2 players, ages 12+, 150+ minutes
Published by: Columbia Games
Re-live the rebellion that eventually won independence for Scotland with Hammer of the Scots, a Top 50 game on Board Game Geek's wargame list.
This edition of Hammer of the Scots features a mounted map, new label artwork, and upgraded cards, All components are worthy of a game of this renown.
A highly playable game, Hammer of the Scots brings the rebellion of the Braveheart, William Wallace, to life.
As the English player, you seek to pacify Scotland by controlling all the important noble lords. The Scottish player also seeks the allegiance of nobles to support a difficult struggle for freedom.
A second scenario, The Bruce, follows the path of Robert the Bruce as he allies himself with nobles and the leadership of the Scottish church to seize the throne.
The "Columbia Block System" offers you an integrated fog-of-war mechanic not available in traditional wargames.
You can see the full strength and location of your forces, but your opponent cannot. This allows for daring feints and bluffs during gameplay.
Fog-of-War also promotes replayability with varied outcomes and endless excitement.