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Golden Journal Number 63

A Panzer Grenadier Story

At 0300 on 28 October 1940, the Italian ambassador to Greece presented Greek dictator Ioannis Metaxas with a formal demand that Italian troops occupy Greece. Alors, c’est la guerre, Metaxas answered, but Greek propagandists would claim he instead gave a one-word reply: Ochi, Greek for “Hell No.” At 0530, the Italian invasion of Greece began.

The Greeks held, and by mid-November had launched their own counter-offensive and captured part of Italian-held Albania. From January through April the lines remained in place, but then German intervention quickly brough the campaign to and end, only to lead to four years of bitter unconventional resistance.

Ochi is a Panzer Grenadier expansion based on the battles between the Italian invaders and Greek defenders, with scenarios by Jay Townsend. We tell the story of the Italo-Greek war, through 40 scenarios with 176 new pieces, all of them die-cut and silky-smooth.

You get to add Greek Evzones, Albanian Blackshirt Militia and Italian Bersaglieri bicyclists to your Panzer Grenadier lineup. You’ll need Parachutes Over Crete and Conquest of Ethiopia to play all of the scenarios.

Several times a year, when we feel like it, the Golden Journal brings Gold Club members some fun extras for their Avalanche Press games. Our new-model Golden Journal features a “real” booklet, just like a small magazine, and a small set of die-cut, silky-smooth playing pieces. Ochi is a special Deluxe Edition of the Golden Journal, four times the usual size with six times as many pieces.

How do you get it? Only by joining the Gold Club – join up and we’ll tell you how to get it.


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Stock Code APL6063

Price: $44.99

Status: Coming Soon

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