Of Thoughts and Swords

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The Paint Pain: A little bit of Dropfleet and a small game

Whew, 30 days again, I thought I did something in January before today, damn.

The first month of the year has been …slow. I finished one model and primed 15, hmm not good. But as a daylight painter that happens.

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Only one of those cruisers is not finished, so I am closing in on a fieldable fleet. We also did an intro game with 500 points…

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…it sucked. At this point level Dropfleet Commander does not work at all, basically no options for sensible fleets and two dice rolls basically decide the game. I hate d6, just to reinforce this sentiment by the way. I am looking forward to bigger battles though.

In this one he blew up my carrier in the second round (good dice) and a stray shot brought my troopship to crippled status and three fives and a three in a row destroyed it, great. An then one four on two dice, could have turned the game a little bit for me, but no, two ones. Yeah, great.

I will buy my second fleet soon and some Necromunda. I hope I´ll comment that here further. CY

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This entry was posted on January 30, 2018 by in Miniature Photography, Painting, Sci-Fi, Wargaming and tagged , , , , , .
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