“The Falklands War is a two player simulation of the conflict fought over the islands of the same name. Play starts on the 1st of May, 1982 and ends by either a diplomatic resolution of the crisis or the defeat of one side by the other. The game is played in a series of game turns in which players alternate moves and combat according to the Sequence of Play ... Victory is determined by victory points awarded for destroying enemy units and capturing military objectives. (nine aircraft) and the Super Etendard (five aircraft). Each sea unit represents a single vessel. Each game turn is equal to two days of real time.”
One bookcase box, 9”x11.5”x2”. Box lid cover has silhouette of troops in foreground (bottom-most quarter), silhouette of ships over a medium mustard-yellow sea background (second quarter from bottom), silhouette of helicopters over a light mustard-yellow sky background One 23.75”x22” hex map. The Falkland Islands are (roughly) in the center of the map, the South Atlantic dominates the map, and the Argentine coast from Comodoro Rivadavia in the north to (approximately) Ushuaia in the south, runs along the Western edge. The map has various charts, tracks, and holding areas along three sides, so the actual play area is closer to 19.5”x16 to 19”.
238 2-sided die-cut counters
One black & white rule book, 8.5”x11”
- The Falklands War