John Peterson
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I'm interested in picking up a PG title, but I'm not sure which one would be the best choice. I'd like a good number of scenarios, with variety (terrain, force composition, special units).

Suggestions please!
 
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Ricardo Madeira
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Well, I think Eastern Front has like double the number of scenarios (more than a hundred) of any other PG title, and it's not much more expensive, so it's probably a safe bet.

I hear however that the quality/fun of scenarios has improved over the years, and EF is based on two older PG titles. Also, it seems the more recent Road to Berlin is very good, plus it uses the late war tanks with that extra oomph, which should make it even more fun.

The only games I've tried so far (and only a few scenarios of each) are PG: Airborne (the scenarios don't seem very good, and there's only one tiny map, so you can skip this one safely) and PG: Desert Rats (seems very good so far, although I was not expecting so many scenarios based around Italian units).
 
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Mike Ricotta
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Re: Looking for a recommendation - which Panzer Grenadier ti
I concur, East Front or Road to Berlin, If you want big tanks, then Road to Berlin...

Airborne is the "intro" game to "hook" new people or something, skip it.
 
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George Haberberger
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Re: Looking for a recommendation - which Panzer Grenadier ti
John,

Do you have a preferred theater, or timeframe? Avalanche Press's page goes into a bit of detail about each module, so if you see a particular campaign you really like or battle you're interested in, you might be able to pick up a module about it.

I'm having a lot of fun with the demo scenarios, found Airborne (D-Day landings, including Band of Brothers scenarios) a little too small to really show the system, and can't wait for the time to try Afrika Korps (early North Africa).

The Airborne map is small, and mostly hedgerow. You get a good assortment of troops, paratroopers, US infantry, German grenadiers, and HMGs and engineers and a few tanks.

The Afrika Korps maps are bigger, but bland (it is a desert), with a mix of Italians, Germans, British and Australians, with infantry, tanks, planes, and artillery.
 
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You might also want to look at MMP's Panzerblitz II...
 
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Anyone had any experience with the Pacfic PG modules?
 
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Yes, the special rules for jungle and lots of night fighting makes it slow going, with lots of close combat.
The special Assault rules for Japanese units and the high firepower of marines makes combat very deadly.


John, go for Eastern Front Deluxe. It has 8 mapboards, 112 scenarios and all kinds of units. . . infantry, cavalry, mountain infantry, motorcycles, planes, armored cars, armored trains and even sovjet river gunboats.

More than half the scenarios are new and the rest has been revised to use the new maps and units. It's the "Best Buy" of the series !
 
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