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by IanBruntlett
Mon Sep 24, 2007 5:02 pm
Forum: Mongoose General Discussion
Topic: Intro adventures
Replies: 16
Views: 5008

I like the idea of putting "one-shot" material (specifically adventures) onto a CD as PDF files. How about pushing it a bit further and including material that is posted by players on the internet? I'm going to have my first game of B5 ACTA this week. I'm hoping to keep playing while getting up to s...
by IanBruntlett
Sat Sep 22, 2007 2:50 pm
Forum: Other Miniatures Games
Topic: Inspiration for fleet tactics
Replies: 0
Views: 744

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: 2264

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: 2264

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...