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Table Air Combat: Bf-109E

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TABLE AIR COMBAT

Table Air Combat is a fast, simple air combat game that can be played on any flat surface.  All you need are some six-sided dice and some coins to provide weight for the aircraft counters.  Everything else can be printed from this ruleset. 

Download a free set of the complete rules here: Flight Operations Manual

Watch how to play Here 

Bf-109EEach player has a flight of four aircraft represented by two counters.  Aircraft counters move by means of curved “performance rulers” that represent the aircraft’s historical cornering ability and maximum speed.

A performance ruler is unique to each aircraft, and contains all the speed, cornering, and weapon information needed.

TAC is designed for portability;  The entire game can fit in a plastic bag.  Even the largest battles can take place on a fast-food restaurant table.

The Bf-109E is an erly version of the Luftwaffe's main fighter.  The Bf-109 can't corner as well as its rival Spitfire, but had an unmatched rate-of climb.  Short range and limited ammunition were another disadvantage, but its 20mm cannon pack a wallop.

This set is a self-contained rulebook that includes miniatures for the Bf-109E and includes three scenarios that reference other aircraft:

 

Training:  A two-versus-two battle between Bf-109E

Dogfight:  Head-on duel between RAF Spitfire II and Luftwaffe Bf-109E

Scramble:  Bf-109E escort Ju-87 Stukas to British targets.  The RAF intercepts with Spitfire II.


 
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June 17, 2016 4:31 am UTC
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More fun than you can throw a control stick at!

Simple game to learn and use. Every aircraft has its own fight performance card, which means you really have to learn the strengths and weaknesses in order to dominate the airspace.
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Michael F. T July 30, 2015 3:53 pm UTC
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I like this simple game. It uses two-sided markers to represent aircraft and a dedicated "performance ruler" to contain everything you need to know to fly the plane. Shooting and damage are d6 dice. There's a small nod to 3d factors by allowing a plane to gain speed by burning energy that must be repaid (no effect on combat).
I like that I can stick the performance ruler and a couple of planes in my shirt pocket, drop a pair of d6 in there, and I'm ready to fly anywhere. My first combats were flown on a piece of foam-core on my lap, playing both Hurricane and Bf109e.
It's not Watch Your Six, Aerodrome, Wings of War, or Bag the Hun but you're in for $4 and as many planes as you're willing to print.
Good job!
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This title was added to our catalog on June 15, 2015.