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Prepare for Command!

Noble Armada is a tactical, miniatures based, space fleet battle game designed to deliver a game experience that balances deep tactics with cinematic action.

Players create fleets for one of the five Royal Houses from the Fading Suns setting and wage war using a ruleset that focuses on fleet command. Careful positioning of ships will enable a fleet to unleash devastating weapon barrages. Targeted attacks and flanking actions can sever lines of communication, hindering an opposing commander’s ability to issue orders to their fleet. Boarding actions allow you to capture opposing ships, and add their resources to your own fleet.

All engines to flank! Raise shields! Brace for Impact!

Noble Armada Core Rulebook
Third Edition Core Rulebook
Format: 6 x 9 Digest
PDF ONLY Version
288 B&W pages

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Scott R May 08, 2017 3:20 am UTC
The rules are simple and fun enough and much more workable than previous versions. It is still obviously a beta and there are a few errors that are jarringly obvious. Such as on a given ship the weapon readouts don't always agree, one one destroyer the weapon chart says it has rockets where the hit local says lasers. I will say that the ships themselves are comparable in terms of layout to previous editions meaning you might be able to reverse engineer some of the other ships from other noble armada games for this. I will close by saying that the core rules (while still needing polish in some areas) make for a more enjoyable experience than other iterations and the inclusion of the victory point system as a core mechanic makes it feel more like the Fading Suns universe. It is still in beta and it needs more refinement and fixing, but there is a workable game here.
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Chris H June 22, 2017 1:52 pm UTC
Hi Scott, glad you enjoyed it. I wish the final product could have been more polished, and of course any feedback and errata we can take from you and use to update the pdf and put out as a free download for those who bought the physical book would be a great help. I am very happy you feel it is an improvement over previous editions, and also captures the feel of Fading Suns.

- Chris Handley
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Scott R July 04, 2017 12:38 am UTC
I admit I'm bad with names; Did we meet at Origins? I know I had a list I gave to someone Demoing Noble Armada there, but i cannot remember if it was you or not?
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Todd B July 04, 2017 11:10 am UTC
It was me.
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