There were also a series of PC games which are obviously descended from this ST:TSCS, the Starfleet Command series, which are both well. The original version of ACtA:SF was published in hardback print back in , as part of a joint venture agreed between Amarillo Design. ACTA Starfleet – Federation Nebula Class. Recently I purchased three Furuta Star Trek Nebula class ships off eBay. They are a decently.
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A Call to Arms: The range has been cut down from 36″ to 24″, with drones launched more than 12″ from their target now carrying over into the subsequent turn. After Frank Branham and others gave me starfleer advice, I managed to pin them and that made the assembly much easier. Mongoose sells a huge variety of ships encompassing all of the major powers in the Alpha Quadrant such as the Federation, Romulans, Klingons, Knitzi, Gorn, Orions, and Tholians.
All that is left to do is find someway of printing white labels on to clear sttarfleet tape and adding the empire names to the map.
ACTA: Star Fleet
I would even go so far to call acya game the best-in-class based upon those criteria because it really covers all the bases and allows you so many tactical options and fleet configurations.
Leave a reply Cancel reply You must be logged in to post a comment. SF most certainly captures the feel of having unique weapons systems. Screwed up once too often — Charlie Sector! Each weapon on stafleet ships have an attack dice rating, which amounts to how many dice you get to roll for them.
My hat is off to Mongoose, to be satrfleet. Excellent – I am looking forward to it – The chilli and beer will be on me! Its goal was to take Mongoose’s A Call to Arms game engine which had been used for Babylon 5 and Noble Armada adaptations, and has been re-worked for the wet-navy Victory at Sea system and use it to represent larger starship engagements in the Star Fleet Universe.
This product is being done as a joint venture with Mongoose Publishing Ltd. Between Star Fleet Battles and its subsequent offshoot, Federation Commander, there were several rule sets that could be played using the Star Trek series, the most prominent being Full Thrust which, when played with the unofficial Star Trek variant, is called Full Trek: From small skirmishes involving single ships or small squadrons to massive fleets between rival empires, ACTASF allows even the largest fleet battles to be fought in a single evening and the smaller skirmishes can be completed in about an hour.
You must be logged in to post a comment. Release is expected in November of While the impulse system that I love so dearly is gone, this does an admirable job of simulating sub-light space battles. Call to Arms Documents: The Badlands are the coloured hexes They too went silent; could something be happening? Star Fleet – version 1. In short, it mimics a fire on board or crewmen being trapped in an irradiated area and made ineffective. There is no energy allocation; ships just move and fight. Shields have a single value, so unlike the other ADB games, your shields are assumed to continually be fully powered when struck until they fail completely.
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You can see Earth i. It was the dead end of the universe, nothing happened here; and if Charlie Sector was the acts sector then Deep Space 4 was the pits! Plasmas have also been tweaked, but are still resolved in a single turn. What makes it an incredible game is that, to this day, it is the only system that I believe accurately represents the second-to-second decisions made aboard a vessel engaged in combat, in real time.
A Call to Arms: Star Fleet – version | The Trek BBS
This exciting first volume of A Call to Arms: Hopefully, once things bed down with this new edition, the task of expanding into new books with new empires, technologies, and so forth xcta pick up in earnest. The purple hex at the far top right is part of The Delphic Expanse.
Yes, my password is: These were bad ass lead-pewter miniatures that were crisp and beautiful. NerrothNov 19, This is a miniatures-based game no hexes, nocounters. Instead of worrying about power allocation, this is a game about starleet particle beams searing through hulls and vaporizing crewmen. I do lead a busy life! Discussion in ‘ Trek Gaming ‘ started by NerrothNov 12, Paired with the fact that any two smaller ships starvleet outmatch one larger one.
But since your weapons can only fire once per round, generally, you really have to decide whether to use your phasers to shoot incoming torpedoes and drones or to let the shields soak up the damage and reserve your weapons for offensive volleys. If you were stationed in Charlie Sector, you knew you had done something wrong, the slow road to promotion.
One of the most important things in ACTA: All in all, ACTA: Federation Commander fixed a lot of my beefs with both the aforementioned titles, but was still putting too much emphasis on power management and filling in little boxes.
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