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captaincold6930 Jul 2020 2:14 p.m. PST

Thinking of getting into some solo Star Wars gaming and wondering if anyone has any experience in either set?

Which set would lend itself a little better for larger games?

I was hoping to do some Hoth gaming…couple AT-AT's and 100+ troops on both sides.

John Leahy Supporting Member of TMP30 Jul 2020 3:32 p.m. PST

SWMB won't work with that large of a game. Neither will Legion. Use Galactic Heroes Big Battles by Jay Wiley. I have also used Fubra to fight Clone Wars games with 200 infantry and 30+ vehicles.

Thanks.

John

captaincold6930 Jul 2020 6:15 p.m. PST

I don't see anything on his site for a Star Wars conversion. Is this something he's working on?

emckinney30 Jul 2020 7:11 p.m. PST

Legion's a good system, but you'd need to do some adaptation, like having each squad shoot as if it was a single figure, activation by platoons, etc. Of course, then you'd be playing Legion with each figure replaced with multiple figures …

John Leahy Supporting Member of TMP01 Aug 2020 5:28 a.m. PST

In his Galactic Heroes Codex he has Star War, 40k and other stuff rated up. He also has several battle reports for Star Wars on his blog. Just click on his blog link at Wiley Games website. Or Google Wiley Games Star Wars battle report.

Thanks

John

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