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Thomas Staudt
Germany
Rutesheim
Baden-Württemberg
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10
Feb 2013
Galaxy Trucker meets MagBlast? Definitely interested
Update: Backed on Kickstarter with Custom Board option.
2012-02-15
Owned
Want To Play
Christian Lütgens
Germany
Lübeck
Schleswig-Holstein
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10
Feb 2013
I like it very much .
2013-02-12
Owned
Thomas McGill
United States
Laconia
New Hampshire
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As featured in Eminent Domain!
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10
Feb 2013
This is the game I've been waiting for years.
2013-02-05
Owned
Will
Argentina
Buenos Aires
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Reseñas de Juegos Argentinos
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10
Jul 2014
Awesome game!! Very thematic like no other space battle game I have played before!! it definitely sets the mood of the 2 gunships trying to outrun and outfire the other ship and it gives the feeling it´s not only about the 2 ships but that things are happening on the background as well (the carries attacking each other at the start of the turns)... Very, very, very good game!!
2014-07-05
Owned
Michael Matecha
United States
Florence
New Jersey
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9
Mar 2012
I have a Demo copy of Gunship and have played over a dozen games, 2-player, 3-player, 4-player, even solo and it's a great game!

One of the main features I like is the customizability of the Gunship and how it affects your overall strategy.

For me the 4-player really shines as you have a wingman to support you. I can't wait for the multi-table tournament games and the 'living' galaxy map we can fight over.


Gunship Demo Comic

FATE OF THE EL HAZARD comic

2012-04-10
Owned
For Trade
James Dalley
United States
Plano
Texas
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9
Dec 2013
Here is a link to my review of this awesome game!
http://boardgamegeek.com/thread/922790/damn-the-torpedoes-fu...
2013-04-06
Owned
Preordered
Michael Kennedy

Pennsylvania
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9
Feb 2013
Like they said in "Bloom County"...

"Set Phasers to Slaughter!"

-1 point for somewhat thin cards, otherwise, excellent!
2013-02-12
Owned
United States
Missouri
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9
Feb 2013
Excellent game. Does what it says on the tin. You feel like you are having a fast and fun space battle. The gunships are well balanced and fun. Look forward to more expansions.

One point deducted for below average card stock and boards.
2013-02-07
Owned
Crafty Critter
United States
Pennsylvania
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9
Jun 2013
A unique game with a 'build-able' ship. Rules can be a little tricky for new players; it takes quite a few games to finally get into the swing of understanding them all. The customizable options are really great and add a lot to this game.
2013-06-12
Owned
David Ells
United States
Baltimore
Maryland
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Here the truceless armies yet / Trample, rolled in blood and sweat; / They kill and kill and never die; / And I think that each is I. // None will part us, none undo / The knot that makes one flesh of two, /
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Sick with hatred, sick with pain, / Strangling -- When shall we be slain? // When shall I be dead and rid / Of the wrong my father did? / How long, how long, till spade and hearse / Puts to sleep my mother's curse?
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8
Oct 2012
Kickstarter!
2012-10-07
Preordered
Peter Bogdasarian
United States
Washington
Dist of Columbia
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8
Feb 2013
The games have been close, the pace furious (45-60 min) and the action exciting. The x-perimental weapon upgrade set is a must own as it allows you to have asymmetric sides, which is something I really like in my games. Overall, a well done for Escape Pod Games, which delivered a well-tested and well-made game for its first Kickstarter.

Now that I've tried it, let me add that the 2-on-2 multiplayer scenario is a great deal of fun and provides another layer of strategic depth to the core game. It certainly helps my opinion that our game came down to a 1-0 photo finish!
2013-04-06
Owned
zee Parks
United States
New Jersey
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8
Mar 2013
wish the cards were regulation size, instead of being elongated.
2013-11-08
Owned
Alvin Simmons

Sacramento
California
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7.8
Jul 2014
A "sleeper!" I'm glad to have stumbled on this game. While it takes a solid 30min to teach someone the basics and a round to understand, it's an extremely well balanced mix of mechanics with theme.
2015-01-03
Owned
Shayne Gray
United States
Akron
Ohio
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7.5
Jun 2013
Good game, I played 2 games of this. Will have to play a few more times to really get a gauge on it. The rules were good for explaining the basics, but there is a lot of situational type things that come up that the rules are lacking in. Apparently the second edition will have an updated rule book.

