A War Transformed

WWI on the Doggerland Front: A Wargame

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A War Transformed

WWI on the Doggerland Front: A Wargame

Description

The Great War meets the horrors of forgotten folklore in this occult skirmish wargame.

1916: A World Transformed. As the Great War raged, the Moon fell from its orbit. Seas shifted, uncovering new lands and revealing what tide and time had concealed. Long known as a potent occult power, the Moon's descent also heralded the terrifying resurgence of magic. Long-forgotten gods and spirits began to stir in hidden groves and caverns and old traditions found new strength. Soon, stone circles echoed once more with the chanting of ancient rituals and menhirs were again bedecked with wildflowers and presented with offerings of honey and blood.

1918: A War Transformed. Rival nations battle on new fronts, seeking dominance with weapons of spell, song, and sacrifice. Thrust to the surface, Doggerland, the ancient bridge between Britain and Europe, becomes a crucial battleground in the conflict. In this alien landscape, raiding parties pick through the ribs of wrecks and the ruins of lost villages, war machines festooned with totems and fetishes roll over the brittle bones of long-dead giants, and cavalry charge across plains made verdant by the vegetation returning to this new land with unnatural speed.

A War Transformed is a skirmish wargame set in a world where World War I was utterly changed by forces far beyond human comprehension. Players command small forces of infantry, cavalry, artillery, and other… stranger… troops on the Doggerland Front. Fast-paced gameplay and a tense initiative bidding system are combined with authentic folk traditions and occult philosophies of the era – it is a game of rifle and relic, of bayonet and belief, of machine gun and magic.

Product details

Published 22 Jun 2023
Format Ebook (Epub & Mobi)
Edition 1st
Extent 192
ISBN 9781472856265
Imprint Osprey Games
Series Other Wargames
Short code OTH
Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing

About the contributors

Author

Frederick Silburn-Slater

Having achieved his MA in the History of Art with…

Illustrator

Dimitris Martinos

Dimitris Martinos is an illustrator/comic artist b…

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