von BK-Markus | 28.07.2018 | eingestellt unter: Warlord Games / Bolt Action

Bolt Action: Neuheiten

Warlord Games haben ihre Afrikaneuheiten und eine neue Starterbox für Bolt Action in ihrem Shop.

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When compared to the enormous campaigns waged on the Eastern Front and in Western Europe during World War II, the struggle in North Africa between the British Commonwealth and the Axis might seem an unimportant sideshow. However, its influence and impact were far-reaching and dictated many strategic decisions that influenced the course of the war.

This Bolt Action campaign book will focus on the conflict in the area most commonly referred to as the Western Desert – a campaign theatre reaching from the Libyan city of Tripoli to Cairo, and the Egyptian Nile valley, a distance of some 1300 miles, a featuring some of the most hostile terrains on Earth.

It covers a period of time from September 1940 when Mussolini’s Italian Army invaded British-held Egypt to the final retreat of Rommel’s Afrika Korps from Egypt during October 1942. During that period the conflict witnessed much hard fighting resulting in spectacular victories and the capture of territory, equipment and prisoners for both sides whilst also subjecting them to a series of demoralising retreats where final and irrevocable defeat seemed assured.

This book has 167 pages full of content, ranging from new rules and units, full-colour images, history and backgrounds and more!

Don’t forget that our Bolt Action books come with an exclusive FREE special figure, only available through ordering direct!

The highly detailed metal model that comes with The Western Desert is none other than the Desert Fox himself, Erwin Rommel!

Preis: 19.99 GBP

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With the Infamous 88, a Panzer III tank and 30 + men to command this is the German Afrika Korps Starter army you must have!

Sent to North Africa to bolster the Axis war effort in the Western Desert, the Deutsches Afrika Korps, under their mercurial leader – Erwin Rommel, the Desert Fox – pushed the armies of the British Commonwealth almost to breaking point, earning the respect of the opponents in the dust-filled, scorching climate.

This boxed set gives you all you need to start playing with Erwin Rommel’s Afrika Korps as they face the forces of the British Commonwealth in the searing heat of the North African and Tunisian campaigns.

Providing a strong core of infantry, support weapons, a Panzer III medium tank and the deadly ’88‘ anti-tank gun this set is a great starting point for your adventures in the Western Desert. Will Rommel, The Desert Fox overcome his British opponents, the Desert Rats?

Afrika Korps Starter Army contains:

  • 36 x Afrika Korps infantry (plastic)
  • 1 x Afrika Korps 8.8cm Flak 37 (plastic) with 7-man crew (metal)
  • 1 x Afrika Korps MMG team (metal)
  • 1 x Afrika Korps 81mm medium mortar team (metal)
  • 1 x Panzer III medium tank (plastic)
  • Assembly and painting instructions, stat cards, full-colour decal sheets, vehicle damage markers, and plastic bases

Preis: 75.00 GBP

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Under the command of the Desert Fox himself, Erwin Rommel, field the new German Deutsches Afrikakorps DAK 1000 point force!

The Deutsches Afrikakorps, also known as the DAK, was the German expeditionary force in Africa during the North Africa campaign. They were initially sent to aid the Italian forces who were already deployed there after they lost ground against the British forces. With subsequent reinforcements, the DAK eventually pushed the British back and thus started a tug-of-war over the Western Desert.

This army starter set contains everything you’ll ever need to field a DAK force just like they would have been deployed in the desert! With heavy elements of infantry and transportation, this army suits those who want to control the battlefield through tactical outmanoeuvring.

This set contains:

  • 1 x Afrika Korps Plastic box Set
  • 1 x Afrika Korps HQ Blister pack
  • 1 x Afrika Korps MMG Team Blister pack
  • 1 x Afrika Korps Medium Mortar Team Blister pack
  • 1 x Afrika Korps 5cm PaK 38 anti-tank gun Blister pack
  • 3 x Opel Blitz/Maultier Plastic box sets
  • 1 x Open-topped Kfz 69/70 Horch 1a
  • 1 x Sd.Kfz 231 (8-Rad) Armoured Car
  • 1 x Order Dice pack – Olive Drab
  • 1 x Bolt Action Afrika Korps Dice Bag
  • 1 x Armies of Germany 2nd Edition with Special Miniature

This entire force has been optimised for mobile rapid offensives almost identical to its real-life counterpart. Almost all of the infantry can be placed in the back of each vehicle which makes this army extremely potent at objective type missions!

Preis: 155.00 GBP

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Get ready to build and battle across North Africa with the British 8th Army starter army box set!

The British 8th Army comprised of men from around the British Commonwealth – Australians, New Zealanders, South Africans, Indians and Polish troops all joining their British counterparts in the Western Desert. Facing the combined threats of Italian & German forces, searing temperatures and the inhospitable terrain they emerged victorious.

This boxed set gives you all you need to start playing with the forces of the British Commonwealth in the scorching, dust-filled desert of North Africa and beyond.
Providing a strong core of infantry, support teams and the ubiquitous Bren Carrier transports this set is perfect for replaying legendary battles such as El Alamein and Tobruk. Will your Desert Rats prevail against the combined fascist forces of Italy and Germany?

British 8th Army Starter Army contains:

  • 36 x British 8th Army infantry (plastic)
  • 1 x 8th Army 6-pdr anti-tank gun (metal)
  • 1 x 8th Army 25-pdr light artillery (metal)
  • 1 x 8th Army Vickers MMG team (metal)
  • 1 x 8th Army 3″ medium mortar team (metal)
  • 2 x Bren carrier (plastic) with 8th Army passengers (metal)
  • Assembly and painting instructions, stat cards, full-colour decal sheets, vehicle damage markers, and plastic bases

Preis: 75.00 GBP

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Conquer the desert with the British Desert Rats, 8th Army – 1000pt starter army set! Everything you need to start your Bolt Action army.

