Star Wars Miniatures - Strategies & General Discussion

Discussion in 'Games: RPG & Miniatures' started by Riptide572, May 23, 2005.

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  1. kidwehatethemost Jedi Knight

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    I've been buying the Rebel Storm packs, even though they are ultra rare, but gladly there has been a re-release of them.. Now it looks like the Clone Strikes are the tough ones to get.

    I'm sick of seeing the ROTS Booster.. sick! my friends buy like 2 cases at a time when we go to collectos malls.. its crazy..

    The most anticipated figure in the Universe huge Collection will be the
    New Luke SKywalker *NJO* or the Maul on Swoop!

    I built a custom Miniatures Board... I'll post pictures whenever i get the chance..

    Its of Tantooine made of sheet wood, and lots of odds'n-ins..
  2. That_WookieWarrior Jedi Knight

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    My brother and a few friends have all chipped in money and we have started to play Minis. I cant wait to get the stuff and start to play it, should be fun. I just got the Rebel Strom starter set a couple of weeks ago with a few boosters and have been searching for info about SW Minis.

    Oh yeah does anybody know what will be in the Universe set that is coming out? And would local COmic Book type stores have SW Minis booster? because I cant find a store that has them.
  3. Rogue_Thunder FanForce CR, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

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    I just about have the entire RotS set. I'm just sorry I missed Clone Strike, since it looks like there's some pretty cool figs in that one. :(

    Anyone know if there's plans to re-release that one?
  4. That_WookieWarrior Jedi Knight

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    CLone Strike interests me the most, with all the Jedi n' clones.
  5. kidwehatethemost Jedi Knight

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    I dont think theyre going to rerelease clone strike.

    My favorite Clone Strike Fig is Aurra Sing.


    The Universe Huge set is being delivered now in some places!
    www.wizards.com
  6. Ender Sai Chosen One

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    Aurra is a nasty piece but I'm really not too fussed about using her.

    Since you guys have been good, here's something for you:

    Grand Admiral Thrawn
    Imperial
    cost 37
    HP 80
    Def 18
    Att 12
    Dmg 10
    Abilities
    Unique
    Master Tactician (You automatically choose who goes first except on a roll of 1)
    Ysalamiri (characters within 6 squares cannot spend force points. This character and characters within 6 squares cannot be targeted by Force powers)

    Commander Effect - Non-Uniques followers within 6 squares get +3 attack and + 3 defence.

    At the end of this character's turn, 2 allies within 6 squares of this character may switch position.

    Admiral Ackbar - 21 points VR
    70 hp
    14 def
    +4 att
    10 Dmg

    Unique,
    Recon: (See Probe Droid)
    It's a trap!!: Enemies with stealth withing 6 squares lose stealth

    Commander Effect
    Followers within 6 squares gain +4 attack against activated enemies.

    E_S

    E_S
  7. kidwehatethemost Jedi Knight

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    theres a lot more over at wizards.com


    The Warmaster Yuzuhng Vong Has 200 Hit Points!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    the new Darth Vader Jedi Hunter is out of this world!!!!!!
  8. Rogue_Thunder FanForce CR, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

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  9. That_WookieWarrior Jedi Knight

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    Do you know the rest of his stats?
  10. Rogue_Follower Manager Emeritus

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    Somebody let slip the setlist too. This is the best set yet, especially for RPGers. :D

    *Spoilers*










    Republic
    1- Clone Trooper
    2- Clone Trooper on BARC Speeder [Huge]
    3- Elite Clone Trooper
    4- Flash Speeder [Huge]
    5- Obi-wan on Boga [Huge]

    Separatist
    6- Battle Droid
    7- Darth Maul on Speeder [Large]
    8- Hailfire Droid [Huge]
    9- Nute Gunray
    10- Super Battle Droid
    11- Super Battle Droid Commander

    Fringe
    12- Abyssin Black Sun Thug
    13- Acklay [Huge]
    14- ASP-7
    15- B'omarr Monk [Large]
    16- Dash Rendar
    17- Dr. Evazan
    18- Gonk Power Droid
    19- Guri
    20- Kaminoan Ascetic
    21- Lando Calrissian, Hero of Taanab
    22- Lobot
    23- Nexu [Large?]
    24- Ponda Baba
    25- Prince Xizor
    26- Rancor [Huge]
    27- Reek [Huge]
    28- Rodian Black Sun Vigo
    29- Shistavanen Pilot
    30- Tusken Raider on Bantha [Huge]
    31- Vornskr [Large]
    32- X-1 Viper Droid [Huge]

    Imperial
    33- AT-ST [Huge]
    34- Baron Fel
    35- Dark Side Marauder
    36- Dark Trooper Phase III [Large]
    37- Darth Vader, Jedi Hunter
    38- Grand Admiral Thrawn
    39- Nightsister Sith Witch
    40- Noghri
    41- Stormtrooper
    42- Stormtrooper Commander

    Rebel
    43- Admiral Ackbar
    44- Bith Rebel
    45- Chewbacca, Rebel Hero
    46- Dressellian Commando
    47- Han Solo, Rebel Hero
    48- Luke Skywalker on Tauntaun [Large]
    49- Nien Nunb
    50- Princess Leia, Rebel Hero
    51- Wedge Antilles

    New Republic
    52- Kyle Katarn
    53- Luke Skywalker, Jedi Master
    54- New Republic Commander
    55- New Republic Trooper
    56- Young Jedi Knight

    Yuuzhan Vong
    57- Nom Anor
    58- Warmaster Tsavong Lah
    59- Yuuzhan Vong Subaltern
    60- Yuuzhan Vong Warrior

    Here's a TOS article on the new set, with pics.

