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Re: UBOOT: the board game
« Reply #46 on: May 21, 2019, 09:11:16 AM »
My copy finally showed up unannounced.  :clap:
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Re: UBOOT: the board game
« Reply #47 on: May 21, 2019, 01:47:52 PM »
Isnt that the modus operandi of UBoats?

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Re: UBOOT: the board game
« Reply #48 on: May 21, 2019, 01:54:23 PM »
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Re: UBOOT: the board game
« Reply #49 on: May 21, 2019, 05:15:23 PM »
At least it didn't blow up his house and then cruise on by...
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Re: UBOOT: the board game
« Reply #50 on: June 03, 2019, 07:23:04 PM »
MACH SCHNELL OR SOMETHING LIKE THAT!!

Someone named Tumba released a crazy-deluxe port of UBOOT to Tabletop Simulator last month (most recently updated May 20th). The table is set on a rusted hulk of the U96 conning tower, in a vomitous tossing sea!  :D (With sea spray occasionally and wind/wave noise!)

This is very much a promotional module, though not official, which leaves out a few key things (such as Enigma codes) to persuade players to buy the game: it's purely intended as a handy aid, not as a free replacement.
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Re: UBOOT: the board game
« Reply #51 on: August 12, 2019, 07:46:58 AM »
Most of the posts for this game on their Facebook fan page are incredible 3D printed U-Boots with beautiful paint schemes. Meanwhile I have yet to even try to play my copy/assemble my cardboard U-Boot.

I admit I'm terribly intimidated to try it solo, even though those that have played it solo say it's totally do-able.

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Re: UBOOT: the board game
« Reply #52 on: August 12, 2019, 02:29:13 PM »
Just do it!  If youíve ever played Silent Hunter, itíll be easy.  You can pause whenever you like so thereís no pressure.

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Re: UBOOT: the board game
« Reply #53 on: August 12, 2019, 04:39:45 PM »
Also, be sure to read the info on each crew position in detail as presented in the app.  Thatís where all the rules updates appear.

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Re: UBOOT: the board game
« Reply #54 on: August 12, 2019, 09:28:46 PM »
In my limited experience it is absolutely necessary to make liberal use of the pause button when playing solo. While this may take away from an interesting aspect of the game, it just isn't practical for an individual to manage all aspect of fighting with a uboat in real-time. There is even in a upside in that you can take all the time you like to analyze situations and plan your attacks/escape etc. I'm having a blast with it so far.

Even with multiple players I expect the pause button will be needed while learning the game.