Phoenix 502

Phoenix 502

Here it is! The new version of advanced stratoyager, the STF-502 Phoenix, know also as just 502. The new version is reacher in detail, and has less platelike shape of wings. Now you can appreciate more agressive look of the fighter. Model will be in a one piece and will not need assembling. When in the year 2224 the Foulers again became a threat, the Star Fleet Command decided to introduce a new fighter to the field. This time it was supposed to be a universal unit, but mainly focused on fighting in space, and the ability to fight in the atmosphere was to be secondary, albeit important. So in 2227 Phoenix was created. You can read more HERE  ...
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Vulture Mk III

Vulture Mk III

After long wait, the time has come to update our models. Richer in detail, and up to date with visual approach. Please welcome new heavy support, double-seater stratoyager, STF-HF12 Vulture Mk III! Design is similar to the older brother, but wings geometry is far more aggressive and the turret is now more compact, equipped with short, double-barrel cannon. The whole hull now has better proportions and looks heavier, as the Vulture should look like. Model is going to consist of two pieces (one for the body and second one for ventral turret) and will require assembly. When the STF-100 Sentinel reingned in the space, and when its successor, the Guardian, was still on holo drawing boards, colonial troopers were sheltered by broad wings of a STF-HF10 Vulture, first in line of heavy support 'yagers. Latest version of it, Vulture MK III or STF-HF12 is still in active service of System Federation Forces. You can read more HERE...
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Field Test Report – Battle of the Rock

Field Test Report – Battle of the Rock

Today is the time for a sample report on the test battle in the final version of  Stratoyager. The battle has recently been carried out by 3D Department composed of: Ciepły and Production Department composed of me, Zigzak. Ciepły took over command of the Fleet of the Federated Systems, and I took on a mixed formation consisting of Fowlers and their human allies. The purpose of the battle was to test a new set of rules of movement and initiative, but as it usually does,  plenty of other ideas, suggestions and doubts came up. For example, as you can see later, it turned out that powerful Fowler fighters were not at all powerful, and had to be tweaked immediately after the game. The rules of the battle itself were of typical grinder: shoot down as many enemy machines as you can and not get killed. For some maneuvering we put two asteroids close to the center of the game board. The game was played...
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Prototypy podstawek dla stratoyagerów

Prototypy podstawek dla stratoyagerów

Dziś mały wpis na temat R&D naszego zespołu badawczego. W poniedziałek dotarły do nas pierwsze prototypowe podstawki dla stratoyagerów, które będą używane w grze. Możecie się z nimi zapoznać poniżej. To co widzicie zamontowane na podstawkach to kartonowe makiety myśliwców Vulture Mk II, na których trójwymiarowe modele jeszcze czekamy. Na razie używamy takich własnie makiet (serce modelarza się kraje, że nie mamy realnych figurek yagerów) by dopracowywać szczegóły mechaniki i kalibrować możliwości maszyn. Ze względów mechanicznych, walczyliśmy z kilkoma różnymi koncepcjami kształtu podstawki.  Była koncepcja podstawki owalnej, kolistej, kwadratowej, ośmio- i dwunastościennej, oraz kilka innych, dość dziwacznych w kształtach. Ostatecznie jednak zwyciężyła podstawka heksagonalna. Najlepiej nadaje się do oddania elementów mechaniki, które chcemy ująć w grze. Do podstawki zaprojektowaliśmy trzy standy o rożnej wysokości, by myśliwce wyglądały bardziej malowniczo na stole. Standy będą jeszcze przeprojektowane, by lepiej oddać dynamizm maszyn w locie. Podstawki w założeniu mają być skonstruowane tak, by nie wymagały klejenia, dzięki czemu będzie je można rozłożyć i przetransportować   na pole bitwy bez wypychania walizek gąbką. W założeniu podstawka ma mieć  także grawerunek z kątami ostrzału i cyferblatem zegarowym, ale na razie zamówiliśmy partię...
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