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So, what's our status? Still need the playtesters?...
Nov 21, 2009
"Hazardous Exhaust" and provision for "Landers"
Hi all, I was just reading in Wikipedia about the "Salt-Water Zubrin" thruster, and boy do you NOT want to be behind that thing! According to the wiki article...
Oct 19, 2009
The "High Frontier" VASSAL Module is now available to download!
Hi all, I have figured out a way of getting around the 5 MB upload limit for my VASSAL module of "High Frontier"
. I have split the module into 4 parts. ...
Oct 17, 2009
Trying to upload VASSAL module but upload limit is too small
Hi all, I have finished the VASSAL module for High Frontier and have tried to upload it to a folder I created in the files section called "High Frontier VASSAL...
Oct 17, 2009
Legislation Card Deck: Which way up are the cards supposed to be sta
Hi all, I've nearly completed the VASSAL module using the current components in the "Files" section of the site. All I need to do now is add the "Legislation...
Oct 15, 2009
Can I create a VASSAL module from images in Files section to test ga
Hi, I am trying to test the game but struggling with creating physical components from the images presented in the Files section. To get around this I would...
Oct 5, 2009
Hi all, I think the rules on Aerobraking need some clarification. The rules say you can gain a number of impulses as shown in the aerobraking orbital if you...
Oct 4, 2009
Hello from a new member
Hi all, I joined this group today on the invitation of Phil Eklund following a query about "High Frontier"
, so I thought I'd pop in and say hello to everyone. ...
Oct 4, 2009
Sails: Size 8 or Less, or size less than 7?
Hi all, Just been trying to play through this today. I drew a "Sail" thruster patent card and it says "< Size 7" but the rules say "Size 8 or less, such as...
Oct 3, 2009
Shimizuglobal - Fuel Tank and Crew Boost Countdown same as ESA, PRC
Hi all, Looking at the faction templates I can see how it is easier for Shimizuglobal to boost cards off Luna than it is for everyone else to boost cards off...
Oct 2, 2009
Moon, the movie
Has anyone seen "Moon"
. A movie about He3 mining on the moon, to supply Earth fusion reactors, using "sandworms&quo
t; like in this game....
Aug 18, 2009
Hi everyone, I'm just printing out a playtest copy to play with my class of High School physics students and I was wondering if there are images of the cards....
Aug 17, 2009
ers.com/ Short-run posters can print 18 x 24 size posters for two dollars each. I guess you'd need four for the High Trader map...
Jul 31, 2009
If you go to your friendly neighborhood game store, one that stock collectible trading card games, you can find an item called "card sleeves"
. These are...
Jul 27, 2009
Reading through via the first trial basic game for the first 12 turn
Hi Phil, I had a chance to read through the rule book via the first trial basic game for the first 12 turns, so let me report briefly as part of my ...
Jul 26, 2009
New playtest report
Hi, I've just uploaded a new report, by Jordi Parera, of our playtesting session. Jordi Cairol...
Jul 21, 2009
The Game Crafter
rafter.com/ It is sort of like Cafe Press for board games. It can print-on-demand your game design for your customers....
Jul 16, 2009
Nyrath the nearly wise
Hi Gang, I've just uploaded part of our playtesting thoughts. More to come. Phil, one of the players has asked for your permission to write about the game and...
Jul 13, 2009
Eindhoven Playtest: High Frontier, July 4, 2009 Players: Michael Debije (has experience with Sierra Madre games and heavier games in general) Walter Devore...
Jul 6, 2009
Playtest, at last!
Hi Gang! At last we could play our first game of High Frontier last week-end. I'll come back with our sensations and suggestions when I have the report done. ...
Jul 5, 2009
Eindhoven playtest scheduled for Saturday
Will let you know how it goes... Michael...
Jun 30, 2009
Tried a quick learning game, left hand vs the right hand. Later I started to read the expanded rules and discovered that in the basic game all ships need the...
May 26, 2009
I'm slowly working my way through the rules, after reading the quick script. The script has a few confusing points, but since it is presumably meant to be used...
May 25, 2009
Playtest Kits (finally) Mailed
I finally got playtest kits mailed to Winchell Chung, Mike Debije, Cooper Fox (is this the same as Fred?), Kazunori Iruna. Also hand-delivered a copy to John...
May 25, 2009
Unfortunately, no gamers at Goddard so far. But once the move is done, Chris Williams may be up for it. Mid-June at the earliest....
May 24, 2009
Skimming the rules
I'm doing a quick skim of the rules. I am quite glad that the thermodynamic domino system is back, I was sorry it was dropped from High Trader. The map system...
May 19, 2009
Changes to the files incorporating the draft.
I have added files to the files section, for the High Frontier revision that adds a draft to the selection of patent cards, per Rick Heli's suggestion. This...
May 17, 2009
Hayhurst playtest report
Hey, Phil. I just realized I never actually mailed you the playetest results, ie me talking to my friends afterwards. Pros- We all agreed that the map is the...
May 15, 2009
Update on Playtest kits.
Update on Playtest kits. Rick and Matt have convinced me that it is essential to put a draft into the High Frontier game, so players have more control over...
May 12, 2009
Fusion Plasmoid Rocket
Hello Winchell, Thank you for forwarding the D-T Fusion Plasmoid link. I am trying to figure out how this could work. Maybe I should spring for the paper. I...
May 8, 2009
Nyrath the nearly wise
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