22 Jun The Star Blazers Fleet Battle System grew out of my combination of interests in Japanese animation, military history, and wargaming (the. Star Blazers Fleet Battle System is a miniatures tabletop game of space warfare This game represents a recreation of the battles and weapon systems that are . 21 May Star Blazers Fleet Battle System. I’ve seen the main rule book here and there over the years, but I was shocked to see that it was still in print.

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I suspect this has to do with the way the various types of weapons affect different classes to spacecraft. The Wave motion guns and Desslock Cannon for fleer matter never got fired. Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. Well, maybe more than a little.

The weapons tables make use of all kinds of dice — 4-sided, 6-sided, 8-sided, sided, and sided. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web.

Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. Unlike in the TV show, the Yamato does not wipe out entire Gamilon and Cometine fleets every time single-handedly. Looks starr you and your son had a terrific time. Power points are needed to make 60 degree turns and sideslips.

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Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. Ships have turn modes that must be satisfied before they can change heading. It even has its own movement phase. Related Video Shorts 0 Upload your video. Amazon Music Stream millions of songs.

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When you get a half-dozen or more capital ships plus escorts plus fighters on the table, the game is still a little slow for my tastes. Join us by filling out a tiny 3 battle form and you will get your own, free, dakka user account which gives a good range of benefits to blazer If the ship is moving 18 or faster it can’t even shoot at stationary targets.


Saves a lot of time on those big Salvos. Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go.

Oh by the way, any asteroid fields and barrier mines on the map move during the bagtle turns also randomly selected at game start.

The plan position drawing of the ship shows the mount containing the weapons and their firing arcs it is here the players assign the weapons to the Defense Bridge and the Battle Bridge. I’d like to read this book on Kindle Don’t have a Kindle? The Gamilon and White Comet Batt,e It’s always been pretty quick with small forces, like the ones in that report. This is the number of hexes per turn the ship can accelerate or decelerate.

Star Fleet Battles uses this kind of alphabet soup also, but I’ve had 35 years to learn it all.

So the report that follows is a small but fun battle! There are scores of acronyms like this to get used to. The game designer Keith Johannsen explains in his Introduction that battlr things had to be scaled back to make for a realistic game system. Customers who viewed this item also viewed. Musashi Enterprises Language: Thanks guys, The Wave motion guns and Desslock Cannon for that matter never got fired.


Sstem bad there are no opponents to try it out with!

View or edit your browsing history. The players take turns moving each of their ships up to the limit of their movement allowances.

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But wait, I left out one thing Please try again later. Being a part of the oldest wargaming community on the net. If this review generates some interest I may come back and expand it with further detail. The special power points also are used to power the ship’s “special weapon”, which for the EDF ships is the famous Wave Motion Gun.

A number of ships or battlecraft can be grouped together into “command groups” for which movement and combat resolution can be handled collectively. The rules mention movement on a “strategic” space map but none is provided in Module 1.

Get to Know Us. There is a maneuver called a “stress turn” that turns the ship through degrees in one move, but it costs two power points and the ship may take hull hits from “stress damage”. Full tracking of what you have read so you can skip to your first unread post, easily see what has changed since you last logged in, and easily see what is new at a glance. Introductory, intermediate, and advanced rules.