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Offline cjbennett22

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captured ship question
« on: February 13, 2016, 02:38:59 AM »
I was playing a game to practice my newly finished elf fleet and the elf mage and came across a situation.

My plagueship had the chaos lord and 1 warrior counter left on it and boarded a hawkship, killing the crew and capturing the hawkship. 

specifically, what are the steps, because when the elf crew is killed off do I need to move the 1 warrior counter onto the ship at that moment?  I do not think I do so I didn't.  Plus an attack was coming so I did not want to leave my nurgle lord all alone on that big empty ship.

The Dragonship then came down, failed to slice the ship in half so to finish its movement, drifted off from the plagueship.

So do I need to keep the warrior crew counter on the hawkship to then scuttle it in the end phase?  if I did then the dragon ship would have probably boarded, took the nurgle rot counter and captured the flagship of nurgle to scuttle it, leaving the warrior crew on the hawkship.........but THEN I have a new problem, if the warrior crew is scuttling the hawkship, wouldn't they then need to scuttle the hawkship only to get back to the plagueship and have it blown to bits by the elf crew that also cut their lords throat because he was killed in the boarding action?  LOL

Reading the "scuttle a ship" section of the rule book, it looks like I need to leave the crew on the hawkship to scuttle it, so since I didn't leave the warrior crew on the ship, I cannot scuttle it?

I think I have it right.  I captured it but left it empty, if the game comes to an end like that then I will have 2 times the BH for a captured ship.  I normally would not want to leave it empty as it could be re-captured but in this situation...

Could someone confirm this please?  Thank you.

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Re: captured ship question
« Reply #1 on: February 13, 2016, 03:04:50 AM »
The ship's abandoned if you don't move a crew to it. Doing so would abandon your ship though until the end phase and the Hawk ship is skuttled.

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Re: captured ship question
« Reply #2 on: February 13, 2016, 03:18:59 AM »
If the dragon ship captures the plagueship and scuttles it, the warrior crew "takes to the boats and is lost" so says the rules.

I wish there could be one more boarding action to save the plagueship but I would do a simultaneous scuttling and lose the chaos warriors.

you are always so quick to respond dave!
Are you still building the Chaos Dwarf fleet for adepticon, ive tried a couple times to keep the event thread going but no one responds to it.  :/

I played three games to do a "campaign" this week and the first game, I learned a lot about the elves and it was only my second game playing with spell casters so I had the strategy all wrong and the nurgle fleet just destroyed everything on the table.  Ha!

I found a guy near me who wanted to play meet up to play but then he stopped talking and no get together.  Maybe I should build a facebook page to help attract/find other gamers.

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Re: captured ship question
« Reply #3 on: February 13, 2016, 03:22:33 AM »
No CD for Adepticon, too busy getting Wrath of Kings ready. If there's room in my carry on I'lk try and bring the Empire, and see if Eric wants to bring the Brets.

Try running a demo at a locao store, most people are willing to play if you've got two fleets.

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Re: captured ship question
« Reply #4 on: February 13, 2016, 03:34:31 AM »
Oh I'm not ready to host a demo yet, really close though. 
I work with a guy who is putting on a gaming convention this year but its mostly for dungeons and dragons BUT they are having the star wars fleet game, wings of whatever (the name escapes me for now). Next year I was going to try and jump on it and host a game of either warmaster or Man o'War.

I was trying to get my brother to come with me to adepticon, was willing to pay for everything except for his personal registration fees but he just isn't willing.  I have been successful in getting him fully re-interested in warmaster to start really learning how to play.  And in march we are going to start making at least a once a month meet up to play a total campaign game.

Don't worry about bringing any Man o'war.  I'm still struggling with how to transport everything myself and I'm sure you wont have room in your travel bags.  ha
That Saturday I was hoping on finding other games to play, maybe some mordheim or something but i'll figure it out when I get there.