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On 12/6/2017 at 2:44 PM, Froggy the Great said:

I just got the urge to pick up work on FUBAR Heroes again.  I'd love it if someone else wanted to try it too.

https://drive.google.com/file/d/13XiP6rgNHV6PB3EeghW9nguRfjD5VYGM/view?usp=sharing

 

You can do roughly 8-12 figures in 1200 pts.

I'll check it out. 
 

On 12/6/2017 at 2:48 PM, Jeneki said:

For 28mm scifi games, I kinda miss the late 90s - early 2000s.  There was a local place that stocked a good variety including 40k, Vor, Warzone, Void, etc.  I really liked Warzone due to how it emphasized guns, some of the fed-up-with-40k people were pushing Void as the "fixed" version, and a bunch of painters were really into Vor's Neo-Soviets and Growlers.  Good times!

Vor and Void both looked like they had potential, but never really caught on. Shame, really.   If Kickstarter had been around back then...
 

On 12/9/2017 at 4:02 AM, Club said:

https://shop.groundzerogames.co.uk/rules.html

Here's another one, stargrunt. No point values, but vehicle rules included; token intensive.
 

Is Stargrunt still around? 
The last couple of times I tried to find anything by GZG, their website was down, though that was a few years back.   I haven't played Stargrunt since that one time in the late 90s. I don't even remember if I liked it or not. 
 

On 12/9/2017 at 11:38 AM, Froggy the Great said:

I've got a friend working on a miniatures game version of Fate.

Ugh, Fate.  
 

29 minutes ago, Chrome said:

Have you considered Imperial Assault? They finally released the App for it so you can play it co-op now w/out one guy having to play the bad guy. My group is going to start a campaign after Christmas. We played thru two Descent campaigns using the original version of the FFG app and had a great time.

I haven't looked specifically at Imperial Assault, but FFG's X-Wing was too big of a money pit for me - I presumed that Imperial Assault would be no different. 

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