Have one to sell? Sell on Amazon

Image Unavailable

Image not available for
Color:
  • A Distant Plain: Insurgency in Afghanistan - COIN Series Volume 3
  • Sorry, this item is not available in
  • Image not available
  • To view this video download Flash Player
      

A Distant Plain: Insurgency in Afghanistan - COIN Series Volume 3


Available from these sellers.
  • For one to four players
  • Realistic game of strategy based on real events
  • Takes about 3 hours to play
1 new from $153.00 1 collectible from $140.00

New Fall Toys Event
Explore our new toy arrivals, with brands such as Fisher-Price, Monster High, Crayola, Transformers and more. Learn more.

Frequently Bought Together

A Distant Plain: Insurgency in Afghanistan - COIN Series Volume 3 + Cuba Libre - COIN Series Volume 2 Game + Labyrinth: The War on Terror
Buy the selected items together


WARNING:
CHOKING HAZARD -- Small parts. Not for children under 3 yrs.

Product Details

  • Product Dimensions: 8.9 x 12 x 3 inches ; 2 pounds
  • Shipping Weight: 4.4 pounds
  • Shipping: Currently, item can be shipped only within the U.S. and to APO/FPO addresses. For APO/FPO shipments, please check with the manufacturer regarding warranty and support issues.
  • ASIN: B00DUPVGIM
  • Item model number: GMT 1310
  • Manufacturer recommended age: 13 - 15 years
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #265,055 in Toys & Games (See Top 100 in Toys & Games)
  • Discontinued by manufacturer: Yes
  •  Would you like to give feedback on images?.


Product Description

The latest volume in Volko Ruhnke's COIN Series takes 1 to 4 players into the Afghan conflict of today's headlines, this time in a unique collaboration between two top designers of board games on modern irregular warfare   A Distant Plain features the same accessible game system as GMT's Andean Abyss and Cuba Libre but with new factions, capabilities, events and objectives. For the first time in the Series, two counterinsurgent (COIN) factions must reconcile competing visions for Afghanistan in order to coordinate a campaign against a dangerous twin insurgency.  A Distant Plain adapts familiar Andean Abyss mechanics to the conditions of Afghanistan without adding rules complexity. A snap for GMT COIN Series players to learn, A Distant Plain will transport them to a different place and time. New features include: Coalition-Government joint operations. Volatile Pakistani posture toward the conflict. Evolution of both COIN and insurgent tactics and technology. Government graft and desertion. Coalition casualties. Returning Afghan refugees. Pashtun ethnic terrain. Multiple scenarios. A deck of 72 fresh events.  As with each COIN Series volume, players of A Distant Plain will face difficult strategic decisions with each card. The innovative game system smoothly integrates political, cultural and economic affairs with military and other violent and non-violent operations and capabilities. Flow charts are at hand to run the three Afghan factions, so that any number of players-from solitaire to 4-can experience the internecine brawl that is today's Afghanistan.

Customer Questions & Answers

Customer Reviews

There are no customer reviews yet.
5 star
4 star
3 star
2 star
1 star
Share your thoughts with other customers