WHAT IS AERODROME« 1.1?
Aerodrome« 1.1 is a simple, easy-to-learn, fun-to-play game of aerial combat in World War I. With simple yet elegant rules, players "fly" colorful models of WWI aircraft, using wooden "cockpit" control panels to determine maneuvers and telescoping poles to simulate multiple altitude levels, and each side attempts to shoot down the aircraft of the other side.
A perennial favorite at conventions, hundreds of convention attendees, club members and individuals have enjoyed playing Aerodrome« 1.1 since 1994; the game is played by groups around the U.S., as well as in England, France, Hong Kong, and Brazil. Aerodrome« 1.1 has won numerous awards, both in the U.S. and England.
WHERE CAN I PLAY AERODROME« 1.1?
Aerodrome« 1.1 is a game, not a complex simulation; it's simple enough that you can learn to play, on your own, from the rules (although you will need other equipment to play in addition to the rules!). Copies of the Aerodrome« 1.1 rules, as well as other equipment for playing Aerodome« 1.1, may be ordered from The London War Room (in Mississippi) and RLBPS Miniatures (in Illinois); please click on their links below to find out more, or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
However, Aerodrome« 1.1 is also played at numerous historical miniature games conventions around the U.S. (as well as at a number of clubs), at which you would be welcomed as a new Aerodrome« 1.1 player.
For example, Aerodrome« 1.1 may be played at the following upcoming venues:
Little Wars 2009: February 6-8, 2009 - Lincolnshire IL
Little Wars 2009
OwlCon 2009: February 6-8, 2009 - Houston TX
Cold Wars 2009: March 13-15, 2009 - Lancaster PA
Cold Wars 2009
Historicon 2009: July 16-19, 2009 - Lancaster PA
For additional conventions and other places to play Aerodrome« 1.1 and/or Aerodrome« 2.0, see the "Where To Play" page.