Entering the twenties of our 21st century the Great War is long ago and nearly forgotten. But our contemporary conflicts are more often then not a consequence of the results of this war. Many issues between nations remain unsolved. In the wake of the downfall of old empires national borders prove to having been drawn arbitrarily and thus get contested, especially in eastern Europe, the western Mediterranian, and in the middle East. Therefore to deal with the campaigns of the Great War in reading and wargaming to me means also learning about the basics of todays international relations.
In wargaming I love to use dice that somehow support the theme set by a specific game. Also I prefer to use dice that are not alone functional but good looking too. Thus having played Warfighter a lot lately and having just received Warfighter Shadow War I wanted to replace the dice included in the game with more attractive ones.
Sitrep: Puzeh-E Yshan, Baghlan Province, Afganistan, Mai 2010: A squad from Gebirgsjägerbataillon 231 “Reichenhall” is to move to a compound at the near town and to support the extraction of hostages in an ongoing rescue mission.
Our player character is Hauptfeldwebel Altman, a member of the Kommando Spezialkräfte and veteran of several tours of duty in Jugoslavia and Afganistan. On this mission he is attached to the patrol as a special forces combat corpsman.