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yeah,
Last Saturday night I was little bit drunk in the pub, and I bought a Lambda on eBay...
for £4.50 incuding postage on ebay.
But it's too small...

Spoiler:



Panic...

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 Panic wrote:
yeah,
Last Saturday night I was little bit drunk in the pub, and I bought a Lambda on eBay...


Wow, this is how Lord Vader starts most of his stories, too!
   
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robertsjf wrote:
 Panic wrote:
yeah,
Last Saturday night I was little bit drunk in the pub, and I bought a Lambda on eBay...


Wow, this is how Lord Vader starts most of his stories, too!



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yeah,
I played against Sharazad yesterday. Also some very good news my Y-Wings came in the post today! photos of those soon.

I took some photos during the game yesterday but didn't record actions and events so no batrep sorry, just some eye candy...


She played the rebels
2x rookies
1x Red squadron Pilot with R5
1x Luke sky walker with R2D2

I played Empire
2x Acadamy pilots
2x Obsidian Squadron Pilots
1x Black Squadron Pilot
1x Darth Vader

we played a killem all game with 4 wrecks..
Empire flys up the middle in a V formation and the rebels scatter...
My first game has started!



black squadron Pilot gets shot up by Red squadron pilot and they crashes through the wreck losing his last hull point...


Rookie 1 became known as the 'King slayer' after he takes out 2 tie fighters and Darth in three consquetive turns


The empire managed to kill Luke and a rookie before the rebles finished them off.
Sharazad gave the game the thumbs up!

Next time!!!

PAnic...

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Apparently that xwing is firing so much it needs two range rulers! The game looks fun and the board looks great. Looking at the gameplay space, I do think it will be improved though with the turrets you're working on.

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 warboss wrote:
Apparently that xwing is firing so much it needs two range rulers! The game looks fun and the board looks great. Looking at the gameplay space, I do think it will be improved though with the turrets you're working on.


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yeah,
 Sharazad wrote:
 warboss wrote:
Apparently that xwing is firing so much it needs two range rulers! The game looks fun and the board looks great. Looking at the gameplay space, I do think it will be improved though with the turrets you're working on.

I was firing ma lazaahhhhzzzzzz
LolZ

Y-wings came today.



Second game done I'm enjoying this game alot!

Fingers used a Y-wing in our game.

I ran a elite List 2 Tie Advanced & 2 Tie Fighters.
Fingers used a 2 X-wings and 1 Y-wing list.
100pts each.

This time I won the game.
I was helped by Fingers piloting wedge into two different wrecks and taking a hit each time!


I used Darth much better this time and his double action can be killer with target lock and focus on a single enemy ship.


Panic...

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Staying on target.....

The board looks excellent with all the ships in play!

Looks like you guys had a lot of fun

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My birthday's coming up next month, this is definitely on the top of the list! Feel free to do a board up or me

   
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Looks really good all around. What material did you use for the wrecks? I have some instant mold here somewhere...

   
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iv said it before n ill say it again that board looks ace

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yeah,
Welsh_Furey wrote:iv said it before n ill say it again that board looks ace
Brother-Captain Scotti wrote:The board looks excellent with all the ships in play! Looks like you guys had a lot of fun
thanx, I really enjoyed both games. I felt a little bit more tactical during the second game like I was starting to understand the flow a bit better.


scipio.au wrote:Looks really good all around. What material did you use for the wrecks? I have some instant mold here somewhere...
It's a great product from Sylmasta - dries hard and can be demolded in 30 minutes.
It's the blue one half way down this page - PLASTIC STICK

I used 60% of the pack making those 6 wrecks and think I'll squeeze another 3-4 wrecks from what's left of the stick.
It's a two part putty that comes on a stick and you mix it together just like greenstuff.
You can use greenstuff but you'll have to be uber patient. This stuff cures fast!
A few of my casts didn't work out, and If I'd used GS I would have been mega pissed off that I'd wasted 4 hours...

my mold process
Spoiler:
I used the instamold as a two part mold.
1st instamold press onto the ship as normal on one side covering 50-60% of the surface.
Next I used a thick layer of vasaline on all exposed instamold, and poped in the fridge for 5minutes.
The 2nd layer of warm instamold was then pressed onto the other side of the ship and up against the first layer of cold instamold.

with the vasaline and cold contact the second instamold should hopefully not stick to the first.

