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Wings of Glory Miniature Game - Giants of the Sky

A project in Capezzano Pianore, Italy by Ares Games

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Colossal airplanes took flight during World War 1... Now, get them to "fly" in Wings of Glory, the tabletop game of WW1 aerial combat.
Backers: 762
Average Pledge Per Backer: $166

Funded: $126,111 of $20,000
Dates: Mar 10th -> Apr 2nd (24 days)
Project By: Ares Games
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Latest News

Ares Joins Forces With ePawn & Bring Wings Of Glory Into The Digital Age

July 6th - via:
Ares Games is getting their feet wet with the help of a startup company, ePawn in digital - miniatures crossover games. (Read More)

Flying home into the night

April 2nd - via:
Ladies and Gentlemen, we're flying back home into the night. The lights on the landing strip are ahead of us. Can we hit safely the ground before the engines fail us? And here's the last goal before the end... less than 5 hours left, so there will... (Read More)

One more bombing run!

March 31st - via:
Ladies and Gentlemen, our social goal has finally been unlocked - thanks to your efforts on BGG and Facebook - and a beautiful poster with all the Wings of Glory Airplanes depicted in their actual size (1:144 scale) is going to be yours... Rookie... (Read More)

The Final Stretch

March 31st - via:
Ladies and Gentleman, less than 3 days to the end of the campaign... Our mission is almost over, but we still have a last duel to fight, a last stretch to complete. Yesterday night we finally achieved and unlocked our $ 95,000 stretch goal, and now... (Read More)

Kickstarter: Wings of Glory: Giants of the Sky - Last Few Days

March 30th - via:
Wings of Glory WW1 is the tabletop aerial combat game that makes use of an innovative system of cards to control the gameplay. This 1/144 scale game comes with pre-painted & pre-assembled miniatures and is heaps of fun to play. (Read More)

Wings of Glory: Unboxing & Kickstarter Latest

March 30th - via:
Ares Games' WW1 Kickstarter is down to the wire and we unbox the core game. Come take a look! (Read More)

"I'll get you, Red Baron!"

March 26th - via:
Ladies and Gentleman, since we found out that our worthy Andrea Angiolino was modding Peanuts figures to use in his Wings of Glory games, we got obsessed by the idea of allowing you (and us) to do the same. Now, thank to Running Press Book... (Read More)

Wings Of Glory: Giants Of The Sky Q&A With Roberto Di Meglio

March 24th - via:
Take to the skies with us as we have a chat with Roberto Di Meglio of Ares Games about their Kickstarter for Giants of the Sky and learn more about where the game came from and where it's going next! New sets for World War II anyone? (Read More)

Be Social!

March 23rd - via:
Ladies and Gentlemen, the final week of our campaign is ahead of us! And our engines continue to roar... Yesterday we unlocked our $ 80,000 stretch goal: Thanks to the support of 500+ backers, we now have enough "fuel" to go forward and develop the... (Read More)

Warning! Laser at Work

March 23rd - via:
You'll need an HTML5 capable browser to see this content. Play 00:00 00:00 Ladies and Gentlemen, our excellent friend Keith Upton - administrator of Wings of Glory Aerodrome and owner of Aerodrome Accessories - has been very busy in these days!... (Read More)

Ares Games Get Their Wings Of Glory With Giants Of The Skies Kickstarter

March 17th - via:
Start insane bombing runs from the end of World War I with the addition of massive planes to the world of Wings of Glory from Ares Games! (Read More)

Next - Beware those Aces!

March 16th - via:
Ladies and Gentleman, First, please accept my apologies for the small lapse in communication. Yesterday was a special day for me (not just for our Irish friends!)... My wife would not forgive me if we were not celebrating her birthday in style, and... (Read More)

Game Focus: Wings Of Glory WW1

March 16th - via:
WW1 is often remembered for its trench warfare however the First World War also saw the dawn of air combat on a large scale. These early dog fights are recreated in Ares Games Wings of Glory WW1. This games sees players taking control of histories iconic bi planes and fighting it out over the battlefields of Europe. (Read More)

Higher and Higher!

March 12th - via:
Good morning, Ladies and Gentlemen! We woke up this morning to see that - through the night hours - a new stretch goal was achieved. We are now pleased to include - in the Kickstarter edition of our "Giants of the Sky" - a new improvement, to set... (Read More)

Boardgames in Blighty news – Wings of Glory Bombers on Kickstarter

March 11th - via:
Ok, so my buddy James who is a Wings of War fan and paints and makes his own models, is very excited about the latest expansion to this popular game. (Read More)

Flying over the Trenches

March 10th - via:
Good Morning, Ladies and Gentlemen! Tonight, we put our first green "open lock" on a stretch goal - and now, we are going to add a playable game mat in each model, as detailed in our Update #1.  We also revealed a new goal - what's a map without... (Read More)

Funded! The Bombers took off in less than three hours.

March 10th - via:
Dear Flight Crew, with an impressive show of support to our Wings of Glory game, this Kickstarter got funded in less than three hours! We are now flying fast toward our first stretch goal: Four poster maps (a different one in each model). Noman's... (Read More)

New Bombers Join 'Wings of Glory WWI'

March 10th - via:
Ares Games has announced two bomber unit expansions for its Wings of Glory WWI aerial combat tabletop game this fall. The expansions are currently being funded via a Kickstarter campaign, which includes a retailer level. Retail release is planned for October or November. (Read More)

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