The 8th army (known as the Desert Rats) was a field army formation of the British Army, fighting mainly in the Italian and North African campaigns. This army was comprised of many different units coming from, but not limited to, Australia, Canada, Free French Forces, New Zealand and Poland! They also included the V Corps, X Corps, XIII Corps, XXX Corps, I Canadian Corps and the II Polish Corps.

Again, the hand of command regularly changed but one of the most notable commanders was no other than General Bernard Montgomery who was in command from 13 August 1942 to 29 December 1943.

This set contains:

  • 1 x 8th Army HQ Blister Pack
  • 1 x 8th Army Plastic Box Set
  • 1 x 8th Army MMG Team Blister Pack
  • 1 x Universal Carrier
  • 1 x Humber Armoured Car MKII
  • 2 x Valentine II infantry tank
  • 1 x Armies of Great Britain Book
  • 1 x Bolt Action Desert Rat Dice Bag
  • 1 x Order Dice pack – Brown

This force has a lot of bodies in it allowing a much larger control of the battlefield! You’ll be able to maintain battlelines and keep your flanks safe by being able to spread out without the fear of overstretching. This is further reinforced by the large presence of armour which would be able to rapidly deploy in high-risk areas and pose a major threat to your enemy.

Preis: 134.00 GBP

Bolt Action El Alamein Battle Set

New Bolt Action starter – El Alamein Battle Set – Fight as the British 8th army or German Afrika Korps in this brand New Bolt Action starter set!

This starter set gives you everything you need to play a Bolt Action game based within the Western Desert, you’re able to make two forces from this set, representing the Allies and the Axis efforts of attempting to control the deserts of Africa!

It has two armies to use, templates and pin markers, order dice and regular dice, terrain, an A5 rulebook which is only found in its sister set, the Band of Brothers! Also, it also comes with the latest Bolt Action supplement for free, the Western Desert book which contains everything you need to know about both of the British 8th army and the German DAK forces, and more importantly, how to fight in desert warfare!

This set contains:

  • 1 x German Afrika Korps Plastic Box Set
  • 1 x British 8th Army Plastic Box Set
  • 1 x Western Desert Book and Special Miniature
  • 1 x Bolt Action Mini Rulebook (A5)
  • 1 x Sarissa Precision MDF Small Destroyed House
  • 1 x Yellow D6 Dice Pack (Which contains 10 10mm dice)
  • 1 x Small Order Dice pack – Olive Drab (Which contains 4 order dice)
  • 1 x Small Order Dice pack – Brown (Which contains 4 order dice)
  • 1 x Pin Markers set (Which contains 12 pin markers)
  • 1 x Templates and Tokens set

This starter set is based around the first battle of El Alamein. A conflict fought in the western desert campaign. It took place between 1–27 July 1942 in Egypt. The combined Axis forces of the Panzer Army Afrika and Italian army led by Generalfeldmarschall (Field Marshal) Erwin Rommel attempted to enter into Egypt and was staved off by the British and the Commonwealth 8th army who was led by General Claude Auchinleck.

Whilst it ultimately ended in a stalemate, the British did succeed of holding the Axis combined arms at bay.

You’re able to field two Bolt Action forces from this set, each serving as an excellent basis to expand your forces even further in any manner!

Preis: 80.00 GBP

Bolt Action ist unter anderem bei unseren Partnern Radaddel und Fantasy Warehouse erhältlich.

Die deutschsprachige Community zu Bolt Action erreicht ihr unter BoltAction.de.

Quelle: Warlord Games

Link: Warlord Games

BK-Markus

Stellvertretender Chefredakteur Brückenkopf-Online. Seit 2002 im Hobby und spielt folgende Systeme: Age of Sigmar, Infinity, Bolt Action, Flames of War, Warhammer 40K, Dreadball, Saga, Freebooters Fate, Black Powder, Pike and Shotte, Space Hulk, Dead Mans Hand, Bushido, Malifaux, Dropzone Commander, Dropfleet Commander, Gates of Antares, Kings of War, Wild West Exodus, Batman, Collision, Dystopian Wars, Draculas America, Spitfyre, Kill Team, Summoners, Eden, Star Wars Legion, Wolsung, Adeptus Titanicus, Blitz Bowl, Carnevale, Warzone Resurrection, The Drowned Earth, Twisted, The Other Side und Warhammer Underworlds.

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Kommentare

  • Schöne Starterpacks für Bolt Action im (frühen) Nordafrika-Setting.

    Mein favorisierter Schauplatz in WW II ist aber die Ostfront.

  • Rommel sieht aus, als hätte man ihm mit dem Spaten ins Gesicht geschlagen. ^.^

    Bin ja hier etwas skeptisch, da das Thema eigentlich schon ganz gut von anderen Herstellern wie den Perries in Plastik und Zinn bedient wird (bin schon auf die Nordafrika/ Mediterran Amerikaner von denen gespannt). Wobei Afrika ein Schauplatz des 2. Weltkrieges ist, denn ich persönlich eher in 15mm spiele. o.o

  • Illustriert sehr schön das größte Problem von Bolt Action: man spielt im Zugrahmen und kann den Chef des Afrikakorps aufstellen (was das Spiel noch nicht mal so verzerrt wie schwere Panzer oder Divisionsartillerie).

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