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Title: Corsair Leader
Post by: Silent Disapproval Robot on January 11, 2018, 10:37:08 PM
DVG started their kickstarter for Corsair Leader today.  I'm tempted but I think I've got enough in the way of solitaire WWII air combat stuff for now.

https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/11606594/corsair-leader (https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/11606594/corsair-leader)
Title: Re: Corsair Leader
Post by: MikeGER on January 12, 2018, 02:12:07 AM
 Sigh, another DVG product squeezed in the developing queue that delays Huey Leader  :-\

 where i hope the outstanding TAL system will get expanded with a good enhanced ground rule system link between ground troops, their enemies, all on the random tactical map (maybe expaned to a larger 20 chits size to have more ground to manover) and choppers and ground support planes doing their work from above. 

i imagine
where you can drop, support or evacuate troops (a counter = a squad or platoon) and they can move a hex a turn (with the right dice throw results of course) and and the enemy will do also.
the enemy could be a two sided contact-counter with showing a "?" first, that when get in direct contact with your ground forces or recon plane (Bronco/OH 6) above the hex get flipped and show a nice symbol (or just a character)  and then the counter will get replaced by a question mark again, or nothing, or a real enemy unit counter according to the specific rules for that given scenario and campaign
also those enemy units can break contact and fade away into the jungle and get replaced by a random "?"-counter again. so when you were able to make contact again the unit might have been reinforced or suddenly have a HMG and so had lured you into a trap or total vanished in the high elephantgrass   ...so there would be some waving Fog of War about the enemy in a mission on the tactical map and all the uncertainties of three canopy jungle warfare, or what is actual to be found in a village, you name it
...all the good Nam stuff
Title: Re: Corsair Leader
Post by: JudgeDredd on January 12, 2018, 02:18:51 AM
^ I agree. I was really hoping Huey Leader was next. I pre-ordered it two years ago I think for 5.

I think I'm done with the Leader stuff now anyway. There's been several releases I've simply not been interested in and this is another one. Like you I was hoping for Huey Leader and perhaps an expansion on the TAL model.
Title: Re: Corsair Leader
Post by: GJK on January 12, 2018, 05:00:35 AM
If I have Gato Leader, can't I just pretend that it's a Corsair and thus have early access to this variation of the game system??
Title: Re: Corsair Leader
Post by: BanzaiCat on January 12, 2018, 05:08:55 AM
They've already doubled the funding goal so, pretty sure they'll get this one with all the stretch goals.

Regarding Huey Leader: https://boardgamegeek.com/thread/1854633/huey-leader-way

On the last page of that thread:

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FYI, per DVG customer service, all preorders for Huey Leader were cancelled when they created the new website. You'll need to participated in the Kickstarter if you do decide to purchase the game
Title: Re: Corsair Leader
Post by: JudgeDredd on January 12, 2018, 02:26:30 PM
They've already doubled the funding goal so, pretty sure they'll get this one with all the stretch goals.

Regarding Huey Leader: https://boardgamegeek.com/thread/1854633/huey-leader-way

On the last page of that thread:

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FYI, per DVG customer service, all preorders for Huey Leader were cancelled when they created the new website. You'll need to participated in the Kickstarter if you do decide to purchase the game
My money was taken by an online gaming company in the UK - BoardGameExtras I believe.
Title: Re: Corsair Leader
Post by: BanzaiCat on January 13, 2018, 11:31:58 AM
I'm guessing they haven't told you anything, if at all, JD?

Well if it goes away at least it's just five quid, though that still sucks. I kept a 5-pound note from my last trip which has been in my wallet since then. I couldn't bring myself to cash it out.  :'(
Title: Re: Corsair Leader
Post by: bob48 on January 14, 2018, 12:14:19 PM
This looks interesting. I've never really bothered with any of the previous DVG games, but this has F4U's in it  :)
Title: Re: Corsair Leader
Post by: BanzaiCat on January 14, 2018, 05:33:45 PM
...and a Black Sheep Squadron add-on if that stretch goal makes funding. Which it might have, already.
Title: Re: Corsair Leader
Post by: Staggerwing on January 14, 2018, 08:40:10 PM
Why is the TBD Devastator shown in pre-war colors? All the other aircraft are in wartime plumage.
Title: Re: Corsair Leader
Post by: BanzaiCat on January 15, 2018, 04:44:30 AM
Why is the TBD Devastator shown in pre-war colors? All the other aircraft are in wartime plumage.

It's pining for the fjoooOOoords!
Title: Re: Corsair Leader
Post by: Staggerwing on January 15, 2018, 05:53:54 PM
And BuAir nailed it's feet to the perch.
Title: Re: Corsair Leader
Post by: Richie61 on January 20, 2018, 10:15:06 PM
I am trying to hold back from pulling the trigger on this one, but I am not sure if I can hold on  :nerd:

(https://scontent.fbed1-2.fna.fbcdn.net/v/t31.0-8/26952379_10156034864778545_944727257024696703_o.jpg?oh=d11627856ba0be0baa6373ae2c5a98f8&oe=5AE408F3)
Title: Re: Corsair Leader
Post by: Staggerwing on January 21, 2018, 05:13:11 AM
 :o What is that!?

