Blocks in the PacificBoardgame
- First Edition
Blocks in the Pacific is a new concept game covering the whole Pacific Campaign from the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor (Dec 7th 1941) till the atomic blast in Nagasaki, August 1945. Developed on wooden blocks and cubes system, over an astonishing 172x61cm full laminated multicolor map-board, there's not any paper component, but the Manual. All the over 500 wooden/plastic components have been created by the best Italian artisinal industry and painted "A buratto", a technique usually adopted for painting car parts and accessories. HISTORICAL BACKGROUND On Dec 7th 1941, without a declaration of war the Japanese Empire launched a devastating surprise attack against the US and the British forces in the Pacific. BLOCKS IN THE PACIFIC recalls, in game form, the most decisive battles fought in the Pacific Theater, from the Pearl Harbor strike in December 1941 to the atomic blast over Japan in August 1945.. BLOCKS IN THE PACIFIC is a game for 1-4 players, 1-2 control the Allies and the other 1-2 control the Japanese Empire. Although based on history, players in command of the two factions can modify the evolution of World War 2 in the Pacific.