"More than one player of Achtung! Chtulhu must have thought how cool a wargame with the same premise as the RPG would have been where the action is even more brutal and the battle objectives even better defined. Achtung! Cthulhu Skirmish is the answer to that line of thinking ... A!CS will be instantly compared to other alternative WWII games out there, and easily holds its ground, and has a few aces up its sleeves, both in fluff as well as crunch." RPG Net review.
Prepare to enter the battlefields of the Secret War with this fantastic Achtung! Cthulhu starter bundle which provides everything you need to get started in Achtung! Cthulhu Skirmish including our new Achtung! Cthulhu Combat rules and saves you over £30 when bought separately!
2 x Badger's Commandos Unit Packs (20 x miniatures)
1 x Allied Investigator's Pack (3 x miniatures)
1 x Achtung! Cthulhu Skirmish Commander's Set
Achtung! Cthulhu Skirmish source book in PDF
Achtung! Cthulhu Combat Quickstart rules in PDF
An army is built from the ground up and you'll receive 20 x Badger's Commando miniatures in two Badger's Commandos Unit packs. Brave and bold, these Allied commandos are used to operating deep behind enemy lines, on a variety of covert operations. Well versed in fighting both conventional Axis forces and the horrors unleashed in the Secret War, they are a unit of crack troops highly trained and ready to operate by land, sea and air. Armed with a variety of lethal Blevins Steam Guns, these brave soldiers form the bulk of the Allied special forces opposing the Black Sun and remain a mobile, formidable and ferocious fighting force.
Contains: 16 x 28mm Commandos with Blevin Rifles, 4 x Commandos with Blevin Carbines
Of course an army also requires strong leadership and dauntless heroes and in command is s Captain Eric 'Badger' Harris and his anti-mythos steam gun cooked up by the chaps at Section M, French Resistance agent Ariane Dubois with the terrifying creature that let her live so it might feed on Nazi souls and Corporal Akhee 'The Eye' Singh who utters a few words and fights like an ancient hero as 'the eye' slowly opens - though each time, he knows that if the eye stays open, the world will end. Ariane can have her creature removed to create a normal investigator.
Contains: 3 x 28mm miniatures of Eric "Badger" Harris, Corporal Akhee "The Eye" Singh, Ariane Dubious
Capt.Harris: "The Commandos scaled the incline quickly. The strange weeds that chocked the ground didn't seem to bother them at all. Their leader a dapper man with a peppered moustache, seemed quite jovial. That is, until the swarm began to rise from the mound. Then with a grim steel in his eyes, he methodically boiled them in their armoured hides with his hissing steam gun.""
Ariane Dubois: "As the creature drew close, I saw her. Petite, almost childlike it seemed. And yet, within her eyes, a steely hardness that suggested that they had witnessed past horrors. As the bat-like imp that bestrode her shoulder gibbered with glee, she drew her Mauser and fired thrice. In a moment, the fiend that hunted me lay dead."
Akhee Singh: "The creatures were interrupted by a blinding light, which filled the dank chamber. As it faded, our eyes adjusted to see a bearded man standing in the cavern mouth. The first creature rushed towards him, claws outstretched, the the lone figured seemed to expect this attack and gracefully sidestepped, slicing down with a wickedly sharp Kirpan. The creature's arm was severed neatly as he advanced on the gibbering horde, intoning a prayer in a language we scarce knew."
Read the story of the Achtung! Cthulhu heroes in our free download: Tales of the Crucible
Achtung! Cthulhu miniatures are scaled to sit alongside other popular World War Two miniatures ranges. Comes with 30mm round display bases with raised lip, some assembly may be required.
The Commander's Set
Set around the events of the Secret War Achtung! Cthulhu Skirmish introduces players to the terrifying conflict fought to stop the sorcerous Nazi cult of the Black Sun from unleashing a tide of Mythos horrors against the Allies. Achtung! Cthulhu Skirmish: Rise of the Black Sun is the title of the first wave of releases during 2016 which will complete a whole story arc set around the first battles fought by the secretive Allied forces Section M, set up by the British to combat the Mythos threat and their US counterparts Majestic.
Contents: 134 Page Rulebook, 1 A5 Template Sheet, 1 A5 Token Sheet, 1 Tracker Sheet, 1 Double-sided Reference Sheet, 15 D6 (5 red, 5 blue, 5 black), 1 54 Card Deck (TAC cards, Mythos Events, Spell Cards)
Achtung! Cthulhu Skirmish Rules Feature:
- A fast paced wargame rule set combining World War Two and the Cthulhu Mythos.
- Uses the highly successful Dystopian Legions by Spartan Games for a fun but challenging tactical experience.
- Based on the award-winning Achtung! Cthulhu roleplaying game setting by Modiphius Entertainment with
- A major cast of heroes and villains, secret organisations, terrifying horrors and ancient artefacts.
- Track the growing influence of the Mythos over the battlefield. As the Mythos Influence Level rises, strange and terrible things begin to happen to those involved in the conflict.
- New Tactical Action Cards and "Model Assigned Rules" that capture the feel and flavour of the Achtung! Cthulhu settings.
- Introducing rules for Mythos powers, spells and artefacts.
- Stats for Achtung! Cthulhu forces as well as normal historical infantry, support weapons, vehicles and tanks.
- Players from both sides can bring powerful spellcasters to bear weaving spells across the battlefield to ensure victory over their enemy.
- Written and converted by Matthew Hope (Relic Knights, AE-WWII, Wrath of Kings, Sedition Wars)
- Fully compatible with the existing Achtung! Cthulhu miniatures range. For more information on the range, see http://www.modiphius.net/collections/miniatures-1
- Expand your campaigns with hero and villain characters like Sgt Brandon Carter, Ariane Dubois or "Sweet" Liesel Bohm, Adawolfa Gabler, or Franz "the Blackbird" Amsel.
- Call for reinforcements like the Deep One war party, Servitors of Nyarlathotep, Badger's Commandos or Demonhunter Pathfinders to rule the battlefield.
- All purchases come with free download of our massive Forest of Fear background storyline and full campaign briefing with full mission suite for both Section M and Black Sun operatives.
- Narrative base campaigns and expansion sets throughout the year will expand and enhance your adventures!
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