Once I'd filled the mold I rolled a pea sized bit of left over putty and placed next to the mold.
When the pea was hard I knew the contents of the mold was ready.

Xwing involved three molds
1x X-wing body mold - I used the process above
2x X-wing wing molds- I used the process above on two wings.
(the top wing on the left matches the right wing on the bottom & the top wing on the right matches the left wing on the bottom)


1x Tie fighter Body mold - I used the process above
1x Tie fighter Wing mold - I pressed the outside of one wing twice and trimed one mold to fit up against the other..





I bought the plastic stick as a test. I'm very happy with the results.
So I've just purchased these products to test them out.
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Initial cure: 5-10 minutes !
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Initial cure: 5-10 minutes !!
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And back on topic -I'm at work today and if the phone doesn't ring I'm going to make both a Y-wing and Advanced Tie wreck.

Panic...

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yeah,

more wreck making photos...
spoilered for standing on dodgy grounds..
Spoiler:




It looks like a Y-wing has taken 8 hits!!





Panic...

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Staying on target.....

As much as I love Y-Wings, that is definitely the best wreckage marker!

Got any fave tactics to share as yet?

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yeah,
I've only played two games, so Not so much a tactic but in the last game DarthVader was great, with his two actions a turn he launched the following alpha attack.
Movement - He moved into range 1, placed a target locked plus focused.
Combat - Used the lock to launch cluster missiles, two attacks with 4 dice each (normal 3 plus range 1 extra die) (correction - secondary weapons don't get extra dice) 3 dice each, and used the focus on the second attack which had lots of eyeballs.

The Y-wings vector lock was also annoying, (from a empires perspective.)
I'd hate to play a Y-wing squadron, 3 Ion canons could lock the game down if they can reduce the empire to 2-3 ships.

Panic...

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 Panic wrote:
yeah,
I've only played two games, so Not so much a tactic but in the last game DarthVader was great, with his two actions a turn he launched the following alpha attack.
Movement - He moved into range 1, placed a target locked plus focused.
Combat - Used the lock to launch cluster missiles, two attacks with 4 dice each (normal 3 plus range 1 extra die), and used the focus on the second attack which had lots of eyeballs.

The Y-wings vector lock was also annoying, (from a empires perspective.)
I'd hate to play a Y-wing squadron, 3 Ion canons will lock the game down once they get the empire to 2-3 ships.
a Y-wing wing...

Panic...


Remember you don't get the +1 for range 1 on secondary weapons.

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 Brother-Captain Scotti wrote:
As much as I love Y-Wings, that is definitely the best wreckage marker!

Got any fave tactics to share as yet?


As far as a noob can say that going no faster than speed 3 seems to work when I played rebels.
Because you can't predict what someone else is doing you can easily manoeuvre away or towards the enemy,
Especially when your enemy tends to move fast and/or does stressful manoeuvres.

And don't underestimate rookie pilots hahahaha

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yeah,
 Enigma Crisis wrote:
Remember you don't get the +1 for range 1 on secondary weapons.
o.O
Thanx for that, I missed that rule that makes a big difference to the Ion canon...
Good to know.

Panic..

   
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Staying on target.....

Panic wrote:yeah,
I've only played two games, so Not so much a tactic but in the last game DarthVader was great, with his two actions a turn he launched the following alpha attack.
Movement - He moved into range 1, placed a target locked plus focused.
Combat - Used the lock to launch cluster missiles, two attacks with 4 dice each (normal 3 plus range 1 extra die), and used the focus on the second attack which had lots of eyeballs.

The Y-wings vector lock was also annoying, (from a empires perspective.)
I'd hate to play a Y-wing squadron, 3 Ion canons will lock the game down once they get the empire to 2-3 ships.
a Y-wing wing...

Panic...


Aye, my bro got that one off on poor Garven Dreis, suffice to say he was sufficiantly wasted by the barrage
Y-Wings really rule but I would never be good enough to use them on their own without X-wing support, sure you can cripple 3 ships a turn but the maximum damage you can cause is 1 :( so you'll be taking your time while the other half of the imp force bears down on you....
It's also really funny when you get landed a damage card that makes all turning maneuvers red for Y-Wings Turns into a Koiogan fest!

Sharazad wrote:
 Brother-Captain Scotti wrote:
As much as I love Y-Wings, that is definitely the best wreckage marker!

Got any fave tactics to share as yet?


