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Heroes of the Pacific : Battle of Guadalcanal

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“Heroes of the Pacific: Battle of Guadalcanal” is a standalone game that focuses on the Battle of Guadalcanal, a major campaign fought between the US and Japan during World War II. This time round, we are leaving the Normandy countryside to fly to the endless expanse of the Pacific. A new theater of operations opens in the Heroes of WW2 range. Gone are the bocage, the European forests, the rainy landing beaches, the streets of Stalingrad, … Make way for palm trees, white sand and clear waters. Sea, Sun and War!

In this game, players take on the roles of American and Japanese military leaders and engage in a series of battles to control key objectives on the island of Guadalcanal. The game features a modular board that can be configured in various ways, adding to the game’s replayability.

Players must carefully manage their troops and resources to gain control of critical terrain features, such as airfields and supply depots, while engaging in combat against enemy forces. The game also includes special event cards that can have a significant impact on the course of the game.

“Heroes of the Pacific: Battle of Guadalcanal” is designed to be fast-paced and easy to learn, while still providing a high level of strategy and tactical decision-making. It is suitable for both casual and experienced gamers and has received positive reviews for its engaging gameplay and immersive theme.

Each turn, players use their action points to move their units, launch attacks, and perform special actions. Combat is resolved using a simple dice-rolling system that takes into account the units’ strengths and weaknesses.

The game also includes special event cards that can have a significant impact on the course of the game, such as reinforcements or changes in weather conditions.

The game ends when one player achieves their victory conditions, which are determined by the scenario being played. Victory can be achieved by controlling key objectives, eliminating enemy forces, or a combination of both.

Overall, “Heroes of the Pacific: Battle of Guadalcanal” is a fast-paced and engaging game that requires careful planning and tactical decision-making. It is suitable for both casual and experienced gamers and has received positive reviews for its immersive theme and accessible gameplay.

Expected to be released this December 2023, Heroes of the Pacific is now on Kickstarter (as of this writing).

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