Great Pacific War
The Second World War in the Pacific

Great Pacific WarGreat Pacific War is Avalanche Press' strategic-level game of the War in the Pacific. The game covers the entire war from December 1941 through 1946 and includes the forces of all participants. Players are placed in the positions of the commanders of the Japanese, British, Soviet and American forces in World War Two.

Great Pacific War includes five scenarios for the Great Pacific War and three scenarios for the linked Second World War. One of the Great Pacific War scenarios covers a possible 1931 conflict between Japan and America as postulated by the British journalist Hector Bywater in his book of the same title.

The facts:

  • Game scale is 60 miles per hex covering the battlefield on three 34" x 22" maps. Units are represented at corps, fleet and air army level. Each turn represents three months of actual time.
  • The game system is built around players drawing impulse "chits" to determine how they can activate their forces. The emphasis is on the interaction of military, political and economic factors.

The game system from our Third Reich game allows players to control the military, political and economic destinies of their nations in a struggle to dominate the world. Land, air and sea forces battle across almost a third of the earth's surface as the two mightiest navies fight for control of the Pacific. Players manage their economies and build and operate their military forces within the capabilities of their nations' abilities.

In Great Pacific War the Japanese player must decide initially whether war with America or the Soviet Union will be his or her strategy. JapanÍs lack of resources make a war with one or the other a necessity. Also possible is a war with Britain and her ally, The Netherlands, who together control the riches of India, Java and Borneo. This strategy has many risks, the greatest being that America will enter the war on Britain's side. Coloring all is the massive Japanese investment in China and the importance of those conquered territories to the Japanese economy. The American player must move a nation unprepared for war to a position of strength, while attempting to support the Nationalist Chinese in their conflict with the Japanese.


Components: Three 34" x 22" maps, 560 playing pieces, rules, three scenario books, political events and charts.

Status: Now Available!

Stock Code: APL0025

Price: $59.99

You can order Great Pacific War (Final Edition) right here.

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Co-Prosperity Sphere
An alternative-history expansion presenting a Japanese Empire with the resources to stand up against American aggression in the Pacific thanks to control of China, the East Indies, eastern Siberia, the Philippines and Hawaii,. With 100 new silky-smooth, die-cut playing pieces and four new scenarios. $29.99

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Great Pacific Package
      Great Pacific War (Final Edition)
      Co-Prosperity Sphere
Retail Price: $89.98
Package Price: $70
Gold Club Price: $56
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