Days of Wonder announces Mediterranean Theater expansion for Memoir '44
New pack adds British army figures, "Stiff Upper Lip" British rule and Italian army rules to WWII game system
Los Altos, CA; Paris, France - September 2, 2008. Days of Wonder continues to extend the Memoir '44 game system with the announcement today of the new Mediterranean Theater expansion. This expansion introduces British army figures and British and Italian army rules to the Memoir '44 game system, as well as a whole new class of Special Weapon Assets embedded in infantry units.
The Mediterranean Theater expansion features 75 new figures including 42 British Infantry, 24 Crusader Tanks, six 25 pounder guns and 3 anti-tank Special Weapon Assets. Also included are 8 new historical scenarios in North Africa, 44 new double-sided terrain tiles, new obstacles, markers and Special-Forces badges.
"The British army has been high on the wish list of many Memoir '44 fans; once again Richard (Borg, the author of the Memoir '44 game system) delivers, with some exciting new North African scenarios and rules," said Eric Hautemont, Days of Wonder CEO. "This expansion is just the next step in our ongoing development and support of the Memoir '44 game system."
The Mediterranean Theater expansion requires the original Memoir '44 board game and will be available in October in the US and Europe. Estimated retail price is $30 and €25. The Winter/Desert board, long out-of-print, is also recommended and will be back in stock at the same time.
About Days of Wonder
Days of Wonder publishes top-quality, family-oriented board and card games that are easy to learn and fun to play. Founded in 2002, Days of Wonder has a global presence, with offices in the US and Europe, and distribution in 25 countries. To date, the company has sold over 1.4 million games and hosted over 12 million games online. In June 2004, Days of Wonder became the youngest publisher ever to win Germany's prestigious Spiel des Jahres, the world's most coveted game prize.