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Table Air Combat: F4F-4 Wildcat

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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

F4F-4 WildcatEach player has a flight of four fighters, represented by two counters.  Aircraft counters move by means of curved “performance rulers” that represent the aircraft’s historical cornering ability and maximum speed.

Each 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.

Each aircraft is sold separately.  Only pay for the ones you want, and print out as many copies as you need to create your own epic WWII air battle.

This set contains the F4F-4 Wildcat.  Wildcats were used in the early Pacific war, where they fought against the superior Zero.  Although rugged, the Wildcats suffered from poor rearward visibility.  The resulted in the Thach Weave and other tactics.

This set is a self-contained rulebook that includes miniatures for the F4F Wildcat and includes two scenarios that reference other aircraft:

Training: A duel between two flights of Wildcats.

Dogfight: Wildcats engage A6M2 Zero fighters in a head-on attack.

Dive Bomber Escort: F4F Wildcats escort SBD-3 Dauntless dive bombers against A6M2 Zeroes.

This set contains only the F4F-4 Wildcat. Other aircraft referenced in the scenarios are sold separately.

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December 24th, 2015
Really nice quick game. Streamlined play and allowing many tactical choice. If you want to have a taste of introductory air combat, try this one out. To the publisher: The current version of F4F-4 have a printing error: all 2nd section's counte [...]
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This title was added to our catalog on June 26, 2015.