Rebellion Unplugged, the tabletop division of leading independent games studio Rebellion, is pleased to announce that pre-orders for Sniper Elite: The Board Game, due out in June 2022, are now open. It's a stealth-action tabletop game for one to four players, which presents the award-winning franchise in a new guise.

The game takes on the classic Sniper Elite gameplay of sneaking around and meticulously planning a mission. If everything still doesn't go as it should, players have to try to somehow escape the clutches of the Axis powers. This creates a deadly game of cat and mouse where victory or defeat can change the course of the war.

A sniper behind enemy lines

A player takes on the role of Allied sniper Karl Fairburne, who is deployed deep behind enemy lines to secure key targets for the Allied war effort. His opponents, however, control the forces of the Axis powers, which in turn must defend their base and have the mandate to make the intruder harmless.

The sniper remains hidden by tracking his movements on a hidden panel and carefully approaching the map objectives set by the allied headquarters. The greatest advantage of the sniper is his discretion, but at the same time knowing when it's better to take a gun. This can be the key to victory.

Given their fearsome opponent, the soldiers of the Axis powers their numerical superiority and the unique capabilities must use their special officers to turn the tide in their favor. Tactical planning and careful consideration are essential to follow the movements of the snipers and to see through his bluffs. The side of the Axis powers must accordingly their miniatures use sent to block roads to guard vulnerable areas and advance the critical moment.

The board game Sniper Eilte contains ten miniatures: Karl Fair Burne and nine soldiers of the Axis powers were implemented in the form of 28-mm plastic miniatures. They patrol the board with the defenders and reveal the Karl Fairburne miniature once they locate it. Each miniature is a one-off that has been ink washed to bring out the details.

The double-sided game board offers two different maps on which games can be played. Players move between the Launch Facility buildings. They take cover to avoid patrols or use the raised dock to avoid being spotted in the submarine bunkers.

Nowadays almost mandatory: a solo mode. Dedicated Solo are the rules for Sniper Elite: The Board Game for those who probably feel more in the role of lone wolf, there are also special rules solo. They alone can join the game and find out if they can lead to victory against the Axis powers Karl successful. Optional control variants also have to increase the difficulty level or reduce the option and introduce new challenges.

And: With “Eagle's Nest” you bring even more variety to the games. Featuring the Eagle's Aerie expansion, which includes two new maps, alternate allied snipers each with unique abilities and miniatures, as well as additional items and solo maps.

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