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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
Components:
  • 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

Promo:

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.

Appearances:

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

Notes:

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<br />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

This sig is a GW- and Flames of War-free (except for the figures I own!) zone.