Battle of Poltava
July 1709 -- The Swedish King and Great Captain Charles XII has invaded Russia and is besieging the Russian town of Poltava to bring the Russians to battle. Russian Tsar Peter has arrived but has sheltered the bulk of his army in a fortified camp and has built several redoubts to cripple any Swedish attempt to attack. Although their King is injured and has to be carried in a litter, the Swedes are undaunted and prepared to annihilate the Russians in one grand attack. The stage is set...
The Battle of Poltava is a low to moderate complexity tactical game covering the climatic battle of the Great Northern War in 1709. The game takes about 90 minutes to play. One player commands the Swedish forces and the other player commands the Russian forces.
TIME TO PLAY: 90 Minutes
DESIGNER: Stephen L. Kling, Jr.
- 48 game pieces (5/8" inch)
- A single rulebook (4 pages)
- 20 game cards
- CANVAS game map (11x17" inch)
- 1 six sided die
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