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Oldgrumbler Supporting Member of TMP08 Feb 2018 7:47 p.m. PST

I posted this on the Colonial Battlefleet forum, but got no replies so I will try here.
I am new to the game system . I find the rules regarding stealthy ships a little confusing. On page 82 it seems to say that you need an advanced stealth generator to hide a ship (Quantum Manipulation Tech level 4.) But it also says that the Scout function allows for stealth (Tech 3.) So at what tech level can ships become stealthy?
Thanks for any help.


Toaster08 Feb 2018 7:58 p.m. PST

You can use stealth at Tech level 3. The advanced stealth generator allows ships to recloak which basic stealth doesn't allow.

I've gotten in the habit of only checking the SDG forum once a month or so because after the initial burst of enthusiasm it went very quiet, pity it's a good system and a lot of fun.

A friend and I are in the midst of a campaign with developing tech levels, we started with only 2 points each and were up to 5 or 6 pts on our most advanced ships now, still not enough Quantum manipulation for stealth though.

The other good place to catch up with other players is SCN most of the SDG forum members are there and I think they've just chosen to do all their online space gaming discussion in the one place which I sorta agree with.


Oldgrumbler Supporting Member of TMP08 Feb 2018 9:14 p.m. PST

Thanks for the help.

Tonight I was searching with Bing to get painting ideas. I entered "painted GZG full thrust". About 98% of the images were of Star ships. The other 2%, wow!, not the full thrust I had in mind.


Toaster09 Feb 2018 12:38 p.m. PST

Safe search on, safe search on!

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