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The Millennium Falcon won. It was a tight game, considering neither of the players knew what to do with these ships. One A-wing was vaped early on, so it looked promising, but the Falcon can sure take a beating. There were also a couple of times where the Falcon managed to get outside both of the Firespray's firing arcs, which really hurt. That 360 degree primary weapon on the YT-1300 is incredible.

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Parakitor said:

Grave13 said:

 

All I can say is wow, I cant wait to get the next wave. And Am I understanding the boost action right, That all it is , is pretty much an extra movement after your initial movement?

 

 

You bet. It's basically like a forward barrel roll.

And on the ships with large bases, the boost action is incredible. I believe hothie posted that even though the Falcon (and I assume the Slave too) has to setup touching the back edge of the map, with a 4 straight followed by a boost, that puts it halfway across the map. On turn one.

 

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I just realized that the Imperials now have the ability to run a stupidly viable 4-ship list.

Soontir Fel - 27 points
Turr Phennir - 25 points
2x Alpha Squadron Pilot - 36 points total
4x Stealth Device - Priceless (actually, 16 points… but still)
100 points even, but when you can't get hit, initiative doesn't matter

That's 4 Tie-I's with 3 attack, 4 agility, and the ever-damning Evade. Good luck ever hitting this squad before it eliminates most of your best pilots. Soontir is rewarded for using red maneuvers by granting him a free focus token (as if he hadn't lost his action for the turn at all due to the stress) and Turr is going to be hard to keep a bead on with his free barrel rolls and boosts when he shoots.

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Carist said:

Soontir Fel + Push the Limit = 2 actions and a focus.

 

Wow

Wow, indeed. He's like Vader, if Vader did more damage, had Boost, and got an additional action every round. I have a hard time imagining an Imperial squad that doesn't include Fel, right now, although I'm sure I'll think of some by February.

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