I don't know the boardgame, but "Over the Reich"

Check Your 6 brings you in the middle of the World War II battles, with a turn-based strategy game that carries the spirit of the dogfights.
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I don't know the boardgame, but "Over the Reich"

Post by Longasc » Thu Feb 22, 2018 10:59 am

If you don't know either, googling "Over the Reich" should show you a turn based game with tiny planes shooting each other.

There was a later sequel called "Achtung Spitfire".

Check Your 6! seems similar, but without using a separate map for combat. Let's see, I will be watching this.

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Re: I don't know the boardgame, but "Over the Reich"

Post by Damascus » Sat Feb 24, 2018 2:56 am

I have both Achtung Spitfire! and Over the Reich, unfortunately they are Windows 95 only. This game reminds me of a very old Milton Bradley game called Dogfight. I still have a little green British biplane. There were also red German planes, 6 for each side. You used cards such as "barrel roll" and "loop" to attack.

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Re: I don't know the boardgame, but "Over the Reich"

Post by nikdav » Tue Mar 13, 2018 6:22 pm

I have and play both in windows 10 on 1650x1050 very well !
You must install the games in an old PC and than copy the full directory on windows 10 PC and run the .exe 8)
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Re: I don't know the boardgame, but "Over the Reich"

Post by nikdav » Tue Mar 13, 2018 6:31 pm

They are both very solid and fun games still today !
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Re: I don't know the boardgame, but "Over the Reich"

Post by Damascus » Thu Mar 15, 2018 12:31 am

Unfortunately I tossed them a while ago.

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Re: I don't know the boardgame, but "Over the Reich"

Post by nats » Thu Mar 15, 2018 1:51 pm

The best ever BoB board game I have ever played was a free game that came with tokens and a map that I had to cut out that came in the Battle or Victor comic or something like that in the 70s - it was a great game. Cant remember anything about it though now but I remember it being a really good game.
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Re: I don't know the boardgame, but "Over the Reich"

Post by Tomokatu » Sat Mar 17, 2018 8:47 pm

i used to play Yaquinto's boardgame "Wings" (which was of WWI aircraft{& Zepplins!}) and Nova Games "Ace of Aces" series, so when I saw the details of "Check your Six" on Steam I had to have it, so bought it.
So far I've only played the tut (a few times) and scenario one (single player) but THIS I WANT TO KNOW. :?:

Will there be expansions (maps, scenarios, aircraft- Do335 Pfiel for example)?
Can the game engine cope with greater speeds altitudes and weaponry?
Will a separate game in the same series be necessary?

Used to play Lucasarts Battle of Britain and SWOTL as mid-level difficulty sims, too

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Re: I don't know the boardgame, but "Over the Reich"

Post by Misconduct » Sun Mar 18, 2018 3:12 pm

This is crazy; I was just playing Achtung Spitfire! a few minutes ago. Another great game and I wish someone would remake is 5th Fleet.

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