Frank Becker
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On the 24th February 2013 the first DeathStar Trench Run took place at Gamersaurus Rex according to these rules:
http://x-wing.beckerf.de/DeathStar_Trench_Run_Singapore_V.1....

4 players fighted the epic game over 3 hours with a surprising result.

Turn1
According to the rules 1 Imp squad was already setup on gaming area simulating the

patroling unit.


The X-Wing squad on the right side faced immediately the patrol:


But only the 2 Ties near the Trench were immediately destroyed:


Turn2
Now the 2nd Tie Squad was arriving including the replacement of the 2 destroyed Ties:


Several Rebels now in the position to enter the Trench in the next round:


One X-Wing on the left side could be destroyed:


Turn3
The third Tie Squadron arrived:


The Rebels are in the Trench! One Y-Wing is followed by 2 X-Wings:


2 Ties were destroyed in Turn3:


No Imp could following into the Trench, the Y-Wing is 2 sections before the exhaust port:


Turn4
The Ties are preparing to follow the Rebels into the Trench:


While Darth Vader is arriving with Mauler and Backstabber:


Only 1 section to go for the Y-Wing and 2 "Stay on target" collected. That would mean 3 dices to roll for the Rebels:


But luckily the 2 Ties could clean up the situation:


Turn5
After Darth Vader was activated in the last Turn now the Imps will have a surprise:


The Falcon is arriving:


and immediatly able to support the ships in the Trench:


In the Trench 2 pilots are preparing for the final shot. A Red Squadron Pilot and behind him Luke:


Followed by 3 Ties entering the Trench:


Turn6
The Falcon couldn't stay over the Trench to support the rebels:


The 2 X-Wing behind the Red Squadron Pilot could eliminate 2 Ties, so he could shoot at first:


Using the Proton Torpedos he could convert a Focus to a Critical Hit which was neccessary.

The Imp defense couldn't evade the attack and the DeathStar was destroyed in Turn6.
And a look on the Android showed R5-D8.



Jek Porkins did it!

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beat Luke Skywalker with 3 tokens by 1 turn too, and the dice result actually had 1 evade for the last one, but meh, not enough to cancel out that crit

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Nerdgasm!

WANT TO PLAY THIS NOW
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absolutely amazing!
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scout13 wrote:
absolutely amazing!

Speechless...

This is how it's done, folks. Wow.
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Great looking game and a nice write up. Hope you cross post to TMP. One question that begs to be asked is how did you do your turrets?

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fbstr wrote:

Jek Porkins did it!

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Well, of course he did!
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vojvoda wrote:
Hope you cross post to TMP.
Done:
http://www.afewmaneuvers.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=17&t=158...

[Edit] Sorry, I just realized you are not talking about AFM. I have no account on "The Miniatures Page".

vojvoda wrote:
One question that begs to be asked is how did you do your turrets?
Checkout this thread under the picture:
http://www.boardgamegeek.com/image/1555520/star-wars-x-wing-...
 
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Biggs: I'm going in. Cover me, Porkins!

Jek: No, you cover me, Darklighter. I got this one.
 
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vojvoda wrote:
One question that begs to be asked is how did you do your turrets?

Yeah, I was wondering that myself! Are they paper?
 
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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eBFwcidw6HM
 
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cauldronofevil wrote:
vojvoda wrote:
One question that begs to be asked is how did you do your turrets?

Yeah, I was wondering that myself! Are they paper?

Resin and Epoxy Knedadite
 
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How was the play surface made? What did you use to put the pdf printout on? How did you support the trench in between the tables?

 
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fbstr wrote:
Resin and Epoxy Knedadite

Nice! Where did you get the origonal turret? Did you make it yourself? It looks great!

Did you make them indivudally or mold one and make copies?
 
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chrisrivers wrote:
How was the play surface made? What did you use to put the pdf printout on?

Copied the info from the thread: http://www.boardgamegeek.com/image/1555521/star-wars-x-wing-...

When I started this in november I was still searching for a printshop in Singapore. So I used corrugated plastic board, glued the printed A4 sheets on it and for better protection (and easier moving of the ships on the paper) I used foil to protect the boards. It's the same foil you use to wrap your books for protecting.

For the image I used
http://www.rpgnow.com/product/106202/Warscapes%3A-Star-Base-...
Several other BGG member used this and I'm really happy. Using a Black&White Laserprinter I'm quite satisfied with the result.
The only disadvantage I have as a non-US modeller: We are using A4 and not Letter format. So I had to shrink the printout a bit to fit on A4. Therefore the segments are not 2 inch (~5,08cm). They are 4,72 cm and we are using this grid to put the trench into segments.

chrisrivers wrote:
How did you support the trench in between the tables?
We used 4 Magic-tables (each 4ftx2ft) and for the trench we stacked several step stools.

cauldronofevil wrote:
Nice! Where did you get the origonal turret? Did you make it yourself?

Did you make them indivudally or mold one and make copies?

Copied from here: http://www.boardgamegeek.com/image/1555520/star-wars-x-wing-...

Making of:
I was inspired by several members here, but mainly by Patrick Keith (http://deathstarrun.com - it seems the website was removed in the meantime) and Jon (http://buckaroo13.blogspot.com).
http://x-wing.beckerf.de/LaserTurrets01.jpg - First design
http://x-wing.beckerf.de/LaserTurrets02.jpg - Testing howto make the metal plates
http://x-wing.beckerf.de/LaserTurrets03.jpg - Decided to go the tough way and glue thin styrene
http://x-wing.beckerf.de/LaserTurrets04.jpg - First prototype finished
http://x-wing.beckerf.de/LaserTurrets05.jpg - The top laser part is movable
http://x-wing.beckerf.de/LaserTurrets07.jpg - Looking inside the top

At that point I had to decide to simplify the Turrets and make them only moveable horizontally. For the game it's ok, because all ships are nearly on the same level. I made 4 upper turrets moveable vertically, but it's a very timeconsuming process.

http://x-wing.beckerf.de/LaserTurrets08.jpg - Making the mould for the lower part
http://x-wing.beckerf.de/LaserTurrets09.jpg - The silicone I get in Singapore is not the best
http://x-wing.beckerf.de/LaserTurrets10.jpg - It’s very chewy
http://x-wing.beckerf.de/LaserTurrets11.jpg - leaving a lot of bubbles
http://x-wing.beckerf.de/LaserTurrets12.jpg - same problem for the resin
http://x-wing.beckerf.de/LaserTurrets13.jpg - making the 2-part mould for the top
http://x-wing.beckerf.de/LaserTurrets14.jpg - the cast using resin was not successfull
http://x-wing.beckerf.de/LaserTurrets15.jpg - so I had to use knedadite epoxy
http://x-wing.beckerf.de/LaserTurrets16.jpg - all LaserTurrets finished for the DeathStar Trench Run

Yesterday I finally found a model shop in Singapore which sells Tamiya Plastic Scriber II. This would have helped me a lot, avoiding to glue each plate separately...
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