Federation commander is a tactical starship combat board wargame system, produced and. The game has been out a couple of years now but we have only recently played it. Imperial commander rulebook battle rules for laserburn. Welcome to a universe of elite adventure, commander. Adb it is designed to represent combat between vessels of various factions in the star fleet universe, such as the united federation of planets and the klingon empire. The game was created as a simpler, faster version of star fleet battles. Federation commander game system star fleet battles. It is a newer and streamlined system descended from star fleet battles, the venerable star fleet wargame. Click here for a free pdf download of first missions, the introductory rules. Reference rulebook officially the fifth edition of the federation commander rules contains all the rules from klingon border, klingon. For more information or to download the order sheet, check them out.
Including mounted map panels using full color nasa photos, doublesided with hexes in two sizes, fullcolor laminated ship cards each showing the operating components of a starship in colorcoded boxes, fullcolor laminated charts, easyentry rules, streamlined execution, and fullcolor playing pieces. This is a free download database with nearly 50 files with a total of over 500 pages of data for download new ships, scenarios, master ship chart, opponent locator, the consolidated rules update list, robot opponent solitaire rules, and many other things. This is the complete rulebook, with all of the rules from klingon border, klingon attack, romulan border, romulan attack, tholian attack, booster zero, battleships attack, communique, distant kingdoms, orion attack, captain. We used some of the roll 20 functions to display baseline speed, track energy, track drone damage points, etc. We had wanted to try out the isc, but were not happy with any of the scenarios in the war and peace rulebook, so we went with an update of sfb scenario sg 25. Reference rulebook officially the fifth edition of the federation commander rules contains all the rules from klingon border, klingon attack, romulan border, romulan attack, tholian attack, booster zero, battleships attack, distant kingdoms, orion attack, and war and peace, as well as those from the free monthly communique newsletter and the semiannual captains log. All these appeared in various communiques until eventually we suddenly had ten ships and one base. It will be sold as a pdf on drivethrough rpg, wargame vault, and warehouse 23. Federation commander is the exciting new fullcolor fastplaying game of starship combat. No boosters to buy, everything for six players in one box. Come see what the commotion is about and join the federation commander forum now.
Amarillo design bureau the largest wargame download store. Then a look at federation commander for spiro dotgeek. I set up a hex map and produced ship images from my library of top down ship images. Exciting fullcolor cards portray the ships of the federation, klingons, romulans, gorns, kzintis, tholians, and orion pirates. The federation commander site and forum continue to grow as more gamers continue to find them. If you play federation commander i would recommend that you buy it for a few different reasons. Amarillo design bureau adb has published federation commander since 2005, beginning with the klingon border box set, and supported it with regular releases since then. Federation commander reference rulebook amarillo design. Warehouse 23 federation commander reference rulebook. Comparisons with star fleet battles are inevitable, but federation commander is a new game system, designed from the ground up to be fastplaying.
Starfleetgames has taken its act to youtube and we now have a youtube channel. But there is a larger story as wellthe white house appears to be responding to the concerns of the commander on the ground. Federation commander reference rulebook lieutenant, what the heck is a plasmad. In addition, the federation commander reference rulebook comes with the. Wargame vault amarillo design bureau federation commander. Included are the federation commander reference rulebook, lots of ship packs, and captains log supplements. Federation commander reference rulebook star fleet battles. The most requested federation commander product, the reference rulebook is the complete rulebook players have demanded this is the complete rulebook, with all of the rules from klingon border, klingon attack, romulan border, romulan attack, tholian attack, booster zero, battleships attack, communique, distant kingdoms, orion attack, and captains log, hydran attack. Starfleetgames has taken its act to youtube and we now have a. In xwing second edition, you assemble a squadron of iconic starfighters from across the star wars saga and engage in fastpaced, highstakes space combat with iconic pilots such as luke skywalker and darth vader with refined gameplay that focuses on the physical act of flying starships, xwing second. Cole, rethought the whole design, and if you approach federation commander and expecting it to play like star fleet battles.
Every week s multiplayer masters justin parnell, stephen green, jeremy noell, and jonathan suarez select a new commander and design a deck to showcase them, then pit them against each other in a allout brawl. Windows is a registered trademark of the microsoft corporation. Oct 02, 2015 a quick gaming video on the comic channel mainly because there is some cave evil news off the top that i wanted to share with everyone. Jean continues to improve our page on facebook, adding many new photos and other features. This is the rulebook that ends all rulebooks for federation commander. It uses the best concepts from the bestselling space combat game of all time with eurogame production values and ease of play.
Nov 07, 2015 federation and empire by adb a brief intro to the game that will consume your entire life duration. Includes full rules for actual war and larger battles in the laserburn universe. Seen it and looked at the sample game forms and purrused some of the sample literature last year. Grouping them into 8 moves with a few sub moves and then fire speeds things up. Federation commander what to buy, and in what sequence. Xwing second edition enter the next era of interstellar combat in the star wars galaxy. It is a complete game that contains a 60page rulebook, reference play sheets, map boards. The mold will also hold the klingon d7k for the starline 2450 range.
