ACHTUNG! CTHULHU SKIRMISH
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.
Set against them are arrayed the powerful forces of Exarch Weissler’s Black Sun, who as well as conventional troops and weapons can bring devastating magical power to the battlefield, summon ancient and terrible creatures like the Servitors of Nyarlathotep as well as powerful allies such as the Deep Ones and Mi-Go.
Take command of brave Allied forces like Badger’s Commandos and the Pathfinder Demon Hunters alongside historical army units, and lead them to victory against the Axis hordes. Deploy special hero units like Sgt Brandon Carter, Professor Richard Deadman or Ariane Dubois to take on the might of the Nazi war machine.
As the Axis, strike terror into your opponents by commanding the sorcerous Black Sun and their Mythos allies, bringing new levels of fear onto the battlefield. Call on the terrifying Deep One War Party or let the unholy Servitors of Nyarlathotep supplement your forces and crush the Allied threat.
Achtung! Cthulhu Skirmish is powered by Spartan Games’ Dystopian Legions 2.0 rules set (re-written by Matthew Hope (Relic Knights, AE-WWII, Wrath of Kings, Sedition Wars).
The game allows for fast playing battles from small skirmishes up to full scale conflicts. Modiphius has added new rules for Mythos powers, creatures, artefacts and spells to allow players to experience the full flavour and terror of the Achtung! Cthulhu universe with their heroes and troops. The range is designed to work alongside other popular 28mm miniature lines.
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:
Achtung! Cthulhu features a strong cast of heroes and villains that will be appearing throughout the massive range of roleplaying books, boardgames, and other products being released over the next year.These sets are now available to order in our store or click on the images to find out more. We'll soon be adding more Mythos creatures, Nazi Villains and Allied forces including the winners of a design competition.
Above you can see an image comparing the sizes of our figures against other popular makes. From far left to right Warlord/Bolt Action, Artizan and West Wind followed by our Professor Deadman, Sgt. Carter and the Mi-Go.
Above you can see a Black Sun trooper next to a Warlord German soldier an then a Servitor Overlord to compare scales
Above you can see a plastic Warlord German infantry is shown next to a Servitor Overlord, and then a Warlord metal US Airborne infantry for scale.
Nazi Villains - Black Sun
Black Sun Troopers
Nazi Villains - Nachtwolfe
Deep One Reefbreaker