Crossbreed Squad Building?
Posted 06 December 2012 - 11:13 AM
Posted 06 December 2012 - 11:49 AM
Lord Darkain said:
Not legal. Clearly stated in the basic rulebook:
Choose a Faction: Players agree on which
factions to control. One player controls Rebels
while the other controls Imperials. If players
cannot agree, randomly assign factions.
All components belonging to a player’s own
faction are considered friendly, and all
components belonging to his opponent’s faction
are considered enemy.
And from the Tournament Rules PDF:
Each player must build one squad for use in an X-Wing tournament. The squad-building rules described
in this section supersede the squad-building rules described in the X-Wing rulebook.
The maximum squad points for each player is 100 points. A squad cannot exceed 100 points, though it
may contain fewer than 100 points.
Each player may choose to field either a Rebel or Imperial squad, as tournament seeding ignores the
Nowhere are players given permission to mix ships from different factions into the same squad. For a wacky, different game at home, sure. For any kind of organized play, totally not allowed.
Imperials: 8 TIEs, 4 TIE Adv, 12 TIE Interceptors, 3 Firesprays, 6 TIE Bombers, 5 Lambdas, 3 TIE Defenders, 4 Phantoms
Posted 08 December 2012 - 04:43 AM
There were a couple of Star Wars comics where Han Solo faced a pirate captain who had stolen a Star Destroyer.
His team used every kind of fighter and created some crossbreed ships when there weren' enough repair parts.
A scenario like that might be fun.
Posted 08 December 2012 - 03:47 PM
I would love to have the brother-in-law's flying together as a flight pair
Wedge in his X-Wing and Soontir in his Tie Interceptor.
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Posted 18 January 2013 - 09:12 AM
A bit off topic but,
the 'Crossbreed' title reminded me of the "Uglies" from the old X-Wing book series. That was the name that Rogue Squadron (or was it the Wraiths?) gave to the cobbled together ships of pirates and bandits; TIE cockpits with Y-Wing engines and such. Would be neat to see and play with something like that.
Posted 19 January 2013 - 02:09 AM
Theres nothing to stop you using mixed squads if your gaming group allows it.
(Tournaments and rules-wise, as others said is a no-no)
Fluff-wise, theres plenty mentions of rebel pilots using TIES (usually Imperial pilots who have just went AWOL and took their fighters with them.)
(Though how they manage that without a Hyperdrive is anyones guess! lol)