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The New World's Way of War Pack

Three ziplock back issues for just $70.00!

Each game in this Way of War pack lets you trace the pattern of revolutionary success. "Tarleton's Quarter!" covers the American Revolution in the South, as the British aim to support what they believe are large numbers of Loyalists and weaker Patriot enthusiasm. Guerra a Muerte covers the action as the whole South American continent revolts and Spain tries to hold on to her empire. Cactus Throne focuses on the bizarre "throwback," where Old World powers thought they could turn back the clock in Mexico, with an Austrian prince backed by the French. (No one could make stuff like this up!) Plus magazine articles that make the games come alive and provide good starting points for further study.

What a great way to introduce yourself (or a friend) to ATO games, or catch up on back issues you've been meaning to get. A price like this is almost "buy 2, get one free." Don't miss it!

"Tarleton's Quarter!"

"Tarleton's Quarter!" is a game about the British attempt to win the American Revolution by invading the Southern colonies. The object of the British efforts in the South was to bring the four southern colonies — Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Virginia — back under British sway after almost four years of uninterrupted Continental control.

British army commanders knew they didn't have enough manpower to control even the southern half of the American colonies on their own. They were relying on the appearance of a "silent majority" of loyal, but previously suppressed, American subjects who would take control of those provinces swept of Continental forces. Indulge them, in as much over-confidence as your red coat will allow.

"Tarleton's Quarter!" and issue #28 of ATO

Map - One full color 22"x34" mapsheet
Counters - 280 full color 1/2" die-cut pieces
Rules length - 12 pages
Charts and tables - 2 pages
Complexity - Medium
Solitaire suitability - Average
Playing time - Up to 8 hours

Design - Mike Joslyn
Development - Lembit Tohver
Graphic Design - Craig Grando

Guerra a Muerte

Americans seldom notice the enormous changes that the Napoleonic Wars caused to the Western Hemisphere...things far larger and with much greater effects than our own War of 1812. Guerra a Muerte depicts the 14 year struggle that saw Spain's possessions in the hemisphere change from "almost everything not U.S." to "Cuba and Hispanola." Warfare took place from the remote northern border with America to the tip of the continent now shared by Chile and Argentina. Progress ebbed and flowed, with territories changing hands several times and the intensity and size of battles slowly escalating.

As in the American Revolution, the local population could be divided into "patriots/revolutionaries" on one side, "loyalists/Royalists" on the other, and a huge middle block of those who wished to stay out of battle-- over which both sides exerted tremendous pressure, making these episodes as bitter as any period in history. The game title means, "War to the Death," and comes from a proclamation Simon Bolivar made to all Spaniards in Venezuela-- "support us or else."

Guerra a Muerte and issue #23 of ATO

Map - One full color 22"x34" mapsheet
Counters - 280 full color 1/2" die-cut pieces
Rules length - 12 pages
Charts and tables - 4 pages
Complexity - Medium
Solitaire suitability - Average
Playing time - Up to 6 hours

Design - Javier Romero
Development - Paul Rohrbaugh
Graphic Design - Craig Grando

Cactus Throne

When a coalition of European Powers including the French Empire, Spain and Great Britain agreed to send an expeditionary corps to capture the main port of Vera Cruz, and hold it until Mexico resumed making debt repayments, the British and Spanish monarchs did not reckon with the ambitions of Napoleon III.

Napoleon III picked an obscure Austrian archduke named Maximilian to be his cat's-paw and supported the effort with thousands of French troops. Even though there was some local support in Mexico for the return to a monarchy, most of the country remained loyal to the elected president, Benito Juarez and the French spent huge amounts of treasure and blood to try to put down the Republican Forces. From 1862 through 1866, Napoleon III and his puppet Maximilian attempted to forge a Mexican Empire...

Cactus Throne and issue #15 of ATO

Maps - One full color 22"x34" mapsheet
Counters - 320 full color 1/2" die-cut pieces
Rules length - 10 pages
Charts and tables - 2 pages
Complexity - Medium
Solitaire suitability - Average
Playing time - Up to 6 hours

Design - Andy Nunez
Development - Paul Rohrbaugh
Graphic Design - Craig Grando

Product Prices (includes shipping)
SKU Back Issue Type Price Qty.
NWWOW-USZ Ziplock USA $70.00
NWWOW-INZ Ziplock International $100.00
 
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