We are consciously providing an alternative to readers who. Jan 14, 2019 later releases contain all kinds of new rules and the best way to go about a rulebook that has everything is to get the reference rulebook, particularly the pdf version as it is updated with all new rules. About a week ago i received my copy of the latest federation commander expansion, titled war and peace. Federation commander is descended from star fleet battles, but it is not a junior version.
Since you probably already own the sixth edition reference rulebook by now, you have all of the rules from war and peace that you need to. This is the complete rulebook with all of the rules from klingon border klingonattack romulan border romulan attack tholian attack booster zero battleships attack communique distant. Building on your understanding of the rules, key topics are explored and advice is given on how to take advantage of your knowledge. Castalia house is a finlandbased publisher that has a great appreciation for the golden age of science fiction and fantasy literature. Aug 10, 2011 rick and i got together to play federation commander last week.
The federation commander tactics manual is designed to create better players. Federation commander is the exciting new fullcolor fastplaying game of. Explore strange new worlds, meet new civilizations, and bring home a few souvenirs of alien. Admiral ardak kumerian, commander of the klingon red fleet. Federation commander is essentially star fleet battles with easier rules and a. While derived from the other game, the creator, stephen v. The most wanted new product for federation commander since it was published eight years ago. The main purpose of this free 50 page sampler the worst intentions for the elite dangerous roleplaying game, is to allow players to sample the ruleset and universe of this exciting new rpg from spidermind games and get a feeling for how it works. Federation commanders pay as you go system simplifies that.
We will be changing the existing federation cc to this line as when we received the federation car prototype, it was virtually identical to the highly detailed federation cc. Federation commander reference rulebook warehouse 23. This is the complete rulebook, with all of the rules from klingon border, klingon attack, romulan border, romulan attack, tholian. A4 format, 32 pages this rulebook deals with battles of around 50 miniatures per side. This tactics manual is compiled by fleet captain patrick doyle a fourtime national champion. Its a complete game with a 60page rulebook, reference play sheets, a huge assortment of map boards, countless ship cards, and counters which come in two sizes. New commander, new rules council on foreign relations. The most requested federation commander product, the reference rulebook is the we will continually update this pdf as new rules and rulings are added. Back in 2006, adb decided to produce a federation commander ship card for santas sleigh.
Star fleet battles online is owned by franz games, llc. My main concern in abbreviating the game to make it easier and quicker, you loose the nuances of ship management in an engagement. This is the family for the federation commander game. Later releases contain all kinds of new rules and the best way to go about a rulebook that has everything is to get the reference rulebook, particularly the pdf version as it is updated with all new rules. The books that we publish honor the traditions and intellectual authenticity exemplified by writers such as j. Mike west answers rules questions on federation commander. This became an annual tradition and scenarios were created for the ships. This is a stand alone set for use in the laserburn. Amarillo design bureau released a new rulebook for federation commander. Not federation commander online, but we some great federation commander online last night using roll 20. Lbr04 imperial commander rulebook alternative armies.
Everything you need to learn the game in one place. If you have any comments, questions, or requests for our graphics director, this is the place to let her know. Federation commander is a tactical starship combat board wargame system, produced and developed by amarillo design bureau inc. Fc reference rule book amarillo design bureau the most requested federation commander product the reference rulebook is the complete rulebook players have demanded. Sep 01, 2014 amarillo design bureau released a reference rulebook for federation commander which contains all the current rules from every module released for the game. Federation commander is a complete game that stands on its own merits. It is a game of star ship combat, set in an alternate universe based on the original star trek series. Federation and empire by adb a brief intro to the game that will consume your entire life duration. Most of the counters are for federation and klingon units, but it also includes kzinti, tholian, gorn, and other vessels. All of our games currently have topics in the forum. Star fleet battles vs federation commander the trek bbs. Tactics manual, you can really get good at this game. Not necessarily everything you need to play the game, but to learn it, absolutely.
The preliminary pdf for the kzinti master starship book has been released. For more information or to download the order sheet, check them out at. If you have any interest in federation commander than i suggest you start with klingon border. Star fleet battles and federation commander james plays games. Space opera pdf english the largest rpg download store. Review of federation commander rpgnet rpg game index.
You dont have to be a member of facebook to see our page, but if you are, please become our friend so you can get information in your newsfeed. This is the complete rulebook, with all of the rules from klingon border, klingon. All of the fun of space combat in a fastplaying card game. This expansion, which includes the interstellar concordium isc, andromedan, and vudar races, has all the typical components of a foliosized fed commander expansion. Gorn heavy cruiser federation commander is a tactical starship combat board wargame system, produced and examples of ship cards in pdf format may be found here. The game federation commander fc is a tactical space combat board and miniatures game by amarillo design bureau adb. To buy a copy now, click here the most requested federation commander product, the reference rulebook is the complete rulebook players have demanded. The d7k is vastly more detailed than the current 2400 klingon d7. Blank hex map numbered hexes, 4230 commander s circle. Federation commander first missions includes introductory rules for federation.1427 738 559 732 154 458 1451 456 1300 1644 112 1186 1591 1481 1398 569 24 1043 268 925 1005 1559 1279 1025 629 409 1358 268 894 582 64 387 623 236 869 377 490 1058 1133