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Got Darth Vader finished... but now I'm so deep in projects, I can't FIND him... oh, wait, there he is in a death duel with Santa Dwarf...

Left to right: IG-88, Luke Skywalker, C-3PO, R2-D2, Chewbacca, Boba Fett, Darth Vader, Han Solo, and Vader's faithful companion, Darth Crapontherug, who the guy at the comic shop totally swore was gon

I wouldn't recommend trying it.  

So my package had been showing as Expected Delivery 12/23 for a couple days, but the last update from FedEx was from Sunday and showed it in Tuscon AZ (I'm in Southern California). Around 4 p.m. Today the FedEx site changed it to "No Estimateded Delivery Date Available At This Time". Whiskey Tango Foxtrot, FedEx?!

 

I called, spoke to a rep, gave him my tracking number. His system showed the last scan as being on 12/20, still in FL! I told him how their own website showed 3 newer updates in different states coming this way. He logged onto fedex.com and could then see the newer updates (?!?!) but couldn't tell me any more than 'see if it arrives tonight, otherwise call back tomorrow'!

 

ARGH! I HATE, HATE, HATE UPS, but FedEx has always been golden with me, usually delivering earlier than the scheduled date. This is the first time FedEx has pulled a UPS on me (yes, that's a thing). I get it's the holidays. I get that your so busy you had to rent U-Haul trucks to cover deliveries (true story!), but don't lose my God-forsaken package! If it had contained X-Mas gifts for I was planning on giving out I'd be screaming at their reps right now...

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I got my box last night. Oh the joy. The JOY!!!

 

I got all of the counters and tiles punched out and sorted into their storage case, with the minis sorted and stored next to them. I started to read through the campaign book, but decided that I didn't want to read too far ahead. So I re-read the Skirmish rules for a refresher, and then started reading through the cards. Man are there a ton of cards! I'll pick up a deck box and some different colored sleeves this weekend for the normal sized cards, but I'm not sure how to sort/store the smaller ones. Guess I'll need to print out my own mini-deck boxes for those.

What are you using for a storage case for this?

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I've played a few games of the skirmish scenarios.  Very fun, and more than a little challenging since you build your force before you know the scenario or the map layout.  I've played the rebels exclusively so far and haven't won yet, but they've all been close.  Well, except the first one where DV just monkey stomped everything in his path.  He is incredibly tough!  Anyway, looking forward to getting into the campaign game and my friend has already pre-ordered all the announced expansions.

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Got mine today......the miniatures are very nice especially the AT-ST. Probably won't get a game in this side of Christmas, but looking forward to playing.

Got mine today as my FLGS had their BoxingWeek sale. Haven't looked through the rules yet.

Very happy with the minis though. The detail is quite good and I like the plastic they've used, it seems much better than what Zombicide uses. If you divide the cost of the box by the number of minis you get, which is 36, the price per mini isn't bad, especially for Star Wars minis.

 

The box also contained a promo photo of some of the upcoming expansions.

Yep. Looks like I'm going to be collecting these...

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I hear what you're saying, though I don't think it bothered me too much as at least with most of those duplicates they've chosen an "action" pose that my imagination allows would be common in combat rather than a static or odd pose that seems out of place.

 

And of course as they come out with more and more expansions we'll see more variety, although the cost per figure won't be as low as those that come in the basic game.

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