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Re: Upcoming Releases XXV: Gimmie a Quarter
« Reply #1170 on: 04 December 2022, 10:29:18 »
Nice!
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Re: Upcoming Releases XXV: Gimmie a Quarter
« Reply #1171 on: 04 December 2022, 11:16:09 »
Ostroc and Ares?
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Re: Upcoming Releases XXV: Gimmie a Quarter
« Reply #1172 on: 04 December 2022, 11:30:31 »
five_corparty has some pics from PAX up on his Twitter

https://twitter.com/HauptmannHansa/status/1599421581356589057

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Re: Upcoming Releases XXV: Gimmie a Quarter
« Reply #1173 on: 04 December 2022, 14:14:30 »
The Sea Foxes are deploying the Ares.  I wonder if that's battlefield salvage or they've got the factories restarted.

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Re: Upcoming Releases XXV: Gimmie a Quarter
« Reply #1174 on: 04 December 2022, 14:51:14 »
Anyone know the markings on that Ost?
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Re: Upcoming Releases XXV: Gimmie a Quarter
« Reply #1175 on: 04 December 2022, 14:53:45 »
Anyone know the markings on that Ost?

Illician Lancers?

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Re: Upcoming Releases XXV: Gimmie a Quarter
« Reply #1176 on: 04 December 2022, 15:06:49 »
That looks right.  The Lancers are in the employ of the Fed Suns and so are the Foxes.

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Re: Upcoming Releases XXV: Gimmie a Quarter
« Reply #1177 on: 04 December 2022, 15:08:17 »
Doubly nice !!  :thumbsup:
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Re: Upcoming Releases XXV: Gimmie a Quarter
« Reply #1178 on: 04 December 2022, 15:34:04 »
That looks right.  The Lancers are in the employ of the Fed Suns and so are the Foxes.

Indicating that this might be art from Dominions Divided?
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Re: Upcoming Releases XXV: Gimmie a Quarter
« Reply #1179 on: 04 December 2022, 16:07:49 »
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Re: Upcoming Releases XXV: Gimmie a Quarter
« Reply #1180 on: 04 December 2022, 20:26:56 »
Indicating that this might be art from Dominions Divided?

Well that's interesting... Curious to see what the Foxes get up to in the other parts of the Sphere - they've already got their hand in the Free Worlds League pie.

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Re: Upcoming Releases XXV: Gimmie a Quarter
« Reply #1181 on: 04 December 2022, 21:26:12 »
I'd expect them to be involved on the Suns side of the Kurita/Davion scuffle, at least I hope they are  :P .
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Re: Upcoming Releases XXV: Gimmie a Quarter
« Reply #1182 on: 04 December 2022, 21:54:54 »
The recguides implied the foxes helped refit a bunch of novacat factories in DC space, so they have a presence

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Re: Upcoming Releases XXV: Gimmie a Quarter
« Reply #1183 on: 04 December 2022, 22:13:22 »
There is also a faction existing in ghost bear space, the group responsible for the Savage Wolf and Max Dog mk IV.
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Re: Upcoming Releases XXV: Gimmie a Quarter
« Reply #1184 on: 04 December 2022, 22:40:31 »
Man, they really have become Comstar 2: Com Harder at this point.
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Re: Upcoming Releases XXV: Gimmie a Quarter
« Reply #1185 on: 04 December 2022, 23:34:34 »
they've observed a sector of the economy with massive demand, massive profit potential, massive political leverage, and would have almost no competition. this is the most on-brand thing they could do.

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Re: Upcoming Releases XXV: Gimmie a Quarter
« Reply #1186 on: 05 December 2022, 03:47:22 »
Anyone got pictures of the GDL Merc box mechs? I noticed a distinct lack of them when looking for some.

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Re: Upcoming Releases XXV: Gimmie a Quarter
« Reply #1187 on: 05 December 2022, 04:11:51 »
IIRC they'll be the last to be released, so they might not be as far along in development.

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Re: Upcoming Releases XXV: Gimmie a Quarter
« Reply #1188 on: 05 December 2022, 10:16:37 »
There is also a faction existing in ghost bear space, the group responsible for the Savage Wolf and Max Dog mk IV.

