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Personal logo Private Matter Supporting Member of TMP24 Oct 2017 7:50 a.m. PST

This could be interesting:
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KarlBergman24 Oct 2017 8:14 a.m. PST

I had given up on Dropfleet Commander before I ever got my Kickstarter package. When I did finally receive it I never opened it, it is still sitting in my garage. Some day I may open it and salvage some hopefully useful pieces from it, but I doubt very much that I will ever buy another Hawk product, regardless of who owns them.

emckinney24 Oct 2017 8:39 a.m. PST

This is probably a good thing. Economies of scale and (hopefully) having some folks only concentrating on production and fulfillment should make everything run more smoothly.

Dropfleet Commander is a very nice ruleset with some brilliant new mechanics. You should definitely give it a try.

Personal logo Private Matter Supporting Member of TMP24 Oct 2017 9:40 a.m. PST

KarlBergman, It is your money that you invested so I won't tell you what to do, but I will offer some free advise: I would move on from the hard feelings over the kickstarter. If you can put that episode truly behind you, you'll see that you have a very good game to work with in my opinion.

Lion in the Stars24 Oct 2017 3:05 p.m. PST

I keep wanting to try Dropfleet, as it's the only spaceship game that is taking place in low orbit. (OK, Attack Vector: Tactical does have a low-orbit mod, but that's different than a game entirely written around low orbit combat and orbital fire support)

Hopefully this Merger&Acquisition will speed up delivery of Hawk products.

ScottWashburn Sponsoring Member of TMP25 Oct 2017 3:13 a.m. PST

I still need to force myself to read that dauntingly thick rulebook for Dropfleet Commander. But the models sure look cool!

nukesnipe Supporting Member of TMP25 Oct 2017 5:02 a.m. PST

I wonder if this will impact the Polyversal project. I know some of the minis were from Hawk.

Canuckinator25 Oct 2017 5:39 p.m. PST

nukesnipe – It shouldn't, Hawk's contribution to the project was received back in June:

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nukesnipe Supporting Member of TMP26 Oct 2017 4:51 a.m. PST

Canuckinator – thanks; I'd forgotten that.

SquadPainter26 Oct 2017 6:11 a.m. PST

This is exciting news! Hawk was a victim of their own success. I am glad that people are being put back to doing what they do best:

David is sculpting and crafting games
TTCombat is handling logistics

That appears to be a step in the right direction and I'm excited for both companies… and for me!

I own Dropfleet Commander. I love the rules. The miniatures are sexy and easy to paint. I look forward to finding out what's next!

RudyNelson27 Oct 2017 5:56 a.m. PST

I noticed that over the past couple of weeks, that my distributor had gotten in a very large restock of Dropzone commander in.

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