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by Stonehorse
Fri Sep 25, 2009 9:07 am
Forum: Other Miniatures Games
Topic: So what's going on with the third edition of A Call to Arms?
Replies: 57
Views: 10346

Am I right in thinking that Mongoose plan to base the 3rd edition on a pre-existing Sci-Fi franchise? What I would like to see is a point system, the Priority system currently used is too erratic I find. I'd also like to see a more refined critical system, as it is now it is a lot of book keeping. ...
by Stonehorse
Thu Sep 24, 2009 11:49 am
Forum: Other Miniatures Games
Topic: So what's going on with the third edition of A Call to Arms?
Replies: 57
Views: 10346

Am I right in thinking that Mongoose plan to base the 3rd edition on a pre-existing Sci-Fi franchise? What I would like to see is a point system, the Priority system currently used is too erratic I find. I'd also like to see a more refined critical system, as it is now it is a lot of book keeping. O...
by Stonehorse
Thu Feb 05, 2009 12:19 am
Forum: Other Miniatures Games
Topic: ACTA Thread Removal Pool
Replies: 13
Views: 2897

wkehrman wrote:I don't know, but I'm sure that all the B5 game fans out there will be treated with the same care and concern as the Starship Troopers players...
Hahaha, that's a good one!

How I wish it wasn't soo true :cry:
by Stonehorse
Wed Jan 14, 2009 12:59 pm
Forum: Other Miniatures Games
Topic: Call To Arms Removed From Mongoose Forums?
Replies: 29
Views: 7316

Just out of interest, who else thinks that they'll leave Mongoose Forums when the ACTA forum goes... I know it is the only thing keeping me here at the moment in time.
by Stonehorse
Thu Dec 11, 2008 12:46 pm
Forum: Mongoose General Discussion
Topic: Battlefield Evolution: Space Battles.
Replies: 1
Views: 1141

Battlefield Evolution: Space Battles.

As SST will no longer see the light of day, I've stumbled upon an idea that I think a lot of Sci-Fi 28mm gamers will really like. The rules for Battlefield Evolution work, it is a simple fact that they are some of the best (if not the best) rules for 28mm unit based games. The rules also have the gr...
by Stonehorse
Thu Dec 11, 2008 12:30 pm
Forum: Other Miniatures Games
Topic: STARSHIP TROOPERS STILL DEAD?
Replies: 18
Views: 4661

Trouble with doing this is that players are bound to have arguements over the fan made rules, and be biased to their favourite army. What I think would be good is if Mongoose could do what the makers of Future War Commander did with Epic/Warmaster, and create a new SST with the rules from Battlefiel...
by Stonehorse
Thu Dec 11, 2008 12:16 pm
Forum: Other Miniatures Games
Topic: 3rd Space
Replies: 57
Views: 13133

Those are some stunning ships you have made there. They really look like the 3rd space ships.

I hope that the article you submitted sees the light of day.
by Stonehorse
Mon Dec 08, 2008 12:58 pm
Forum: Other Miniatures Games
Topic: A New Edition of ACTA is coming...
Replies: 228
Views: 37146

My guess is that it may have a tie in with a licence that Rebellion have worked on, or are working on. Looking at this: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rebellion_Developments#List_of_games I see that they have worked on Star Wars, this could also tie in with Mat's 'comment about the GL shrine. I'm not ...
by Stonehorse
Wed Dec 03, 2008 12:46 pm
Forum: Other Miniatures Games
Topic: B5 Licence will not be renewed in 2009
Replies: 123
Views: 24528

This is not the end. I'd like to say I think you are right, but look at Starship Troopers, it is sad to say that that system is dead. I came to Mongoose through Starship Troopers, then moved onto Babylon 5 A Call to Arms. Things were good for a bout a year... then Mongoose made some really bad choi...
by Stonehorse
Mon Dec 01, 2008 11:39 pm
Forum: Other Miniatures Games
Topic: B5 Licence will not be renewed in 2009
Replies: 123
Views: 24528

Can't say I'm shocked to read this. 2008 seems to me like a Year where Mongoose didn't know what they were doing. Sorry if this sounds negative*, but it just seems to be like watching a car crash in very slow motion. *I'm still left feeling a bit burnt after the debacle that was Starship Troopers Ev...
by Stonehorse
Sat Nov 22, 2008 6:23 pm
Forum: Other Miniatures Games
Topic: Good news you can now..... ORDER NEW B5 SHIPS!
Replies: 44
Views: 7808

