"Steve, how does the combat procedure of Target for Today compare to that of B-29? I ask because I find the procedure in B-29 to be very burdensome and time consuming. It was okay in the original B-29 game because air combat was…"
"For hex-based wargaming, has anyone tried Unity of Command? I see it's on sale at Gamersgate right now for $15. I occasionally hear reasonably good things about its AI on podcasts like Three Moves Ahead."
"Steve, I think you misunderstood my question. What I meant to ask was whether Bombs Away missions will have the same magnitude of onslaught of fighters vs bombers at B-17, or will the combat frequency be "dialed…"
Target for Today is an updated version of B-17 Queen of the Skies by Bob Best, Steve Dixon and Shawn Rife. The game covers the strategic air campaign from 1942 to 1945, and the player can fly with either the 15th AF or the 8th AF.See More
"I completed my first 35-mission B-29 campaign this morning. Essentially it involved two crews, one that started and survived until mission 25, and then one that finished out the remainder of the campaign. Some of the key statistics:
"By the way, if anyone is going to Origins this year and wants to console me on my extremely short-lived B-29 online campaign crew, you're likely to find me in the War College seminars on Thursday and Friday."
"I just watched my fifth B-29, Lucky Penny, blow apart in mid-air after taking a hit in the fwd bomb bay on mission 25. Crap. Maybe continuing on to the target after missing the formation rendezvous wasn't such a good idea... Although I've…"
"I just finished mission #19, managing to destroy my fourth B-29 on landing in the process. Nighttime landings in inclement weather are a #!$!!$$%^!!! I'm running out of catchy names for my planes. My crew's record to date is 9 drops on…"