One11" x 17" maps | One 4
book | One Player Aid Card | and 77 single sided unit counters
Mounted counters are available for an additional
Game Design: Paul Rohrbaugh Graphics: Bruce
Brian Brennan, John Burtt, David Deitch, Bill
Molyneaux, and Paul Rohrbaugh
A BRILLIANT COMBAT
The Battle of Manila Bay
A Brilliant Combat
is an introductory level wargame simulation on the
naval action that occurred at the outbreak of the
Spanish-American War. The game design is meant to be
simple and highly playable, yet one that portrays
the historical challenges facing the combatants.
Commodore George Dewey, alerted weeks earlier that
war with Spain was likely, prepared the US
Asiatic Squadron for action. Upon the war’s outbreak
he quickly led his force to boldly take on the
Spanish Fleet anchored at Manila Bay.
navy would sink or capture all of the Spanish ships
with little loss, scoring a lop-sided win.