Infantry Aces & Flames of War 3rd Ed Update

As you may know Flames of War 3rd Edition comes out next month and Battlefront are offering veteran players a very nice offer.

 

On 11th of February you can collect a copy of on the new edition softback rulebook from or retail store in Leicester, Tabletop Tyrant,  for free if you can do the following;

  • Inform us before 6/2/11 that you will be collecting your book from us (in-store, by phone; 0116 2533954 or by email; tabletoptyrant@gmail.com)
  • Bring in a copy of your Flames of War hard back second edition rulebook on Saturday 11th of February (required) and your army if you fancy a game (optional).

The Cassino campaign we are starting this Wednesday will be run using the second edition rules throughout.

The Germans add more depth to the already formidable Gustav line

 

Flames of War – Your Infantry Ace

One of the most exciting aspects of the upcoming Cassino campaign is creating your own warrior model called an Infantry Ace. During the campaign, you follow your warrior’s story as he fights his way through the bloody battlefields of Monte Cassino.

Sean Connery in the Longest Day

Your Infantry Ace is a company command team, replacing your regular first in command. He retains the ratings and weapons of the team replaced. He is also a warrior (p78 of the rulebook).

Spiers from Band of Brothers

As your Infantry Ace fights alongside your company he can earn medals which more importantly unlock new abilities.

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Cassino – Flames of War Infantry Aces Campaign

Rome and Italy will remain in Axis hands unless the Monte Cassino is stormed.

Blocking the allied advance are elite German divisions, some hardened on the Eastern Front, some in Africa and others selected from the best of the best to form the elite Fallschirmjager.

Not only are there elite German formations equipped with the Latest Panzer IVs and Panthers blocking the route, there is the Rapido River, The Gustav defensive line and the Hitler defensive line. Both lines are deep and constructed with German precision.

Lastly there is the town of Cassino itself

 

Allied artillery bombardments have taken their toll on the Germans, but have made a a battlefield full of places for an infantryman to hide and spring deadly ambushes on the advancing allies.

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