Breakout: Normandy is a top-notch boardgame simulating the June 1944
Allied invasion on the Normandy beaches. Developed by Don Greenwood and
James Stahler and published originally by the Avalon Hill Game Company
in 1993, the game uses the area-impulse framework pioneered in Storm
Over Arnhem
, Thunder at Cassino and Turning Point: Stalingrad. After the closing of Avalon Hill it was published by Multiman Publishing. The mapboard and order of battle parallel the actual historical scenario. The game is highly playable and allows a great number of variations. This website contains a selection of information about Breakout: Normandy. The rules page seeks to clarify the rules and list the errata. The data page tabulates key facts about the mapboard and the two force pools. The probabilities page offers an analysis of the role that chance plays in this game. The strategy page provides pointers and references to alternative game strategies. Finally, the links page directs the BKN enthusiast to some additional resources on the web. Hope you enjoy this resource and find it useful!
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