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Elmoth

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Re: Alpha Strike: Commander's Edition?
« Reply #90 on: 26 August 2018, 18:31:54 »
We are interested in acquiring the full AS rulebooks, but if there is an incoming updated and upgrades edition we would rather get that one. Any idea of when this will be available to the general public?

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Re: Alpha Strike: Commander's Edition?
« Reply #91 on: 26 August 2018, 19:11:04 »
We are interested in acquiring the full AS rulebooks, but if there is an incoming updated and upgrades edition we would rather get that one. Any idea of when this will be available to the general public?

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Re: Alpha Strike: Commander's Edition?
« Reply #92 on: 27 August 2018, 05:34:52 »
So.... should we getting the current AS rules + Companion or should we be waiting?

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Re: Alpha Strike: Commander's Edition?
« Reply #93 on: 27 August 2018, 06:43:12 »
So.... should we getting the current AS rules + Companion or should we be waiting?

We don’t know when it will be out. 
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Re: Alpha Strike: Commander's Edition?
« Reply #94 on: 27 August 2018, 11:00:58 »
With no street date for the Commander's Edition yet, I'd go pick up at least the main rules.  The companion has some nice stuff, but none of it is required.  The main book will more than take care of your Alpha Strike needs for now.  Just be sure to download the latest errata files.
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Re: Alpha Strike: Commander's Edition?
« Reply #95 on: 27 August 2018, 11:11:26 »
With no street date for the Commander's Edition yet, I'd go pick up at least the main rules.  The companion has some nice stuff, but none of it is required.  The main book will more than take care of your Alpha Strike needs for now.  Just be sure to download the latest errata files.

Well, the Companion has all the lance building rules etc that are referenced in the HANDBOOKS, etc.

Personally, I'd recommend the PDFs. It'll get you your stuff, will be most up date and cheaper.
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Re: Alpha Strike: Commander's Edition?
« Reply #96 on: 27 August 2018, 11:36:07 »
unless you're going PDF the AS book + companion will cost you at least several dozen dollars

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Re: Alpha Strike: Commander's Edition?
« Reply #97 on: 27 August 2018, 12:27:23 »
Will get the main book only and as a PDF. Thanks all

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Re: Alpha Strike: Commander's Edition?
« Reply #98 on: 01 October 2018, 20:08:30 »
I'm looking to get back into playing (lost all my BT stuff during a flood years ago), and came across the Alpha Strike:Quick Start rules. The Commander's Edition looks like a great way to start.

Has there been any update on a release date? I see there has been a delay in the upcoming box sets, is this going to delay AS:CE?

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Re: Alpha Strike: Commander's Edition?
« Reply #99 on: 03 October 2018, 18:53:33 »
no word as of late but the box set delay shouldn't interfere unless the books are produced at the same facility as the boxes (i assume they're not)

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Re: Alpha Strike: Commander's Edition?
« Reply #100 on: 15 November 2018, 14:29:03 »
So I noticed on the coming releases that the Commanders Editions is a print on demand? Does that mean, I have to pay to buy the electronic copy and then pay someone to print it?
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Re: Alpha Strike: Commander's Edition?
« Reply #101 on: 15 November 2018, 14:53:33 »
Those are separate, unrelated categories.  Print on Demand doesn't have a cover image, so AS:CE looks like a subcategory with the indentation, but it's not one.  It's just the lack of a cover image.
Master Unit List website - where to find units, what factions use them, what's their BV?
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3025-3050 Random Assignment Tables -
Also contains faction deployment & rarity info and Quirk lists.
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Re: Alpha Strike: Commander's Edition?
« Reply #102 on: 15 November 2018, 15:25:45 »
Also, when people say print on demand, that's not what they mean. It's more akin to ordering a pizza*, and means the printer folks don't actually print any books until you place an order from their website. Then they print out one copy just for you, and ship your hot and fresh sourcebook directly.

*I really hope your local pizza places wait until you actually order before making the pizza. Unlike books, pizzas don't last very long after they've been printed and bound.
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Re: Alpha Strike: Commander's Edition?
« Reply #103 on: 15 November 2018, 16:00:20 »
*I really hope your local pizza places wait until you actually order before making the pizza. Unlike books, pizzas don't last very long after they've been printed and bound.

Health Law states a 3/4 cooked pie can last for 6 hours before throwing away,most pies are sold within 30 minuets of cooking. It takes a proper 500* stone oven 10-12 minuets to cook through.

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Re: Alpha Strike: Commander's Edition?
« Reply #104 on: 15 November 2018, 16:54:12 »
Those are separate, unrelated categories.  Print on Demand doesn't have a cover image, so AS:CE looks like a subcategory with the indentation, but it's not one.  It's just the lack of a cover image.
So then the Alpha Strike Commanders Edition will be able to be ordered from local game store? If so that is great!
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