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  2. Finn doesn't add a die to be rolled, he adds a blank result to the result pool, thus is considered a modification (yes, a useless one that couldn't be rerolled if it was allowed, but still a modification that can't happen nonetheless).
  3. Sabine claims. Then both players pass. Once Sabine has claimed, any time Unkar passes, it ends the round because Sabine will pass all of her subsequent actions. I've tried my hardest to explain to you how this is an endless loop. I suggest you go back and read my posts.
  4. Hero versions: 2-handed deck paired with: Ally versions: I like to make universal decks usable for most quests and I keep the decks build. For me there are more reliable/widely-usable options for allies.
  5. He cannot put the weapon back on his deck unless he claims
  6. Now we're down to the 'sweeping derogatory comments phase'. Very mature.
  7. If both players pass no one gets the claim ability on the battlefield.
  8. NO. More than 8 ships in a 100 point squad is asking for trouble. Z-95s were good basic ships that can be swarmed or loaded for alpha strikes or just as a blocker. They weren't 'worse x-wings' because they predates the X-wing and was the basis for later designs such as the ARC 170 and T-65, T-70 and T-85. The Headhunter deserves better than being lumped together with Uglies as the 'more expensive option.
  9. Just out of curiosity, but is there an attachment/mod or whatever that is basically putting a shield like that on a gun? I mean, since it's mostly energy, there shouldn't be too much weight, but similar to several WW 2 guns that were behind shields, I don't see why you couldn't do that in SW. I mean they are even see through, so they wouldn't even effect aim. And just to clarify, I'm specifically referring to some kind of weapon mod/attachment that would project a shield, similar to the ones awayputurwpn linked, or even up to the size of the Gun Gun ones, around the rifle as it's being fired. I'm guessing the answer is no, but it seems like something that would be doable, given the nature of the technology. And if it's not something that exists, how would you build it? Perhaps it gives the weapon some negative trait? Like unwieldy or whatever, but providing significant protection to the shooter?
  10. TIE Bombers are pretty decent ordnance carriers as long as there is a way to supply them with that target lock and Empire has several. Empire can also use missiles on several platforms including SF, Adv, AP (although this one is too risky nowadays) and Defender. So as far as delivering that ordnance alpha strike, Empire does have the top spot - their delivery platform is better, it's surviving afterwards/closing the deal that is a problem. Again I would have to respectfully disagree here - Empire does have playable dedicated crew carriers (TIE Shuttle, Lambda, Upsilon), what it lacks is a ship with decent combat characteristics that can use a crew (TIE Phantom excluded). System officers and fleet officers are pretty good in a right build. Rebel captive can still provide a headache to opponent. The problem is not the options, but the expectations that are set too high due to the presence of crew cards like Sabine/Dengar/Rey/C3P0 etc. You misunderstood me, I'm not saying that the option is cheap, I'm saying it's there as the only way to play those cannons and still keep the damage potential is to use them as a free attack and currently only Empire has access to that. (And, btw, I don't know about your meta, but I see TIE/D pretty often in Imperial builds and in fact often play one myself) Really? Quickdraw, Vessery, Backdraft, RAC, Howlrunner, Vader, Sabacc - all those pilots have pretty decent abilities and there are more. Again - in my mind it's not like Empire doesn't have options, its the presence of several options in other factions that are too good that is a problem.
  11. Blank do solve? Also, is this a.....thing? play L5R online?
  12. Sabine claims before Unkar passes. Then Sabine also passes (all actions after claim are pass). Therefore, the round is over. Sabine gets to lock down Unkar and get the claim ability every round.
  13. I'm in agreement overall with @GiledPallaeon and would take it a bit further by saying I fundamentally dislike any Kuat build that focuses on anti-squadron. That's not any ISD's strong suit and the end result feels awkward. If it's something you prioritize, Raiders flown in support of it will do the job better and feel less conflicted about it and it lets you free up your points and slots to make your ISD more of a threat to enemy ships.
  14. We need a Lore hero. Three Leadership, three Tactics, soon to be one Spirit.
  15. I can get to it.
  16. Have there been any drinking games constructed for the podcast? I would suggest something like- take a drink everytime Chris Allen says the phrase "then you just don't get to play" in reference to something he believes is OP, but that would be just a starting point.
  17. Don't forget he's gotta be in the Fighter, Interceptor and Bomber too. While he did fly several missions in GUNBOAT he was more often calling in GUNBOATS as reinforcements are as assault craft to help disable targets when he wasn't in a Defender.
  18. Unkar player passes then Sabine claims to put card on top of deck. Now Unkar is free to finish out the turn, or Sabine passes and turn ends with Sabine keeping the battlefield without her getting the claim ability.
  19. really good ideas here. Any defense die changes? How would you implement these dice in the existing game? FAQ? New Upgrades?
  20. I really doubt they are... Look at it this way, they are in the business of making games and making money. FFG obviously wants to have some content to make more ace sets etc. I certainly feel, if the "Alpha-class Star Wing" does well, then we'll certainly see an Ace set with an Ace livery Star Wing along with Maarek Stele as a pilot.
  21. Maybe it wasn't a pact with demons. Maybe just a few centuries of inbreeding (since nobody sleeps with a warboy *cough* I mean berserker). The flesh rippers are just German shepherds after years of selective breeding.
  22. Your experience is different than mine. I widely remember Miranda being a very strong and popular pilot from the get go. Once Sabine dropped she really went to the next level though.
  23. Ginks list has no gimmicks in it. You are getting 2 extra blacks on an MC30 which already has an Ordnance and 3 blacks. You're just increasing the odds of rolling a crit. The only gimmick is using Sato at long range to proc crits. That's just a bad strategy with Sato even if it appears the most obvious combo to do.
  24. I'm not sure I understand... the Sabine player does the following: Overwrite (ambush) Tap Running Interference (Unkar can't play a card) Roll in Tap Running Interference (Unkar can't roll in) Play card from discard (ambush) Claim (move upgrade back to hand) So now the Unkar player can't roll in and can't play a card. The Unkar player passes. The Sabine player auto-passes (due to claim) so the round's over. End round. Sabine goes first next round.
  25. Ooooo, I like this. Similar to Magic The Gathering: key words are simply printed on the card with a definition card elsewhere. Then put a FAQ reference to yet... or no reference card and just point to the FAQ for current definition. Do this for torpedos and misses and and and.... i second this.
  26. You say that. But they will. In both directions. It just happens.
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