwana during the Zulu War of 1879-80
- Covers the battle at a grand tactical scale, as the main Zulu army falls upon the poorly prepared or positioned British base camp at Isandlwana
- The British win by doing better than the historical result of annihilation, or holding out longer
- 5-20min/turn, 200m/hex, company level for the British