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Legends of the Alliance

The lesser spotted Garbage Wampa attacks

A couple of weeks ago, my gaming buddies and me got a chance to try out Legends of the Alliance the companion app for Star Wars Imperial Assault.

The app takes the place of the imperial player and allows all the players to play cooperatively against the imperials. So far we have enjoyed the game, the artificial intelligence of app is really good and offers a new challenge for the players and I’d recommend it to anyone that currently owns Imperial Assault or is looking to get into it. Continue reading Legends of the Alliance

Star Wars Imperial Assault

 

Imperial Assault
The Rebels make their initial moves into the Star Destroyer

Currently running a campaign of Star Wars Imperial Assault from Fantasy Flight Games.

I’m playing as the Imperial overlord and attempting to give those pesky Rebel terrorists a difficult time.

It’s a really nice game and to up to Fantasy Flight Games usual standard with fantastic game pieces, tiles, and cards with great artwork and lets not forget the great miniatures that come with the game, although  some variation in the poses of the Imperial figures would have been nice.

The rules are very similar to Descent, which is not a bad thing as I quite like Descent – Journeys in the Dark with a few tweaks to improve the game and make it have the proper feel for Star Wars.

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Stormtroopers swarm onto the Rebels

Stormtroopers swarm onto the RebelsThe campaign system is very good and has great replay ability due to the Agenda and Side Mission card decks being different in each campaign.

A recommended game if you’re a tabletop gamer and a Star Wars fan.

May the Force be with you.