Flames of War: WWIII Campaign! - Tramp's - 6 weeks long (starting August 12th)

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WWIII Campaign!


Firstorm: Red Thunder
Firestorm: Red Thunder is the first installment in an on-going campaign for Team Yankee that sees NATO and Warsaw Pact players fighting out the opening days of the Battle for Germany in August 1985.

The Soviet and supporting Warsaw Pact forces launch a surprise offensive into Germany, seeking to push the NATO defenders back to and across the Rhine River. Meanwhile, the NATO forces attempt to stem the initial Soviet thrust and counterattack to regain lost ground and possibly liberate parts of East Germany.

The campaign can be played in a single intense day of gaming, or spread out over several weeks.

Soviet Generals, do you attack across a broad front, trying to grind down the NATO defenders, or do you risk a series of attacks on a narrow front trying to drive towards Bonn?

NATO Generals, can you hold back the tide, or are you prepared to give ground whilst you muster your troops, counterattacking in key areas to slow down the enemy juggernaut?

Right: The Firestorm: Red Thunder Campaign Map
  Firestorm Red Thunder

Firestorm Campaign System
The campaign consists of a series of Team Yankee games in which players attempt to capture areas from the enemy or recover those lost in earlier games.

Each time a player wins a game they receive a Victory pin. Once all the Victory pins have been won, the campaign is over and the side holding cities of the greatest value wins.

When a pair of players want to play a game, they Grab a Victory Pin, Place a Battle Arrow, Play a Game, Award the Victory Pin, and then Capture Areas.

 Firestorm Red Thunder
At the end of the campaign, add up the Victory Points (VP) for each city held by each side. The side with the greater Victory Point total wins the campaign. Will it be a Strategic Victory for the Red Armies where the cause of International Communism has been significantly advanced by the rapid liberation of West Germany from the yoke of Capitalism. Or will NATO forces scrape together a Tactical Victory, holding their positions and attempting to seek peace through diplomatic means?

Only you can determine who wins Firestorm: Red Thunder, the first installment of our Firestorm: Team Yankee series. Influence the history of Team Yankee as the Firestorm campaign evolves. Where will the front lines be when the NATO counterattack happens in our next campaign?

How Do I Get Involved?
◾In Store Gaming: tell your local store to order their Firestorm: Red Thunder kit today. Each kit has enough Battle Arrows and Victory Pins for 15 games and additional packs can be purchased.
◾Beasts Of War: in conjunction with the team at Beasts Of War we will be running an online version of the campaign where you can log results and watch as the battle lines shift in response to each side's Victories.
◾Social Media: Keep an eye on the Team Yankee Facebook Group, Instagram and Twitter accounts for the latest news and information.

Left: The Battle Board with Victory Pins, and Battle Arrows.
The 6 week Firestorm: Red Thunder will be launching on August 12 on the Team Yankee website, your local gaming store, and on the Beasts Of War website.


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