Just over a week ago I sat down with our Armada National Champion Kristjan to play a game of Rebellion, using my fully painted set. Kristjan wanted to play the Imperials – no surprise there as he loves running Imps in Armada. He also has a tendency to goose step and shout orders when under stress, so that might explain his Imperial love affair. I was more than happy to play the Rebels since, like a normal person, they were the side I rooted for in the movies.
Painting the Imperials is both easy and difficult. It’s easy because there’s a lot of grey and uniformity on their side. When you get your grey colour scheme down and a good approach to painting a single miniature, the rest of them fall in line nicely. On the flip side, the Imperials can be a mental drain as they have a horde of figures to paint. I hope you like Stormtroopers, because there are 30 of those little buggers in the box! Same goes for TIEs, 24 of them, with each wing needing TLC paint on the inside and outside. It gets tedious, but the end result is worth it. Continue reading Star Wars Rebellion: Painting the Imperials
Finally, I got to sit down and play Rebellion with some friends. We met at 401 Games using their game room, a nice space with one glass wall overlooking Younge Street. Our first game was divided into teams, with Yik and James playing the evil Empire while Josh (creator of the X-Wing Campaign: Heroes of the Aturi Cluster) and I played the heroic Rebel Alliance. Continue reading Star Wars Rebellion, First Impressions
Many of ye olde tyme gamers can recall the great and terrible, the fun and frustrating video game called Star Wars Rebellion, or Star Wars Supremacy if you’re from the UK. Continue reading Star Wars Rebellion gets a board game!