The Players’ Aid: “It will cost what it will!” – A Review of At Any Cost: Metz 1870 from GMT Games

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The Players’ Aid: “It will cost what it will!” – A Review of At Any Cost: Metz 1870 from GMT Games

“At Any Cost: Metz 1870 is one of the latest offerings from GMT Games. It’s a 2-player wargame that focuses on the fighting around the Metz Forest during the Franco-Prussian war. This was my first game covering this particular war, and as such there was some very interesting learning to be done about the period, which was made easier by the voluminous information that was included in the playbook and historical/designer notes. At Any Cost is from renowned and talented designer Hermann Luttmann, whose games range from titles such as Thunder in the Ozarks, a U.S. Civil War game, to Dawn of the Zeds – a States of Siege zombie themed game. This particular offering uses the same chit-pull activation system, called the Blind Swords System, so those who have played Hermann’s other titles would have an easy time jumping into this one…”

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