Posts Tagged ‘Knights of the Sky’

Dawn Patrol

Posted on December 6th, 2017 under . Posted by

We had another enjoyable game of Knights of the Sky at the club last night, although the dreaded lurgy meant that numbers were down to only seven players rather than the usual ten or so. I got shot down twice with serious structural failure, also known…

Knights of the Sky WW1 Dawn Patrol

Posted on November 29th, 2017 under . Posted by

I’ve organised another game of the club WW1 dogfighting house rules Knights of the Sky for next week, setting the scenario in early December 1917, with a dawn patrol over the frontline in search of the occasional Hun (or Tommy) to bag before break…

Knights of the Sky Xmas Game

Posted on November 7th, 2017 under . Posted by

I’ve organised another game of the club multiplayer WW1 aerial rules, Knights of the Sky, for the beginning of December. This will be a scenario set in December 1917 in the final days of the German counter-attack at Cambrai. I was going to do another g…

Fall of Eagles

Posted on November 3rd, 2017 under , , . Posted by

A bit of light reading for the weekend. This book features a series of short accounts, written in narrative style and focussing on the last flight of WW1 aviators during which they are shot down, crash land or otherwise end up on terra firma. It’s an i…

Trench Strafing Dice

Posted on October 15th, 2017 under . Posted by

I have bodged together the trench strafing dice for the club WW1 game on Tuesday, using a couple of GW scatter dice, some white sticky labels and good old fashioned Letraset rub down lettering.  In the end I decided to have only one hit face, two …

Trench Strafing Rules Draft

Posted on October 11th, 2017 under . Posted by

These are the special rules that I’ve devised for ground attacks in the club WW1 aerial games, which use the club’s own rules, Knights of the Sky. I’m not sure about the rules for observer machine gun fire, which I have disallowed for ease of play,&nbs…

Knights of the Sky Trench Strafing

Posted on October 10th, 2017 under . Posted by

I am working out some additional rules for bombing and strafing for the WW1 Knights of the Sky aerial game next week, as the RAF will be supporting the advancing troops on the ground with some well-placed strafing over the German front lines. The …

Knights of the Sky 1918

Posted on October 3rd, 2017 under . Posted by

I’ve organised a game of the club’s home grown WW1 aerial rules, Knights of the Sky, for a couple of weeks time, as a follow on from the game that I ran back in February. This time we’ll be taking to the skies over the Western Front in October 1918, fo…