The Most Terrible Battle: Borodino 1812 is an introductory game at the division level of perhaps Napoleon’s most famous battle next to Waterloo. The game includes the meeting engagement of September 5, 1812 as well as the main battle of Borodino fought two days later. The game design is suited for beginners and more experienced players alike as it includes features such as square formations, heavy cavalry charges, the Fleches, and the Shevardino and Grand Redoubts, Cossacks, garrison units and a non-player reaction phase. The game map for Borodino is based on a modified style and color of maps created by historians of the battle in the decades immediately after the battle.
“Of all my fifty battles, the most terrible was the one I fought at Moscow (Borodino).”
To order THE MOST TERRIBLE BATTLE: Borodin 1812, use the drop-down menu below. The game comes in three formats. Formats are boxed, folio (plastic bag), and print-and-play (PnP). PnP is sent to you by email. Boxed and folio are printed and shipped by mail to your PayPal address. Select the format and shipping destination then click Add to Cart. Payment will be by PayPal. The price shown includes shipping and handling. A Vassal module of the game will be sent by email upon request. For international orders, please allow ten days for arrival of your order.
"Overall, I really like it and can see it getting played often. It won’t make that midweek short session unless I play the smaller scenario, but I don’t mind that. It will certainly do for our Friday night face-to-face session, in which I am trying to find games that will play to a conclusion and give a good game. I just don’t see the point anymore of playing a game to get half way through, only to have to pack it up and say ‘well, I think the game was going this way’ etc. Borodino will give a full game and be interesting and engaging, capturing the subject nicely." Battlefields and Warriors
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