The Last Stand at Moscow simulates German winter offensive to capture Moscow.
One map 594Ã—841cm
Unit scale II, X, XX, XXX, KG
10 days/Turn Oct 1941 to Jan 1942
In October 1941, the German Army launched Operation Typhoon - the last major German offensive of the year. In an all-out attempt to defeat Russia and end World War Two, the Germans managed to see the spires of the Kremlin as their high water mark for both this battle and for the war. Over two million men fought in this desperate battle that would decide the war and the future of mankind.
Last Stand features three scenarios of different lengths to give players options depending on how much time they have to play.
Scenario One - the Soviet Counterblow
This scenario covers only the great Soviet Counterattack that pushed the Germans to the brink of defeat in the late Winter 1942. Playing time is about 3-4 hours.
Scenario Two - The Germans Attack
This scenario covers the German attack to defeat the Soviets before winter comes. Playing time is about 5-6 hours.
Scenario Three - the Campaign Game
This scenario covers the entire offensive and the Soviet counterattack. Combining both scenario one and two together, this has a playing time of about 10 hours.
Last Stand components:
One 34 by 22 map
560 Â½" counters
32 page full color rulebook
2 player aids
Solitaire Rating: very good to excellent
Playing Time: 3-10 hours
Game scale: Units are divisions, turns are ten days, and hexes are 17.2 kilometers across.