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L' Audace: The Battle of Abbeville – May 28-29,1940
L' Audace: The Battle of Abbeville – May 28-29,1940
by Rio Grande Games, (Unpublished), High Flying Dice Games (2013)
Player Count
1 to 2

Player Ages
12+

Playing Time
1 hour, 30 minutes to 2 hours
Categories
  • Card Game
  • Fighting
  • World War II
  • Designers
  • Paul Rohrbaugh
  • Kevin Spak
  • Sam Liberty
  • Mechanisms
  • Betting/Wagering
  • Simultaneous Action Selection
  • Hex-and-Counter
  • Hand Management
  • Card Drafting
  • Chit-Pull System
  • Deck / Pool Building
  • Artists
  • Bruce Yearian
  • Family
  • Gladiators
  • Country: France
  • Blood and Steel series
  • Rating: 6.75/10 from 2 users

    Description

    L'Audace: The Battle of Abbeville: May 28-June 4, 1940, is a two-player game that simulates the climatic battle of Abbeville. One player takes on the role of the leader of the counter-attacking French 4th DCR forces, the other the commander of those defending the German bridgehead.

    After breaking out of the Ardennes Forest and fighting over the Meuse River at Dinant and Sedan, German mechanized forces raced across France to the Channel, effectively splitting the Allies in two. By the end of May the English announced their intention to withdraw the BEF (British Expeditionary Force) at Dunkirk. Increasingly desperate, the French high command cobbled together a counter-attack force centered on the newly-formed 4th DCR (Division Char de Reserve), led by General Charles DeGaulle, to retake the channel port of Abbeville. Victory here against the strung out 57th Bavarian Infantry Division could reunify the Allied forces, and also cut-off the deadly but depleted panzer divisions that had earlier wrought so much havoc.

    Game Scale:
    Game Turn: 40 minutes
    Hex: 0.25 miles / 0.40 kilometer
    Units: Company

    Game Inventory:
    Two 11x17" full color maps
    One single-side printed un-mounted countersheet (200 1/2" counters)(mounted counters are optional)
    One 8-page rulebook
    One Player Aid Chart

    Solitaire Playability: Medium
    Complexity Level: Low
    Players: 2 or more
    Playing Time: 1.5 to 2 hours

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