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Dropfleet Commander Boot Camp – Saturday

Dropfleet Commander Boot Camp – Saturday

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We're now getting stuck into some more gaming for Dropfleet Commander at the Boot Camp this weekend. Hawk Wargames have some neat ways for folks to get stuck into the game and we'll be following along as the Boot Campers learn the tactics and techniques needed to survive.

Comment To Win Awesome Goodies This Weekend!

It will be interesting to see how these first battles play out as we look at some simple scenarios and learn the rules. Of course, there's much more to come too so keep an eye on things as they develop throughout the day.

Special Thanks To

Hawk WargamesDeep-Cut StudioThe Army Painter

What has been your highlight from the weekend so far?

Welcome To Saturday - Dropfleet Boot Camp Games Begin!

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We're diving back into the Boot Camp today and exploring gameplay but before that an introduction to what's going to be happening today!

Big thanks to Deep-Cut Studio, Dark Ops, Army Painter and of course Hawk Wargames!

Join us as we get stuck into plenty of awesome chatter with folks here at the Boot Camp and remember that we have some epic goodies for you to pick up and all you have to do is comment on the Live Blog to be in with a chance.

Dropfleet Space Station Build Part 1 - The Great Dropfleet Build Off

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As well as running the Boot Camp we also took some time with Dave from Hawk Wargames to have a bit of a contest. We're getting stuck into the building of some great big Space Stations!

Catch Orbital Bombardment's Battle Report - Scourge Vs UCM

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If you're loving what's happening here with Dropfleet Commander then you might want to check out Orbital Bombardment and their Youtube Channel.

Here we've featured their awesome Battle Report between Scourge and UCM but there's plenty more to go and see to. So, give them a watch and subscribe!

Dropfleet Space Station Build Part 2 - Clipping Timelapse

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We join the guys once again for their Space Station Build. Clipping isn't the most interesting of aspects in building but it does give you a sense of satisfaction!

Dave Goes Through Ramming, Bombardment & Space Stations

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It's now time to move onto the next stage of the adventures in space for this weekend as Dave takes us through some more rules for Dropfleet Commander.

We'll have to see how the goodies giveaway goes throughout this afternoon!

Dropfleet Space Station Build Part 3 – Four Distinct Build Patterns Emerge

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We continue looking at what the guys are up to as they build their Space Stations.

Which Build Pattern would you follow in your tinkering?

Dropfleet Space Station Build Part 4 - Who's Planning What?

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We're joining the guys again as part of their Space Station build to find out who is planning what today.

There are some great plans, some good plans, some...iffy plans, and more beside. Whose Space Station would you like to survive on?

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spiritofthwwolf
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Yay! It’s the start of Saturday’s blogging!

thawer
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lets get started

smurfsoden
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Can’t wait to see what you guys get up to. My mates will be at mine in an hour to start some dropfleet gaming for ourselves

minty45
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Bombs Away!!!!!! or should that be microwaves??? doesn’t sound right?

dorthonion
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I should have driven up to Coleraine and banged pots and pans loudly from 06:00 and screamed ‘The Scourge are coming!’

wesadie1969
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Drink and snacks sorted, let’s begin.

anurak
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Another contest? You are truly beasts. The creators are very generous. Good luck with the contest.

skidus
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Any chance of some hawk painting guides?

setesch
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Now it gets serious. Learning to play… allways the fun part of a game 🙂

badula
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Hey hardsleepers! was a long night at the pub?

jesusjohn
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good luck.

guillotine
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Here we go again!

foyble
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Phew. Let’s start again

donlou
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not sure if its resolved or not but I thought I give it a push just in case its not:

@junebunny1 asked:
Please tell Ras he needs to call my mobile phone.

rasmus
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Thanks

nogginthenog
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Another great weekend of gaming ahead!

bust1985
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So what other game would people compare this too?

coxjul
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It shares a lot with other large space fleet games such as StarWars Armada and GW BattleField Gothic. The difference being the orbital nature of the game and the objective taking.

thomasaagaard
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But it is also very different.
The fact that you don’t have fixed ranges for weapons do change the game a lot, compared to BFG.
So this do have some elements of Submarine games/sims… since your actions do have a huge impact on how close the enemy need to be able to target you.

kantor72
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Loving the look for the entire game 😀 . I don’t know what fleet i would go with, they all look so good.

72draco
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Looks like a combination of Leviathan and Battlefleet Gothic.

coxjul
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Let battles commence… Shortly!
Still getting my head around force organisation to sort out which variants to build.. Groups/tonnage groups then battlegroups.
E.g. If a Cruiser is G:1-2, do those two cruisers have to share the same class or just the same tonnage group?

ijontichy
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Nice to see this game played! I’m still patiently waiting for my pledge-rewards.
Have fun guys!

partridgeking
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And onwards!

jvalle22
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It’s awesome being in the US. I watched Friday’s blog yesterday and was sad that I’d have to wait for today’s, but no! 6 hrs ahead in the UK.

The yellow ship going across the screen had me laughing so hard..

revliss
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look like i better post my wip went my late backer ks ship

scab1234
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I think Justin’s banana is pretty ! Have a great day guys.

cypher2009
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Curse my bank account! Why do I have no money then a bootcamp is announced? It looks so much fun. I am determined to get to a bootcamp with my wife (and I will apologise in advance for the poor sods who play against her… She can be soooo vicious in wargaming). Hope all have a great weekend (by the looks of it, Im sure you all will). 🙂

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