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FROM THE SCHLOSS GAME LIBRARY

Axis & Allies: 1942 Second Edition

Designer: Larry Harris, Jr.
Hosts: Peter & Fabian

1942, the world is at war! Come and battle out WWII with Peter and Fabian. Playing Axis & Allies is a noble KRAKEN tradition. Will you be able to beat the management power of The Schloss and THE KRAKEN? The game will be set-up and then be run all KRAKEN. Turns will played in the gaming breaks. Yep, that is how we roll. This time we battle again with the 1942 Second Edition, yeah. And transports will not have attack values again (as per rules) ...

Axis and Allies 1942
A classic game for a classic setting.


FROM THE SCHLOSS GAME LIBRARY

Axis & Allies: WWI 1914

Designer: Larry Harris, Jr.
Hosts: Peter & Fabian

Peter and Fabian want to try their hand at playing through WWI as well. At the same time as WWII (see above) and why not?

Axis and Allies 1914
Biplane dogfights and primeval tanks!!!


FROM THE SCHLOSS GAME LIBRARY

Cthulhu Wars

Designer: Sandy Petersen
Host: You

Cthulhu Wars is a fun, competitive strategy game in which 3 to 5 players produce acolytes and monsters, build mystic gates and awaken Great Old Ones. The players earn spellbooks, try to destroy their enemies, and capture their bases. Each faction has its own unique set of monsters, spells, and its own Great Old One(s). The game features over 60 highly detailed monster miniatures and countless expansions. We plan to have some of the most fun expansions on hand.

Cthulhu Wars
Painted Cthulhu Wars miniatures looking back at you. Painted by Grégory Privat.


FROM THE SCHLOSS GAME LIBRARY

Operation Market Garden

Designer: Louis Kolkman
Host: You

Will Arnhem be captured by the Allies or can the Wehrmacht defend it?

Play Operation Market Garden in 20 minutes! September 1944, and you, and your brothers in arms, are fighting in the Netherlands. Montgomery has this plan to get to Arnhem, via all those bridges, and you are either the Allied Ground and Airborne troops, and have to try it, or one of two German Wehrmacht commands that have to prevent it from happening. Based on true history, as they say in Hollywood. You will move and fight with your units (Infantry, Tanks and Paratroopers) to try and get a tank unit into Arnhem, or prevent this from happening. In only four turns, you will have a chance to end the war before Christmas, or prevent an invasion of the sacred Vaterland. This is a team game — 2 to 16 people can play. Operation Market Garden was conceived as a fast game to teach teams of schoolchildren (age 10 – 14) from schools in the Nijmegen area about what was happening during that long week in September 1944.

Operation Market Garden
A very cool, fast paced game that could be played over one beer. Picture by Gianni Vacca.


FROM THE SCHLOSS GAME LIBRARY

Khan of Khans

Designer: Reiner Knizia
Host: You

Each year, the Khans of the Tribes of Prax lead raiders against the clansfolk of the green and fertile uplands of neighboring Dragon Pass, seeking wealth, fame and cattle.

This year, the high priestess of Ernalda has decreed that whichever Khan brings back the most wealth from Dragon Pass in the form of cows will be declared Khan of Khans, the paramount Khan of Prax!

You each play one of the Khans in this competition. The high priestess has made special corrals to keep your captured cows safe. Any cows still running with your herd at the end of the raiding season are still counted, but watch out for stampedes, squabbling among your tribal champions, and other players trying to steal them!

Khan of Khans
Wa-Ha!

Khan of Khans
Wa-Ha!


More soon!



October 19-22, 2018