As far as a noob can say that going no faster than speed 3 seems to work when I played rebels.
Because you can't predict what someone else is doing you can easily manoeuvre away or towards the enemy,
Especially when your enemy tends to move fast and/or does stressful manoeuvres.

And don't underestimate rookie pilots hahahaha


This.
I found that too, it pays off to take your time with the rebels, if your up close go slow cos:
1) You will win 1v1 close range fire fights
2) A correct prediction of a slow turn will generally land you on a TIE's ass at range 1

I like rookie's too. Give Wedge swarm tactics, just putting it out there

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yeah,
I completed a Destroyed Tie Advanced today... the Death of Darth!

Mold process.
Spoiler:

When casting the wing I used a 3 piece mold.
it also captured part of the hull orb, so when the putty was in the mold I made the interior structure impresions with my scalpel and a bolt.




Boom!


I can't wait until A-wing and Tie-Interceptor are released so I can wreck those too!

Panic...

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 Panic wrote:

I can't wait until A-wing and Tie-Interceptor are released so I can wreck those too!


I share this sentiment. At first I didn't think much about the whole wreck idea but you've done excellent work!
   
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Absolutely awesome thread, have really enjoyed reading it!! Thanks!

 
   
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Fantastic work - and I love the really creative obstacle markers - just fantastic

I'd suggest the Imperial Shuttle that was made as a Hallmark Ornament. It is roughly 1/250 scale and looks great next to the X-Wing models.

The below shows a Hallmark model in the top pic.

The lower pic has a Micro-Machine Titanium model (which is about 2/3 the size) to the left, and a Star Wars Battles model to the right.



There is also a F-Toy that is somewhere between the Hallmark and MicroMachine model, but I don't have a photo of it.

Mind sharing what colors you used for the paint ups? They look pretty spot on.

Can't wait to see the derelict Falcon

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yeah,
robertsjf wrote:... At first I didn't think much about the whole wreck idea but you've done excellent work!
Pacific wrote:Absolutely awesome thread, have really enjoyed reading it!! Thanks!
JustinKase wrote:Fantastic work - and I love the really creative obstacle markers - just fantastic
thanx guys! : )



JustinKase wrote:I'd suggest the Imperial Shuttle that was made as a Hallmark Ornament. It is roughly 1/250 scale and looks great next to the X-Wing models.
I checked it out and your right it looks like it's almost perfect for 1/270 scale.
The only dimention on the hallmark website is 4"3/4 tall which converts to 120mm

Using this source of lambda dimentions http://www.theforce.net/swtc/lambda.html
draft (H), flight mode = 102'

So with FFGs X-Wing 1/270 scale
Height: 115 mm wings down

So height is only 5mm out, If the hallmark measurement is accurate.
I've bought one on eBay when it arrives I'll measure it in all directions, but it looks perfect, thanx for the info!



JustinKase wrote:Mind sharing what colors you used for the paint ups? They look pretty spot on.
The detail colours on the ships were custom mixed till they looked right... so i can't help with those.
But the basecoat and shading were;
Imperials - skull white spray and then layered with this vallejo black wash.
Rebel - sprayed Army Painter Skeleton Bone (bleached bone) and lightly washed with the same vallejo black wash.

Its cheap £6 for 200ml http://www.waylandgames.co.uk/vallejo/washes/vallejo-washes-black-200ml/prod_4883.html
Its more of a dip than a wash and i only use it on terrain.

JustinKase wrote:Can't wait to see the derelict Falcon
I wasn't originally planning on making falcon and slave wrecks but I probabily will just for fun : )

Panic...

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 Panic wrote:
I wasn't originally planning on making falcon and slave wrecks


Panic,
I'm going to pretend like you didn't post this and eagerly look forward to your falcon and slave wrecks. Just like everyone else who subscribes to this thread. Don't disappoint your interweb buddies!
   
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yeah,
I got this in the post today and I've Loaded it onto the system.


I bought it here secondhand for £10
A games gotta have a Soundtrack - feth yeah!
My next game is gonna be sooo awesome!!

Panic...

   
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Don't forget the soundboard:
http://www.starwars.com/play/online-activities/soundboards/index.html
   
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Doesn't the ornament play the Imperial theme?

If you want to save money and make your own (...and have little fingers):

http://www.momirfarooq.com/swstarfighter/ssb.htm

(if you can sneak in when his bandwidth isn't exceeded)

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