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indierockclimber23 Sep 2012 1:35 p.m. PST

I picked up a core set, and one of each expansion and quickly put them to the test in a really fun battle!

Here's a few teaser pics but the full battle can be seen here: link

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And again the full battle: link

Crankee Doodle Inactive Member23 Sep 2012 4:05 p.m. PST

I'm not much of a space battle gamer, but your pics certainly make it look enticing. Thanks for sharing!

Chief Lackey Rich Supporting Member of TMP Fezian23 Sep 2012 6:25 p.m. PST

Why is this under Collectable Minis Games? There's nothing random or limited-run about these figs.

indierockclimber23 Sep 2012 7:54 p.m. PST

hmm. Sorry about that!

Chief Lackey Rich Supporting Member of TMP Fezian24 Sep 2012 4:22 a.m. PST

S'all right. I mention the CMG thing mostly because many people flinch away from "collectables" automatically, so lumping X-Wing into that category seems like a disservice to an excellent game.

indierockclimber24 Sep 2012 5:10 a.m. PST

Yeah, I posted this late and didn't even think about the distinction! You're totally right though. I also forgot to X-post to Star wars! Do what?

Fail on my part hehe

poiter5024 Sep 2012 7:08 p.m. PST

I just hope the shops I visit in Canada have it during my hol there.

DB Draft12 Oct 2012 1:51 a.m. PST

I just picked up a few sets myself and I am very impressed by the ship models. Where did you get the "space background" from?

robertsjf Inactive Member12 Oct 2012 5:25 a.m. PST

Nice asteroids! Do you have a "how to"?

Mako1113 Oct 2012 4:55 p.m. PST

I'm not sure how those were made, but you have a couple of different options:

1. the easiest, is to just buy some gray/black, or reddish brown volcanic rocks, if you don't have any to be found locally (you can spray the latter gray, or black, if desired, if you don't like the red/brown color). They usually sell this stuff at home improvement stores (where they have the other rocks), or places where they sell gas grills.

2. buy some sponges, and pull into pieces, and then spray flat black, followed by a drybrush, or lighter spraying of a dark gray. The black to get in the nooks and crannies, and the gray to highlight the surface.

vojvoda Inactive Member16 Oct 2012 10:48 a.m. PST

Guys really the easy way to make asteroids is bark chips for mulch beds. There is even a type that is rubber and they paint up quick.
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