Friday 26 June 2020

Fistful of Lead: Starfighters!


This set of fast play, fun space fighter rules has just been published by Jaye Wiley, based on the core mechanics of the Fistful of Lead system. I thought this sounded like a blast, especially as my kids really like Fistful of Lead and also X-Wing, so I downloaded a copy this morning. I was a bit sceptical at first but it really does make a lot of sense and the way the rules have been adapted to space fighter combat is really very clever. 


I've been looking for something like this for ages, so I'm itching to try the rules out. I have some old plastic EM-4 space fighters somewhere that I could quickly paint up but I also like the idea of getting a handful of the Brigade Models 6mm scale fighters, as they would be perfect for this scale of game. There's a Polish fighter currently on sale that has a very retro look about it and I'm sure they'd look amazing painted up, even by me with my dodgy brushwork.

Thanks Jaye!

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