Quartermaster General: 1914
“My centre is giving way, my right is in retreat, situation excellent. I attack.”
— Ferdinand Foch
Quartermaster General: 1914 is a new, fast-paced game in the critically acclaimed Quartermaster General series, designed by Ian Brody, that pits the Central Powers against the Entente Powers. Based on the popular Quartermaster General system, this card-driven wargame reflects the military, economic, and political intrigue of the time.
In Quartermaster General: 1914, each power has its own unique deck of cards, with its own strengths and strategies, providing strong replayability as you try your hand at playing the different powers. Each card has two different uses: one when played, and another when prepared. On their turn, players have the opportunity to both play and prepare a card. They can also spend cards to draft more troops or use cards to subject their opponents to attrition.
Each Power’s deck represents the resources of that player: “digging” too quickly through the deck in the early game might result in unsupported armies being swept away in the final rounds. This is worth it if a player can capture Berlin or Paris in 1915 – but if the gambit fails, you may have a tough road ahead. The game ends after 17 rounds of play, or earlier if one side has a commanding enough lead.
Quartermaster General: 1914 is a must-have for all fans of the Quartermaster General series, and for anybody looking for an accessible grand-strategy game on the “Great War.”
Quartermaster General: The Cold War
Ian Brody’s acclaimed card-driven Quartermaster General series heads into the Nuclear Age!
Quartermaster General: The Cold War depicts the struggle between the aspirations of the Soviet Bloc, the West, and the Non-Aligned nationalist independence movements throughout the developing world.
You will play a Bloc of nations: the Soviet Bloc, the Western Bloc, or the Non-Aligned Bloc. Each Bloc is considered an enemy to each other Bloc, even if players decide to cooperate temporarily to preserve the balance of power. Each of the three Blocs may be played by one or two people, depending on the number of players.
On your turn, you’ll play cards to unfold a narrative of the Cold War – as it might have been. You may decide to use military force when espionage fails, but escalating tensions will reduce the penalty your enemies pay to use their WMDs in retaliation!