Re: Avalon Hill Starship Troopers Game.
From: Los <los@c...>
Date: Fri, 12 May 2000 23:49:34 -0400
Subject: Re: Avalon Hill Starship Troopers Game.
BTW I'm very impressed. There have been what?...at least 6 posts in a
with the two words STARSHIP and TROOPERS in them and there has yet to be
> I played the late '70's version and have to say that the game was
> very close when it came to MI vs Bugs, but that MI vs Skinnies was
> Each MI figure represented one man or several bugs, IIRC.
> I heard from somewhere (can't remember the source) that the new
> ST is nothing like the old, but since I haven't played it or even seen
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> > > OK, without going it yet another debate over the movie, can
> > someone
> > >give me a quick rundown of Avalon Hill's ST game. I'm thinking
> > of
> > >picking it up. Does anyone reccomend it?
> > I had a copy in the late 70's / early 80's. If it is
> > essentially the same, I'd say that it was...mmm...I guess I'd
> > say "bland". Didn't have the texture to seem real.
> > I was also going to say that it seemed unbalanced in favor of
> > the MI, but on reflection that could be due to my opponent.