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Starship Strike

These rules are designed for a player to control many capital ships in a major fleet action… This set of rules are another step in the abstraction process, designed to make a battle playable in an hour or less, and several battles in a campaign context practical in an evening. The basic rules concept is a direct steal from the excellent WRG game 'Seastrike' published in, I think 1974… Inevitably, that original system has mutated somewhat in its conversion to the Universe, and this system is an attempt to reflect the doctrine and practice of 300+ years of space combat in the Universe.

Starship Strike introduction

Jim Wallman
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In Print
Online (19-page PDF)
Measurements are on a scale of 1cm = 2.5 kilometres.

If it helps, think of each turn around 7 or 8 minutes or so (but donít quote me on that!).

Planets are not normally shown on the table, as they are a bit big (about 48 metres across in game scale).

Starship Strike page 1
Intended for use with counters, but miniatures can be substituted.


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Starship Strike

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