The year is 1812. Great Britain and her allies are battling Napoleon for control of Europe. In response to British seizure of American ships and goods, the young United States declares war on Britain and invades Canada. You and up to 4 other players take command of the armies of the British Redcoats, Canadian Militia, and Native Americans, or of the American Regulars and American Militia to decide the fate of the Americas. The action takes place on a huge historically accurate map that spans the United States and Canada from Detroit to Montreal. Players from each faction cooperate to gain control of key towns and forts.
1812 features fast, intuitive and fun gameplay that involves teamwork and strategic planning in a historic and educational setting. This is THE GAME for people who want an enjoyable and manageable introduction to historic/conflict based games.
In 1812 - The Invasion of Canada, players take on one of the roles of the major factions that took part in the War of 1812. On the British side these are represented by the British Regulars (Redcoats), Canadian Militia and Native Americans; and the American Regular Army and American Militia comprise the American players. Players for each side will cooperate with each other in order to plan and conduct their campaigns. Each side will attempt to capture Objective Areas on the map. When a truce is called, the side that controls the most enemy Objective Areas wins.
1 - Mounted Map 950 x 480mm
60 - Cards
160 - Wooden Cube Units
5 - Sets of Custom Battle Dice and Turn Order Markers
20 - Control Markers and a Round Marker Pawn
1 - Rulebook (5 pages), 3 Campaigns and a full historical overview of the campaign.
Area Control Game for 2-5 Players: Cooperative Play
Play Time: .5 to 2 hours depending on the scenario played.
It may not be possible to ship very heavy items outside of the Mainland UK.
Released: 14 February 2012