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 Firestorm Red Thunder

Firestorm: Stripes
Firestorm: Stripes is the the second installment in our on-going campaign for Team Yankee that sees NATO and Warsaw Pact players fighting out the opening days of the Battle for Germany in August 1985.

The first part of the campaign was fought in Sept/Oct 2017 and now will be finished over Mar/Apr 2018.

The Soviets have launched their attack, striking across all fronts but the Western Forces have managed to hold them back in a number of areas leaving a pockets of resistance fighting against the Red Tide.

It is time now for the Soviet armies to finish the job, or can NATO and it's allies fight the Soviets to a standstill?

Firestorm: Stripes can be played in a single intense day of gaming, or spread out over several weeks.

Right: The Firestorm: Stripes Campaign Map

 Firestorm Stripes

Firestorm Campaign System
The campaign consists of a series of Team Yankee games in which players attempt to capture areas from the enemy or recover those lost in earlier games.

Each time a player wins a game they receive a Victory pin. Once all the Victory pins have been won, the campaign is over and the side holding cities of the greatest value wins.

When a pair of players want to play a game, they Grab a Victory Pin, Place a Battle Arrow, Play a Game, Award the Victory Pin, and then Capture Areas.

 Firestorm Stripes

At the end of the campaign, add up the Victory Points (VP) for each city held by each side. The side with the greater Victory Point total wins the campaign. Will it be a Strategic Victory for the Red Armies where the cause of International Communism has been significantly advanced by the rapid liberation of West Germany from the yoke of Capitalism. Or will NATO forces scrape together a Tactical Victory, holding their positions and attempting to seek peace through diplomatic means? 

Only you can determine who wins Firestorm: Stripes, the final installment of our Firestorm: Team Yankee series. Will the sacrifices of the men and women that fought over Firestorm: Red Thunder be in vain, or can you secure ultimate victory for your side.

How Do I Get Involved?

  • In Store Gaming: tell your local store to order their Firestorm: Stripes kit today. Each kit has enough Battle Arrows and Victory Pins for 15 games and additional packs can be purchased.
  • Beasts Of War: in conjunction with the team at Beasts Of War we will be running an online version of the campaign where you can log results and watch as the battle lines shift in response to each side's Victories.
  • Social Media: Keep an eye on the Team Yankee Facebook Group, Instagram and Twitter accounts for the latest news and information.

Left: The Battle Board with Victory Pins

Limited Edition Prizes Available
Whilst participating in the Firestorm: Stripes Campaign and crushing your foes beneath your tracks is probably reward enough, a few lucky stores and clubs around the world will receive prizes for participating and entering their results into the Global Campaign hosted by the team at Beasts Of War.

These limited edition custom tokens, templates and objectives will only be available as prizes in this competition so stay tuned for more information.

Find out more about Firestorm: Stripes Prizes here...

Firestorm Stripes

Firestorm Stripes Running A Campaign At Your Club
In a club? Want to run a Firestorm: Stripes event? Unsure how to get a copy of the Firestorm Campaign kit? Don't worry because we have you covered. Firestorm Campaign kits will be available for you to purchase direct from Battlefront. All you need to is contact your local office and we will be able to get your squared away.

North American Clubs click here...
UK and European Clubs click here...
Rest of the World Clubs click here...

Firestorm Campaign kits will cost USD$30, Euro€20, GBP£15 or AUD$30 (prices include Free Shipping) depending on your region. Each kit includes the rules, map, victory pins and battle arrows you need to play the campaign.

Want to know more about our previous Firestorm Campaign?

Firestorm Campaign Map

Firestorm: Red Thunder - What Happened?
Watching the Firestorm: Red Thunder campaign develop was a blast for all of us here at Battlefront. Phil has put together a recap of what happened and drawn some conclusions on how each of the Nations performed over the course of this first phase.

Firestorm: Red Thunder - What Happened?

Firestorm: Red Thunder Behind The Scenes
A lot of players were very curious as to how things were run behind the scenes. ‘What are the rules?’ was a common question. So we made Phil stay behind last night and write up a second article about how things worked behind the curtain.

Firestorm: Red Thunder Behind The Scenes...

Firestorm Behind The Scenes

Last Updated On Sunday, March 4, 2018 by Chris at Battlefront