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The topic is a variety of scenarios involving a new Iran-Iraq war which could expand to include the surrounding states, the US, France and the UK. Two other scenarios focus on Iraqi aggression against Kuwait and Saudi Arabia, and a UN Coalition attack to save the Kurds and Marsh Arabs. Scenario options allow for Israeli entry, chemical and nuclear war, and much more.

18 pages of rules; 34" x 22" map (17 miles/hex); two days/turn; 352 playing pieces representing Brigades and Divisions.

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There have been three versions of the game to date, each one reflecting updates to available forces and possibilities.

  • The original (1993) edition was published by XTR, designed by Dorlon J. Elliott and developed by Ty Bomba and Chris Perello.
  • The second (1999) edition was designed by Ty Bomba and also published by XTR, in Command magazine #50.
  • Back to Iraq 3 appeared 2002 in Decision Games' Strategy & Tactics magazine #208. Joseph Miranda joined the design team.

Also republished in Command Magazine Japan #49, along with The Tigers are Burning.


Back to Iraq variant counters issued with Command magazine magazine #25 (When Eagles Fight).
Back to Iraq 3 variant counters issued with Strategy & Tactics magazine #252 (Civil War in the Far West: The New Mexico Campaign, 1862).

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