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Secret Weapons of the Third Reich: Ahnenerbe Expansion

A mini-expansion that introduces several new projects and powerful event cards!




This mini-expansion of Secret Weapons of the Third Reich adds 17 new cards, making the game more challenging and intriguing!

Players will discover some unbelievable weapon projects developed or simply thought by the German scientists, such as the Silbervogel (a sort of shuttle), the Himmelsturmer fligh-pack (yes, exactly like in Rocketeer movie!), the famoust Messerchmitt Me-262 and the Me-163 "Komet", the enormous flying-wing bomber of the Horten brothers and more and more!

Important disclaimer: this expansion is addressed only for the owners of the edition of the game produced by TheGameCrafter: here they can purchase the expansion to upgrade the game. The owners of the 4 Dados edition already have this explansion included in the game-box.

This expansion consists of:

  • a instruction card
  • 6 new project cards
  • 3 new technology cards
  • 8 new event cards
  • 2 white cubes

Some informations about the base game: Secret Weapons of the Third Reich

The date: March 1938. The vast majority of Austrians cheer the Anschluss of their country by the German Reich. Central Europe is coming into Nazi hands and all the best European scientists will soon compete under the aegis of Heinrich Himmler, for whom no scheme is too wild or too improbable. But which team has the imagination, the courage and the drive to most successfully accomplish their goals?

Secret Weapons of the Third Reich is a game for two to four players simulating the arms race of World War II from the German perspective. From secret submarine bases in Greenland to the mysterious Base 211 in Neuschwabenland, Antarctica, this game recreates the incredible tales of Nazi technology, from the famous V-1 buzz bombs and V-2 rockets to the unlikely flying saucers derived from the work of Nikola Tesla. Will players be able to deliver the Haunebu project to completion? Will Hans Kammler escape with his last battalion of flying saucers to the dark side of the moon? Will the secret submarine fleet sail to Antarctica to pursue the war after the war? Or could German scientists produce an atomic bomb to be dropped on New York by an electro-gravitational flying saucer or within the warhead of a futuristic intercontinental V-3? Would it even be possible to build a huge solar satellite gun to strike America?

Discover the answers to all these questions in Secret Weapons of the Third Reich, the weirdly addictive semi-cooperative, semi-competitive worker placement game for all fans of science fiction and alternate history.


Video review by Stuka Joe:

Unboxing the game


What This Is:

This is not a mass-produced game expansion, but printed-on-demand. We have uploaded the artwork, but The Game Crafter makes it only when you order it. Learn more.


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Average Rating 1 reviews
Publish Date May 14, 2016
Edition First
Department Games
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Why buy this?

A great game. If one likes Phil Eklund games, you'll love this.

  • A fun-filled semi-cooperative, semi-competitive game
  • Research and develop the secret weapons of Third Reich
  • Innovative worker placement event based mechanics


  • This game does not come in a box.


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