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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP In the TMP Dawghouse09 Feb 2019 9:35 p.m. PST

Ares Games published new previews of Battlestar Galactica







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Covert Walrus In the TMP Dawghouse09 Feb 2019 10:31 p.m. PST

Those ships are going to be huge tabletop items . . .

bjporter10 Feb 2019 10:48 a.m. PST

Thank you! I didn't realize that this game was out yet. I will have to do some more research.

Thresher01 Supporting Member of TMP10 Feb 2019 11:41 a.m. PST

Those look good.

Wish there were details on the size and price of the Cylon Base Ships.

emckinney10 Feb 2019 12:33 p.m. PST

"This game will be compared to X-Wing, since they are both space ship battles, but their approaches are very different.
BSG SB is more focused on piloting of each craft in a scenario based play where X-Wing is almost solely squad based combat. Each ship in BSG SB has a unique deck of 22 maneuver cards to choose from making the ships movement unique to itself and allowing for a very expansive selection of maneuvers, unlike X-wing where all ships uses the same 17 templates for movement."


"Excellent game based on a clever and brilliant system. The level of detail on the miniatures, most of which can only be appreciated under magnification, is absolutely amazing."


"Beautiful miniatures (best pre-painted I've ever seen) and components that really capture the feel of the TV series. Rules can be somewhat tricky to grasp at first but once mastered become much easier to use and provide a great experience of space combat. Starter box is a great value with enough ships for 2-4 players with campaign and experience rules to create customized pilots who improve as you play."


emckinney10 Feb 2019 12:35 p.m. PST

Rules: link

emckinney10 Feb 2019 12:48 p.m. PST

Detail on Viper. Apparently, this is out of the box, not a repaint.


More Viper detail.


Control panels with numbers painted in red and white for better visibility.


Cylon Raider out of the box. Note mottled paint scheme.


Thresher01 Supporting Member of TMP10 Feb 2019 2:12 p.m. PST

I like the raider paint scheme, and those little control boxes look neat too.

Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP In the TMP Dawghouse10 Feb 2019 3:31 p.m. PST

Happy you like them boys!. (smile)


darthfozzywig Supporting Member of TMP10 Feb 2019 10:32 p.m. PST

"What do you hear, Starbuck?"

Ghostrunner11 Feb 2019 7:13 a.m. PST

"Nothing but the rain"

Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP In the TMP Dawghouse11 Feb 2019 11:14 a.m. PST



Lion in the Stars12 Feb 2019 11:32 p.m. PST

Detail on Viper. Apparently, this is out of the box, not a repaint.

I'd believe it, looks like a rubber stamp.

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