alfredNew from Red King Games, Alfred the Great: The Great Heathen Army 871AD is a war game set in 871AD where the indomitable Alfred the Great is set to do battle with the Vikings of the Great Heathen Army.

The game’s complexity level is low, and can be completed in 1-2 hours. Available in two different print-and-play formats (just the rules, or the rules with counters included), the price is super affordable. The version where you must provide your own miniatures and counters is $4.50, while the version with printable counters is $7.50.