Linky pleeeze?
Title: Re: Corsair Leader
Post by: JudgeDredd on January 21, 2018, 05:49:28 AM
My interest has now been piqued  :knuppel2:
Title: Re: Corsair Leader
Post by: ComradeP on January 21, 2018, 07:26:54 AM
It's in one of the update posts Staggerwing: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/11606594/corsair-leader/posts/2094655 (https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/11606594/corsair-leader/posts/2094655)
Title: Re: Corsair Leader
Post by: Staggerwing on January 21, 2018, 08:48:27 AM
It's in one of the update posts Staggerwing: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/11606594/corsair-leader/posts/2094655 (https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/11606594/corsair-leader/posts/2094655)

Thanks Pete. I didn't see that anywhere on the regular KS page or CL's BGG page images.
Title: Re: Corsair Leader
Post by: Richie61 on January 21, 2018, 11:35:56 AM
:o What is that!?

Linky pleeeze?

https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/11606594/corsair-leader/posts/2094655
Title: Re: Corsair Leader
Post by: Staggerwing on January 21, 2018, 11:46:38 AM
Thanks man!
Title: Re: Corsair Leader
Post by: Richie61 on January 25, 2018, 11:02:20 PM
Nice deal.

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We are happy to announce you can add Miniatures to your games! A whole bunch of amazing miniatures! Scaled to fit on the Display Map and add a new level of excitement to your games!

(https://ksr-ugc.imgix.net/assets/019/976/313/99b81ced58b6d9f6930df7ed4ea1404d_original.jpg?w=639&fit=max&v=1516913567&auto=format&q=92&s=ca82f1ac285900fdb08ff42963342cc5)
Title: Re: Corsair Leader
Post by: JasonPratt on January 26, 2018, 11:34:26 AM
Now imagine the
Cthulhu expansion set!
(Almost not better!)  :smitten: :smitten: :smitten: :smitten:
Title: Re: Corsair Leader
Post by: Richie61 on January 30, 2018, 09:28:49 PM
So I bought into the leader series after all :knuppel2: Up to $80,816 and nearing the end and this!  :D

(https://ksr-ugc.imgix.net/assets/020/039/816/2a002fccf6a2063befe2c81eb1c2c057_original.jpg?w=680&fit=max&v=1517370021&auto=format&q=92&s=a2d7189579191bfb928867d75d8b5d17)
Title: Re: Corsair Leader
Post by: Richie61 on January 31, 2018, 02:15:39 PM
Crushed that SG and now for another one  :D
Title: Re: Corsair Leader
Post by: Staggerwing on January 31, 2018, 05:49:28 PM
I'm trying to decide if I should cancel my UBOOT pledge and back this instead. I can't afford both.
Title: Re: Corsair Leader
Post by: Barthheart on January 31, 2018, 06:04:44 PM
I'm trying to decide if I should cancel my UBOOT pledge and back this instead. I can't afford both.

(http://cdn1-www.comingsoon.net/assets/uploads/2017/07/remakes-watching-slide-890Z-videoSixteenByNineJumbo1600.jpg)
Title: Re: Corsair Leader
Post by: bbmike on January 31, 2018, 06:13:57 PM
^Comes in handy, doesn't it?  :cowboy:
Title: Re: Corsair Leader
Post by: Staggerwing on January 31, 2018, 06:15:33 PM
I'm trying to decide if I should cancel my UBOOT pledge and back this instead. I can't afford both.

(http://cdn1-www.comingsoon.net/assets/uploads/2017/07/remakes-watching-slide-890Z-videoSixteenByNineJumbo1600.jpg)


(http://grogheads.com/forums/index.php?action=dlattach;topic=21345.0;attach=12432)

 :P
Title: Re: Corsair Leader
Post by: Barthheart on January 31, 2018, 06:16:31 PM
Doesn't hurt that it's one of my favourite movies and it's Donald Sutherland.  O0
Title: Re: Corsair Leader
Post by: Barthheart on January 31, 2018, 06:17:52 PM
I'm trying to decide if I should cancel my UBOOT pledge and back this instead. I can't afford both.

(http://cdn1-www.comingsoon.net/assets/uploads/2017/07/remakes-watching-slide-890Z-videoSixteenByNineJumbo1600.jpg)


(http://grogheads.com/forums/index.php?action=dlattach;topic=21345.0;attach=12432)

 :P

(http://www.midnightonly.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/Invasion-of-the-Body-Snatchers-3.jpg)
Title: Re: Corsair Leader
Post by: Staggerwing on January 31, 2018, 06:24:08 PM
I'm trying to decide if I should cancel my UBOOT pledge and back this instead. I can't afford both.

