Blue vs Gray Deluxe Edition20 Dec 2004 0
The American Civil War, as simulated in games, tends to be set up in the same fashion: the same leaders, the same troops, the same?everything. Oh, sure, there?s a variant here and an alternative set up there; depending on the game, a following could exist that has all but rewritten the rules to a gamer?s favorite Civil War era wargame, inviting them to try it out.
Originally published by QED, Blue vs. Gray was taken over by GMT and had a few bells and whistles added on, including some rewritten rules, before it was shipped out the door. GMT?s website is short on background information; on top of that they point to QED?s website, which is now defunct. That's a shame because their website used to provide a huge amount of information, including a sample game, card descriptions, rule clarifications, and the like. Most were pertinent to the game as it currently exists in its deluxe GMT format.
Luck of the Draw
To start this section with a tired clich