Wings of Glory

By Polar_Bear
In Alternate History
Nov 16th, 2017
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Ares Games, making of Wings of Glory, is looking to inject a little H.G. Welles into their game. They have announced that they are going to launch a Kickstarter campaign for Tripods and Triplanes. It tells the tale of what would happen if the Martians had really invaded while the world was busy embro...
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
Jun 9th, 2017
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You know, it really is amazing how fast airplane technology advanced during its early year. I mean, the Wright Brothers had barely gotten their flier off the ground, it seems, and then you’ve got aerial dogfights and bombers and all that sort of stuff going on. Truly amazing. And you can bring ...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Jun 2nd, 2017
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Big shows are a great place to release new games, as well as preview upcoming projects. Ares Games is taking those opportunities at Origins in a couple weeks. They’ll be having the official launch of Sword & Sorcery, as well as giving attendees a chance to play several new games that’...
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
Mar 31st, 2017
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Ares Games is jumping on the two-player box starter set bandwagon (a good one to be on, if you ask me) with their new Battle of Britain set for Wings of Glory. Take to the skies (figuratively, of course) in either a Spitfire or a Messerschmitt (and if you get a bunch of ’em, you […]...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Jul 27th, 2016
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Ares Games will be in Indy in a week for Gen Con. Hopefully, you will be, too (I will be). If you’re a fan of their games, you’ll want to stop by their booth. Heck, even if you’re not a fan of their current games (no game is going to please every gamer), you’ll want […]...
By Polar_Bear
In 19th Century
Jun 14th, 2016
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So, while we’ve got Gen Con a a month and change away, we shouldn’t forget that Origins is this weekend. There’s certainly going to be plenty to do and see at that show. Ares Games certainly has a lot planned. And they’ve posted up a little guide to tell us what to expect....
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Jul 21st, 2015
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Every day we get closer to Gen Con. And every day we get more news about what will be happening at the show. As such, every day we get just a little bit more excited. I hope we don’t explode or something. That’d be sad, as being exploded would probably put a damper on going […]...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
May 14th, 2015
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Origins is coming up soon. Less than a month, in fact. It’s practically here! Among all the fine vendors that will be at the show will be Ares Games. They have quite a lot of special things in store for the show, including new releases that won’t be available to the public yet, as well [&...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Mar 30th, 2015
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Ares Games is in their final 3 days on Kickstarter for their Wings of Glory – Giants of the Sky campaign. They’re closing in on 10x funded, and it would be awesome to see them pass that. In order to get them there, they’ve added in a cultural icon, Snoopy. You can get Snoopy pilotin...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Mar 10th, 2015
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Ares Games’ Wings of Glory Kickstarter has taken flight. They’ve already arrived at cruising altitude, too, as they’ve passed their funding goal. As such, British Handley Page O/400 and the German Zeppelin Staaken R.VI will soon be soaring over your tabletops. So now it’s on t...
By Polar_Bear
In Accessories
Mar 8th, 2015
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Welcome to the world of the 1-hour-in-the-future. I hope everyone enjoyed their little time-jaunt this morning (everyone being “everyone who lives with daylight savings time,” that is). So, fellow time-travelers, let’s see what bite-sized stories we found in the past couple days. In...
By Polar_Bear
In Crowdfunding
Feb 25th, 2015
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Ares Games announced that they’ll be launching a Kickstarter in a couple weeks to bring giant bomber miniatures to their WWI Wings of Glory range. They’ll be looking to bring the Staaken and Handley-Page planes to the skies over your gaming tables, starting on March 10th. Source From the ...
By Polar_Bear
In Board Games
Oct 15th, 2014
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Ares Games will be bringing along Dino Race and their 4-engine bombers for Wings of Glory to Essen. Be sure to pick up yours at the show. Source From the announcement: Ares Games will attend Essen Spiel 2014 (Hall 3, Booth E100, October 16-19, Messe Essen) presenting two new releases: the family game...
By Polar_Bear
In Contest
Feb 24th, 2014
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Ares Games has released several new WWI Wings of Glory plane sets today. They’re also having a special contest where you can win free planes. Source From the announcement: New WW1 Wings of Glory Airplane Packs hit the stores starting from today, featuring the SPAD S.VII, Albatros D.II, Bristol ...
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
Sep 10th, 2012
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Ares Games has announced new Duel Packs (yes, duel, not dual, even though there are two in the packs) for Wings of Glory WWI. From the update: The WW1 Wings of Glory Duel Packs will be available in two versions: Fokker Dr.I vs Sopwith Camel (piloted by aces Manfred Von Richthofen and Arthur Roy Brown...
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
Jul 28th, 2012
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Ares Games has finally released their long-awaited WW1 Wings of Glory fighter packs. Take to the skies! From the release: The long awaited WW1 Wings of Glory Airplane Packs are going to hit the stores in a few days: following their arrival at the Ares Games’ warehouse in the U.S. early this week, thi...
By Polar_Bear
In Historical
May 3rd, 2012
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Ares Games will have their next release for WWI Wings of Glory available in stores soon! From the announcement: The first releases of Wings of Glory WW1 line, the Special Packs with the bombers Caproni Ca.3 and Gotha G.V, arrived at Ares Games’ warehouse in U.S. and are now shipping to North America ...
By tgn_news_poster
In News
Sep 22nd, 2011
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Wings of Glory: Ares Games to release new WW1 model airplanes in January 2012. From their announcement: Camaiore, Italy – September 22, 2011 – After announcing the launch of the Wings of Glory WW2 game (created by A. Angiolino and P. Paglia) with 4 Airplane Packs and a Starter Set, Ares Games announc...
By tgn_admin
In Board Games
Sep 13th, 2011
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Italian gaming site Gioconomicon.net have posted previews of some of the cards from the upcoming Wings of Glory re-release for the Wings of War game....
By tgn_admin
In Board Games
Sep 2nd, 2011
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Ares Games have reached an agreement to republish the Wings of War game under a new name. From their announcement: Ares Games, a Tuscany-based games publisher recently established, announces an agreement with Andrea Angiolino and Pier Giorgio Paglia, the authors of the best selling game that recreate...