Commands & Colors : Napoleonics, Expansion 3 : The Austrian Army

Édition 2013
Par Richard Borg
Illustré par Mark Simonitch and Pascal da Silva
Édité par GMT GAMES
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Number of players
14 ans et +
Age
60 min
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"The Austrian Army" est la troisième extension pour Commands & Colors: Napoleonics. Elle contient 20 scénarios historiques retraçant ​​les batailles Napoléoniennes contre l'armée autrichienne entre 1805 et 1809, ainsi que les unités autrichiennes engagées lors de ces batailles.

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The Austrian Army is a Coalition expansion for Commands & Colors Napoleonics.
Prior to the Napoleon wars, the Austrian Empire stretched from Italy to the Netherlands and from Poland to the Balkans. Its Position in the center of Europe, however, made it the perfect target for revolutionary France and in April 1792, France declared war on Austria. The first war lasted for 5 years. Austria renewed the war against France in 1799 and again in 1805, but in both cases was swiftly defeated. In April 1809, judging that Napoleon’s army
was bogged down with the fighting in Spain, Austria invaded Bavaria, but Napoleon recovered quickly and Austria’s defeat at Wagram led to another humiliating peace treaty.
Even though the Austrian army was the third largest in the world, the Austrians lost many more battles than they won. At the time of the Napoleonic Wars, the Austrian army was a large multi-national army, made up of Austrians, Swedes, Hungarians, Englishmen, Scots, Irishmen, Walloons, Poles, Russians, Ukrainians, Germans, Croats, Serbs, and even French royalists.
The infantry regiments were large and somewhat reliable, but the tactical formations and drill were still entrenched in the past. The cavalry, although well mounted, still applied the practice of scattering their formations in small bodies, which greatly reduced their combat effectiveness. In general, the Austrian army did enjoy many successes on a regimental level, but at the brigade, divisional and corps levels its commanders were often
woefully inadequate.
In this expansion you will find 20 historical scenarios that focus on the Austrian Army battles from 1805 to 1809 against Napoleon, plus all the new units you’ll need to field for these engagements.

Scenarios included:
1805
Wertingen - 8 October 1805
Günzburg - 9 October 1805
Haslach-Jungingen - 11 October 1805
Elchingen - 14 October 1805
Mariazell - 8 November 1805
1809
Clash At Pordenone - 15 April 1809
Sacile - 16 April 1809
Teugen-Hausen - 19 April 1809
Rohr - 20 April 1809
Eggmühl - 21 April 1809 (Day 1)
Eggmühl - 22 April 1809 (Day 2 Attack on Eggmühl)
Eggmühl - 22 April 1809 (Day 2 French Left)
Eggmühl - 22 April 1809 (Day 2 French Right)
Eggmühl - 22 April 1809 (Day 2 Alteglofsheim)
Aspern-Essling - 21 May 1809 (Day 1 Aspern)
Aspern-Essling - 21 May 1809 (Day 1 Essling)
St. Michael-Leoben - 25 May 1809
Wagram - 5 July 1809 (Gross-Enzersdorf )
Wagram - 6 July 1809 (Macdonald’s Square)
Wagram - 6 July 1809 (Davout at Markgrafneusiedl)


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Le0ben February 18, 2014

Comme d'habitude, je trouve que les spécifités de la nation couverte (ici les Autrichiens) très bien retranscrite. Les malheureux Autrichiens souffrent donc d'une certaine...

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Comme d'habitude, je trouve que les spécifités de la nation couverte (ici les Autrichiens) très bien retranscrite. Les malheureux...

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