Ares Games
Results 1 to 8 of 8

Thread: Chitless Control Panel?

  1. #1

    Default Chitless Control Panel?

    How about a plexiglass control panel that removes the need for using chits that are often in a state of flux? A peg fits into the middle of each dial, with a pointer that you can twist, to indicate the number of "counters" that you have for that item. Thoughts?Click image for larger version. 

Name:	maxresdefault.jpg 
Views:	50 
Size:	35.6 KB 
ID:	322518

  2. #2

    Default

    This is based on the WoG cockpit which is probably the most unpopular type, most people prefer to use the original WoW type as they can easily move it with cards/tokens aboard if they have to, rather than than the content being any better. Pointers and dials have been used before, Herr Oberst did a line of acrylic cockpits with a shield so rudder jams could not be seen as that doesn't have to be declared. We use fire chits on the fire damage cards as a way to track the fire and the damage it's caused kept separately from the standard damage. I don't have a pic or own one of Herr Oberst's creations but I'm sure some of the chaps have them & might oblige.

    "He is wise who watches"

  3. #3

    Default

    Gotcha. Rudder Jams can be removed then.

  4. #4

    Default

    Hmmm...

    I thought I recalled something with dials, but it was for altitude and fuel. Link -> Modified Climb Rate, Altitude, and Fuel Gauge
    Mike
    "Flying is learning to throw yourself at the ground and miss" Douglas Adams
    "Wings of Glory won't skin your elbows and knees while practicing." OldGuy59

  5. #5

    Default

    Ha. Fuel. That's always a fun addition to the rules. And ammunition.

    I think I like the idea of separating it from the control panel.

  6. #6

    Default

    Robert did this in wood - would probably work in other materials.
    https://www.wingsofwar.org/forums/sh...?35739-Cockpit

    "He is wise who watches"

  7. #7

    Default

    A like the nice design Luke. Like Dave, we use the cards and chits for our games, and I don't think we would use this design, as we didn't invest in the design that was available from Herr Oberst. Although, I think some would like to use it!!!

  8. #8

    Default

    How about this—just the "public" chits?

    Click image for larger version. 

Name:	maxresdefault.jpg 
Views:	12 
Size:	16.3 KB 
ID:	322562



Similar Missions

  1. Questions on Control Panel
    By Ken at Sunrise in forum BSG: General Discussions
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: 02-06-2019, 08:50
  2. The need for gun control
    By Baxter in forum Officer's Club
    Replies: 4
    Last Post: 04-23-2018, 01:17
  3. Clipper's Book of Secrets: Panel lines
    By clipper1801 in forum Hobby Room
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 03-12-2016, 01:10
  4. Spin control
    By Attila57 in forum Officer's Club
    Replies: 14
    Last Post: 07-31-2013, 01:03
  5. Great Panel Discusion!
    By richard m schwab in forum WGS: General Discussions
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 10-15-2011, 05:11

Bookmarks

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •