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Nuts!: The Battle of the Bulge

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Nuts!: The Battle of the Bulge is a Decision Games card game that recreates the famous World War Two battle (16-31 Dec 1944) in which the German Army mounted a surprise attack on the thin U.S. forces deployed in the Ardennes region hoping to breakthrough to the English Channel and split the allied forces.Overview
In the game you control either the German or the U.S. and British forces. You play using cards that represent the brigades, regiments and battalions which fought in the battle. Each unit is rated for it’s strength in infantry, armor, artillery and cohesion. You move and fight with the combat cards to eliminate the opponent’s cards and achieve or thwart a strategic breakthrough.

Terrain cards represent the significant geography of the battle, such as Bastogne, Ellsborn Ridge and the Meuse River, which served to hinder or speed the German attack. There are also Event cards that represent all the situations that arose during the battle including events such as German commandos misdirecting traffic, mass surrenders and panics, air strikes and even Patton’s prayer for clear weather!Key Features:
  • Playable as both the U.S. and German sides vs. AI.
  • Play the full map or the North or South individually.
  • Randomised or Predefined game setup.
  • 300 cards featuring units, terrain and events.
  • Authentic WW2 images.
  • Weather & terrain effects.
  • Supply lines, cohesion checks and town encirclement.
  • Faithful recreation of the original card game.
  • Full game rules included.
Release date
HexWar Games
HexWar Games
Age rating
13+ Teen

System requirements for macOS

  • OS: Mac OS X 10.8+
  • Processor: Intel
  • Storage: 300 MB available space

System requirements for PC

  • OS: Windows XP SP3/Vista/7/8/8.1/10
  • Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo or AMD equivalent
  • Memory: 3 GB RAM
  • Graphics: DirectX compatible graphics card
  • DirectX: Version 9.0
  • Storage: 300 MB available space
  • Sound Card: DirectX compatible sound card

System requirements for iOS

iPad 2 Wifi, iPad 2 3G, iPad Third Gen, iPad Third Gen 4G, iPad Fourth Gen, iPad Fourth Gen 4G, iPad Mini, iPad Mini 4G, iPad Air, iPad Air Cellular, iPad Mini Retina, iPad Mini Retina Cellular, iPad Air 2, iPad Air 2 Cellular, iPad Mini 3, iPad Mini 3 Cellular, iPad Mini 4, iPad Mini 4 Cellular, iPad Pro, iPad Pro Cellular, iPad Pro 9.7, iPad Pro 9.7 Cellular, iPad 6 1 1, iPad 6 1 2, iPad 7 1, iPad 7 2, iPad 7 3, iPad 7 4, iPad 7 5, iPad 7 6, iPad 8 1 2, iPad 8 3 4, iPad 8 5 6, iPad 8 7 8, iPad Mini 5, iPad Mini 5 Cellular, iPad Air 3, iPad Air 3 Cellular

System requirements for Android

4.0.3 and up
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Last Modified: Sep 17, 2019

Where to buy

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Patton's Prayer
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Nuts!: The Battle of the Bulge reviews and comments

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Microsoft from Deutsch
Nuts ! is Nuts !
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Microsoft from Deutsch
Whoever Kennt Kennt'S Cat-game will be thrilled. Whoever does buy it Blind, he will probably regret.
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Microsoft from French
An excellent card game for fast and fun games is again followed with several updates these times that corrects many bugs and improves playability it finally pleases!!!
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Microsoft from Spain
The game is quite curious but the IA has seemed very loose and I have no multiplayer is a great failure. Despite these two major problems, I like the mechanics of the game and as I like the board games and this game reminds me a lot of them, I give positive vote but not deserve it at all. If one day you put multiplayer will be a great game for lovers of wargaming and board games. A little analysis here http://www.puntadelanza.net/Foro/phpBB3/viewtopic.php?f=37&t=18199
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Microsoft from French
A card game? -NOT of units and "events" to pose without great choice (see none) a strategy-tactics game? -Rather not the only criterion where one owns the hand is the movement, the cohesion phase that eliminates some of the committed units is murdered and random as possible bugs? -Yes mainly by playing the "events" cards (freeze, screen gel) an innovation? -Yes the fog of war which is managed by the maps "events" creating the landscape (village, forest, river), but we do not choose the location to advise? -No because no playful interest
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