Thursday, March 31, 2016

Crete 1941 (1976)

Crete 1941 (1976)


5.2 out of 10 with 5 ratings
Board Game Rank: Not Ranked
War Game Rank: Not Ranked


Crete 1941 is a game simulation of the airborne assault on Crete by the Axis in 1941. Study each type of piece carefully as you will find air units, ships and ground combat units employed the game mechanics.

"The map is about 10 miles per hex . . . The game on the ground is basically a battalion level operation."

  • Designer: R. J. Hlavnicka, Dennis P. O'Leary
  • Publisher: Excalibre Games, Inc.
  • Year Published: 1976
  • Number of Players: 2 - 2
  • Manufacturer Suggested Ages: 12
  • Playing Time: 90
  • Subdomain: Wargames
  • Category: Wargame, World War II
  • Mechanic: Hex-and-Counter
  • Family: Country: Greece, Islands: Crete
  • Alternate Names: Crete 1941



6 out of 10
Rating most likely should be a 5 but it's a simple game when wanting something fast to play and just enjoy yourself.

5 out of 10
Despite its simplistic mechanics, it is a fairly balanced game. Makes for a quick evening though.

(5.20) P
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