Putin Moves South is an operational-strategic level two-player wargame covering a hypothetical struggle between Russia and a coalition of opposing states to gain control of Central Asia, encompassing the area from the Russian frontier to the Persian Gulf. Combatants include, Russian, NATO, Chinese, Iranian, and various Central Asian States including the Persian Gulf countries.
The game system models the situation at the highest strategic level. Using a variation of Ty Bomba's Putin's War (MW #29). Units represent operational task forces of corps size; Special Forces; airpower, and cyberwar. The game system models operations in a vast theater with limited infrastructure and with coalition forces that all have divergent political aims.