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Violent Skies - 1940 - Dynamo to the Blitz


Sat inside the cockpit with the engine rattling through your bones, you turn to engage. Managing your energy and fuel, can you gain position to get a shot off? Or will the bandit get the better of you? Sometimes it is better to disengage than push a losing fight.

Violent Skies is a solitaire game of aerial combat in the Second World War. Using a game card that acts as your Cockpit and also as a mission generator. The player and Bandit take alternating actions to try and get a shot on the opposition's aircraft.

This first season of games puts you in the cockpit of the main fighters during the tumultuous months after the invasion of France. Starting with the aerial operations over Dynamo (the Dunkirk Evacuation) to the Battle of Britain and the last daylight bombing raid as the Blitz starts, you will be flying sorties, shooting down bandits and trying your best to survive.

The Aircraft Cards and German Logbook

Each sortie lasts between 5-10 minutes, and the player has a logbook to advance their career. As the player completes a campaign, they have the option to keep the logbook and continue their career in different aircraft and theatres.

All is needed is at least four D6, a small marker for the advantage track, and a pen or pencil for the logbook. Everything else is included in the minimal construction print and play PDF.  Three optional counters are included and need to be folded and cut out but the rest is ready straight off the printer. 

Included as flyable aircraft are the Spitfire MkI/II, Hurricane Mk1, Defiant Mk1, Bf109E3/4, Bf-110C.

Each aircraft comes with two sortie cards (your cockpit and mission generator), campaign tables, optional damage table, Skills sheet and counters.

There are Logbooks for the Lufrwaffe and RAF in low ink and full colour, as well as a detailed example of play

.....and remember, watch out for the "Hun in the Sun" and never underestimate a "fat old puffer" 

The flyable aircraft

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January 31st, 2024
What can I say about this game after playing quite a frew rounds... Nothing but good things. I really hope that the designer makes more games like this because I am 100% sold on it. It is fun, easy to play (can be challenging) and most importantly for [...]
January 23rd, 2024
Great game, designer keeps addong to the game. Get it here before a big publisher snaps it up! [...]
January 19th, 2024
Violent Skies is a fun simple air combat game. A game can be played in under 30 minutes and each game played can be combined into a campaign to see how your pilot(s) fair a long game. In my first game my pilot shot down one bandit and then was killed [...]
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