BFG Tournament/Campaign

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Re: BFG Tournament/Campaign

Postby nightwing » Fri Apr 21, 2017 7:20 pm

Kingpenguin wrote:Ah the easy (or not so) questions have already started I see. I'm actually out of the country at a conference at the moment, so replies will be hampered a little. Please be patient. I think the crux of this ruling needs to be a demonstration of parity and fairness. If you want to use a ship that isn't in the 2010 compendium, or endorsed within the current specialist arms forum, then please post their stats within this forum or a separate thread, with some explanation of how you see them fitting into the fluff and general balance of the game. This will mean that you can experiment with new and exotic designs, which I think is quite in keeping with the lore, but also gives everyone a chance to see what they will be up against. I would prefer it if currently accepted designs were used so 2010 is to be the norm, but other ships are acceptable as long as you can demonstrate their fairness (as far as possible) and also post their stats openly within this forum. Is everyone content with this?


That seems pretty reasonable I think. It should hopefully be fairly clear whether additional ships are balanced or broken as anything! :D
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Re: BFG Tournament/Campaign

Postby Jamrowski » Sun Apr 23, 2017 2:14 pm

Awesome ruling Dave; the 2x Dark Eldar ships types that I was hoping to use are endorsed on the Specialist Game forum, so that gets a thumbs up from me in terms of applying a huge amount of common sense (I can hardly see a few light Succubus cruisers and when we escalate to 1500pts <and beyond> a single Mortalitas Class Battlecruiser 'wrecking' games).
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Re: BFG Tournament/Campaign

Postby Lavallin » Sat May 06, 2017 6:46 pm

Finally finished painting my first complete ship:

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I think I could do with a slightly brighter silver to emphasise the weapons a bit more, but overall I'm very happy with the grey/blue colour scheme. And adding bands of colour on e.g. dorsal/ventral fins also gives me a tiny bit of leeway to individualise within the fleet.
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Re: BFG Tournament/Campaign

Postby nightwing » Sat May 06, 2017 7:34 pm

Lavallin wrote:Finally finished painting my first complete ship:

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I think I could do with a slightly brighter silver to emphasise the weapons a bit more, but overall I'm very happy with the grey/blue colour scheme. And adding bands of colour on e.g. dorsal/ventral fins also gives me a tiny bit of leeway to individualise within the fleet.


Very nice! I have my Imperial ships with the same blue/gold combo, it works so well on the models
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Re: BFG Tournament/Campaign

Postby Kingpenguin » Mon May 08, 2017 10:39 am

Hello all. How is everyone getting on with building and prepping the fleets? I've been a little delayed by work and other niffnaff and trivia. How hungry is everyone to get started? I thought I might give you all a bit of extra time and compensate by organising a kick-off story based BFG event to get us all together and put a hard deadline on completing your preps? I can then unveil the maps etc and really introduce you all to the setting at the same time. Everyone interested? Stu, could we have this at the Duke?
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Re: BFG Tournament/Campaign

Postby Lavallin » Mon May 08, 2017 11:09 am

Kingpenguin wrote:Hello all. How is everyone getting on with building and prepping the fleets?


Lots of ships bought and built; not a lot looking painted yet. But making gradual progress.

I've been a little delayed by work and other niffnaff and trivia. How hungry is everyone to get started? I thought I might give you all a bit of extra time and compensate by organising a kick-off story based BFG event to get us all together and put a hard deadline on completing your preps? I can then unveil the maps etc and really introduce you all to the setting at the same time. Everyone interested? Stu, could we have this at the Duke?


Let me know when and where, but this sounds like a fun place to start.
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Re: BFG Tournament/Campaign

Postby Vyper » Mon May 08, 2017 11:40 am

I'm ready to start fairly soon. I've got the next couple of Wednesdays already booked up though.
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Re: BFG Tournament/Campaign

Postby nightwing » Mon May 08, 2017 12:39 pm

Kingpenguin wrote:Hello all. How is everyone getting on with building and prepping the fleets?


I have finally completed on my new house today! So my models should be broken out of storage this week, so I can take stock of what I have and start putting a list together.

Should be good to go by the end of the month :D
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Re: BFG Tournament/Campaign

Postby Stu's Idle » Mon May 08, 2017 2:19 pm

The Duke should be available (just check the usual 'book a table' thread.

I could still do with a little advise on how best to use Orks. Ramming and/or boarding seem to be really quite tricky.
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Re: BFG Tournament/Campaign

Postby Vyper » Fri May 19, 2017 1:23 pm

BFG! BFG! BFG!

I'm going to be out for a couple of Wednesdays, partly due to the UK Games Expo, but could do something over the next couple of weekends or any time starting 7th June basically.

In other news, my uncontrolled spaceship-related spending continues unabated but I've ended up with a few things that I don't really need including a LOT of Cobras and a couple of Battleships. Any interest here?

EDIT: How's Saturday 27th for some gaming?
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Re: BFG Tournament/Campaign

Postby Vyper » Tue May 23, 2017 1:36 pm

Looks like there will be three of us down on Saturday now. Would be great to get a fourth, otherwise happy to play some free-for-all or 2v1 games. :)

I was thinking about 12.30ish start?
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Re: BFG Tournament/Campaign

Postby nightwing » Tue May 23, 2017 7:47 pm

Vyper wrote:Looks like there will be three of us down on Saturday now. Would be great to get a fourth, otherwise happy to play some free-for-all or 2v1 games. :)

I was thinking about 12.30ish start?


Works for me :D
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Re: BFG Tournament/Campaign

Postby Vyper » Wed May 24, 2017 10:11 pm

How many points shall I bring down? Given we have plenty of time we could even do 2k?
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