    Pic 1: Nexu
    Pic 2: Admiral Ackbar, Luke on Tauntaun, Baron Fel
    Pic 3: Clone on BARC
    Pic 4: Noghri, Warmaster Lah, Abyssin Black Sun Thug


    Heres the official previews:
    Thrawn
    Wedge Antilles
    Nute Gunray
    Shistavanen Pilot
    Dark Trooper Phase III
    Yuuzhan Vong Warrior
    Young Jedi Knight
    Clone on BARC
    Tusken Raider on Bantha


    This set is sweet. :cool:
  11. Ender Sai Chosen One

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    There's more than those previews; Kidzworld has some and WotC_Rob was nice enough to give us previews at the Wizards board: http://boards1.wizards.com/forumdisplay.php?f=517

    E_S
  12. Rogue_Follower Manager Emeritus

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    Yeah, I lurk there. :)

    Rebelscum compiled the first four after the Darth Maul on Speeder: Bith Rebel, Warmaster Lah, Abyssin Black Sun Thug, and Darth Vader, Jedi Hunter.

    Kidzworld has previews, with stats too. They have Han Solo, Rebel Hero , Tusken Raider on Bantha, Dark Trooper Phase III, Hailfire Droid, Rancor, Nightsister Sith Witch, X-1 Viper Droid, and Elite Clone Trooper.
  13. Rogue_Thunder FanForce CR, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

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    Whoa :eek:

    In the words of Peter Griffin... "Freakin' sweet!"
  14. kidwehatethemost Jedi Knight

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    Im more excited about the New Republic Faction myself!

    Kyle Katarn, and Luke Skywalker Jedi Master! WOOT WOOT
  15. Rogue_Follower Manager Emeritus

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    Which reminds me, Master Luke is up.

    This set is a great addition the minis game, RPG, and just plain collectors, but the next set promises to be greater still. Called Champions of the Force, it is supposed to include two new factions: Sith and Old Republic, which means that it will have characters from KotOR. :cool: Also, the New Republic and Vong factions are supposed to get a boost in CotF. Darktroopers (both Phase I and II) are also planned.

    :D
  16. Rogue_Thunder FanForce CR, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

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    Sweet! :D

    Where did you hear about the Champions of the Force set?
  17. Rogue_Follower Manager Emeritus

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    There were some reports about it on the WotC boards from people who had spoken to WotC representatives at conventions: Comic-Con, Celebration III, Gen-Con, etc. There's some info here thats copied from the WotC boards.

    From May 11: (Rob is a WotC VIP)

    By talking to Rob and Co. I learned all this stuff:
    - The other 3 huges are going to be Acklay, Reek and a X1 Viper Droid.
    - Huges will be Uncommon, Rare and Very Rare (YUCK!)
    - Dagobah Yoda and Ponda Baba are in the set
    [It turns out Yoda isn't there, so he's probably in CotF]
    - Set 5's working title is Champions of the Force.
    - Darktooper Phase 3 definitely is coming. Maybe in Universe.
    - Darktroopers Phase 1 and 2 will be in the following set after Phase 3
    - Dagobah Luke is an Upcoming figure but not in Universe
    - Champions of the force will have Darth Nhilus, Darth Malik, Darth Bane, Exar Kun & Republic Commandos.
    - Champions of the force will be 60% expanded universe.
    - Unique characters will never have the same stats when they are in a set again.
    - All recurring characters in Universe (Luke, Chewbacca, Han ect.) will be the most powerful versions of each unique to date.
    - Universe will not have a starter set.
    - There will be Ultimate Missions for RotS and Universe
    - The AT-AT will come with a map. The map has new features like trenches and big guns the rebels can use if they are standing on them.
    - The AT-AT can only go forward or diagonally forward. It moves at a rate of 2. It kills anything it steps on that fails a saving throw. It ignores all terrain except walls.
    - There is a second giant mini. The AT-TE that was decided on but the AT-AT comes first. Depending the AT-AT's success they may release more giant minis. But there is no official word on if they ever will. So the AT-TE is no guarantee.



    Yeah, you heard him, there's an AT-AT. Its supposed to be about $50 and come out this fall. :cool:
  18. Rogue_Thunder FanForce CR, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

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    Cool. Any idea when it's coming out? :D
  19. Rogue_Follower Manager Emeritus

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    I think that the AT-AT will be coming out this fall, possibly September. The WotC VIPs said it was a limited run, so its possible you can't find it at your local gaming store.

    I would say that Champions of the Force comes out next spring or late winter, since WotC seems to be putting out about two sets per year. We don't have much info on it other than hints, so I can't say for sure. If WotC is going by the schedule of a set every six months, it should come out around February or March (about 6 months from Universe's Aug. 19th release date.)
  20. Ender Sai Chosen One

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    COTF will be a pre-Xmas release, most likely.

    E_S
  21. Rogue_Follower Manager Emeritus

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    Thats probably right, since it makes the most sense marketing-wise.

    :)
  22. That_WookieWarrior Jedi Knight

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  23. Rogue_Follower Manager Emeritus

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  24. Rogue_Thunder FanForce CR, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

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    So has anyone gotten these yet? How's the detail on the figures? How common are the Large figs?

    I'm going to pick some up at the end of the month. :D
  25. lordmaul13 Jedi Master

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    I just got my Universe shipment (2 cases) this afternoon. :D My three gripes are:

    1. I didn't get a rancor. I really wanted a rancor.
    2. The Viper has about 3 colors (and that's if you count the black base). The paint job is much less than visually stunning.
    3. The Hailfire Droid has about 3 colors and that's if you count the black base). Could've used a much better paint job.

    Other than that I have no complaints. So far everything else I've seen seems well painted and nicely sculpted.

    lordmaul13
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