Victory Point Games PRESS RELEASE – Fuentes de Onoro 20 has been released!

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Victory Point Games PRESS RELEASE – Fuentes de Onoro 20 has been released!

Following his failed invasion of Portugal in 1810, French Marshal Andre Massena fell back into Spain with Wellington’s Anglo-Portuguese Army in cautious pursuit. Assuming the wretched state of the French would allow him time to capture the key border fortress of Almeida, Wellington settled in for a leisurely siege  But Massena quickly reorganised his forces and advanced on the British positions in an effort to resupply the beleaguered fortress.
Fuentes de Oñoro 20, by designers R. Nicasio Garcia and Jack Gill, allows players to examine this tension-filled battle of the Peninsular Campaign, fought along the Spanish-Portuguese Border. Featuring the same system as GMT’s popular “Fading Glory” game, Fuentes de Oñoro 20 has low unit density (20 pieces or less on the game map) and modest complexity. The game focuses on dramatic, fast-playing turns and creates a strong historical narrative through the use of random event cards and the tracking of army morale providing a great feel for the parry-and-thrust of Napoleonic grand battle.

 

Fuentes de Oñoro 20, by designers R. Nicasio Garcia and Jack Gill, allows players to examine this tension-filled battle of the Peninsular Campaign, fought along the Spanish-Portuguese Border. Featuring the same system as GMT’s popular “Fading Glory” game, Fuentes de Oñoro 20 has low unit density (20 pieces or less on the game map) and modest complexity. The game focuses on dramatic, fast-playing turns and creates a strong historical narrative through the use of random event cards and the tracking of army morale providing a great feel for the parry-and-thrust of Napoleonic grand battle.

Lead your troops forward into action to see if you can break your opponent’s morale at bayonet-point before he puts your army to flight.

 

Click here for all the details and to order Fuentes de Oñoro 20.

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