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Countdown Special Ops

Game category
1-6 players
30 minutes per mission
12 years and up
Supportive links
special ops: Bob

Strategic * * * *
Tactical * * * * *
Luck factor **
Special features:
100% modular game set up
cooperative game
real time mode
traitor mode
campaign mode
scenario settings
multiple levels


"Hi, my name is Bob Jones. I like to throw with hand grenades. I just love to do it. Unfortunately sometimes I cannot control my self and the other ops have much difficulty holding me back. Because when I throw in a hand grenade in an area and we do not know what is in there, we might be risking the life of innocent people."

"People call me all kind of names, Hellfire Jones, or The Buster. Well, what I do is to save us a lot of time by throwing in a hand grenade in one of the adjacent areas. Some of the other ops are sometimes a bit defensive and careful. I think you can only end a mission succesfull and alive if you put some real explosives into it. Well, I will explain to you my strengths and where you can use me for when you are in a state of emergency because you have failed another mission..."

"So here you can find my profile. I am number 2, of course. It means that I am the second one in line. When me and my team mates enter an area, I am the second one who gets the bullits. Right? The symbol of a hand grenade refers to my specialyt. I can throw in hand grenades in an area, each time I use up 1 of my energy cubes. Also I can get better in my specialty and I will do more damage I can assure you. The revolver symbol indicates my aiming experience and aiming skill. I can get up to a skill level 5, which is quite strong."

"The other things you can see on my profile card - which is going to be made out of real heavy carton - are my health and my energy. I start with two health, indicated by two wooden blocks next to my heart symbol on the card. When I have been shot, I lose 1 health. If I have no health left, I am dead! So make sure if you send me into the mission, that you ask Rita to back me up. She can heal me and give me some extra energy to move on during the gun fight. The yellow lightning indicates the number of actions I can do in a game round. I start with two energy blocks (yellow wooden blocks) and I hope that this will be enough for the round. At the end of each game round all ops, who are still alive, get a new energy (recovery phase)."

"I hope you have learned more about me and next time you see me and want to call me names, that you will just show a bit more respect!"


Check out the other ops at the special ops page

Experiencing Countdown Special Ops will be a blast. Are your ready for it?

When and where can I get it?
Countdown special ops will be released in october 2013. The retail price in Europe will be a very competitive price of only EUR 29,95. It should be available in these shops, but make sure to give them a call or send them an e-mail before the release date. Check your local shop for more information about this great new title and make sure to reserve your own copy in time! The first release could become sold out quite fast. Don't say we didn't warn you! If you are also convinced that this game is a sure buy, just post it on BGG and send us an e-mail. We will make sure that your call will be noted.