By Ray Garbee 1917/1918: Storm in the West. Publisher: GMT Games. Designer: Ted Raicer. Developers: Ty Bomba and Chris Perello. Price $49.00 Passed inspection: An excellent update to a proven design. Good coverage of a pivotal year in the war. Excellent expansion covering the â€˜what ifâ€™sâ€™ surrounding the strategic decisions on both sides. Failed basic: A solid design thatâ€™s had all the kinks ironed out over the years, thereâ€™s nothing to not like about this game! GMTâ€™s recent release 1918/1919: Storm in the West dropped onto the game table in December. This is a game with a storied past, dating back to its initial release in 1992 withÂ Command Magazine. 1918/1919: Storm in the West was Ted Raicerâ€™s first game design and it was an immediate success, earning a Charles S. Roberts Award nomination. Its popularity inspired the design of a Plan 1919 variant which assumed a German defensive strategy in 1918 with an all-out Allied assault to win the war the following year. GMTâ€™s release presents this classic magazine...Read More
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