Escape from Colditz: 75th Anniversary Edition

Escape from Colditz: 75th Anniversary Edition

by Bloomsbury USA

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Ages: 12+

Number of players: 3-8

Playing time: 90-120 minutes

Components: over-sized game board, 56 playing pieces, 96 playing cards, rules booklet, history booklet, replica p.o.w. aid box, 2 dice, some hidden surprises

Colditz Castle – World War II

An impregnable fortress. An inescapable prison. Until now.

Designed by Major Pat Reid, one of only a handful of prisoners-of-war to escape Colditz Castle, and screenwriter Brian Degas, Escape From Colditz is the iconic game of careful planning and nerves of steel.

Become Allied escape officers—assemble your equipment, plot your escape routes, and coordinate your efforts to avoid the guards. Become the German security officer—maintain control through guile, ruthlessness, and careful observation despite limited numbers.

This deluxe edition of the classic game for 2 to 6 players includes both original and updated rules, new hand-painted artwork, an oversized board, 56 wooden playing pieces, 100 fully illustrated cards, a 32-page history book, and unique replicas of artifacts from the prison.

Seventy-five years ago, Major Reid braved barbed wire, searchlights, and armed guards to Escape from Colditz. Now it's your turn to do the same.

Product Details

UPC: 9781472818935
Manufacturer: Bloomsbury USA
Publication date: 10/25/2016

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