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Firebirds: Huey

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Firebirds: Huey is a tactical-level, narrative-style solitaire wargame using a tables-based game engine.

As the pilot of either a US Army UH-1H Huey Medevac helicopter, a US Army UH-1H air cavalry troop transport helicopter, or an L-19 Bird Dog pilot, your ultimate goal is to survive a 1-year Vietnam tour of duty during the year 1968, while at the same time either trying to extract and return as many wounded US Army soldiers as you can from ‘hot’ landing zones (LZs), insert/extract US Army Soldiers or Rangers in hot LZs, or spot enemy Viet Cong units in FAC (Forward Air Controller) zones and later call in air strikes to take them out. 

The game includes the following components:

- 3 Tables Book (43 pages total)

- 6 Game Mats (A4 / 8.5 x 11)

- Approximately 286 counters

- 1 Crewmen Status Sheet

- 3 Tour of Duty Sheets

- 1 Quick-Start Guide (2 pages)

- 1 Counter Guide (5 pages)

- 1 Game Components Preparation Instructions Sheet

- 5 Game Mat Setup Example Images

* The following dice are required to play: One D20, one D6, and two D10s.

* 5 minute game setup and breakdown times.

* A medium size table is recommended for game setup.

* Total play time to complete a full 6-month tour of duty takes approximately 5-15 hours (depending on game length chosen).

* Please visit the Firebirds FaceBook group. As the designer, I am active there and can provide game support: https://www.facebook.com/groups/277491157158075

With most of the rules integrated into the tables, there is practically no learning curve or rules memorization. And with 3 aircraft types, numerous crewmen skills, mission types, weather effects, terrain types, random events, and a multitude of table modifiers, Firebirds: Huey offers high replay value. Are you up to the challenge of suriving a 1-year tour of duty in Vietnam?

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FERNANDO C May 10, 2022 4:05 pm UTC
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I love narrative solitaire games. And this have a lot of potential. Only one thing to say. I dont have facebook and can be a good idea another way to make questions about rules, comments etc. I my case I have some question about the rules and no way to ask about it.
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This title was added to our catalog on May 06, 2022.
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