June 8, 2017 by wargamerchris
The scenario had bands of rebels, imperials, and fringes with different objectives mixing it up. All sought Khyber crystals the empire was extracting from the planet and removing to the Star Destroyer hovering over the entire city.
The imperials kids had their act together – as soon as Director Krennic landed and took away the captured cargo pilot, the Stormtroopers dropped everything and ran for Imperial Shuttles – almost as if they knew what was coming…
We’ve used simple home rules for these Star Wars games. The old WEG rules are fun for small games, but get clunky fast. No one likes too many rules in this group. Lots of fun all around.
Annually we run a birthday game for the teenager and 10-12 of his friends. I’ve had a 25mm Star Wars collection for years, and about 5 years ago ran into a gentleman selling 300+ superbly painted figures.
With Rogue One release in December, we quickly worked up figures to run a game based on the actions on the ground in Jedha before the Death Star test…
Here is the general layout – I didn’t have a city wall to enclose everything, but with this many players, I needed a big layout.