Monday 6 June 2022

Wings at War Alto Cenepa 1995

Ecuadorian Air Force

Peruvian Air Force

I haven't played any Wings at War games for ages, so I'm planning a game for my day off on Wednesday using the Flames over the Falklands rules mechanisms for the Peru vs Ecuador Alto Cenepa War in 1995. I have all the aircraft models for this and have used them previously with the Target Locked On! rules, but really like the idea of Thud Ridge or Flames over the Falklands to run a few scenarios, having already played around with some numbers to work out the flight parameters: 

http://jimswargamesworkbench.blogspot.com/2018/09/flashpoint-alto-cenepa-wings-at-war_22.html

These would be straightforward dog fights between Mirage F1's and Su22's, so nothing too complicated to start with, so that I can learn how air to air missiles work, as well as the rules for jet movement, afterburners and so on. I'll have to work out some more performance data but, apart from that it's all ready to go. Tally Ho!

3 comments:

  1. Excellent stuff- I look forward to hearing about the games


    Cheers,

    Pete.

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  2. It took me several reads to understand how the mechanics work, but once the light bulb when on, it was a great set of rules. My question is does the aircraft stats from Thud Ridge transfer to Flames Over the Falklands? In other words, can a MIG 21 from Thud fight a Harrier from Falklands, or are the stats for each of these apply to only that rule set?
    --Chris

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  3. I don't think it will be that hard to fit the Falklands rules to the Alto Cenepa war...fingers crossed!

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