Strange Counters
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A list of some of the stranger, or strangest, counters in wargaming. Unusual ones accepted here too.
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1. Board Game: Afrika (second edition) [Average Rating:7.57 Overall Rank:1934]
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Camel unit from Afrika, obviously !

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2. Board Game: Air War: Modern Tactical Air Combat [Average Rating:5.25 Overall Rank:14845]
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As mentioned elsewhere in this list, here's the UFO counter from this historical game:

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3. Board Game: Air War: Modern Tactical Air Combat [Average Rating:5.25 Overall Rank:14845]
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Yes, here's the infamous dragon from Air War: Modern Tactical Air Combat:

 
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4. Board Game: Bug-Eyed Monsters [Average Rating:5.93 Overall Rank:10062]
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5. Board Game: Case Blue [Average Rating:8.23 Overall Rank:2236] [Average Rating:8.23 Unranked]
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Attacked by a whole brigade of women! I have dreams like that...

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6. Board Game: Clash of Monarchs [Average Rating:7.10 Overall Rank:2926]
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Frederick's Snuff Box (5 rows down and 7 from the right on this image)

At the Battle of Kunersdorf Frederick the Great was saved from death or serious injury when a bullet was stopped by his snuff box. An optional rule gives the Prussian player this counter that he can use once per game to cancel the death or injury of Frederick.

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7. Board Game: DAK2 [Average Rating:8.26 Overall Rank:2247]
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Italian brothel unit !


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8. Board Game: Desert Storm: The Mother of All Battles [Average Rating:5.77 Overall Rank:11618]
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OK, in a giant monster game, this would be pretty expected. But in a Gulf War game... surprise
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9. Board Game: Flags of the World [Average Rating:5.24 Overall Rank:14000]
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This isn't a board game, but the miniatures company Old Glory has a Marshals of France pack that includes Marshall Dillon. (For those too young to remember Gunsmoke, starring James Arness).

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10. Board Game: Moscow Burning: The Next Russian Civil War [Average Rating:5.70 Overall Rank:12197]
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Don't forget the Elvis counter in this one! My apologies for not having a picture.
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