Author Topic: Core Space. Anyone have it/played it?  (Read 482 times)

Silent Disapproval Robot

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on: March 18, 2020, 04:58:45 PM
Has anyone played it?  I wasn't aware of it when the KS came out but thought it looked pretty cool.  It's just been restocked so I splurged and ordered a bunch of stuff for it.

The core gameplay reminds me a bit of a homebrew minis game a friend of mine came up with back in the 80s.  In his game, we all controlled a longboat full of viking raiders and we were all attacking the same village in England or Ireland.  The goal was to find the most loot and get it back to your longboat before the cavalry showed up.  You had to work together to accomplish certain tasks such as battering down the church door but you could turn on the other players at any time and steal their loot, kill their raiders, and/or burn their longboat so they had to bribe you for a ride home.  It as a lot of fun.    The gameplay of Core Space reminds me a lot of that but all sci-fi'd up.  Plus the terrain looks cool!  I'm a sucker for pretty components














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Reply #1 on: March 18, 2020, 05:25:51 PM
Damn, that does look impressive. It reminds me of Star Saga but those components are a lot prettier.



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Reply #2 on: March 18, 2020, 05:40:07 PM
Nope. Not even seen that before.

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Reply #3 on: March 18, 2020, 06:23:38 PM
It's got very good reviews on BGG.  I hope it suits my tastes cause I threw way too much money at it.

It's a UK based company if you wanna join in the fun Bob.

https://shop.battlesystems.co.uk/core-space-11-c.asp
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Reply #4 on: March 18, 2020, 06:37:52 PM
Beyond my means I fear. I would have loved to have seen Space Hulk done like that :-)

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Reply #5 on: March 18, 2020, 07:07:11 PM
They also sell terrain kits so you can do Space Hulk if you wish.  Just recycle some more aluminium.


https://shop.battlesystems.co.uk/sci-fi-terrain-10-c.asp



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Reply #6 on: March 18, 2020, 07:10:20 PM
Ha!

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Reply #7 on: March 26, 2020, 11:21:41 PM
My stuff arrived yesterday.  Punched out the starter set and set up the tutorial scenario.  Looks like fun! 








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Reply #8 on: March 27, 2020, 03:59:37 PM
That looks really great. But man the prices on the website are expensive. What sets did you get? Did you buy enough to get free shipping?

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Reply #9 on: March 27, 2020, 04:12:42 PM
It looks very impressive.

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Reply #10 on: March 28, 2020, 03:01:46 AM
That looks really great. But man the prices on the website are expensive. What sets did you get? Did you buy enough to get free shipping?

I got it from Meeplemart in Toronto.  They got a shipment of all the stuff in last week.  $12 shipping.

I got the Starter Set, extra dice and player boards, the Purge Outbreak, Shootout at Zed's, and Galactic Corps expansions, and 3 extra crews to make it a 5 player game.

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Reply #11 on: March 28, 2020, 08:45:52 AM
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Good deal!

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