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Wajeb Deb Kaadeb
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PostPosted: Sat Apr 22, 2017 12:53 pm    Post subject: Star Warriors Reply with quote

Do you run Star Warriors for space combat?

What do you like/dislike about the set of rules?
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PostPosted: Sat Apr 22, 2017 3:32 pm    Post subject: Re: Star Warriors Reply with quote

Wajeb Deb Kaadeb wrote:
Do you run Star Warriors for space combat?

What do you like/dislike about the set of rules?

I used to have this game in the 1e days. My gaming groups played it as its own game sometimes, but we never used it in conjunction with the RPG, even with those modules that had the Star Warriors scenarios. From a few surviving 1e starship stat sheets I can see that at one point we did import the shield rules from Star Warriors into the RPG.

At some point in the 90s I sold the game for probably nothing more than petty cash, and I really regret it. I wish I had it now. My son would probably love it.
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PostPosted: Sat Apr 22, 2017 3:47 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I bought it for the sake of completeness, but haven't really explored it.
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PostPosted: Sat Apr 22, 2017 4:06 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

CRMcNeill wrote:
I bought it for the sake of completeness, but haven't really explored it.


That's me. I've owned it since it came out, but I've never played a single session of it. Never even tried it out as a test.

I've run long term, multi-year Star Wars campaigns, but I always used the simple rules in the core rulebook for ship battles--not that ship battles came up all that often in my games.

I was just curious about it. I've thought about selling it on eBay, but, then again, I'd like to play it at least once!
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PostPosted: Sun Apr 23, 2017 5:27 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

It's an interesting take on Starfighter Combat but is pretty tedious.
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PostPosted: Sun Apr 23, 2017 5:44 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

jmanski wrote:
It's an interesting take on Starfighter Combat but is pretty tedious.


Tedious = Not-fun.
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PostPosted: Sun Apr 23, 2017 11:25 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Wajeb Deb Kaadeb wrote:
jmanski wrote:
It's an interesting take on Starfighter Combat but is pretty tedious.

Tedious = Not-fun.

Yeah we never played it for any big epic battles. Just some simple basic dogfights.
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PostPosted: Sun Apr 23, 2017 11:29 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I may try to read up on the rules.

Then again, I may just go to eBay with it.

Hm...
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