RockyMountainNavy, 21 January 2021
Against the Odds delivered on their Kickstarter for Buffalo Wings 2 – The Deluxe Reprint in early 2021. This title is a repackaging and expansion of J.D. Webster’s Fighting Wings-series World War II air combat wargame of the same title originally published in 2010.
The package arrives looking like almost any other folio wargame title.
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Out of the Bag
There is actually lots of content packed inside!
Buffalo Wings 2 is more than just a new game; it’s literally a magazine with a game inside. There are two booklets; the magazine with rules and an Expansion booklet.
Inside the Cover
The inside of the magazine is in full color.
The rules for Buffalo Wings 2 are nicely illustrated.
More Than Just Rules
The magazine includes articles beyond the rules. Good quality content here….
The Expansion Rules booklet is printed in black & white but still nicely illustrated.
The game ships with three folded paper map sheets.
One side of a map is full color…
…while the other is a very suitable “winter” landscape, befitting the theme of Buffalo Wings 2.
A single set of player aids is included.
A single counter sheet is included. Always torn…with the planes facing the way they are do you dare round the corner on these counters?
An advertisement for Last Stand Games (with Turning Point Simulations on the opposite side) and a postcard wargame are also included.
There’s an advetrtisment for Wings of the Motherland from Clash of Arms and…WHAT’S THAT? A new Fighting Wings game coming? When will Tiger Wings: WWII Tactical Air Combat Over East Asia be coming to Kickstarter?
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