It Started Here

It Started Here

The First Fight of Many

It Started Here: LZ X-Ray is a platoon level simulation of the air assault by the 1-7 Air Cavalry Battalion into the Ia Drang Valley during mid-November of 1965. The game lets players experience the Air Cav’s desperate fight for survival against the overwhelming strength of three North Vietnamese Army (NVA) regiments.


This newly revised edition comes complete with new maps, counters, updated rules, and scenarios. Put your battlefield strategies to the test, employing infantry platoons, machine gun sections, mortar batteries, and helicopter support in furious jungle warfare.


Battle On Demand Edition: The Battle On Demand Edition is an entirely printed edition that includes full color printed, manual, player aid cards, maps, laser cut counters (1/8th - 3mm thick) counter sheets.  Also included is the complete PDF Download files so you can get right into the game.  

 

Print and Play Edition: The Print and Play Edition is also known as our Download PDF edition.  For those who like to print their own game components, this option is for you.  These files were designed for a fast download and can be printed on both US Letter and A4 paper sizes.  Included is everything you need to print on a home printer or a local print shop.  You can select to purchase the PDF Download only at a reduced price under the Available Options on the product page.  If you are not sure if printing your own game is for you learn how with this article here.
 

Requirements: Two six-sided dice are required to play this game.  This game contains some previously released material from Brothers By My Side and Line of Fire.  No other product is required to play this game.  
 

Note: If you have purchased Brothers By My Side from the current LnLP Store, we will provide you a FREE Print and Play edition that can be downloaded from your order history from the LnLP Store.    

 

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It Started Here Includes:
There may be some component differences between game editions. 
 

1 x Box or Ziplock Bag (Based on the Options Selected by the Customer)

 

1 x Double Sided 8.5” x 11.0” Maps

2 x Counter Sheet of 88 Laser Cut Counters or Printed Counters 
(Based on the Options Selected by the Customer)

 

1 x Game Manual
 

2 x Player Aid Cards

 

2 x d6 Dice (Box Edition Only)

 

Complexity: 5 out of 10

Solitaire: 7 out of 10

Ages: 12+

Players: 1-2

Time: 45-90 Minutes

Executive Producer: David Heath
 

Associate Producer: Blackwell Hird
 

Game Development: Maurice Fitzgerald
 

Cover Design: Blackwell Hird
 

Map Art: Marc von Martial
 

Counter Art: Ethan Wilson
 

Manual Author: Maurice Fitzgerald
 

Manual Editing: Blackwell Hird

 

Manual Design and Layout: Blackwell Hird
 

Administration: Ava Marie Heath
 

Customer Support: Zac Vialpando
 

Logistic Manager: Darren White
 

Special Thanks & Support: Yvonne Heath, Daniel Heath, Barry Kendall, Phil Lucero, Dr. Terry Mays, Kindra White
 

Dedication: We would like to dedicate this game to Ernie Scalise.


Why We Do What We Do: We love designing, developing and, most of all, playing games. We thank God for blessing us so we can follow our passions
and our family and friends for their support.
 

The First Fight of Many

It Started Here LZ X-Ray is a simulation of the air assault by the 1-7 Air Cavalry Battalion into the Ia Drang Valley in mid-November of 1965.  This platoon level game tells the story of the Air Cav's desperate fight for survival against the overwhelming strength of three North Vietnamese Army (NVA) regiments.  This newly revised edition comes complete with new maps, counters and updated rules.  Test your strategies and outthink your opponent, using infantry platoons, machine gun sections, mortar batteries, and helicopter sections in furious jungle warfare.  

 

Note: If you have purchased Brothers By My Side from the current LnLP Store, we will provide you a FREE Print and Play edition that can be downloaded from your order history from the LnLP Store.    

Print On Demand Edition: The Print On Demand Edition includes full color printed, manual, player aid cards, large maps, counter sheets printed on sticker paper and chipboard sheets for easy mounting and cutting.  The Print and Play edition is included for free with our Print On Demand Edition.  

 

Print and Play Edition: The Print and Play Edition is available as a downloadable Print and Play files that can be printed in both US Letter and A4 paper sizes.  Our Print and Play Edition includes individual files for the manual, player aid cards, counters and smaller multi-part maps for home printers and larger map files that can be printed at a local print shop.  You may select to purchase only Print and Play Edition and reduce the price of the game under the Available Options on the product page. 


Requirements:
 Two six-sided dice are required to play this game.  This game contains some previously released material from Brothers By My Side and Line of Fire.  No other product is required to play this game.  

 

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