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Gen Con 2019: Haul

With Gen Con over and my Recaps done, I finally had time to put everything away and get life back to normal. While putting everything back is never the most exciting thing to do, it does give me time to see what all I came home with.

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The Battle For Earth Begins

It’s been a long road, but a Second Edition is finally coming to Dropzone Commander. The new ruleset, titled “Battle for Earth,” is an odd compilation of fluff (more on that in a minute), Dropfleet Commander updates and new units, and complete Dropzone Commander 2.0 rules.

image from ttcombat

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Dropzone Commander: News From Across The Pond

The big wargaming convention, Salute, happened in the UK this weekend (well Saturday really) and TTCombat was to have some big Dropzone Commander announcements. Unfortunately, there was almost no new news on Dropzone Commander (that they hadn’t already shown at GAMA and Adepticon). They did have something new for Dropfleet Commander, however.

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Dropfleet Centurion Comes Online

All the way back in January, TTCombat announced the first ship of a possible Dropfleet Commander faction, the Remnant.  This ship, the Centurion, was a special show exclusive model but has a lot of potential to be the beginning of something great for Resistance faction players hoping to get into the fleet game. I picked up two of the models even though I own nothing for Dropfleet and almost eleven months later, I finally worked one of my copies up.

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Another Escape Pod And The Underminer

A couple of easy-ish models from Dropzone Commander completed this Wednesday. First up was the sister Shackleton Escape Pod.

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Angels & Demons

I’ve been on a solid Dropzone Commander kick as I work through my unfinished collection.  This weekend, I went through and finished up a few more units on my list. First up was my set of Archangel Pathfinder jets.

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Dropping Minis All Weekend Long

This weekend saw a lot of Dropzone as we celebrated a friend’s birthday with a bunch of Dropzone Commander games going off simultaneously.  With 6 players, we had all five factions represented and I did a poor job of capturing the event as we had several interesting games going on.  My map featured the orbital defense laser in the “Laser 2” scenario from Reconquest Phase 1.  The Shaltari v UCM was  river defense layout and the Shaltari v Scourge was a custom narrative scenario with some elevated highway terrain.

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Dropzone Commander Hack: Better Flight Stands

During our Dropzone Commander event at Gen Con, I saw a clever hack to the standard flight stands and wanted to make sure I duplicated it for my own forces.

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Dropzone Commander State Of The State

Well, the new owners of Dropzone Commander, TTCombat, held a live chat on the current state of the product line and that of it’s sister game, Dropfleet Commander.  One of the admins for the main Facebook group posted the summary for those that couldn’t attend:

hmmm.

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Resistance! In! Spaaaaaaaace!

Just a quick little note on Dropzone Commander’s sister game Dropfleet Commander: TTCombat (who bought Hawk Wargames late last year) has gotten their webstore up and is celebrating by releasing some of the show exclusive models early.  In there store, I stumbled upon this beauty:

image from TTCombat webstore

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