TIE/fo

The TIE space superiority fighter with its side wings is the iconic space fighter. The new TIE / first order model differs from older models in being more maneuverable and easier to fly. Also it is fitted with an #1 energy shield. With its potential it should prove quite deadly in the hands of an expert pilot.

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Star Struck

I have successfully ignored Star Wars X-Wing™ for many years. Somehow with the new film Episode VII – The Force Awakens I got interested to give it a try. Most important was my discovery of a online source for solo game play:  X-Wing Miniatures AI. Also I wanted to have a good reason to put to good use my newly acquired mouse pad planet.

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Rebasing the Great Northern War

Probabely every wargamer knows these moments when he needs to decide how to base his wargames models. Basing mostly depends on the rules you use. With the more common rules like DBX or FOG this has standardised on 40mm width by 15 / 20 / 30 / 40 / 60 / 80 mm depth. When playing games set in the 1700 to 1820 horse & musket era you find a much greater diversity of wargames rules and thus also basing standards.

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