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Battle over Europe is a two-player (with solitaire option) strategy card game of World War II air combat using the Battle over Britain game system, based upon single plane-vs-plane dogfights occurring in various theaters in the early years of the conflict to the end of 1941. Gamers fly historical allied and axis warplanes in fast and furious dogfights, fighting for control of the sky on a Dogfight Display, using aircraft counters that are maneuvered into position by playing cards from your hand.  Warplanes from Britain, Germany, France, Italy, Russia, and Finland are authentically rated in a variety of categories. The object of the game is to shoot down the enemy.   The game stresses playability and historicity, and uses Minden's standard Battle over Britain game system. The game and all planes are compatible with any release in the series.

Planes are rated in a number of categories, such as speed, aglity, performance, firepower, and damage.  Comparing the strengths and weaknesses of the various aircraft is easy and part of the fun.  (Rated planes included are: Spitfire I, Hurricane I, Battle, Defiant (Britain); Fw-190, Me-109E, Me-110C, Ju-87D (Germany); D-520, MS-406, MV-152, Potez 631 (France); MiG-3, Il-2, LaGG-3, I-16, I-153 (Russia); MC-200, CR-42 (Italy), and Fokker D.XXI (Finland).  Beside standard scenarios, campaign air game include Battle for France 1940, Winter War 1940, Battle of Britain 1940, Barbarossa 1941, and Western Desert 1941.  Gamers must supply a standard deck of playing cards, and a 6-sided die, to play.  Battle over Europe is now available as a PDF download. 

In addition, we are including the Solitaire BoB Rules Supplement, which contains standard and optional solitaire rules, enabling gamers to play any game in the series on their own, as either the axis or allied side. The Solitaire Supplement comes with 20 additional rated planes, from a variety of countries (including Britain's Blenheim, Fairey Swordfish, and Seafire; Polish P-11c; German He-111, Hs-123, Storch and Ju-52; Japanese Zero; Australian Boomerang; and Dutch Fokker D.XXI).

Get both Battle over Europe and the Solitaire Supplement--with a total of 40 aircraft counters--at one low price.  Designed by Gary Graber. Published by Minden Games.

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