1941: The world is at war. Five major powers struggle for supremacy. Germany and Japan are aligned against the great alliance of the United Kingdom, the Soviet Union, and the United States. Controlling one of the Axis or Allied powers, you will command both your country’s military forces and its war-time economy. Show that you are a brilliant military strategist by planning your attacks, marshaling your forces into embattled territories, and resolving the conflicts. Victory goes to the side that conquers its opponents on the field of battle and liberates or occupies the greatest cities of the world. Change the course of history in a few short hours!
Axis and Allies: 1941 is a great introductory game to Axis and Allies, a much-touted series of strategy games reshaping the World War II. Axis and Allies: 1941 is designed to be set up and played more quickly than any previous Axis and Allies game. In essence, this is a simplified Axis and Allies experience that will introduce players to the Axis and Allies mechanics and play style.
This game utilizes the Axis and Allies game mechanics present in Axis and Allies 1942 2nd Edition, with some new additions. A key feature for enfranchised players is an entirely new set of 16 unit sculpts. These playing pieces can be used in any other Axis and Allies game, and will be desirable to players who seek to expand their Axis and Allies collections.
Recommended for ages 12 and up. Game supports 2-5 players. Play time runs between 1.5 to 2 hours.