These Brave Fellows comes complete with a 22” x 34” full color map, 216 9/16” full color, die-cut counters, charts, and only 10 pages of rules.
Game mechanics cover the difficulties of coordinating attacks (and fighting in the snow), and variable arrival times of the Russian columns and supporting French. Optional rules allow players to explore the “what might have been” situations that were so close to happening - both sides had additional troops who could have been involved (or could have gotten there a lot sooner than they did).
Can you, as Marshal Kutuzov, thoroughly smash the arrogant French and increase the shaky confidence of the Third Coalition? Can you, as Marshal Mortier, do better than “hold on” with the last few survivors and lower the battered Russian army ‘s morale even further?
These Brave Fellows and issue #39 of ATO
Map - One full color 22" x 34" mapsheet
Counters - 216 full color 9/16" die-cut pieces
Rules length - 10 pages
Charts and tables - 2 pages
Complexity - Low
Solitaire suitability - Good
Playing time - Up to 3 hours