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The Battle of Adobe Walls
November 25th, 1864
game design by Michael Taylor
The Battle of Abode Walls. Also known as the First Battle of Adobe Walls (November 25, 1864), it was one of the largest battles between U.S. and Great Plains Indians. Kit Carson was given command of the US forces, and his mission was to find the Comanche and Kiowa winter camps and eliminate this threat to the settlers that were moving into and through this area of the Texas panhandle.
Adobe Walls shares many similarities with Little Bighorn. The battle features a famous US leader in Kit Carson, attacking a large Indian camp along a river with a much smaller US force. He is also temporarily separated from the pack train, and the size of the Indian force was greatly underestimated. Adobe Walls adds a new weapon to the series, the Mountain Howitzer. Although short in range it was a very powerful weapon and it had a huge psychological impact on the Indian warriors who faced it.
First Battle of Adobe Walls
Posted by Sean OBrien on Nov 1st 2022
This hex-and -counter war game comes with very high-quality pieces. The counters have excellent art and easily read info. The map is printed on think quality paper and lets you easily understand the terrain. The quality is on par with GMT. The rule book is easily laid out and understand. Anyone who has played similar type games will quickly grasp the rules.
The game plays quickly and gives a good impression of the pace of mid-19th century warfare. With the variability with set up replay-ability should not be an issue while the game still sticks to history.
Anyone interested in the Indian Wars in the US will find the game enjoyable and quite interesting. Well worth the price.