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The Dambusters Challenge

Started by Mike Whitaker, April 16, 2019, 04:26:25 pm

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Mike Whitaker

April 16, 2019, 04:26:25 pm Last Edit: January 07, 2020, 01:16:18 pm by Mike Whitaker
Table requirements (6' x 2'5'):
  • 8 for the game
  • 2 for display
  • 18' roll of lino
  • Moehne Dam model
  • Flak guns
  • Splash effects
  • Control stick/display, bomb sight
  • Lancaster + stand
  • iPad + speakers for sound effects
  • Assorted hills, fir trees
Support material: Various books, 1/144 Lancasters, pieces of real Lancaster, medal stickers, facsimile logbooks
Staff Needed: 3 (1 to handle the pilot, 1 for flak/plane movement, 1 crowd control/questions)
Rules: Homegrown
Pull-up Banner: yes
Designer: Mike
Scenery Build: Mike, AndyM, JamesB
Stored: Mike's


Take the Dambusters Challenge - pilot a Lancaster through the flak and see if you can approach the Moehne Dam at the right height and speed to breach it.


Salute 2015
Campaign MK 2015
Festival of the Forties 2015
Hereward 2015
Hammerhead 2018
Campaign MK 2018
RAF Coningsby 2018
Hereward 2018


The Lanc's electronics could use a rebuild, and it definitely needs a new stand.
Blog: http://troubleatthemill.blogspot.com/
Games (currently) Played: IABSM, Dux Britanniarum, Sails of Glory, Gaslands, What A Tanker!, SW: Armada
28mm: Parthians, Early Imperial Roman, British Tribes, Saxons, Norman/Christian Spanish, English Civil War Royalists; WW2 Wehrmacht, Red Devils, Home Guard; Judge Dredd Judges, Dreadball Void Sirens. GoT Night's Watch
15mm: WW2 US, British/Canadian and Heer infantry companies + support
54mm: HYW French and British
1/1000: Sails of Glory (lots)
WIP: 28mm WW2 British Commandos; 28mm War of the Roses, Peninsular British/French/Spanish; 28mm Coalition Wars SF; 15mm Fallschirmjaeger and US Paras, lots of 15mm WW2 vehicles. 1/2400 WW2 Naval

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