WWII. Germany and Russia have a non-aggression pact going on. However, the Germans are wary of the Russians and feel that, despite their semi-friendship, that will soon come to an end. In order to get a jump on their opponent, they attack, diving into the heart of Russian territory. Now, real history shows this as being a huge military blunder. But what about you? Could you make Operation Barbarossa work? That's up to you to find out in 1941: Race to Moscow, a new board game that's up on Kickstarter now.
From the campaign:
The line between disorder and order lies in logistics is a very sound Sun Tzu quote that perfectly describes the importance of logistics in military operations. This sentence has been an inspiration for the 1944. Race to the Rhine board game, that has shown the ‘44 Western Front campaign from a logistics perspective. The game, published in 2014 in four language editions and sold in the thousands, has been nominated for Golden Geek Award for the Best Wargame and received 3rd place in the Wargame category of Tric Trac d’Or 2015.
Five years later we are proud to offer you a new game in the series, focused on the ‘41 Eastern Front campaign. 1941. Race to Moscow brings the system to a completely new level, with much deeper and more demanding gameplay, as the Eastern Front logistics was a nightmare of horse wagon, truck, and train composed supply columns. What is more, the powerful enemy armies are just across the border, getting ready to launch an onslaught. With the world's strongest army to beat and a difficult logistical puzzle to solve, 1941. Race to Moscow is a dream come true for every wargamer!
With this crowdfunding campaign we ask for your support to release 1941. Race to Moscow.
The campaign's the vast majority of the way to its goal with 21 days left to go.