one 8½ x 11 map
198 single sided, unmounted unit counters
5 Page rules book
Mounted counters are available for an additional
Game Design: Roberto Chiavini Graphics: Bruce Yearian
Editing: Paul Rohrbaugh
GLIDERS FROM THE
The Fall of Eben Emael
May 10-11, 1940
Belgian fortress of Eben Emael
May 10-11 1940. The
raid was daring and at the time unheard of attack
made by less than 100 paratroopers landed by
Gliders from the Sky is a fast
and furious solitaire game that should be playable
in less than an hour once you master the rules.
To try to make the victory harder to achieve,
several variants and optional rules are provided,
based on the historical situation and on several
what-if situations that could have happened during
those fateful hours that cleared the way for the
shocking German victory in the West.
wanting to make a simple and fun game
that was playable solitaire in perhaps
hour or less. In past years I've loved AH's
Storm over Arnhem system and started
project trying to make something similar, but easier
and more suitable to a solo situation like this.
There are several game options which allow for
greater responses by the Belgian defenders and
presents a more challenging game for the player.