Achtung! Cthulhu Skirmish: Two-Player Secret War Bundle

"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 and our new Achtung! Cthulhu Combat games - and saves you massive amounts against when bought separately!

Comprises:

Achtung!Cthulhu Skirmish Commander's set
1 x Section M characters
1 x Black Sun Villains
2 x Badger's Commando Unit pack
2 x Black Sun Unit pack

Brand new Achtung! Cthulhu Combat quickstart rules in PDF!

Achtung! Cthulhu Skirmish source book in PDF

Badger's Commandos

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

The Heroes

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.

 Black Sun

An army is built from the ground up and you'll receive 20 x Black Sun Troopers. Unthinking and unquestioning in their loyalty to the Black Sun overlords, this squad of Black Sun troopers are trained to fight alongside even the most unspeakable horrors summoned by their Masters. Armed with experimental STG-43 Assault Rifles and flamethrowers, these Black Sun soldiers, are a fearsome and formidable opponent on any battlefield and the perfect starting place to build up your Black Sun regiments and rule the battlefields of men.

Contains:
16 x Black Sun Troopers with STG-43 Assault Rifles, 4 x Black Sun Troopers with Flamethrowers

The Villains

Of course the Black Sun is renowned for its fearsome leadership and this command pack features three Black Sun Nazi Villains in 28mm scale: a Black Sun Master, a Canon & Der Tote Guard.

Black Sun Canon: "What horrors had he endured? What price? Beneath the mask his face bore the physically signs of the toll his Art had taken. But he cared not. As Manfred Carsten, he had been a nobody, resigned to a life of inconsequence. As a Canon of the Black Sun, he was a shaper of destiny and shepherd of the new order. He was exalted in hate."

Black Sun Master: "The fools in Berlin think they know how this will be will be won? They are blind! The Great Power has revealed its purpose to use, its true disciples. This war will be won, there is no doubt of that. But it will be for OUR glory, OUR empire. From the ashes of the world, we shall rise and all who look upon us shall despair!"

Der Tote: "Maybe they were men behind those masks. I don't know. I do know bullets didn't stop them; hardly even slowed them down. They were quick and they were brutal and we died and died. And they still kept coming. I saw three of them tear up an HMG team, ignoring the flesh punched from their bodies by the bullets. If they are men, we are lost!" 

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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