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£62.00Corsair Leader

This game places you in command of a US Navy or US Marine Squadron in the hostile skies of WWII in the Pacific! We have also added special United States Army Air Force missions to add to the Pacific experience! Includes a total of 13 Campaigns stretching from Pearl Harbor to Okinawa! Including special Campaigns: Black Sheep Squadron, intercept Yamamoto, Defend Wake Island, and Defend Pearl Harbor! There are many different types of Aircraft included in the game: F4U Corsairs, F4F Wildcats, F6F Hellcats, F2A Buffalos, SB2U Vindicators, SB2C Helldivers, TBD Devastators, TBF Avengers, and SBD Dauntlesses. You also get to pilot USAAF: P-38 Lightnings, P-40 Warhawks, and B-25 Mitchells! Corsair Leader is a Solitaire Game, that you can also play Cooperatively. The built-in game system generates the Missions and controls the opposing forces. This means you can play the game at your own pace, whenever, and wherever you choose. Good luck, Commander!

Corsair Leader adds several new features to the Air Leader series!
- Detailed Dogfighting rules! - You'll select a Maneuver, adjust Position, and do your best to shoot down enemy aircraft! The AI uses the same rules for Maneuvering on your Aircraft!
- Enemy Bandit Pilot Skill Levels - Each Enemy Bandit is rated for its Pilot Skill Level from Newbie to Ace. The higher their Skill Level, the higher their ratings. When you shoot down enemy Veterans and Aces, you remove those counters from the Campaign!
- Gung Ho - WWII was all about teamwork and getting the job done. Each of your Pilot's has a Gung Ho skill that you can use to perform heroic actions!
- Naval Sites - We've added an entire set of Naval Site counters for Naval Targets! This gives Naval Targets a completely different feel from land targets!


Components
• Over 400 Cards!
• 20”x15” Mounted Tactical Map
• 9 Counter Sheets
• 15 Campaign Sheets
• Carrier Operations Sheet
• Airfield Operations Sheet
• Black Sheep Squadron Sheet
• Full color Rulebook
• 4 Help Sheet
• 2 Ten Sided Dice
• Player Log Sheet

Hornet Leader - Carrier Air Operations
Hornet Leader - Carrier Air Operations

Hornet Leader – Carrier Air Operations is a huge game based on the material seen in DVGs Vassal/PDF games. This solo game takes a huge step forward in artwork created by Wan Chiu. Wan also created the fantastic artwork for our Frontline game, Alexander game, and the box art for our Phantom Leader. 

We have also further enhanced the game systems and weapon values to make them fully consistent with the new systems seen in Phantom Leader. 

Hornet Leader spans all aspects of US naval aviation throughout the service life of the F/A-18 Hornet from 1983 to the present day. 

The game places you in command of the pilots and aircraft of a squadron of U.S. Navy strike aircraft in hostile campaigns around the world. The aircraft and weapons available for each campaign are historically accurate. 

A major part of the game is mission planning. You decide how to arm your aircraft and which pilots are best for the mission. Pilots are rated for skill level. Deciding which pilots to fly each mission is a major consideration. Your pilots will become fatigued with every mission. If you fly a pilot too often, his skills will degrade. Your pilots also gain experience with every mission flown. This makes for some great decision-making. Should you keep flying the top pilots and further fatigue them to get the job done, or fly the new guys to prep them for the tough missions ahead? 

Missions are quickly resolved using an area movement system to display tactical combat over the target. Priority is placed on speed and realism. You get to resolve every missile launched at enemy bandits, and every air to ground attack against the enemy target. You also get to resolve the enemy SAM, AAA, and Bandit attacks against your aircraft. 

While performing each mission, you get to decide how your pilots engage the enemy Bandits, SAMs, and AAA Sites. This makes for some tough choices. The more suppression munitions you haul to the target, the safer your pilots will be, but you will be able to load fewer munitions to destroy the target. 

We’ve included the cards for every pilot to progress in experience from Newbie, to Green, Average, Skilled, Veteran, and Ace! 

Key Design Features: 
An all-around excellent solitaire game. 
Manage your pilots as well as your hardware to be a successful squadron commander. 
Intuitive, fast-playing game system. 

Hornet Leader includes the following aircraft:
F/A-18C Hornet
F/A-18E Super Hornet
F/A-18F Super Hornet
EA-18G Grizzly
F-14 Tomcat
A-6 Intruder
A-7 Corsair II
EA-6B Prowler
E-2C Hawkeye
AV-8B Harrier II 

Hornet Leader includes the following weapons: 
AIM-9 Sidewinder, AIM-7 Sparrow, AIM-120 AMRAAM, AM-54 Phoenix, Mk. 82, Mk. 83, Mk. 84, AGM-88 HARM, AGM-65 Maverick, AGM-84 Harpoon/SLAM, AGM-130, AGM-154, Mk. 20 Rockeye, ECM Pods, GBU-10, GBU-12, GBU-16, Rocket Pods 

If the US Navy has it, so do you! 

And ONE thing, even they don't have yet... The F-35! 

Component List:
330 Full Color Cards
2 Full Color Counter Sheets (352 counters) 
8 Full Color Campaign sheets: Libya 1984, WWIII North Atlantic 1986, Syria 2004, Taiwan Defense 2008, Iraq 1991, Iran 2014, Israel Defense 2001, and North Korea 2011
11” x 17” Mounted Tactical Sheet
Full Color Player Aid Sheets 


Target Audience: 
This game is perfect for both expert level military gamers as well as first time gamers. The core rules are easy to grasp and very intuitive, while still giving players a wide variety of decision-making options and tactical choices. 
 

£62.00
Corsair Leader Neoprene Mat
Corsair Leader Neoprene Mat

A large 22 by 17 inches roll up neprene mat for Corsair LEader

£26.00
Corsair Leader Aces High expansion
Corsair Leader Aces High expansion

This Expansion adds 56 real US Navy and US Marine Pilots to your Corsair Leader Game! You’ll be able to add these Legendary Pilots to your Squadron at the start of a Campaign and take them into battles they fought in!

Requires Corsair Leader.

• Play with legendary US Navy and US Marine Pilots!
• Adds a more historical feel to Corsair Leader

Components
• 56 Pilot Cards

£19.00

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Please note we are still up and running but due to unprecedented demand for this time of year it is taking us longer than usual to get parcels out. This combined with Royal Mail reporting delays in some areas due to staff being of sick / self isolating, means orders are taking longer than usual to arrive. thank you for your patience,

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