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Not more Star Trek Attack Wing

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Last night The Secret Wargamers Secret Wargaming Friend came over to give Star Trek Attack Wing a try. He had enviously watched the blog describe the previous battles..... The first game saw the Federation face off against The Romulans.The USS Enterprise found itself under the command of William T Riker whilst Jean Luc Picard was at a symposium at a near by planet.

She was investigating a sensor anomaly when she discovered the Romulan warbird.My Secret Wargaming friend was getting to grips with concept and rules and found himself flying a more defensive ship than perhaps suited his wargaming style. Unbelievably SWF only got to fire once, whilst he found himself under constant fire from the Enterprise, only his cloaking device and sensor echo's helping him avoid serious damage. The game turned into a bit of a chase, with the Romulan trying to get into position for a shot, but found themselves constantly outmanoeuvred by Riker. SWF thought that the Warbird was a great defensive vessel, b…

The Trouble with Tribbles

In connection with one of the comments in the last Star Trek post - I have found a clip that will put SWF's comment in perspective - click here

Fathers Day

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A wonderful pressie on my day....... :-) Whether or not it will stop the little buggers nicking my tape-measure waits to be seen!

To boldly go where no man has gone before......

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I said this to a fellow wargamer last week, and he began to shuffle his feet and fidget, it was only when I explained that we were about to play Star Trek Attack Wing did he visibly relax. A Federation Galaxy class spaceship, under the command of Capt William T Riker approaches an previously unmapped planet close to Cardassian space. Sensors soon pick up a Galor class cruiser travelling at impulse speed on the opposite side.I have to say that I have played several games of Star Trek Attack Wing and I love it. It is a brilliantly designed tactical game. The fact that I am a Star Trek fan also helps the love.

If you do not know anything about the game - click here After some manoeuvres the Cardassian vessel locked onto Rikers ship and the battle commenced. It became a chase around the planet, with the Cardassians causing some damage to the a Federation vessel and injuring Riker in the process. It became a bit of a cat and mouse game, the undamaged Cardassian ship against the heavily armed, …