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IMPORTANT: Biplane Barmy has now been outdated by the second edition Biplane Barmy Refuelled, which you can find here. The old version has been left here for anyone who prefers the square map.

Now with New Demo Rules! Biplane Barmy is a game of World War I fighter combat. This is not a detailed simulation of aerial warfare between the allies and central forces; it is designed to be fast and playable. Players control one or more planes each and secretly choose maneuvers each turn, then move all planes simultaneously and resolve firing. The game is fast and furious, typically playable in around 15 minutes, and is intended for those days when you finish role-playing early and want a quick diversion.

  • 38 pages
  • Complete World War I Slang dictionary
  • 102 counters
  • Map grids
  • Maneuver charts
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I feel Biplane Barmy is simple, elegant system and rule is on the whole clear. But there is some questions. 1)Alt +1 Maneuver at Altitude 6 Can the "Climb" or "Immelman" be selected at Altitude 6? 2)Infantry Rules I ca [...]
August 20th, 2005
There are several really great comments from others about this game, so I'll be brief... This is a really great, simple game. Of particular interest to me was how quickly and easily my son learned the rules. He and I often play other games, but [...]
August 9th, 2005
Bally good game really! A jolly time was had by all. That zoooooom, and then the whooosh, with a ratatatatata... quite thrilling!<br><br><b>LIKED</b>: Simple to learn and use rules. You can get non-gamers going with the basics [...]
March 10th, 2005
These are a nice set of simple WW1 aerial combat rules and excellent value for money. They may be too simplistic for some people but with a little tweaking it can make the rules more interesting. For instance in our group the first hit on a mano [...]
June 5th, 2004
Take it seriously when they say this game is not meant as a mil-sim. It's just a quick little game for folks with a passing interest in flying biplanes. That said, and considering that's EXACTLY what they say it is, it's quite a good product. Certain [...]
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May 28, 2003
This title was added to our catalog on May 28, 2003.
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