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Fleet "Countdown - Fast & the Furious"

Fleet "Countdown - Fast & the Furious"
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For the Countdown Fleet Challenge, I have constructed a fleet that can outrace, outgun, and out-carry any opposing fleets. It consists of the San Cristobal, the HMS Gallows, the Tiger's Eye, the Hai Peng, and the Le Bon Marin.

1. San Cristobal (5 mast)
This monster of a gunship just got a complete overhaul and is ready to hit the high seas for blood and glory. It sports 2-rank cannons thanks to del Nero, extra action capability and a speed boost from de Alva, reroll ability from Vaccaro, and crew protection from the oarsman. A 5-master shooting 5 2-rank shots with the probability of an EA, coupled with extreme speed (S+S+L) and a reroll, either for the EA or for a cannon shot, sends shivers down my spine.

2. HMS Gallows (4 mast)
The ultimate "world-hater" has emerged with a first-rate crew ready to bash the competition. The ship has Gunn, Doone, Myngs, and an oarsman, prepared to move faster and shoot, reroll, SAT, and protect the others. One of the game's scariest ships has been upgraded to legend status.

3. Tiger's Eye (3 mast)
The all-around player, this ship's main role in the fleet is gold runner, but, in the unlikely event of both gunships being in distress, her cannons can lend a hand. Her speed, cannons, and cargo capacity define her as a jack-of-all-trades in the realm of medium-sized ships.

4. Hai Peng (2 mast)
Straight from the Caribbean and Davy Jones' Locker, the Hai Peng is primed for gold running with good speed and a nice-sized cargo hold. Representing the greatest pirates of pirates, this ship is set to carry the fleet to victory.

5. Le Bon Marin (1 mast)
The last, but definitely not least, comes from the French faction, known for their one-masters. This ship has the explorer ability built in, which is very helpful in her line of work: gold running. Her speed, coupled with her abilities, make her a nimble and essential part of the fleet.

Hope you enjoy!
pirateaj14

 
Miniature list Group miniatures by  
Section: Ship #1 (5 miniatures)
  Miniature Set Number Type Rarity
1 x Almirante Devente Del Nero PofBC 209 Crew PR
1 x Duque Marcus Vaccaro PofBCU 072 Crew C
1 x Oarsman F&S 125 Crew C
1 x San Cristobal RotF 004 Ship R
1 x Victor de Alva F&S 025 Crew R
 
Section: Ship #2 (5 miniatures)
  Miniature Set Number Type Rarity
1 x Countess Diana Doone PofBC 208 Crew PR
1 x HMS Gallows PofMI 046 Ship U
1 x Oarsman F&S 126 Crew C
1 x Sir Christopher Myngs PofSMU 058 Crew R
1 x Thomas Gunn RotF 021 Crew R
 
Section: Ship #3 (2 miniatures)
  Miniature Set Number Type Rarity
1 x Oarsman PofBCU 120 Crew C
1 x Tiger's Eye PofBCU 019 Ship C
 
Section: Ship #4 (2 miniatures)
  Miniature Set Number Type Rarity
1 x Hai Peng DPotC 013 Ship R
1 x Oarsman F&S 124 Crew C
 
Section: Ship #5 (2 miniatures)
  Miniature Set Number Type Rarity
1 x Le Bon Marin PofRU UL059 Ship R
1 x Oarsman F&S 127 Crew C
 
Fleet Statistics
Distribution by Base Move
- bar 11  69 %  
L bar 6 %  
S+L bar 13 %  
S+S bar 6 %  
S+S+S bar 6 %  
 

Distribution by Cargo Space
- bar 11  69 %  
4 bar 13 %  
5 bar 19 %  
 

Distribution by Faction Affiliation
Barbary Corsairs bar 13 %  
England bar 31 %  
France bar 13 %  
Pirate bar 13 %  
Spain bar 31 %  
 

Distribution by Number of Masts
- bar 11  69 %  
1 bar 6 %  
2 bar 6 %  
3 bar 6 %  
4 bar 6 %  
5 bar 6 %  
 

Distribution by Point Value
- bar 13 %  
1 bar 31 %  
12 bar 6 %  
13 bar 6 %  
16 bar 6 %  
17 bar 6 %  
3 bar 6 %  
4 bar 6 %  
5 bar 6 %  
6 bar 6 %  
8 bar 6 %  
 

Distribution by Rarity
C bar 44 %  
PR bar 13 %  
R bar 38 %  
U bar 6 %  
 

Distribution by Type
Crew bar 11  69 %  
Ship bar 31 %  
 



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loupe
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Subject:    Posted: October 25, 2018 06:25 am

I am certainly not firm in the rules - but is it possible to add two crew members with the "limit" keyword in one fleet?

Else I understand the rationale of the choice, these are strong ships I would also like to have - reasoning for different suggestions from me in my suggested setup.
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Subject:    Posted: November 5, 2018 05:33 am


quote from loupe:

I am certainly not firm in the rules - but is it possible to add two crew members with the "limit" keyword in one fleet?
There is no legal way to have two or more Limit crew in a fleet during setup, so either Vaccaro or Doone needs to be removed.


Also, Hai Peng does not currently have a Captain aboard, so its greatest strength is completely wasted. It's still decent as-is, but there are numerous other ships available with 4 cargo that can go S+L for fewer points.
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