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I logged in BGG to write up some comments on game played today. While waiting for a page to load I found that Star Wars Rebellion ad and said to myself WTF! Naaa! its probably and expansion for one of those card or miniature games.

I once posted on another thread that the only star wars game I would buy is a Twilight Imperium style game in the world of star wars. So I hit back in my browser in hoping to find the ad again (rare thing to desire having an ad) to finally realize that ... they did it. They did what I asked for.

I have not bought a lot of board games lately, but this one is going to be hard to turn down. It's also only a 2 player game making it easier to find an opponent and reducing downtime. So unless the rules are horrible, I think I am willing to buy this game without playing it before. For those who know me, this rarely happens to me.
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Star Wars: The Queen's Gambit and War of the Ring brought me full into this hobby. It feels like a journey that has brought me to this moment.

(Honestly, only being very slightly hyperbolic.)
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larienna wrote:
I logged in BGG to write up some comments on game played today. While waiting for a page to load I found that Star Wars Rebellion ad and said to myself WTF! Naaa! its probably and expansion for one of those card or miniature games.

I once posted on another thread that the only star wars game I would buy is a Twilight Imperium style game in the world of star wars. So I hit back in my browser in hoping to find the ad again (rare thing to desire having an ad) to finally realize that ... they did it. They did what I asked for.

I have not bought a lot of board games lately, but this one is going to be hard to turn down. It's also only a 2 player game making it easier to find an opponent and reducing downtime. So unless the rules are horrible, I think I am willing to buy this game without playing it before. For those who know me, this rarely happens to me.
This game has instantly gone to the top of my watch list (well, alongside the forthcoming Turtles game, but for different reasons). It's basically the game I've been looking for for a long time (Twilight Imperium was just never a realistic option for my group).

As for the player count, it says 2-4 players on the main page, so I'm not sure yet. But either way, this looks like a game that a 3rd or 4th player could definitely join, simply by teaming up.

Absolutely cannot wait to get this.
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When I saw the announcement this week, I tried not to freak out. I decided to let the news sink in for a few days and then come back later and see how I felt.

I'm pleased to report that everything I've seen so far leads me to believe that this is my dream game. I must acquire it.
 
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Just admit it. This is Axis and Allies in space. Which is a great thing.

Now they need to do 1966 Star Trek and 1978 Battlestar Galactica as well as Space Cruiser Yamato in this style. Problem is sculpt scale is still a little too large. need reduction of another 30% smaller.
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I'm pretty sure that this is based on the PC game with the same title. It was one of my favorite games when I was young... and it wasn't remotely like Axis & Allies.
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Hoss Cartwright wrote:
Just admit it. This is Axis and Allies in space. Which is a great thing.

Now they need to do 1966 Star Trek and 1978 Battlestar Galactica as well as Space Cruiser Yamato in this style. Problem is sculpt scale is still a little too large. need reduction of another 30% smaller.
Noooooooo! Bigger! I have a seven foot by four foot table that needs satisfying.

TI3 and Arkham Horror do a good job now, but new BIG games are needed.

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By turtle game, you mean

http://www.boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/180771/teenage-mutant...

I'll keep watch too.

I just hope they do not use the axis and allies combat system. I hate having to defend the death star with fighter padding like it's the case in TI3.
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Hoss Cartwright wrote:
Just admit it. This is Axis and Allies in space. Which is a great thing.
Absolutely. It's like Axis and Allies if you could have cards for stuff like the Operation Valkyrie and Ultra decrypts, and have the added task of swaying territories to your side... wait a second...

Is Rebellion the halfway point between Axis and Allies, and Twilight Struggle?
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Looks like it. My buddy is laughing at me because I can't stop talking about this game.
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And unless I am a major Leia-bout... I'll make my way down to my LGS and pick up a copy when it is available.
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Jackasses? You let a whole column get stalled and strafed on account of a couple of jackasses? What the hell's the matter with you?
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And unless I am a major Leia-bout... I'll make my way down to my LGS and pick up a copy when it is available.
Me too. I just hope it plays well Solo.
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The survey said it was more like war of the rings, which I did not play but was apparently a very good game. Where military is not the only path to victory.
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Palpatine wrote:
And unless I am a major Leia-bout... I'll make my way down to my LGS and pick up a copy when it is available.
Me too. I just hope it plays well Solo.

If not, are you going to feel Luke-warm about it?
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robbbbbb wrote:
Palpatine wrote:
And unless I am a major Leia-bout... I'll make my way down to my LGS and pick up a copy when it is available.
Me too. I just hope it plays well Solo.

If not, are you going to feel Luke-warm about it?
Glad to read you took a Jabba at the puns.

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I'm just disappointed at the Darth of good information on the game at this point. Hopefully, that will clear up Vader.
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I C-3P0 it now - all your puns R2-D2r the thread, only!
But we should stop now because they start Jar Jarring me
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I know I'm Gungan mess this up.
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I know I'm Gungan mess this up.
Take a chance and you might just Lando on your feet.
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larienna wrote:
The survey said it was more like war of the rings, which I did not play but was apparently a very good game. Where military is not the only path to victory.
You mean that survey of all the people who haven't played it?
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YES, a survey of people's impression of the game. Still it's better than nothing.

I don't really like twilight struggle, but what I hate about this game is not the influence record mechanism, but rather the historical events that you need to remember by heart. I don't think that it will be the situation, for this game, I don't think it will be an historical card driven war game. They might just use the influence recording mechanism.
 
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larienna wrote:
The survey said it was more like war of the rings, which I did not play but was apparently a very good game. Where military is not the only path to victory.
You mean that survey of all the people who haven't played it?

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franklincobb wrote:
bleached_lizard wrote:
larienna wrote:
The survey said it was more like war of the rings, which I did not play but was apparently a very good game. Where military is not the only path to victory.
You mean that survey of all the people who haven't played it?

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"Speak for yourself, kiddo."
Oh, I wasn't speaking for myself.
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Seems like a MUST have.
Lets hope that after the first reviews we won't see forced to change our minds. I mean, it looks to good to be true.
 
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