Verdun 1916, Steel Inferno, is a card driven, area based, simple wargame about the year long fighting around Verdun.
The game is based on monthly turns and allow for a tense, action driven contest which includes all the events of 1916 (like the Somme offensive) and their interaction with the Verdun battlefield.
Players will face tough choices, continuing to reinforce Verdun or play cards to get victory points elsewhere.
Both side get the initiative as the French counter attack at the end of 1916 is also simulated.
Two scenarios playable in a short session and one campaign game playable in an afternoon.
- one mounted map
- 97 - beautiful 10cm x 6.5cm playing cards
- 120 wooden blocks
- 40 wooden sticks
- 7 wood markers
- die cut counters and markers
- play book
- 2 player aids
- 10 dice