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So, I'm busy banging my head against the wall trying to create a list to take with me. I'm trying to build a - fairly - competitive list to get some good fights out of the day.
Not too fussed what my final position is, as long as it's not 20th! :laugh:

Ideas so far include:

Omicron Group shuttle pilot - Ion Cannon & Rebel Captive.
Bounty Hunter (Generic, "Mango Fett") - HLC.
Darth Vader - Proton Rockets.
99pts.


Rexlar Brath - HLC & Veteran Instincts.
Night Beast.
3x Obsidian Sqd TIEs.
99pts.


Darth Vader.
5x Black Sqd TIEs.
99pts.


Darth Vader - Cluster Missiles & Munitions Failsafe.
Night Beast.
2x Obsidian Sqd TIEs.
2x Academy TIEs.
99pts.


Darth Vader - Concussion Missiles, Marksmanship, Munitions Failsafe.
Onyx Sqd Defender - HLC.
2x Academy TIEs.
100pts.


This is the list I'm more inclined towards however;

Bounty Hunter (Generic) - Slave 1, HLC, Seismic Charge, Mercenary Co-pilot, Flechette Torpedoes.
Night Beast - Stealth Device.
Darth Vader - Veteran Instincts, Cluster Missiles, Munitions Failsafe.
99pts.




Any thoughts from anybody? @Logaan?
 

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Bounty Hunter (Generic) - Slave 1, HLC, Seismic Charge, Mercenary Co-pilot, Flechette Torpedoes.
Night Beast - Stealth Device.
Darth Vader - Squad Leader, Cluster Missiles, Munitions Failsafe.
100pts.


I could get Expose onto Vader if I ditch the Seismic Charges :)

Vader - Swarm Tactics (need to buy)
Howlrunner - Swarm Tactics
4x Academy Pilot TIEs (two for each character) (need to buy one more TIE)
That could actually be quite dirty! :good:

Soontir Fel +Push the Limit+Stealth Device
Turr Phennir + Veteran Instincts+ Stealth Device
Dark Curse + Stealth Device
Winged Gundark + Stealth Device
This :crazy:
 

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Krassis Trelix - Slave 1, HLC, Mercenary Co-pilot, Flechette Torpedoes.
Night Beast - Stealth Device.
Darth Vader - Squad Leader, Cluster Missiles, Munitions Failsafe.
99pts.



Boom. HLC, all crits have to change down to hits, but I'll be able to keep one at range 3 due to the co-pilot. Plus, I get a free re-roll on one attack die for Krassis......
 

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.....which can become a crit. The HLC effect is for the initial roll. Any re-rolled dice from an ability (Krassis, Howlrunner etc....) or from a target lock can become crits.
Don't forget the merc co-pilot means I'll be able to keep one crit I roll at range 3. Skadoosh!

Thanks man, I'm still trying to take in all the upgrade options. It's a simple to play list that packs a decent punch if you play your formations right and watch your stress tokens.

Forgive my new-ness but why would you take a HLC, for the extra shot(s)? It doesn't seem very worthwhile to me, since you don't modify the dice that didn't hit you only modify the ones that did. Is there a reason to take normal hits over critical ones? Personally I'd go Ion Cannon all day, I love the drift it puts ships in. Makes it real easy to sweep in the following phase for the kill since you know where they'll be.
Yeah, Ion is good fun :good: But crits are nifty as you can negate certain upgrade cards, do double damage, force stress etc upon the damaged ship depending upon the card.
Makes for some comical moments and can sometimes be game changing, can't it @Logaan? :laugh:
 

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So, a bit of tinkering ensued. I kept RAC but dropped Rebel Captive from the initial build due to points. To this I added Whisper with the upgrades above but again had to drop Rebel Captive from an earlier build. This brought in the list to 99 points. With Whisper you NEED initiative.

Anyhoo, flew the list in the last match......it was fugging horrible and brutally clinical. The combination of high PS, large numbers of attack dice at range one and the pilot abilities of each ship worked. Its rare I have flown a list where two ships compliment each other so well.
Never have I had a list taken apart so quickly as against this.


Nothing I tried out yesterday worked even remotely well, and I am no closer to having a list for the event next Sunday......
 

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Hows is the tinkering with the Vader mini-swarm going?
I've not looked to be honest. I was considering heading down to the shop to pick up the IA box, but I'm unfamiliar with Interceptors so it would probably be worse for me :laugh:

Not a part of the group no. I just sort of stumbled upon the list and literally had no idea how it would perform.
The luddite isn't even on farcebook :laugh: :p
However, I am a member of said group who is waiting for chance to get a t-shirt :good:

Yes, if you make mistakes, it can die quickly. I've had mine drop on turn 2 twice now because I've badly estimated firing arcs.
Defenders can be just as brittle too :(
I had Rexlar die in two turns - twice - on Thursday night.
 

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@Logaan

Off the wall, thrown together Rebel list.


Wedge: R5-P9 & Outmanoeuvre.
Green Sqd: Refit & SD.
Green Sqd: Refit & SD.
Gold Sqd: R2 mech & Ion turret.
 

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Jealousy..... :laugh:
 

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It's been written down in the playbook as a strong contender for Sunday..... :)


Along with this, providing I can get three bombers :laugh:

Captain Jonus: Veteran Instincts, 2x Adv P Torps & Failsafe.
Gamma Sqd: 2x Adv P Torps & Failsafe.
Gamma Sqd: 2x Adv P Torps & Failsafe.


Go home big ship, you're dead! :laugh:
 

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Spoke to Austin Powers today in work and it sounds like he's probably taking his YYB list avec Ion turrets.

Without even playing against Phantoms he seems to have an irrational hatred of them, he wandered off int the kitchen at work muttering about them being OP'd....:laugh:
Aah, the man doth return! :laugh:
Play him with Phantoms!

I overlooked Determination for a long time thinking that it just flipped the Pilot crit face down. It doesn't - it fully discards the card.
It does? :shok: Well, hello beautiful...... :good:
 

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So with only three days to go, I think I have finally settled on my build;

Rear Admiral Chirenau - Ysanne Isard + Gunner + Rebel Captive + Determination
Whisper - Fire Control System + Veteran Instincts + Advanced Cloaking Device

98 point.
Fuck off! :laugh:
I swear I am going nowhere near you on Sunday! :p
 

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Well that was a violent arse pounding...... :(
 

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I think your entire day could be summed up by the last dice roll of your last game......:(
Oh, you mean the five blank evade dice.....? :ireful2:
 

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So I grabbed Second place again, and got myself a Y-Wing!
Right, now get yourself a 2nd Place hat-trick before going in for the kill! :good:
 

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About an hour from me then :)
 

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I will, however, claim moral victory for being the only person IN the Top 8 to NOT be running a turreted large ship.
That does indeed deserve the Moral Victory Badge!
 
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