|Bounty Hunter War [Shadows of the Empire]
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|Author:||The Madman [ Sun Dec 16, 2007 11:01 pm ]|
|Post subject:||Bounty Hunter War [Shadows of the Empire]|
The Bounty Hunters War
by The Madman
The Rebellion is in dire circumstance-
Still reeling from their crushing defeat at Hoth, and their narrow escape from Bespin, the Rebellion suffer personal torment as well, Luke Skywalker is seriously wounded-
Han Solo- one of the Rebellions greatest leaders has been captured and incased in Carbonite and is being delivered to Jabba the Hutt
Worse still, with the Rebellion forces on the run, they face not only their Imperial antagonist- but hired Bounty Hunters as well. From across the galaxy, these ruffians and semi-professional, soldiers of fortune, stalk the Rebel heroes across the galaxy hoping to cash in on the Imperial offer of high credits. Boba Fett, has in his possession the imprisoned Han Solo, and must be on guard from other jealous Bounty Hunters.
Amidst the chaos of fleeing Rebels, and lost heroes, an upstart lord of the underworld, leader of the criminal coalition, Black Sun; Prince Xizor adds his ego to the mix.
In an attempt to seek revenge against Darth Vader, and embarrass Jabba the Hutt, he has personally gotten involved in:
â€œThe Bounty Hunter Warâ€
150 points (Faction Rules need not apply)
Player may choose ONLY characters that have the â€œBounty Hunterâ€ SA, Prince Xizor or any other character which contains the â€œBlack Sunâ€ Title or SA
Figures Named Baba Fett, (et all) Are excluded from players choice
|Author:||The Madman [ Tue Dec 18, 2007 11:44 pm ]|
Anatomies of a theme build
First- have a theme
Any will do-
Second- have one that is â€œdo-ableâ€
Trying to run an all â€œNautaloidâ€ squad is doable- but with only 2 figs in the whole series itâ€™s going to be a little uneventful-
Next- know the Breakdown of the build- what your goals are and what kind of restrictions (if any) do you want to impose and what are the consequencesâ€¦
â€œTHE BOUNTY HUNTER WARâ€
(Research on your own Shadows of the Empire and what happens in the Bounty Hunter War comic)
Build: Pieces with Bounty Hunter Special ability
Pieces with â€œBlack Sunâ€ Special Ability
Pieces with â€œBlack Sunâ€ in their Title
No version of Boba Fett may be used
Why limit the format to these stipulations?
Theme builds are meant to be run on a THEME, itâ€™s â€œNo funâ€ if you can always throw Boba Fett or Aurra Sing at EVERY challenge- the point is to build on a THEME.
Choose options that event the newest player can accommodate. The Build weâ€™ve chosen does just that.
What does the Build allow?
Because 1) Most Black Sun pieces have â€œStealthâ€ it makes for a sure challenge, only 1 other BH piece has Accurate Shot: Zuckuss. Most of the newest set, includes BOTH options
2) To circumvent the Stealth Special Ability, the Player will have to consider putting in Prince Xizor (40 points)
3) With the option to put in so many unique pieces, playing better bounty hunters with Black Sun Support is a must.
4) Since there are such great Vigos available who could resist not using the Bith BSV or the Rodian BSV?!
This all helps â€œForceâ€ players to build a more rounded and Aggressive squad.
Zam Wessel â€“
Bith Black Sun Vigo
Abysian Black Sun Thugx2
Aqualish Assassin x2
This squad is very Stealthy, has 2- 3 Excellent shooters, Cunning and Opportunist fighters; Evade when near the Vigo, and Plenty of other options for hitting their target- Kohuun Infestation and Grenades 20.
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