Set against the backdrop of the Mexican Revolution (1910-1920) the period is at the extreme edge of what we might consider classic FLW territory, but the style and technology of the military props it presents is comparable to circa 1900 European trends. In particular the uniforms and arms of the Mexican Army reflect a turn of the century colonialist influence, with troops in 'foreign service' helmets and bolt action rifles.
|Col. Günther Reza is the very Germanic villain in the movie, he exemplifies|
the historic European intervention and influence in the Mexican military and
is representative of Latin America's struggle against European colonialism.
Source: The IMfdb
While the vast majority of FLW scenarios tend to feature a Ruritanian European or a European Colonial theme the Americas do offer some fascinating possibilities for game play. And historically Latin America provides a rich source of military
So, if you can get hold of 'A Fistfull of Dynamite' you'll find some potensial ideas for FLW play, I do not see why Latin and Central America could not be populated with imagi-nations is exactly the same way as a fictionalised Europe has been. Indeed, I am sure people have already done so (see below)!
|A excellent example of a Latin American themed army for Funny Little Wars. This|
Army Lime Green of Anahuaco is featured in the FLW Yahoo Group, by 'James'.
'A Fistfull of Dynamite!' ('Duck, You Sucker!') - 1971
Directed by: Sergio Leone
Staring: Rod Steiger, James Coburn
IMdb Link - 'Duck, You Sucker!'