Update on the Ukraine '43 2nd Edition from Designer Mark Simonitch - March 30, 2014.
The 2nd Edition has been re-designed to play much faster using the system used in France '40 and Normandy '44. Players familiar with those games will find the new Ukraine '43 very easy to learn. All the components will be upgraded -- the counters will go from half-inch to 9/16 size, the map will be enlarged so the hexes can accommodate the larger counters, and each scenario will now come with a setup card to facilitate setting up the game.
Map and Counters, Scenario 2, Turn 2
additional Sturmgeschütz brigades and Tiger Tank battalions in the order of battle.
All Panzer and Panzergrenadier divisions, Soviet Tank and Mechanized Corps now have a 3rd step (remnant unit).
Simple, classic igo-ugo system.
OLD FEATURES THAT HAVE BEEN RETAINED:?
Russian Tank Army and Shock Army capabilities?
Soviet massed artillery?
German Tiger tanks
differing capabilities for Marshal Zhukov and General Manstein
?and Zone of Control Bonds
300+ full-color counters (one and a half counter sheets)
?Two full-color mapsheets creating a 36.5" x 34" playing area.?
32-page Rule Book?
4 full-color Player Aid Cards?
Two 6-sided dice
ORIGINAL VERSION COMPONENTS
280 full-color counters
One 22x29" full-color mapsheet and one 5x29" full-color mapsheet
32-page Rule Book
2 full-color 11x17 Player Aid Cards
1 8.5x11 Sequence of Play Card (w/ Historical Setup on the reverse side!)
Three 6-sided dice
Cyberboard Gamebox, courtesy of Thierry Aradan
Reinforcement Chart [570Kb PDF] (Courtesy of Hyun Yu)
EXAMPLES OF PLAY:
Voronezh Front vs. 4th Panzer Army
Retreat and German Reaction
Charles S. Roberts Awards: Best WWII Game 2000
Charles S. Roberts Awards: Dunnigan Award for Design and Playabilityto Designer Mark Simonitch 2000
DESIGNER: Mark Simonitch
DEVELOPER: Tony Curtis
ART DIRECTOR: Rodger B. MacGowan
MAP ART: Mark Simonitch
COUNTER ART: Mark Simonitch
PRODUCER: Gene Billingsley