Ad Astra Games
Want an easy entry point into Squadron Strike? Check out the Empire/Directorate War, through seven scenarios in this self-contained tutorial. Available from the Ad Astra Games web site.
The step-by-step tutorials makes sure that you get one concept before moving on to the next. See how you can go from 2D to 3D play in simple steps.
This print-and-play set also includes box miniatures and tilt blocks that you can print on card stock and assemble, ready to play, along with all the SSDs needed to play the seven scenarios presented.
Still not sure? Take a look at Squadron Strike's mechanics: http://www.adastragames.com/squadron-strike/ Believe us, the tutorial makes all of this even easier.
Just for fun, the Starter Kit also introduces you to the background of the Empire-Directorate War through a series of very short stories.
Her instincts said the Brasilians were dangerous, and far more dangerous than Thumiscar was allowing himself to believe. Of course, she was a contact specialist. Her job to contemplate the worst possible case. But the denial of permission to inspect the ruined cities in the northern hemisphere, and the putative parasite crossover—she wasn’t of a savant bloodline herself, but these struck her as deeply suspicious.
Now two cruisers—almost half of her total forces—were twelve standard days overdue. The fleet was provisioned, or as well provisioned as it could be without a proper spaceport. The new food was even moderately tasty, which was good for morale. It was best to find out what was going on with her missing cruisers before Thumiscar returned…