Wednesday, 29 February 2012

News : Wings of War relaunched as Wings of Glory

Wings of Glory is a game system that allows players to recreate aerial combat during World War I and II, using cards and miniatures to represent the airplanes and their maneuvers.
In Wings of Glory players will control one or more airplanes, taking to the skies to engage their opponents in aerial duels, or trying to accomplish a specific mission, such as recon, escort, or bombing.

This WW2 Wings of Glory Starter Set is a complete game that includes everything you need to start playing the WW2 version of the system, but may be expanded with additional WW2 Aircraft Packs and game sets to allow for larger battles with different airplanes.

Wings of Glory is fast-playing and easy to learn. The Basic Rules give you a very simple starting point to start playing minutes after opening this box. After you’re familiar with the Basic Rules, or if you are an experienced gamer, you may use the Standard or Advanced Rules, to make the game more challenging and realistic.

This Starter Set of Wings of Glory includes all you need to play in the WW2 period. Four different airplanes of different nationalities are included: a P-40 Warhawk, a Yakovlev Yak-1, a Kawasaky Ki-61 and a Reggiane Re.2001.

In addition to these planes, you will find a rulebook including Basic, Standard, Advanced Rules; Optional Rules; Scenarios. Moreover, the Starter Set comes with a full assortment of counters, tokens, rulers, and airplane console boards, so that you can start playing out of the box in mere minutes!

The Starter Set may then be expanded by purchasing Expansions, Accessories and Airplane Packs, but it's a complete table-top game in itself.

The Wings of Glory game will debut on the market in March with the release of the first WW2 Airplane Packs featuring four aircrafts (Curtiss P-40 Warhawk, Yakovlev Yak-1, Kawasaki Ki-60 and Reggiane Re.2001 Falco), each presented in two different versions. The Airplane Packs, already arrived at the Ares Games’ warehouse in the U.S., are now shipping to North America distributors and will be available in the stores starting on March, 7th. In Europe, the arrival on the shelves is scheduled for the following week.

Each Airplane Pack is a complete painted and ready to play model in 1/200 scale, including a maneuver deck and gaming base.

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