Anybody know how many flights of fighters per pack. (If its still the "rumoured" 2 thats more than a 100% increase in price even at 1.49 xchange) From reading the site it looks like it is one flight per pack, apart from the Starfuries come in packs of 2 for the same price, while something as small ...
by Stonehorse
Fri Oct 03, 2008 11:51 am
Forum: Other Miniatures Games
Topic: Scrathbuilding starships
Replies: 13
Views: 14791

Having just started making my own models, I can advise that Heresy have a lot of good modelling tools, their Clay shapers and Procreate are very useful. I also use odd items for the 'core' of a model and build up on it, one ship I'm working on is built from an Impega highlighter pen, I've seen some ...
by Stonehorse
Fri Oct 03, 2008 11:39 am
Forum: Other Miniatures Games
Topic: Some things never change
Replies: 20
Views: 4741

Aye, but usually when someone starts going on about certain ships/races being all powerful in the show and that it should be reflected in the game. I find the trouble with the arguement about how powerful certain ships are in the TV show is that a lot of those ships or their crew have plot immunity...
by Stonehorse
Wed Oct 01, 2008 11:57 am
Forum: Other Miniatures Games
Topic: P&P Playtest Pack v 1.1
Replies: 174
Views: 32612

certain things that people think are problems are being addressed: 2fers, boresight, FAP breakdown, whitestars I also hope that the critical damage system is being addressed, that to my mind has been the biggest cause of problems. On a personal note, I've never had an issue with Whitestars, so can'...
by Stonehorse
Mon Sep 29, 2008 12:22 pm
Forum: Other Miniatures Games
Topic: P&P Playtest Pack v 1.1
Replies: 174
Views: 32612

I see not much hope that the many balancing issues that exist are rersolved or taken into consideration any longer with P&P. Indeed many Germany players have already given up on the supplement as another Armageddon desaster which will only add "cool" things but make the game balancing only worse. Y...
by Stonehorse
Wed Aug 27, 2008 11:48 am
Forum: Other Miniatures Games
Topic: ACTA on FaceBook
Replies: 14
Views: 2516

The best thing about Facebook is the online Risk game, which is an application called ATTACK!

I joined, might find some new players in the West Yorkshire area, which would be a good thing.
by Stonehorse
Fri Aug 22, 2008 3:11 pm
Forum: Other Miniatures Games
Topic: Shadow Skirmish PL ship ideas.
Replies: 27
Views: 3968

Ok, just change the ships background to reflect it is carrying 5 Troops worth of Soliders of Darkness. Issue solved, with out having to tweak the ship. Regarding Shadows in combat, I think they would if need be, as they can move about without being seen by all the races bar the Vorlons and other Anc...
by Stonehorse
Fri Aug 22, 2008 1:36 pm
Forum: Other Miniatures Games
Topic: Shadow Skirmish PL ship ideas.
Replies: 27
Views: 3968

I know it's only a small ship but that could phase in and assault a ship on turn 1. Seems like a game winner skirmish class takes out a war class ? Good point, how about if it couldn't use the boarding action in the same turn it uses it's Hyperspace Mastery? This way it jumps in and has to endure a...
by Stonehorse
Fri Aug 22, 2008 11:46 am
Forum: Other Miniatures Games
Topic: Shadow Skirmish PL ship ideas.
Replies: 27
Views: 3968

The Phantom idea is okay but I think the damage is a bit much and the AD of the weapons seems a bit OTT for a skirmish level ship. I would say make the Damage 15 (no pinning) and reduce the AD to 6. Many people have said this, my thoughts where to have the gun short ranged but very powerful, it is ...
by Stonehorse
Thu Aug 21, 2008 1:35 pm
Forum: Other Miniatures Games
Topic: Shadow Skirmish PL ship ideas.
Replies: 27
Views: 3968

Shadow Skirmish PL ship ideas.

Broken off from the P+P Shadow changes thread. Per Matt's request for Shadow Skirmish ideas and from another thread, go ahead and rip this idea apart and see how much of it is worth it. Czuschlag’s Shadow "Infiltrator" or "Corsair": Just as Shadow Ships evolve in power as they age, so too can Shadow...