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Aeronef


Aeronef is a set of wargames rules allowing you to fight battles of aerial warfare in the last decades of the 19th century.
– Publisher's listing


Designers
Matthew Hartley, Steve Blease
Publisher
Wessex Games
Status
In Print
Contents
Available as PDF

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Aeronef

Victorian Science Fiction Flyer Combat Rules

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Description

A simple game to play, yet challenging to master, the Aeronef rulebook contains:
  • the basic rules for aerial combat between Negative Gravity and R-Matter powered aeronef and lighter-than-air aerostat.
  • an optional complete geo-political and scientific timeline from 1852 to 1899.
  • optional rules for players to expand the game to include bombing ground targets, anti-aeronef "archie" fire, fixed-wing craft and taking off and landing.
  • military review of the Great Powers aeronef capabilities.
  • full design and modification rules for players to create their own perfect craft.
  • four introductory scenarios set during the Great War of 1889-91, all with details of and stats for the craft involved.

– Publisher's information

Supplements

The Aeronef Captain's Handbook

Aeronef Captain's Handbook
It contains:
  • rules for introducing Martian aeronef into your battles with their new gas and electric weapons.
  • an expanded geopolitical and scientific timeline from 1899 to 1911.
  • optional rules for players to expand the game to include air torpedoes, boarding, morale, multi-targeting, ramming and towing.
  • Aeronef strategic game rules to allow you to play mini-campaigns.
  • technological development timeline to reflect design improvements through the period.
  • rules to include aerofauna on Earth and the colonized planets.
  • four new scenarios featuring the new rules and craft in this handbook.
– Publisher's listing