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The Dogfighter's Handbook

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The engines screamed as Vincent slammed the throttle open, banking the old D-Grade aircraft into a sharp, declining tailspin. The flak cannons from the gigantic B-Grade airship opened up in response, peppering the air with clouds of deadly shrapnel. Dipping low beneath the exploding shards of metal, Vincent fought the battered aircraft for control; the cowling ripping off in a shower of sparks as the biplane skimmed the surface of the ocean. He pulled upward, taking aim at the steel behemoth flying above him, before squeezing the trigger.

What is the Dogfighter's Handbook?

This supplement brings a host of new rules for airship combat to the world of D&D! From tiny, one man fighters to vast flying fortresses, The Dogfighter's Handbook is a perfect tool for players and DMs to create their very own personal aircraft. Dart into deadly dogfights, or even massive fleet battles.

Modify your aircraft and watch as it grows from a simplistic fighter into a specialised weapon of destruction that compliments your character's playstyle. Or grab a flying mount and take the fight directly to the heart of the enemy with rules for grappling and boarding!

Contents:

  • Rules for aerial combat, including flying mounts, creatures and boarding assaults.
  • A complete guide to aircraft construction, from D-grade fighters to A-grade flying fortresses
  • Fuel Management, usage and refueling costs
  • Bounty mechanics and encounter balancing when using aircraft in combat
  • Rules for crew management, including recruitment, repairing, and upgrading aircraft.
  • 5 different chassis and engine types
  • 30 different weapon options
  • 5 experimental weapon types
  • 22 different specialist upgrades
  • A form fillable aircraft character sheet, and 5 example aircraft to get you started, designed by Matthew Mutch.

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March 31st, 2018
This is an exceptionally well constructed set of rules for airships and airship combat This book includes detailed options for building an airship, new fuel sources, managing fuel economy, hiring crews, managing repairs, and tracking weapons. New guide [...]
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February 3rd, 2018
This supplement is well put together. Its also really unique - I don't remember seeing any other set of rules for air combat. Pretty exciting! [...]
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January 31st, 2018
I didn't know I wanted a system for running combat between zeppelins and airships until it dropped into my lap. This is a well thought out, clear system for waging epic sky battles at your table, even going so far as to account for characters riding fl [...]
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This title was added to our catalog on January 22, 2018.