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Port Strike: Eldar Corsairs v. Mauridian Expeditionary Fleet

The Area of Operations.

The Area of Operations.

Today’s battle recounts yet another Eldar Corsair port strike. (You think that’s what Eldar do?) The location is Neptune (the big blue gas giant), and one of its moons is being played by Encedalus. The Octan Station is orbiting Encedalus, and the Mauridians sortie in defense. As usual, click on the pictures for higher resolution.

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Port Strike: Eldar Corsairs v. Terran Republic Navy

The Eldar fleet approaches Saturn.

The Eldar fleet approaches Saturn.

In today’s installment of the Jump War playtest reports, the Eldar Corsairs strike at another port, this time an Octan station orbiting Titan. The station will be defended by elements of the Terran Republic Navy. As usual, click on the pictures to see high-resolution versions.

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Blockade: Directorate v. Imperials

Imperials escorting merchants to La Grange.

Imperials escorting merchants to La Grange.

The Second Coalition War begins with fictional Ivan (leading an Imperial fleet) escorting four freighters into La Grange past a raiding Directorate fleet led by fictional Dan. La Grange is orbiting Julana, a garden world that looks suspiciously like Titan.

This is the Convoy scenario tree, running along the Blockade fork because Ivan won fleet initiative.

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On the workbench: Belter Station and Mauridian Missile Cruisers

Belter Trading Station, by Irrational Designs

Belter Trading Station, by Irrational Designs

Those of you who’ve roamed the site know that I once posted a list of space stations available on Shapeways. Shapeways, for those of you who don’t know, is a print-on-demand 3-d printing service. The ship above is the Belter Trading Station, by Irrational Designs, which showed up on my doorstep yesterday.

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