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Norrins26 Dec 2020 12:45 p.m. PST

One of my favourite films is Star Trek 2: The Wrath of Khan. For me, one of the most noteworthy scenes is when the USS Enterprise encounters the USS Reliant for the first time and falls victim to a surprise attack.

The assumption for this game is that Kirk follows General Order Twelve and puts the Enterprise onto a combat footing.

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Frederick Supporting Member of TMP26 Dec 2020 2:11 p.m. PST

Nice game! Thanks for sharing

TheBeast26 Dec 2020 3:16 p.m. PST

Thanks so much!

Never gave Attack Wing a decent try, as I was less than thrilled with the X-Wing engine, but this dance was very entertaining.

Consider me well tempted.

Doug

ScottWashburn Sponsoring Member of TMP01 Jan 2021 11:29 a.m. PST

Nice game! Although since this is the first encounter between Enterprise and Reliant, Khan doesn't have the Genesis Device yet :)

Norrins06 Jan 2021 2:57 a.m. PST

Thanks ScottWashburn, I'd forgotten that Kirk & co find Genesis at Regula and then Khan steals it.

I guess the Enterprise crew would board the Reliant, but with a crew of trainees onboard, probably not a good plan.

Ghostrunner07 Jan 2021 9:17 p.m. PST

Hand to hand combat with Khan's crew?

Yeah, probably not a great idea.

Part time gamer31 Jan 2021 1:39 a.m. PST

That was a pretty cool game.
As for boarding Reliant w/ "..a boat full of, children." (Adm. Kirk to Spock). IF it had come to that, they'd have taken heavy casualties, but by wt. of numbers, the Ent. crew would have retaken the Reliant.

WaltOHara01 Feb 2021 5:43 a.m. PST

Great recap! I've never played the Star Trek version of Attack Wing

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