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Trenchline System (BB182)

Battlefield In A Box Trenchline System (BB182)
contains a 4’/120cm Pre-painted Trenchline System

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Great War
The Great War of 1914-18 was global in its reach. Yet this global conflict would be decided by the mighty clashes upon the battlefields of Europe.

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Trenchline System (BB182)
Perhaps the most iconic symbol of World War I is the trench. Starting from simple slit trenches and developing into elaborate trench networks such as the Hindenburg Line, the science of entrenchment was king of the battlefield.
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As well as protecting the front line troops trenches link with the reserve area, allowing for reinforcements to get forward quickly and safely.

How do you use the Trench Line System in Great War?

Company sized assaults in World War 1 were conducted on a narrow front to concentrate firepower against the defenders position, so games are generally played on a 4'x4' (120cm x 120cm) table. The Trenchline System gives you a full set of trenches spanning a 4' (120cm) table for your Great War games that you can deploy and be defended straight away. 

The box contains all the pieces necessary to deploy a defensive line used in the Great War supplement.

In The Big Push mission for exampleyou place your trenches across the span of the table, with your troops deployed anywhere from the front of the trenchlines to the back of the table. This allows your infantry to lurk in relative safety whilst your guns and tanks can sit further back.

The two communication trenches (which link your front line to the back of the table) provide you with a way to move your reinforcements into the fight without being shot up!

Right: The Big Push Mission (click on it for a larger version)

You can also use the Trenchline system with the other missions from the Flames Of War rulebook as your story progresses to the Green Fields beyond.
Over The Top: Using Normal Flames Of War Missions in the Great War...

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Israeli troops invade the Sinai

Preparing For A Fight: Adding Trenchlines To Flames Of War
Mike takes a look at other ways you can use the new Great War Trenchline System in your other Flames Of War games.

Preparing For A Fight...

Ready to defend!
A set of Trenches (BB182) deployed across the span table, with Barbed Wire (BB132) and Large Craters (BB184).

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A Great War table ready for battle
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Included in the box:

• 2x ‘L’ trench sections. • 2x ‘R’ trench sections. 2x ‘I’ trench sections. • 2x ‘Y’ trench sections. • 1x Packet of GFS001 Green Grass GF9 Grass. • 1x Packet of GFS017 Meadow Blend GF9 Grass.

Suitable for use with 10 - 15mm.

Sculpted by Jason Buyaki

Fully Painted
The GF9 Static Grasses Included in the Box Set
Below: GF9 Static Grass: Green Grass. Below: GF9 Static Grass: Meadow Blend
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The Trenchline Sections
The ‘L’ trench Sections (x2)
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The ‘I’ Trench Sections (x2)
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The ‘R’ Trench Sections (x2)
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The ‘Y’ Trench Sections (x2)
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The Trenchline System On The Tabletop
Trenchline System (BB182)


Last Updated On Friday, December 1, 2023 by Ryan Smith