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Squadron Strike!: Second Edition, Complete PDF Bundle

Squadron Strike!: Second Edition, Complete PDF Bundle

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Any Ship, Any Universe, Fully 3D!

If you can think of it, you can build it in Squadron Strike! Squadron Strike uses a streamlined, whole-turn movement variation of the 3D game engine pioneered in Attack Vector: Tactical, on top of the most comprehensive ship and weapon design system ever made for space combat games. 

  • The new tutorial leads you through every step of the game, including a gentle transition from 2D to 3D (you never have to play in 3D--all of the ships come in both 2D and 3D formats).
  • our choice of movement modes, from simple, to cinematic, to fully Newtonian
  • Five different types of static defenses
  • A septillion unique weapon systems that you can create with the provided tools

The same tools that are used by Ad Astra Games to print ship system displays (SSDs) are made available to players - you can make SSDs that look as good as ours, and you can export them as 2D or 3D variants.

The Deluxe Edition has a full color rulebook.

This is a combo price of all of the PDFs of the tutorial book, rulebook, setting book, and ship book in the boxed set of Squadron Strike, along with the box miniatures and build-you-own tilt blocks as a separate file.

This product does NOT come with a registration code for downloadable content.

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Joseph W September 06, 2018 4:24 am UTC
In the same box it says "The same tools that are used by Ad Astra Games to print ship system displays (SSDs) are made available to players - you can make SSDs that look as good as ours, and you can export them as 2D or 3D variants." it then says "This product does NOT come with a registration code for downloadable content."

As for myself, I took it as "The Zip file will include the utility" but I don't see it.

I'm not certain why I keep buying their games. This is the second time I fell for it.
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Vincent P September 06, 2018 8:55 am UTC
Thanks for the heads up, Joseph. It's really unfortunate that they keep back the one thing that would make me buy this game.
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Daniel M December 14, 2018 11:52 am UTC
If you don't want to buy the physical product, but still want the ship design spreadsheet, I'd suggest backing Ken's Patreon (StarShipsRUs) for a month at the $5 USD level. That will allow you to download the most recent version of the spreadsheet from the Patreon.
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Daniel M December 14, 2018 11:57 am UTC
Also, if you are unsure as to whether this product is of interest to you, I'd suggest checking out the $5 USD intro bundles that Ken has released for the 2nd Edition and the Traveller setting. These contain the tutorials that introduce the rules over 4-5 scenarios, along with all of the material needed to print and play for these scenarios.

If you want "Star Wars" style "planes-in-space" movement, then the 2nd edition starter kit is the one to go for:

If you want vector movement with momentum, then the Traveller quick start is the one to go for:

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Joseph W December 18, 2018 3:18 pm UTC
I would suggest this is something that should be supplied in the description. "You have everything to play, except..." and "If like this set, check out this kickstarter..."

My argument is that this claims "...the same tool as..." is included in this package, but it actually only included in the physical version.
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Vincent P December 18, 2018 11:11 pm UTC
@Daniel M
Appreciate the info! The Patreon says the spreadsheet gets updated quarterly. Will I miss out important changes when I just subscribe just once for a month?
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Vincent P April 25, 2018 11:03 am UTC
Does the ship creation spreadsheet come with this product or is it still physical-book-exclusive?
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William R June 08, 2016 11:40 pm UTC
Interesting system --without the ability to create your ship out of the box, why buy it?
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Daniel S January 17, 2016 12:59 pm UTC
I've two questions.

1) Is this pdf bundle complete so that one can play the full game without limitations or is else needed?

2) "This product does NOT come with a registration code for downloadable content."
Will it be possible to receive a registration code via email after buying the product on Wargame Vault?
I'm from Germany and pdf is the only way to get the game - no boxes and books are sold here. Shipping from US is much too expensive and if the packet is registered at customhouse i'll have to pay an additional VAT of 19%.

Thank you in advance
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Ronald C March 08, 2016 12:18 pm UTC
To play you would need a hex map, but you can down load those anywhere
You would need the the movement card that can be down loaded from the AD Astra website here
You would need the reference card that can be downloaded from the AD Astra website
You would need the till blocks, paper folder ones can be downloaded from the AD astra website here
You will need some small miniatures or ship boxes minis for the games you can download some samples here OR you can order a pdf of the ones that come with the game here
You will also need some stacking blocks of different colors. You could use checkers or poker chips or lego

As far as the code is concerned as far as I know he only gives this out with the...See more
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Ronald C March 09, 2016 11:19 am UTC
Oh and you will also need some ten sided dice
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