Wow, it has been a long time since I last posted here. I guess NOVA took a lot out of me; I’ve only played two games of FSA since then. Both were fantastic games; one of which included our Beginner’s Tournament Champion and his RSN. I should have taken some photos, because he’s doing a fantastic job for painting his first minis. The dark blue/black/silver paint scheme is very clean and striking on the tabletop.
On the plus side, I have a ton of content I wrote during all the NOVA prep, just sitting on the shelf, so it’s time I start releasing it. First up is an article on SRS mechanics, specifically how to improve them in 3.0. This is a pretty hot topic in several online forums; the largest discussion seems to be here on the Spartan Games Forums. Keep in mind I wrote this article months ago, so it doesn’t reflect these discussions, and I’ve purposely held some ideas back from the Forums for this article.
Here’s a list of what I have waiting in the wings:
Being a TO*
Frigate Baseline Stats
Cruiser Baseline Stats
Battleship Baseline Stats
Lessons Learned from 1 year of gameplay*
The Impact of Shields (and PD)
Speeding up Gameplay*
Using Civilian Ships*
Beams at RB1*
* These are fairly short, and will likely be posted within the blog. The rest will likely be PDF Articles.
So hopefully some of these topics excite you. If there’s something in particularly you want me to prioritize, please let me know in the comments or via e-mail. (I started these Fleet Guides due to this input)
Finally, I have an article on Omnidyne which is about 90% completed. Actually, it is completed, but I need to include the new rules allowing a Light Cruiser Squadron to upgrade to a Gunship or Escort Carrier, and Cruisers to upgrade to an Escort Carrier. These three new options will take some time to noodle over before I can publish my third Fleet Strategy Guide. After that, I’ll probably tackle RSN for my buddy Greg over at Man Battlestations (the latest Podcast has a post-NOVA interview right at the beginning.)
Started playing Firestorm Armada December 2014