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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP12 Apr 2018 9:28 p.m. PST

"Created by the same designers of the popular "Wings of Glory" and "Sails of Glory" game systems (Andrea Angiolino and Andrea Mainini), the Battlestar Galactica Starship Battles game will be first presented to the public at Gen Con 2018 (August 2-5, Indianapolis). Release date has not been announced yet."




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ScottWashburn Sponsoring Member of TMP13 Apr 2018 3:04 a.m. PST

Looks like a fighter-vs-fighter game ala X-Wing. I'd be much more interested in a larger scale game ala Armada.

Landorl13 Apr 2018 5:03 a.m. PST

I agree.

DisasterWargamer Supporting Member of TMP13 Apr 2018 5:51 a.m. PST


Though I would prefer to see Babylon 5 fleets given this type of treatment

Ghostrunner13 Apr 2018 8:19 a.m. PST

Has potential to be a bit different from X-Wing.

What I wonder is if they will have 'turn and bank' for the 70s ships and 'pivot and vector' for the 2000s ships.

Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP13 Apr 2018 9:37 a.m. PST

Glad you like them boys!.


DeRuyter13 Apr 2018 11:05 a.m. PST

The designers said in an interview that the game will encompass the capitol ships as well. But yes I thought BSG lends itself more to fleet battles with a stand representing a squadron of fighters.

bjporter13 Apr 2018 12:09 p.m. PST

Very interesting! I managed to get quite a few of the Hasbro fighters when they came out. I wonder if they will work with the game mechanics?

Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP14 Apr 2018 10:17 a.m. PST

Glad you like the too my friend!


Lost Wolf17 Apr 2018 12:51 p.m. PST

I will be all over this. Been waiting for a good bsg fighter game. Maybe this is it

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