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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP16 May 2024 5:09 p.m. PST

" Ziggy and I got together Saturday for a straightforward 1 v 1 200 point game of Battletech Alpha Strike. We've played some group games but with Wayne or another GM present, it's tough to really LEARN the game as opposed to playing. With no really experienced players handy, Ziggy and I were forced to figure it all out on our own. It's not a complex system, so the game went smoothly and we each now have a better understanding of things, particularly combat…"

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TimePortal16 May 2024 5:36 p.m. PST

Played my first game of Battledroids, the original name, using the cardboard stand up counters. It was 1984/85. Loved the change of names and Ral Parthia coming out with metal mechs at a good price.

I Prefer the hex mats to reduce facing debates.

Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP17 May 2024 3:42 p.m. PST

Thanks.

Armand

TimePortal17 May 2024 8:13 p.m. PST

I wish you had showed more close up photos of the mechs. Good scheme which I wanted to see more of. I am trying for 100 painted mechs for my next show in June.

Augustus21 May 2024 3:06 p.m. PST

To make it simpler, hex grid might help until you learn the game.

Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP21 May 2024 3:52 p.m. PST

(smile)


Armand

Augustus22 May 2024 2:31 p.m. PST

100 mechs?! SMH. You are a braver man than I, Gunga Din.

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