Attack Vector: Tactical
Out of Print
Tactical Space Combat in the Real World
Take command of a 10,000-ton cruiser plying the pitiless depths of space. Use the uncanny accuracy of lasers, the kinetic sledgehammers of coilgun shells, or unleash the titanic fury of nuclear blasts - then experience the carnage of 23rd century combat as the expanding ball of plasma rips through enemy ships!
Attack Vector: Tactical delivers a bullet-speed ballet of Newtonian physics, combining fast, furious action and tactical richness with scientific rigor. Starship command presents players with a series of cascading decisions where the twisting corkscrew of 3-D movement opens up new tactical dimensions.
- 3D Newtonian Vector Movement
- Weapons based on real science
- Detection model checked by astronomers
- Elegant mechanics let players focus on tactics, not game rules
- Play aids keep math at an elementary school level
- All the tricky math is in sidebars, not on the game table
- Command system subtly encourages fast play
- Elegant mechanics and deep tactical interactions
- 10-20 minute turns, 3 hour games
"WOW! I'm impressed! This looks great!" - David Weber, New York Times best selling author of the Honor Harrington series.
"You set your vectors and adjust as you go along, waiting for your shot and dodging missiles, and hoping you don't run out of fuel! It's unlike any other space combat game I've seen - you really focus on flying your ship, rather than pushing counters around. I'm just in awe of the play aids and how much they simplify something impossible into something that's fun to play. Strongly recommended." - Jamie Coleman, Babylon 5 Wars contributor
"It is certainly the best boardgame simulation of actual space combat physics I know of. Beyond the physics model, it includes some clever 3-D display components, and a lot of creatively buried math. The end result keeps the mental overload down to a minimum, letting you focus on the tactical situation. If you're interested in space combat, this is highly recommended." - Jerry Pournelle, Ph.D, co-author of The Mote in God's Eye and The Strategy of Technology.
We do the scary math so you can blow things up!
rulebook, scenario book, ship book, 30+ ship cubes, 8 ship control cards, 16 tilt blocks, 100 stacking tiles
* ISBN 0974879703 * $55.00
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