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Heresy Online's Pet Furby
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So I've heard a few people talking about this game here and there, and I was wondering, is there anybody here on Heresy that plays this?

It's something that I think looks like an interesting game, and I know that @Jezlad is considering a purchase but being a tight-arse Scotsman I'll be damned if I'm going to spend money on something if I may not like it :laugh:

So, if there is anybody could you please share your opinions etc of the game with me - and Heresy as a whole. What are the mini's like? How's the gameplay? What is the quality of the gaming materials involved?

Any and all information is welcome :)



EDIT: Squadron Builder
 

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Cool, thanks for that :so_happy:
 

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Good stuff, look forward to hearing about it :)
 

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I found its a really fun table top game. I scales quite well and you can easily just use the basic ships for a quick beginner game, or get into a full game with all the different ship and upgrade options.

The rules provide a good strategic game. Since most ships can't stop on a dime you do need to plan ahead. Also all moves are selected ahead of time before any ship moves. This does lead to trying to out think and out outmaneuver you opponent, so there is a psychological aspect to the game as well. Think of it as a game of poker going on. Also most ships have the option to take one of a number of actions per turn, leaving you with even more options.
 

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I'm liking the sound of this more and more :)

Not that I'll be doing anything until NY at the earliest, but still, it sounds like a great game :read:
 

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Basically its little evolved version of older Wings of War game with Star Wars theme slapped on top of it. Played game over 10 times so far and its been fun like Wings was. Planning getting most of ships, but we have agreed on gaming group to limit ships only on original three episodes if there will be clone ships and all that.

Android netrunner takes most of my playing time and money right now, but X-wing is also game that you can have few drinks and relax.

If you buy this game, get 2 boxes at start!.
 

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Damn they look good. I only recently got my tie bombers, b wings and Lambda class shuttle, these will add to the depth of the game nicely.
 

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Finally picked up a copy of this. Not played yet but impressed with the initial impression so far.

The models - this is Star Wars, this is the whole reason that I bought the game and the models are excellent. Detailed, good scale, well painted. Very impressed.

Rules - the basic rules are that, very basic but the advanced rules appear to well balanced; they have been very simple to grasp, an hour of reading through the rulebook, checking out the cards/tokens/gameplay etc and I have definitely grasped the rules now.

Tokens - well rendered, very durable looking and not flimsy at all.

To get pretty much a whole gameset for under £30 is a rarity these days. I know that this is just the starter box but I am happy in the knowledge that I wont have to fork out a further £150 on extra models/rulebooks etc on top of painting everything.

Next month I will be picking up Slave1 (Diehard Boba Fett geek that I am....) a TIE Fighter expansion pack and a TIE Bomber pack.

Looking forward to it :grin:
 

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Next month I will be picking up Slave1
Why am I not surprised? :laugh:


I'll try to grab a copy on payday bro :good:
 

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I'd have been worried otherwise!
 

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I'm also looking into getting this game; why do you advise to get 2 starter sets to begin with?
With the starter set, you only get two TIE Fighters and one X-Wing so your first few games will be quite small.

It would also be handy as you would have extra dice and templates.
 

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A very interesting addition. Four attack, no agility, eight hull and five shields.

It can also shoot at new range five, has a new turning template, a new energy function and an absolute shit load of mods and additions.

For £75, its a tad pricey but should make for some interesting games.
 

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Tantive review

A very interesting addition. Four attack, no agility, eight hull and five shields.

It can also shoot at new range five, has a new turning template, a new energy function and an absolute shit load of mods and additions.

For £75, its a tad pricey but should make for some interesting games.
Jebus fucking cripes! :shok:
 

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It looks interesting, and I would love to get my hands on one. But until I get moved into a new apartment its gonna have to wait. Plus i need to build up my Interceptor force. Cant wait for Imperial Aces. Kinda want some Defenders and Phantoms.
 
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