(http://cdn1-www.comingsoon.net/assets/uploads/2017/07/remakes-watching-slide-890Z-videoSixteenByNineJumbo1600.jpg)


(http://grogheads.com/forums/index.php?action=dlattach;topic=21345.0;attach=12432)

 :P

(http://www.midnightonly.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/Invasion-of-the-Body-Snatchers-3.jpg)

(http://media.aintitcool.com/coolproduction/ckeditor_assets/pictures/6262/original/donaldsutherlandhawkeye.jpg?1332820496)
Title: Re: Corsair Leader
Post by: Barthheart on January 31, 2018, 07:20:09 PM
(https://i1.netflixmovies.com/dibsl9ebc/image/upload/w_1024/mtrxliy5wp01mdhboecn.jpg)
Title: Re: Corsair Leader
Post by: Richie61 on January 31, 2018, 07:53:12 PM
I'm trying to decide if I should cancel my UBOOT pledge and back this instead. I can't afford both.

Tough call. I canceled my pre-order on another game to back this one. Uboot does look cool too.
Title: Re: Corsair Leader
Post by: Richie61 on January 31, 2018, 08:34:36 PM
SG for $90k for Pearl Harbor is destroyed and on to the next SG  ;D
Title: Re: Corsair Leader
Post by: Richie61 on February 01, 2018, 09:04:42 AM
SG "Final Countdown" (F-14's) for $95k is shot down in flames!  :D What's next?   ^-^

(https://ksr-ugc.imgix.net/assets/020/083/424/37a57dcb4eff17fa0914ba9e9f2fd667_original.jpg?w=639&fit=max&v=1517458088&auto=format&q=92&s=5324260fd5209529f88b4bb4080b1179)
Title: Re: Corsair Leader
Post by: BanzaiCat on February 01, 2018, 09:05:23 AM
"Final Countdown"

Damn, they're really cleaning up with this. :) Awesome.
Title: Re: Corsair Leader
Post by: Richie61 on February 01, 2018, 12:15:31 PM
New SG for $105,000. P-40's  :D  :D  :D

(https://ksr-ugc.imgix.net/assets/020/089/675/38545a5af3be629695cd3009142272ef_original.jpg?w=700&fit=max&v=1517508689&auto=format&q=92&s=8c477aa7d6b2cc9b0faa61bae8d5ac7c)
Title: Re: Corsair Leader
Post by: BanzaiCat on February 01, 2018, 12:55:25 PM
As long as they don't put Batfleck in as one of the pilots... ;D
Title: Re: Corsair Leader
Post by: Richie61 on February 01, 2018, 01:25:28 PM
As long as they don't put Batfleck in as one of the pilots... ;D

Captain "Wild" Bill Kelso  :2funny:

(https://i.pinimg.com/236x/c4/9a/56/c49a56faea7e9ca8e211d97715fa6626--cyberpunk-bill-obrien.jpg)
Title: Re: Corsair Leader
Post by: Richie61 on February 01, 2018, 03:27:39 PM
Another SG down at $105k and 90 minutes to go  :)
Title: Re: Corsair Leader
Post by: BanzaiCat on February 01, 2018, 04:14:06 PM
As long as they don't put Batfleck in as one of the pilots... ;D

Captain "Wild" Bill Kelso  :2funny:

(https://i.pinimg.com/236x/c4/9a/56/c49a56faea7e9ca8e211d97715fa6626--cyberpunk-bill-obrien.jpg)

Now THAT would be AWESOME. Though pretty sure you'd need rights which I doubt would be cheap.
Title: Re: Corsair Leader
Post by: Staggerwing on February 01, 2018, 05:13:50 PM
Also, you'd need to extend the game map to Fresno.
Title: Re: Corsair Leader
Post by: BanzaiCat on February 01, 2018, 05:19:23 PM
Fresno? Fresno?!? Nobody goes to Fresno anymore. ;D
Title: Re: Corsair Leader
Post by: Staggerwing on February 01, 2018, 05:28:08 PM
Go check the Radar Range
Title: Re: Corsair Leader
Post by: JasonPratt on February 04, 2018, 03:29:55 PM
I was going to complain about there still being a disturbing lack of Cthulhu compared to past releases, but then "the Final Countdown"...  :smitten:
Title: Re: Corsair Leader
Post by: DennisS on February 10, 2018, 08:41:21 PM
Fresno? Fresno?!? Nobody goes to Fresno anymore. ;D

My father was born in Fresno...did you know that Fresno has 972,000 people in their GMSA? Big-ass city.
Title: Re: Corsair Leader
Post by: BanzaiCat on February 10, 2018, 09:09:20 PM
Fresno? Fresno?!? Nobody goes to Fresno anymore. ;D

My father was born in Fresno...did you know that Fresno has 972,000 people in their GMSA? Big-ass city.

Just to be clear, I was making an Airplane! movie reference. I have nothing against the town.
Title: Re: Corsair Leader
Post by: Richie61 on February 10, 2018, 11:03:00 PM
Fresno? Fresno?!? Nobody goes to Fresno anymore. ;D

My father was born in Fresno...did you know that Fresno has 972,000 people in their GMSA? Big-ass city.

Just to be clear, I was making an Airplane! movie reference. I have nothing against the town.

And here I thought it was about Captain "Wild" Bill Kelso losing the Zeros over Fresno  ;)