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Star Warriors
« on: September 27, 2012, 05:41:03 AM »
Anyone remember the old Star Wars "Star Warriors" game?

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Star Warriors is a science fiction starfighter combat game based in the Star Wars universe. You can fight A-, B-, X- and Y-Wings against Tie Fighter or interceptors, there are even rules for fighting against a Star Destroyer.
Movement is simultaneous and depending on the number of maneuvers you make and the complexity of the maneuvers, there is a difficulty value.
Your pilot has to roll against that difficulty value to get all maneuvers done.
If you don't get the roll, you blow the hardest maneuver.
The difficulty values work like in the old West End Games Star Wars Roleplaying game.]Star Warriors is a science fiction starfighter combat game based in the Star Wars universe. You can fight A-, B-, X- and Y-Wings against Tie Fighter or interceptors, there are even rules for fighting against a Star Destroyer.
Movement is simultaneous and depending on the number of maneuvers you make and the complexity of the maneuvers, there is a difficulty value.
Your pilot has to roll against that difficulty value to get all maneuvers done.
If you don't get the roll, you blow the hardest maneuver.
The difficulty values work like in the old West End Games Star Wars Roleplaying game.





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Re: Star Warriors
« Reply #1 on: September 27, 2012, 05:42:57 AM »
Would that kind of 'simultaneous play' system work in VASSAL?
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Re: Star Warriors
« Reply #2 on: September 27, 2012, 06:58:43 AM »
Never heard of it before. Looks pretty cool. Have you played it, brant?
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Re: Star Warriors
« Reply #3 on: September 28, 2012, 04:31:00 PM »
I had that back in the day.  We tried using it in conjunction with the Star Wars RPG but found it too limiting.  The board game itself was OK, but you really needed to throw asteroids into the mix to make it interesting.

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Re: Star Warriors
« Reply #4 on: September 28, 2012, 06:52:23 PM »
Have you played it, brant?

nope, never played it.  ran across it in another discussion elsewhere
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Re: Star Warriors
« Reply #5 on: September 30, 2012, 08:38:29 AM »
It did not score all that bad on Board Game Geek.  In fact it's actually ranked.

http://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/3593/star-wars-star-warriors

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Re: Star Warriors
« Reply #6 on: September 30, 2012, 10:48:20 AM »
I noticed the BGG score too. 6.95 is a very good average rating.
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Re: Star Warriors
« Reply #7 on: October 13, 2012, 10:25:50 AM »
When it first came out, it got the Air Force/Dauntless gamers into it, but after the first buzz of sci-fi wore off, they went back.
Probably better if you are into the Star WArs Universe.
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