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    ‘Origins’ Game # 13 – WW1 Fighter Sweep

    Bill Weber runs a “bring your own plane” Late-War dogfight!
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    AMAZING mat!
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    Chris (Malachi) wearing his luck on his xxsleevexx chest!
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    Some joker has prepared for the arrival of Phillip!..
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    …who takes it in good humour!
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    Look who I brought to the party…
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    Rogues’ Gallery
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    And So It Begins (the green d6 die on Chris’s base denotes 4 pegs of altitude)
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    Swinging into action
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    Chris wades in, and gets a Pilot Wound for his efforts!
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    Seems luck IS on his side, as he ends up behind both of his opponents.
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    Two widely-spaced conflicts develop.
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    “Steffi” mauls the Nieuport 28, and Chris hammers his Hanriot floatplane.
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    In the far distance, the other four combatants swirl around
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    The Nieuport gives “Steffi” the slip; Chris stays on the Hanriot
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    All Change! Chris loses the Hanriot, while “Steffi” reacquires the Nieuport.
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    WAAAYYY too close!!!
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    And again!!!
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    Everyone is out of range/arc/both
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    So we ‘break’, and start again
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    Phillip sports his favourite fashion accessory (no, silly, not the flying helmet/goggles) the BOOM card! (half damage)
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    Chris tags his Hanriot once more
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    “Steffi” savages the Nieuport…
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    …to death! (Kill #1)
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    The Hanriot tries to avenge him, but overcooks his approach
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    In the other scrap, far, far away, MvR gets a shellacking!
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    “Steffi” pounces!
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    And clobbers the Hanriot! (Kill # 2)
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    Oh, that’s better - those inverted cards were making me queasy!
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    The Nieuport 28 respawns
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    All spread out
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    Aha! MvR’s revenge!
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    Will history repeat itself?
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    Maybe!
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    In just a moment or two…
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    …or three…
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    Phillip feels the pain
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    We four familiar opponents lock horns again
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    “Steffi” bites!
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    But she gets caught by the Nieuport
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    No shooting here
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    And none here, either
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    Now things tighten up a bit
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    Now things tighten up a LOT! Very near-collision for Chris’s SSDIV, and “Steffi” gets payback on the Nieuport 28, who lets fly at MvR.
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    HA! History DOES repeat itself (Kill # 3)
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    “Steffi” (yes, it’s her – I forgot to pack her custom plane card) collides with the Hanriot
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    Chris sets the Hanriot aflame
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    Then he doggedly chases after it
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    “Steffi” is badly damaged – I consider a cut-and-run to respawn…
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    The others continue the dance
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    That plucky Nieuport 28 is back for more!
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    Both Chris and MvR hose the SE5 @ close range…
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    …with predictable results!
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    But MvR pays a heavy price
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    Here we go again
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    “Steffi” shoots the Hanriot
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    And now it’s the Hanriot’s turn to ignite!
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    The fire spreads to something vital (Kill # 4)
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    That’s All Folks!
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    Not another collision! No – saved by a climb counter!
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    We part, relieved!
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    Seven planes still flying
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    Now at long last it’s “Steffi”s turn to burn
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    She turns, and hits her antagonist again…
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    …hitting him hard!
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    Sadly, the fire is fatal (Kills 4, Shot Down 1)
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    Superb game - loads of fun!
    Many thanks to Bill, my wingmen and my opponents!


    My ‘Origins’ Scorecard
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    I laugh in the face of danger - then I hide until it goes away!

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    Looks like Steffi had a good time in that one!

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    Thanks for this. I'm surprised you found time to play with all the pics you took
    Run for your life - there are stupid people everywhere!

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    Wow! that was an epic battle. I like your mat too.

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    Looks like a fun time & great pics

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    A game of two halves, as is often the case with a free for all, some epic action though

    Sapiens qui vigilat... "He is wise who watches"

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    who needs a feather in their cap when they can have a boom instead? not this guy lol!
    glad steffi was on my side!!!

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    Good fight that one. Really excellent mat to play on and some interesting aircraft against each other. Thanks for all of those great photos



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