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Mako11 Inactive Member27 Sep 2014 4:12 p.m. PST

It appears this game was run back in 2012, in the UK, using 1/600th scale aircraft, but it is definitely still worth looking at, if you are interested in inspiration for gaming the RAF night bombing raids during WWII:

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You'll have to scroll down a bit, to see the images, but they are worth the effort, since there is a nice depiction of a bomber stream flying over the darkened landscape.

There are searchlights, flak, and enemy nightfighters to contend with along the route.

Enjoy!

Yesthatphil27 Sep 2014 4:34 p.m. PST

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One of mine from Ancients on the Move – I particularly liked the way they had done the searchlights … We were next door to them for the weekend and the game was very popular …

I didn't get to play it as I was busy on the SoA stand but could see it was a well thought out treatment of an important bit of RAF history.

Phil

Mako11 Inactive Member27 Sep 2014 4:53 p.m. PST

Thanks for sharing the ground-level pic.

It looks really great, as do the searchlights too.

Joep123 Supporting Member of TMP Inactive Member27 Sep 2014 5:16 p.m. PST

That's really neat.
I've always wanted to do an RAF Night Mission.
Thanks;
Joe

Major Mike28 Sep 2014 5:51 p.m. PST

Looks nice, but, no reference as to the rules used.

Mako11 Inactive Member30 Sep 2014 6:31 p.m. PST

Agreed, sadly.

Would love to know more about the rules used as well.

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