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Daniel
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This was a good find. Two reviewers go "head to head" on Talon. They both seemed to like the game!

http://www.miniaturemarket.com/talonreview.html
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Get me into the action, and get me out. Do it with a minimum of table space, rules overhead, and fiddliness. I don't think anything in the space combat genre really holds a candle to Talon in this regard, and that means above all else, the darn thing is going to get played.


This made me smile.
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So, the only downside is that the first (hopefully not last) installment of a game with an independent IP, can't compete with SW/ST... I think I can handle that.

PS boys, Get there MM guys some IP converted ships!
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Great article. Great design Jim. Same for Space Empires 4x
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MINIATURE MARKET has TALON for only $39.59!

Retail Price: $59.00

Our Price: $39.59
Quantity In Stock: 20
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    I showed it to four new guys last night, none of them had played Star Fleet Battles or Federation Commander, and all but one had a bit of trouble "getting" it until a couple of ships changed speed from 3-3-x. Suddenly the numbers in the impulses made perfect sense to them. The one guy dropped into the seat as sweet as you please (and he missed the opening rules explanation) and was all-in on the first turn.

    All four of them liked it. By the middle of turn 2 they were singing its praises.

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It's always that first lower phase... Folks are tracking, tracking, tracking, then it just clicks.
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shadowmeldk wrote:
It's always that first lower phase... Folks are tracking, tracking, tracking, then it just clicks.


We have a load of experience bringing the game to players that had never played SFB or even real wargames at DiceTowerCon. Talon has broad appeal.
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Move! Advance! Fire! Rout! Recover! Artillery Denied! Artillery Request! Command Confusion...say what?!
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chrono280 wrote:
Talon has broad appeal.


Sexist.
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Malacandra wrote:
chrono280 wrote:
Talon has broad appeal.


Sexist.


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Thanks for sharing the review Daniel. Michael and Kyle did a great job discussing this one.
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It took me more than one turn to understand what was going on, and I was confused by the use of the marker to deplete some things, and fill up others. I eventually learned most of it, although it's not a typical wargame rehashing the same mechanics. You have to plan (some), but it plays pretty fast, and I can see how multiple ships wouldn't be a problem. I really enjoyed it.
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You keep using that word. I do not think it means what you think it means.
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although it's not a typical wargame rehashing the same mechanics.


Thank you!
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