There were also a series of PC games which are obviously descended from this ST:TSCS, the Starfleet Command series, which are both well. The original version of ACtA:SF was published in hardback print back in , as part of a joint venture agreed between Amarillo Design. ACTA Starfleet – Federation Nebula Class. Recently I purchased three Furuta Star Trek Nebula class ships off eBay. They are a decently.

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And then things started to change, the listening post at Septimus Prime went silent, probably a glitch said the techs and a repair party was dispatched to investigate.

You can buy starfoeet now on our store. SF is the advent of defensive fire. While FC can handle a nine-vs.

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A number of updates will be posted over the coming weeks, aimed at ironing out any lingering issues which may crop up now that the file is “in the wild”. Each turn consists of one movement phase and one attack phase. DS4, this is Tech Unit 5. Along with Federation Commander came an update of the Starline Series miniatures towhich are much nicer metal miniatures with fine details. From small skirmishes involving single ships or small squadrons to massive fleets between rival empires, ACTASF allows even the largest fleet battles to be fought in a single evening and the smaller skirmishes can be completed in about an hour.

Surely not, this was Charlie Sector; but better put that call into Starfleet, just in case. Nigel Kneale – Quatermass http: You must be logged in to post a comment. The real difference is in the scale at which the game is usually played, though; where Star Fleet Battles is more playable in a one-on-one or two-on-two scale, the scale of Federation Commander is more squadron to fleet level, and it scales very well between those two. As starfelet as I once loved the game, it is simply too much of a simulation and not enough of a game when all subsystems become involved.


In case anyone is interested in hearing more about the development process for version 1. Star Fleet is a hexless, miniatures based game of fleet combat in the Star Fleet Universe. Between Starfleeet Fleet Battles and its subsequent offshoot, Federation Starfleeh, there were several rule sets that could be played using the Star Trek series, the most prominent being Full Thrust which, when played with the unofficial Star Trek variant, is called Full Trek: The Orion province can be seen in purple.

The major planets stand out quite well on the map, and the major nebulas are the coloured hexes. A Call to Arms Star Fleet is designed as a simpler and faster-playing fleet-vs. I would even go so far to call this game the best-in-class based upon those criteria because it really covers all the bases and allows you so many tactical options and fleet configurations.

Gangs of Mega City Acfa fame amongst others. The one major flaw with ST: You can see Earth i. Its goal was to take Mongoose’s A Call to Arms game engine which had been used for Babylon 5 and Noble Armada adaptations, and has been re-worked for the wet-navy Victory at Sea system and use it to represent larger starship engagements in the Star Fleet Universe.

Instead of the normal six facings in every previous game in the Star Fleet Universe, this game boils it down to four 90 degree sections. SF does what a lot of space games do but in a distinct, unique way, and this is the only simple, approachable one that truly gives you the Star Trek feel.

Crawley, West Sussex Character sheet Name: Ships fire one at a time or in squadrons and if a ship is destroyed before it gets to fire, well, too bad! Every deadbeat, drunk, pill-head, cheat and skiver was sent here; the dumping ground for every malcontent in Starfleet.


As stafleet rests, I simply made an Excel spreadsheet which is printable onto card stock and sleeved in a sheet protector which allowed us the same basic principle. It was the dead end of the universe, nothing happened here; and if Charlie Sector was the worst sector then Deep Space 4 was the pits!

A Call to Arms: Some of the Klingon government provinces can also be seen. These were bad ass lead-pewter miniatures that were crisp and beautiful. A more polished “deluxe” actaa will be presented in the New Year, in both print and online formats.

While ACTASF is intended for use with tabletop miniatures, you could substitute counters for the ships if you want to give the game a try.

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In fact, starfleet first hobby spaceship I ever owned was a Starline series, bought with my own money, in Philadelphia. Believe it or not, this has proved much harder to achieve that I suspected. Federation Commander fixed a lot of my beefs with both the aforementioned titles, but was stardleet putting too much emphasis on power management and filling in little boxes. They too went silent; could something be happening? While the impulse system that I love so dearly is gone, this does an admirable job of simulating sub-light space battles.

ACTA: Star Fleet

Plasmas have also been tweaked, but are still resolved in a single turn. All of the ships have had their stats reviewed. Further, they are coming out with these bad ass little reference cards which allow easy book-keeping via dry-erase. The Vega colonies are at avta top of this image as well.

Star Fleet at the Mongoose Publishing site here, where you can also place an order: