[WWI] "Ace of Aces"

Allan Wright aew at unh.edu
Wed Feb 23 13:50:59 EST 2005


Wow, could they pick a worse name? It's the same name as another WWI
game currently in print!

On Wed, 2005-02-23 at 18:42 +0100, Daniel Clamot wrote:
> No. WarBirds: Canvas Falcons has nothing to do with the Canvas Falcons 
> derivating from Blue Max. WarBirds will be played with board, counters, 
> hexgrid, etc... It's a boardgame, not a miniature game.
> 
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Allan Wright" <aew at unh.edu>
> To: "wwi" <wwi at wwi-models.org>
> Cc: <WB_G5 at yahoogroups.com>
> Sent: Wednesday, February 23, 2005 5:56 PM
> Subject: Re: [WWI] "Ace of Aces"
> 
> 
> > Canvas Falcons is a derivative of Blue Max, a board game that I helped
> > convert to use with models back in 1994. Blue Max was the main catalyst
> > for me to start building 1/72 scale models and to create this list and
> > website.
> >
> > I cannot recommend anything more highly :-)
> >
> > Allan
> >
> >
> > On Wed, 2005-02-23 at 17:47 +0100, Daniel Clamot wrote:
> >> For all those of you who are liking boardgames, I can give you the 
> >> following
> >> info: a game of WWI tactical aerial combat is actually in playesting
> >> (WarBirds: Canvas Falcons). It will be ultra realistic, will include many 
> >> of
> >> the a/c involved (at least since 1916). I'm a playtester of Canvas 
> >> Falcons,
> >> and I can say you that it's a future winner!
> >>
> >> Cheers,
> >>
> >> Daniel.
> >>
> >>
> >> ----- Original Message ----- 
> >> From: "Lance Krieg" <lance.krieg at amerus.com>
> >> To: <wwi at wwi-models.org>
> >> Sent: Wednesday, February 23, 2005 4:25 PM
> >> Subject: [WWI] "Ace of Aces"
> >>
> >>
> >> > I'm back, sort of, but am pretty much completely worthless at 
> >> > everything
> >> > for the next week or so, and I can't crawl to my library to help with
> >> > anything.  Total junkie at this point, too, but without any of the
> >> > euphoria that accompanies the early stages of addiction.
> >> >
> >> > The above-captioned game has several varients, of two-book duels.  As I
> >> > recall, I have them all, but never played a one owing to lack of
> >> > enemies.  They are:
> >> >
> >> > Spad versus Fokker V.II
> >> > Spad versus Baloon
> >> > Camel Versus Dr.I
> >> > Eindecker versus DH2
> >> >
> >> > I've got "Dawn Patrol", a varient of "Fight in the Skies", and a couple
> >> > of others, too, though Richhtofen's War disappeared somewhere along the
> >> > way.
> >> >
> >> > If someone wants these, make me an offer.
> >> >
> >> > Jesus!  a pink elephant just walked through the door....
> >> >
> >> > Lance
> >> >
> >> >
> >> >
> > 


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