After being chased out of France by the liberating Allies, the Germans stopped to make their last stand at the Siegfried Line, know by the Germans as the West Wall. Strengthened by its fortifications, the Germans were able to resist the best Allied units until winter brought offensive operations to a standstill. North of Elsenborn is part of the Panzer Grenadier system, presents 10 scenarios of the bitter struggles that took place.
Panzer Grenadier is an award winning game system that covers tactical warfare in World War II. Each unit represents a platoon of infantry, weapons or vehicles. Each hexagon represents 200 meters of terrain. Each turn represents 15 minutes of time. PG features an interactive turn system, so a player may not get to do everything he wants to do before his opponent gets to counter move.
The Panzer Grenadier system is vast, with many modules available. Each module focuses on a particular theme and provide counters, maps and scenarios to play. There are two types of modules, the core games and the supplements. Core games are complete by themselves, with everything needed to play. Supplements expand on the core modules, bringing new scenarios and unit types to the game, but require one or more core module to play.
North of Elsenborn is not complete by itself. Ownership of Battle of the Bulge, Elsenborn Ridge, Road to Berlin, Airborne, Eastern Front and Afirka Korps is required to play.