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Year Published
1987
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1 − 6
User Suggested # of Players
Best with 2, 4 players
Recommended with 2, 4–6 players
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12 and up
Playing Time
60 minutes
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14+
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Air Superiority
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A complex simulation of "modern" air to air jet combat. Each aircraft type has a card with its vital statistics - max speed, ceiling, turn rate, weapons configurations, fuel, etc, etc. Each plane and missile is represented on a hex map by a counter. Each hex is 1/3 mile and each turn is 12-15 seconds. Each aircraft also maintains a paper log throughout the game for altitude, weapons usage, throttle setting, speed, etc etc. Each turn aircraft attempt to spot and/or lock on to opposing craft and move into firing position. Radar search, lock on, and damage results are by CRT with 10 sided die. Damage is by level (light, heavy, critical) and cumulative. There are 30+ base aircraft types and all their variants and 30+ different missiles represented in the game charts. Victory is by scenario.

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Air Superiority was the first game of the Air Power series.

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The Japanese version by Hobby Japan combines Air Superiority and Air Strike.


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Air Superiority
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Publisher: GDW Games
Artist: Lauretta Oblinger, Dana Reischauer, Steve Venters
Year: 1987
Size: 11.40 x 9.00 x 1.20 inches
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Statistics
Board Game Rank: 2770
War Game Rank: 606
Num Ratings: 296
Average Rating: 6.70
Standard Deviation: 1.52
Num Views: 42656
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Avg. Game Weight: 3.8
Fans: 28
Personal Comments: 141
Users Owning: 759
Users Wanting: 9
Users Trading: 64 [find trade matches]
Has Parts For Trade: 3
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Total Plays: 202
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Num Ratings 180
Average Rating 6.95
Average Weight 3.60
Num Owned 468
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Wishlist 20
Comments 79
Year Published 1987
Num Ratings 66
Average Rating 7.15
Average Weight 3.73
Num Owned 203
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For Trade 6
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Wishlist 16
Comments 27
Year Published 1988
Num Ratings 16
Average Rating 7.12
Average Weight 2.60
Num Owned 56
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Wishlist 22
Comments 5
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