Modiphius Launches Airfix Battles Pre-order

Modiphius fires opening shots of the Airfix Battles campaign with pre-orders open for the eagerly awaited Airfix Battles Introductory Set

c3aca633-a605-4d1c-8620-028e995ea9abLondon 19 Jan – Modiphius Entertainment, creators of award-winning roleplaying games like Achtung! Cthulhu and acclaimed table top and board games like Thunderbirds the 50th Anniversary co-op board game, are pleased to announce the opening of the pre-order campaign for one of its most eagerly awaited new titles. Airfix Battles.

The Airfix Battles campaign gets underway with the launch of pre-orders for the Airfix Battles Introductory Set which fans can sign up for right here for just £24.99 including a special pre-order bonus worth £10 with all orders before May 1st.

The Pre-order Bonus gets budding commanders a bonus campaign in PDF: Airfix Battles: Operation Cobra, plus the 24 card Reinforcement Pack 1 consisting extra British units and tanks like the German King Tiger and Sherman Calliope rocket launcher tank.

Whether it’s British commandos, US Marines or Germany’s Afrika Korps, Airfix’s 1/72 scale soldiers have been fighting their wars across carpets, dining tables and gardens for decades and now it’s back with a vengeance, with the Airfix Battles Introductory Set bringing those adventures to life on a tabletop near you

Playable with all your existing Airfix figures and vehicles, Airfix Battles Introductory Set comes with everything you need to play exciting World War Two battles straight out of the box. 

This includes die cut cardboard counters for tanks, infantry and guns in case you don’t have any figures to hand. Airfix Battles lets you plan your army using the Force Deck. Draw the cards or select the ones you need to build an exciting army to challenge your friends.

Set up the battle using step-by-step instructions in the Mission book and you’re ready to play. Each player has a hand of Command Cards to move and make their forces fight, or bring in artillery support. You’ll never know what your opponent is going to do next!

The game is designed to get you playing quickly, with fast and fun rules so you can play several times in an afternoon or evening with typical missions lasting from 30-60 minutes.

The Airfix Battles Introductory Set features:

Two double-sided maps showing the war-torn Normandy countryside to fight over.

  • 3 sheets of die-cut counters featuring over a hundred infantry, machine guns’s, mortars and field guns, 9 Tanks, 15 pieces of terrain, plus smoke, objective and wound counters so you can start playing immediately or better still grab your Airfix figures.
  • A 32 page Rulebook with introductory rules to get you playing Airfix Battles
  • A 16 page Mission book. Each mission introduces new rules leading you step by step through a series of fun narrative missions across Normandy.
  • A 54 card Force Deck, each card describing a German or American squad, tank, vehicle or gun.
  • A 54 card Command Deck to give orders to your forces
  • 10 six-sided dice.


Airfix Battles will be shipping in May and available direct from all good model stores & game shops.  Watch out for news of more releases for Airfix Battles through 2016 at 

Chris Birch
Modiphius Entertainment

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