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Star Wars Legion in the Workshop   Leave a comment

Star Wars Legion!  I have been waiting for this since 1977!  I just didnt know it because I was only 6 then.

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This will be my game for the year.  I will concentrate on building the two armies and terrain.

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Forget Napoleon! This is the year of Star Wars (SW Armada game)   Leave a comment

Taking a break from historical wargaming and zombicide, we broke out Star Wars Armada.  Originally, I was going to host a Battleaxe battle, but I found I need to do some homework before we attempt that battle.  I have no idea how to use a desert fort.  So instead of doing something with our significant others, we elected to attempt Star Wars Armada.  Of course we had to compliment our game with some high quality Belgian beer.  Affligem is by far my favorite Belgian.  The triple is best, but the blonde is really good on a hot a summer night.  Unfortunately, I dont have an Afflifem glass, so I apologize to my fellow beer drinkers.

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Posted June 7, 2015 by shermon15 in Fantasy Flight Miniatures, Sci Fi, Star Wars

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Star Wars Imperial Shuttle Lambda Class miniatures comparison   1 comment

One of the most iconic ships in the Star Universe for has always been the Lambda Shuttle.  I had to have one for the new FFG X Wing Miniatures game.  Luckily I had a perfect fit in my Star Wars toy box sitting in the garage!

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Sienar Fleet Systems Lambda-class shuttle was based on a tri-wing design with a central stationary wing flanked by a pair of folding wings.[16] When in flight position, the wing configuration resembled an inverted Y. When landing, the lower wings folded upwards.

The Lambda was designed as both a cargo and troop transport and could carry 80 tons or more than 20 soldiers. It had a crew of six: a pilot, co-pilot, navigator, communications officer, gunner, and engineer. A shuttle could be piloted by a skeleton crew consisting of a single officer during emergencies. It was also equipped with a Class 1 hyperdrive since its mission profile involved traveling across the galaxy.

The cockpit was at the front of the craft, and the boarding ramp was behind and under it. Its main drive units were capable of reaching speeds of 850 kilometers in an hour inside atmospheres, or 50 MGLT.[16]

The Lambda was reasonably well-armed, with three double blaster cannons (one rear-mounted) and two double laser cannons.[16] The military version built by Cygnus Spaceworks was armed with ten laser cannons. It was also protected and a powerful deflector shield, which was powered by a pair of generators. A Lambda was covered by a heavily reinforced hull capable of deflecting laser fire. The shuttle class was so well armed that it was able to travel across the galaxy without an escort, thus making it suitable for covert operations.

Additionally, the shuttle was equipped with a state-of-the art communications grid.

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Posted October 3, 2012 by shermon15 in X-Wing Miniatures Game

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Cut the chatter, Red 2. Accelerate to attack speed. (First Game of X-Wing miniatures)   Leave a comment

I originally dismissed X-Wing miniatures game as just one of those periodic Star Wars games to take a chunk out of my wallet.  However, after reading some good reviews from my fellow gamers on WWPD and watching the tutorial videos on the website, I thought I would give it a shot.

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Posted October 3, 2012 by shermon15 in X-Wing Miniatures Game

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