WARNING: Blue Max/Canvas Eagles is a fast paced, easy to learn and highly addictive game.
Blue Max/Canvas Eagles is a fast paced multi-player World War I (1914 - 1918)
aerial combat game that is played on a hex game mat. Each game
depicts a single dogfight in which each player controls a single aircraft,
and attempts to shoot down as many enemy planes as possible without being
shot down themselves. There is no limit to the number of players that can play in a
Blue Max/Canvas Eagles is played on a hex grid game mat, with the players, using
an aircrfat maneuver chart
decide which maneuver their aircraft will perform on the following move. After all players have decided their moves, all the aircraft are moved
simultaneously on the game mat. Players can
shoot at another plane only if the enemy aircraft is within their fire arc at a maximum distance of 3 hexes. The game rules are very simple with most being
contained within the game components used for game play. Referencing the rules manual is rarely necessary. After playing a few games, you
can start using the campaign rules, which adds more fun to the game.