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Gazala: The Cauldron

Publisher/Brand: Revolution Games

Product Code: REV005

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Gazala: The Cauldron
Gazala: The Cauldron
Gazala: The Cauldron
Gazala: The Cauldron


Gazala: The Cauldron simulates the mobile portions of the battle of Gazala south of Tobruk between May 27 and June 14 1942. An Axis attack was met by a furious Allied counter-attack which then developed into a grinding battle of attrition and maneuver that finally ended in massive Axis victory.

Alternating random activation by formation provides player with uncertainty and high re-playability as no two games will be alike. Each turn player receives a varying number of activations to represent the supply levels, command confusion, fatigue and intelligence of their armies and this leads to an ebb and flow to the battle as each side is dominant at different times. After units move, strengths are reduced to simulate fatigue and lack of defensive preparation, making counter-attacking key to the game. Minefields, airpower, anti-tank abilities and the armor versus infantry conflict are all modeled in a simple and effective set of rules.  There are two scenarios with a playing time of 3-7 hours.

Note: Players will need to supply one 10-sided die for play, it is not included with the game.

A complete game of Gazala: The Cauldron include:
  • 22" x 17" full color map of the battle
  • 168 full color 5/8" die-cut counters
  • Rule Booklet
  • 1 Player Chart


Ziploc Edition, Second Edition, 2021
Roger Miller
Mark Mahaffey
Game Language
# Players
28cm x 22cm x 0.5cm
0.175 kg

Boardgamegeek rating:7.3

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