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by IanBruntlett
Sat Sep 22, 2007 2:50 pm
Forum: Other Miniatures Games
Topic: Inspiration for fleet tactics
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Inspiration for fleet tactics

Hi, A couple of friends and I are going to play a scenario this week. I've been reading the rules and making notes and looking at forums and the Mongoose free downloads. I'd like to know this:- has anyone read any books re: fleet actions that will translate well into B5 ACTA tactics? I'm thinking of...
by IanBruntlett
Sun Sep 09, 2007 5:43 pm
Forum: Other Miniatures Games
Topic: ACTA - Fleet Lists book - Quantities of fighters.
Replies: 10
Views: 2154

ACTA - Fleet Lists book - Quantities of fighters.

lastbesthope wrote:-

"The number of fighters in a flight is dependent on fighter type, but historically within ACTA a flight of Furies is 6 individual fighters. Whereas for a WS fighter it is one per flight. "

What's a WS?

TIA


Ian
by IanBruntlett
Sun Sep 09, 2007 5:23 pm
Forum: Other Miniatures Games
Topic: ACTA - Fleet Lists book - Quantities of fighters.
Replies: 10
Views: 2154

ACTA - Fleet Lists book - Quantities of fighters.

Some ships can carry fighters. Unfortunately the *quantities* of fighters involved is vague and, to me, undefined. This book uses phrases like:- "Patrol(Wing of Four Flights)" - p 8 - how many craft does that mean? and on p9, for the Explorer Class Survey ship, it is written it has a complement of 6...