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Star Wars: Armada Review

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04 May 2015 01:00 #201834 by Matt Thrower

It takes about a New York minute between seeing a copy of the X-Wing base game and wondering what a Star Destroyer model might look like at that scale. In that minuscule time frame, Star Wars: Armada became an inevitability.

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04 May 2015 08:09 #201835 by Gary Sax
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Armada has been getting almost universally good reviews from the people I trust who discuss it... with the same caveats.

Thinking about it as a miniatures game a la Games Workshop may be the best way to approach it with respect to cost. I think it partially suffers even on that front because X-wing is so much cheaper.

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04 May 2015 08:40 #201837 by charlest
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Good review. I agree with much of what you say except for the fact this is a much better game than X-Wing. I'd choose X-Wing any day of the week as that feels more cinematic, more like the source material. It's never gamey as you suggest Armada is and it's more indicative of what we see on screen.

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04 May 2015 14:34 #201859 by Matt Thrower
Glad you liked the review. I meant better game as in "strategy game": I agree with everything you say. It's just sometimes (often) I find myself wishing x-wing just had a little bit more depth. Armada has a lot more, which is a shame in some ways as it might have been nice to have a middle ground.

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04 May 2015 15:25 #201860 by LazarusTNT
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That was a really well written, informative review, Matt.

I hate you for making me want this again. :)

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05 May 2015 21:52 #201899 by KingPut
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Thanks for the review. I hope to try it out one day.

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06 May 2015 10:36 #201920 by mikecl
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Thanks Matt. You covered all the bases. This one really wasn't on my radar, but you've managed to put it there.

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06 May 2015 11:05 #201923 by Josh Look
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I just played it for the first time last night. I was afraid of liking this game and I was right to do so, it's awesome.
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12 May 2015 09:03 #202280 by CranBerries
How does this compare to Wooden Ships Iron Men?

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04 Jun 2015 19:09 #203413 by scitadel
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Pretty much what Kaja & Randy havementioned to me. Really want to play this....

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