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Zvezda announces Samurai Commanders

Zvezda announces a new game, Samurai Commanders.

From the release:

Zvezda is pleased to announce the upcoming release of a new historical board game featuring the intense battles of feudal Japan! Samurai Battles puts players in control of their own army of Japanese warriors, facing the same challenges as real battlefield commanders!

Samurai Battles includes everything you need to create exciting battles:

• 122 plastic model warriors—all highly detailed and historically accurate;

• 6 double-sided modular game boards combine with 30 terrain hexes and 13 plastic elevation tiles to produce an almost unlimited variety of battlefields;

For even more excitement, Samurai Battles includes two complete game systems!

• Commands & Colors: Designed by the award-winning Richard Borg, this popular system goes to Japan for the first time! This unique card-driven game system already has a legion of fans who will be eager to experience the new opportunities and challenges of feudal Japan.

• Art of Tactic: Konstantin Krivenko’s hidden planning and simultaneous movement system was recently nominated for an Origins Award with the earlier Barbarossa 1941 game. This robust system has been modified to reflect the challenges of feudal Japanese warfare.

Both systems include a complete rulebook, along with a number of historically-based scenarios for hours of excitement, and all of the components needed to play. Try both games for completely different game play experiences!

Samurai Battles offers the player enormous expansion potential. Players can add any of the models in Zvezda’s constantly growing line of feudal Japanese model kits. Each model comes complete with everything you need to add it to either game system right away.

The first four model kits and the Samurai Battles game are on their way now. They are expected to arrive at the warehouse by May 4th. Make sure you have these hot new products in your store!