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SoS Narvik, Turn 3 (April 16 – 19, 1940)

I have been very pressed for time this week, and this looks to continue into the next week.

Supply, or rather lack of it, has reached critical mass. If the Germans do not get any supply, their defense ratings drop to 0, and the Norwegians will easily overrun them.

The Germans are shipping eight supply depots to Norway: three depots to Bergen, one depot to Stavanger, two depots to Kristiansand, one depot to Drammen and one to Moss on the eastern side. Two depots are sunk en route to Bergen, and one depot is sunk on the way to Kristiansand. Read more…


SoS Narvik: Turn 1 (April 8 – 11, 1940)

I was recently reminded of the conundrum that Alan and I were in regarding landing float planes in hexes that are interdicted by warships. It seems to me that any float plane that lands within reach of warships is a sitting duck while it unloads, yet the rules are silent in this regard. It appears to be perfectly legal. Read more…

Narvik: More Changes

Rule Changes & Clarifications

Norwegian soldiers on the Narvik front (click image to enlarge) [source:]

The Swedish Supply Depot

I found the GDW Narvik rulebook that I (*cough* *cough*) misplaced. In the older version of Narvik, the German supply depot that appears in Sweden receives 4 MP and can move independently. In the new game, it receives an extra movement point.

The Victory Point Schedule

There are a couple of changes to the VP schedule, but I’m not sure all of them were intentional. Read more…

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