IIRC they're the ones who went with the Wolves to Terra, but it's hard to remember which Khanate is where
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Re: Upcoming Releases XXV: Gimmie a Quarter
« Reply #1189 on: 05 December 2022, 11:10:51 »
Anyone got pictures of the GDL Merc box mechs? I noticed a distinct lack of them when looking for some.

AFAIK, we haven't seen them yet.
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Re: Upcoming Releases XXV: Gimmie a Quarter
« Reply #1190 on: 05 December 2022, 14:02:51 »
Mainland US buyers, check your shipping info (or your porch). My AS box set just came in, and my is it nice.

And, of course, two whole free white D6s to go in the massive pile! :D
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Re: Upcoming Releases XXV: Gimmie a Quarter
« Reply #1191 on: 05 December 2022, 19:50:17 »
Just got my Alpha Strike Box Set today....and it is glorious  :thumbsup: :thumbsup: :thumbsup:

Everything that you get with it, and at it's price....CGL you guys really knocked it out of the park.

I really love the Battlefield Support cards. Here's hoping that as these sets get more out into LFGSs, more people get interested in playing AS and BT.  :D
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Re: Upcoming Releases XXV: Gimmie a Quarter
« Reply #1192 on: 05 December 2022, 19:55:59 »
Yeah, it is a proper good box. Slightly curious about the lack of a Long Tom support card but... eh.
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Re: Upcoming Releases XXV: Gimmie a Quarter
« Reply #1193 on: 05 December 2022, 20:08:04 »
The recguides implied the foxes helped refit a bunch of novacat factories in DC space, so they have a presence

Imply is putting it pretty lightly. The Shadow Cat III says that the Foxes help the Combine produce and maintain ALL their Clantech in exchange for money and access to the production lines, and the Nova Cat says that they've taken control of the Irece Alpha facility entirely.



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Re: Upcoming Releases XXV: Gimmie a Quarter
« Reply #1194 on: 05 December 2022, 20:09:59 »
I got my Alpha Strike Box set today. So very neat and happy.
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Re: Upcoming Releases XXV: Gimmie a Quarter
« Reply #1195 on: 05 December 2022, 21:28:02 »
Mine arrived today too.  The mechs seem to have better detail than the initial KS run, but I'm pretty sure I've got "new toy syndrome".
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Re: Upcoming Releases XXV: Gimmie a Quarter
« Reply #1196 on: 06 December 2022, 01:25:01 »
The thought and care that have gone into this Alpha Strike box is just phenomenal. I daresay it is near perfect in terms of quality and value. A 10/10 for attention to detail and cohesiveness. Y'all nailed it CGL.

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Re: Upcoming Releases XXV: Gimmie a Quarter
« Reply #1197 on: 06 December 2022, 03:45:18 »
I just got my Alpha Strike box set today and I'm loving the new sculpts, both of the full new mechs / varients and the re-poses.  I only had to clean off a very small number of mold lines.  Now if the weather will only cooperate so I can prime them before winter sets in full force...

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Re: Upcoming Releases XXV: Gimmie a Quarter
« Reply #1198 on: 06 December 2022, 11:51:38 »
I have to echo the chorus of people very pleased with the AS box set.  Some pleasant surprises for me: the 3151-era primer, the fact that the buildings have tabs and slots for glue-free assembly, the practical advice on terrain creation and scale on pp. 8-11, the additional objective/scenario ideas on p. 7 (which are variations/simplifications of ASCE scenarios, but not totally identical), and the AOE and movement type markers (although I use colored dice for ground/jumping/sprinting, having a marker with no number on it for standstill/immobile is nice to have).

Not sure if there is going to be errata for these quickstart rules, but I note that immediately after stating that 4' x 6' is the standard table size on p. 7, the rules on p. 8 depict a battlefield that is 5' on the short edge.

One question: the sidebar on p. 10 states that papercraft buildings are available on the downloads page of this site.  Does that just refer to the buildings in the back of the old quickstart rules that are currently available for download, or is there a plan to post the templates from the new box set so we can print additional copies?

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Re: Upcoming Releases XXV: Gimmie a Quarter
« Reply #1199 on: 06 December 2022, 11:54:50 »
although I use colored dice for ground/jumping/sprinting, having a marker with no number on it for standstill/immobile is nice to have

I use small d10s for this purpose, since they have the zero. Green for walk, red for run, blue for jump.