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BAOR: MBT Expansion

  • Four double-sided 10x27" geomorphic mapboards, eight mapboards total
  • Three full-color counter sheets
  • Ten full-color Data Cards
  • One Playbook
  • One 10-sided die
MAP ART: Charles Kibler
COUNTER ART: Pete Abrams, Dariusz Buraczewski, James M. Day, and Mark Simonitch
PRODUCERS: Mark Simonitch, Andy Lewis, Tony Curtis, Rodger MacGowan, & Gene Billingsley
Price: $65.00


The British Army of the Rhine (BAOR) was formed at the conclusion of World War II from various units of the British 21st Army Group. Positioned on the North German Plain, it is the command element of NATO’s Northern Army Group (NORTHAG). BAOR has command authority over the British 1st Corps, as well as the West German 1st Corps, US III Corps, and the French, Belgium and Dutch contingents to NATO.


This MBT expansion focuses on BAOR’s armored and mechanized forces. Battle it out in 10 new scenarios. Combine the 4 new double-sided geomorphic maps with the MBT base game maps and even the MBT FRG Expansion for more exciting battles.

Includes detailed TO&Es for the British Forces.

BAOR Leaders


Leaders add a powerful dynamic to MBT. They represent individuals of various ranks and skills that can influence gameplay in a number of unique ways. In almost all cases, scenarios do not indicate the presence of any particular leader or leaders. Players may freely add any number of leaders or none at all. Just decide by mutual agreement. Follow the recommended command structure below, or just go with whatever works. There is no correct or incorrect approach as battlefield conditions make for very fluid situations. There may be occasions where junior officers or NCOs find themselves in overall command or senior officers are commanding only a small contingent.

Leader Effects

  • (A) AP Combat: + AP Hit Modifier
  • (G) GP Combat: + GP Dice Roll Modifier
  • Close Assault: + dice roll modifier (use (G) modifier)
  • Hand-to-Hand: + dice roll modifier (use (G) modifier)
  • Overrun: + GP dice roll modifier (use (G) modifier)
  • (S) Suppression Recovery: - dice roll modifier
  • (M) Morale: + dice roll modifier
  • (P) Spotting: + Spotting Ranges modifier
  • (R) IF Response: + Indirect Fire Response modifier

Leader Counters - 7/8"
(Captain Rank illustrated)

Includes 10 double-sided counters per force, 30 total counters.



In order to play this expansion, the MBT basic game is required; the MBT FRG Expansion is not.

Example UK units: 

  • Challenger 1
  • Chieftain Mk.10
  • FV432
  • Striker
  • Scimitar
  • Scorpion
  • Harrier GR.3
  • Lynx AH1
  • and more













Customer Reviews
# of Ratings: 4
1. on 3/27/2018, said:
I love this system- HOWEVER I am annoyed with the counter mix- why include more American and Soviet Counters at the expense of FRG and BAOR infantry - my group and I have played this game extensively and when doing larger scenarios we never have enough infantry.
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2. on 12/31/2017, said:
I love this system. More tanks just means more fun.
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3. on 10/9/2017, said:
With BAOR coming out puts them passed the Avalon Hill version. So between BAOR and FRG I'll take BAOR first since AH never did the Brits.
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4. on 7/25/2015, said:
British versus Warsaw Pact? Heck yeah! Brings the BAOR to MBT system. Who wouldn't want to see Her Majesty's finest go toe-to-toe with Warsaw Pact Hordes? MBT is a well developed and playable game system and BAOR is great expansion to a great game!
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