Saka Light Cavalry

Saka Light Cavalry

Wednesday, 30 July 2014

Stringbags - Rules for WWI Aircombat


I am declaring Gary Amos rules here, only wargames figures actually count towards expenditure on wargaming so these rules are free. Actually they almost were as they cost just £5 off ebay with a couple of pounds added for postage.

When I bought the planes from Heroics & Ross I did ask about rules and one of the customers recommended these so I grabbed a set when I found them. Apart from the creased corner and slight dog eared pages they are in very good condition. I just hope my son will be able to get on with the rules. I have only had a very quick scan of the rules so far so can't comment on them but from what I have seen they look to be worth a go.

Whilst some may be fans of Wings of War/Glory the price and size turn me off a little and I like the idea of painting my own up. At the moment we have just ten planes, five for each side but I know if we get going at this I will get a load more, the small scale (1/300) of the planes hopefully will allow for a game on the table. So I have a few reading and run through sessions ahead of me and of course at some point I will have to assemble and paint the blighter's, yes another diversion has caught me and hooked on.

4 comments:

  1. Ian, if you are interested in another fun set of WWI air rules, give Canvas Eagles a try. CE is FREE and great fun.

    http://www.eaglesmax.com/eagles_downloads.html

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    1. Great, will have a look at these. Playability with a bright seven year old is the most important factor so which ever does this best will get the gig

      Ian

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  2. I'm really interested in seeing how you fare with these Ian, I am curiously tempted by the idea.

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    1. I really like the smaller scale that 1/300 give you over the Wings of War, expect some answers in a couple of months at most

      Ian

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