Gembloux

Scenario 9 of La Bataillle de France, 1940 is on the table. It’s about the June 1940 battle for the town of Gembloux, contested by French infantry defenders, and a mixed bag of German infantry and tank attackers. The scenario has a small footprint (one map), and is all about taking vital town hexes.

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So far, I have had a couple of blowout wins for the attackers, but they were due to some poor defensive setup arrangements I made. Getting the defense right is tricky. One more try…

 

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Blitzkrieg on the Western Front

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This is a review of La Bataille de France, 1940, designed by Juan Carlos Cebrian and Nicolas Eskubi, and produced by Compass Games. It is based on several sessions of solitaire gaming, with repeated play of three of the available scenarios. The review is organized in the following sections:

  • COMPONENTS
  • SYSTEM
  • HOW DOES IT PLAY
  • LIKES
  • DISLIKES
  • COMMENTS
  • CONCLUSION

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