Putting it at 7.5 for now, we'll see how it goes with more plays.
2013-06-10
Owned
Ubergeek
United States
Camas
Washington
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Be Happy in your Game!
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I spent 100 Geek Gold and all I got was this lousy overtext message!
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7.4
Apr 2013
Good thematic game for when you want to throw dice at each other. There's a few choices to be made on where to press your attack but really it's just a dice and card drawing fest. That's not saying it's a bad game. It's fun, plays in under an hour, and generates a few shouts and groans along the way. Euro brainiacs need not apply to this fleet's crew. Components are well done and the box was stuffed with extras in the kickstart edition. Overall, I'm glad I got it.
2013-04-09
Owned
Chris Oldgeorge
Greece
Athens
Attika
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7
Mar 2013
Fast and Furious spaceship combat. Good fun and decent mix of mayhem, hand management and tactics. I am pretty sure that the advanced game and the mini-expansions (MK.II, crew, etc) actually make it far better, haven't played yet.
2013-03-18
Owned
Ron
Austria
Vienna
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ASL ... yes, this is my Desert Island Game. If I have to give up all my 3000+ games and only allowed to keep one, this would be it. This bloody game stood the test of time. Around for more than 25 years - simply the best.
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Devoted Follower of the Most Holy Church of the Evil Bob. Possessed and down the road to become chaotic, evil & naughty. All hail the Evil Bob and his Stargate.
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7
May 2013
Stupid postmen lost my kickstarter copy - but Steve at Escape Pod Games sent me another one! Thanks! meeple
2013-05-03
Owned
Jack Reda
United States
Herndon
Virginia
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My favorite game is Cosmic Encounter.
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7
Jan 2015
Base game on its own is decent, but comes to life much more with expansions.
2015-01-03
Owned
Runar Jenssen
Norway
Lillehammer
Oppland
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7
Jun 2013
Some minor warping issues and production quality that is only OKAY+ doesn't hinder this game from being easy to learn and fun to play all around.
2013-06-20
Owned
Andrew H
Australia
Brisbane
Queensland
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7
Feb 2013
Pretty good game but so much of the game is largely irrelevant to the final outcome. Luck of the draw and the dice is key.
2013-02-22
Sebastian Grawan
Germany
Eicklingen/Celle
Niedersachsen
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7
Mar 2013
Nice game about customizable space combat.
2013-03-29
Owned
Chad Lawrence
United States
Lewisville
Texas
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7
Mar 2015
Fun, but fairly luck based.
2015-03-14
Joe Canuck
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6.75
Aug 2014
Theme-infused two or four player game in which you seek to destroy the opponent's command ship before they do in yours. The mechanics are a balanced mix of luck and strategy, with a variety of planning and layout. Requires a lot of space to play — and the importance of pieces is somehow counter intuitive: the bigger board isn't the winning one.

PLUS: theme, balance between luck and strategy
MINUS: table size required, needs more combinations to get real advantages
2014-02-16
Owned
Juan Medina
United States
Cedar Park
Texas
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Board games rule my life, and my wife's. That is a good thing, believe it or not ;)
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6.75
Jul 2013
Not my cup of tea, but a good design overall. There is a lot to keep track off and a lot of back and forth. Will play it if asked but will not look forward to it.
2013-07-15
Jason Clague
New Zealand
Hamilton
Waikato
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6.64
Nov 2014
Preordered: Kickstarter

ETA Aug 2012
2012-06-05
Owned

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