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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.  

You guys need to check out one of the Hirst Arts guys (not me!) making the board in 3D...

 

http://hirstarts.yuku.com/topic/7730/Need-help-figuring-out-Star-Wars-Imperial-Assault?page=2

 

is the link, scroll down to see his painted work in progress.

I shall finally make use of this bad boy (plus addons I got)

 

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P.S. When I clicked on the link I got taken to a forum type page and then forwarded onto some girls who wanted to show me a good time. =-O . I'm married so had to decline their kind offer. :-)

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You guys need to check out one of the Hirst Arts guys (not me!) making the board in 3D...

 

http://hirstarts.yuku.com/topic/7730/Need-help-figuring-out-Star-Wars-Imperial-Assault?page=2

 

is the link, scroll down to see his painted work in progress.

Yeah, the link didn't actually show the thread posts for me either, but I'm a member there, found it myself.

 

Thanks for this! As soon as I saw the game I wanted to give it the Hirst treatment, but when I saw the actual boards that come with the game, I was dumbfounded as to how, with all the 'stuff' depicted. I'm definitely using his as a blue prints!

 

*huh. Once I logged in over there I could see the posts from your link, but logged out I could see them when I manually tracked down the thread.

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When I bought Descent, I thought, "Whoa, everything you need here to start a D&D campaign... figures, monsters, tiles, box has it all."

Imperial Assault covers largely the same territory for Star Wars.

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Speaking of. What're those pair of monsters that were included in the box supposed to be anyway?

I don't recognize it from any movie.

 

Also. Anyone know the release date of any of the expansions besides sometime in January?

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Those would be Nexu, as seen in Attack Of The Clones. Why I need two of them, I could not tell you.

NexuIrritate.jpg

 

And on a distantly related note, why doesn't Poggle the Lesser look like the other Geonosians? And Boss Nass doesn't look anything like the other Gungans?

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Those would be Nexu, as seen in Attack Of The Clones. Why I need two of them, I could not tell you.

NexuIrritate.jpg

 

And on a distantly related note, why doesn't Poggle the Lesser look like the other Geonosians? And Boss Nass doesn't look anything like the other Gungans?

Ah. The prequels. That explains it. I've only watched those once back when they first came out.

That would be one way to cool my interest in the mini expansion packs. Offer prequel minis in them.

 

As for Poggle & Nass... Meh, I've seen people who don't look like any other human I've met. It happens.

 

*stares pointedly at Docs yellow haired avatar*

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Those would be Nexu, as seen in Attack Of The Clones. Why I need two of them, I could not tell you.

NexuIrritate.jpg

 

And on a distantly related note, why doesn't Poggle the Lesser look like the other Geonosians? And Boss Nass doesn't look anything like the other Gungans?

Ah. The prequels. That explains it. I've only watched those once back when they first came out.

That would be one way to cool my interest in the mini expansion packs. Offer prequel minis in them.

 

As for Poggle & Nass... Meh, I've seen people who don't look like any other human I've met. It happens.

 

*stares pointedly at Docs yellow haired avatar*

 

Hey, the nexu was responsible for baring Natalie Portmans' midriff in the second movie. Sure it was ridiculous, but she looked good. It deserves to be immortalized for that.

 

Poggle could be an older Geonosoan, or even another gender. I figured Boss Nass was like lizard men vs. lizard kings in D&D. Of course it is also possible king is a misnomer, and that he is actually the queen (and mother) of the Gungans, similar to a queen ant.

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