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* {{Crossover}}: The game mixes characters and ships from both ''Legends'' and the Disney continuity.


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* GameplayAndStorySegregation: ''Quasar Fire'' Carriers are an exclusively Imperial vessel, even though both examples from canon were Rebel ships.


* SciFiWritersHaveNoSenseOfScale: Par for the course in ''Franchise/StarWars'', but also played straight by the game itself. For gameplay reasons, Armada uses a sliding scale to represent ships. If it didn't, the Victory Star Destroyer Model would have to be six times the length of the Corellian Corvette instead of twice as long.

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* SciFiWritersHaveNoSenseOfScale: Par for the course in ''Franchise/StarWars'', but also played straight by the game itself. For gameplay reasons, Armada uses a sliding scale to represent ships. If it didn't, the Victory Star Destroyer Model would have to be six times the length of the Corellian Corvette instead of twice as long. The board is also small enough that accidental collisions are a serious problem for new players.


* AsteroidThicket: One type of obstacle for the game.

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* AcePilot: There is at least one named pilot for every type of squadron. These Aces, such as Luke Skywalker, Han Solo, Boba Fett, or Soontir Fel, have unique abilities and defense tokens.
* AsteroidThicket: One type of obstacle for the game. Fighter Squadron can move in and out without any difficulty, while large ships take collision damage.


''Star Wars Armada'' is a miniatures game by Creator/FantasyFlightGames based on ''Franchise/StarWars'' and the capital ship battles therein, as well as the sister game to ''TabletopGame/XWingMiniatures''. Focused on the Galactic Civil War from the Original Trilogy, the player takes command of either the Star Destroyers of the Galactic Empire or the ragtag fleet of the Rebel Alliance and does battle to claim command of space. Though the game was only recently released, several ships from the ''Franchise/StarWarsExpandedUniverse'' are due to make appearances.

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''Star Wars Armada'' is a miniatures game by Creator/FantasyFlightGames based on ''Franchise/StarWars'' and the capital ship battles therein, as well as the sister game to ''TabletopGame/XWingMiniatures''. Focused on the Galactic Civil War from the Original Trilogy, the player takes command of either the Star Destroyers of the Galactic Empire or the ragtag fleet of the Rebel Alliance and does battle to claim command of space. Though the The game was only recently released, several released in March of 2015. Since then, it has received 6 "waves" of upgrades, each adding additional imperial and rebel ships and squadrons from the ''Franchise/StarWarsExpandedUniverse'' are due to make appearances.
movies and the ''Franchise/StarWarsExpandedUniverse''.


* SciFiWritersHaveNoSenseOfScale: Par for the course in ''Franchise/StarWars'', but also played straight by the game itself. For gameplay reasons, Armada uses a sliding scale to represent ships. If it didn't, the Imperial Star Destroyer Model would have to be more than ten times the length of the Corellian Corvette.

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* SciFiWritersHaveNoSenseOfScale: Par for the course in ''Franchise/StarWars'', but also played straight by the game itself. For gameplay reasons, Armada uses a sliding scale to represent ships. If it didn't, the Imperial Victory Star Destroyer Model would have to be more than ten six times the length of the Corellian Corvette.Corvette instead of twice as long.


* SciFiWritersHaveNoSenseOfScale: Par for the course in ''Franchise/StarWars'', but also played straight by the game itself. For gameplay reasons, Armada uses a sliding scale between 1/4221 and 1/7000 to represent ships. If it didn't, the Imperial Star Destroyer Model would have to be more than ten times the length of the Corellian Corvette.

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* SciFiWritersHaveNoSenseOfScale: Par for the course in ''Franchise/StarWars'', but also played straight by the game itself. For gameplay reasons, Armada uses a sliding scale between 1/4221 and 1/7000 to represent ships. If it didn't, the Imperial Star Destroyer Model would have to be more than ten times the length of the Corellian Corvette.

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* ShortRangeLongRangeWeapon: There are three weapon categories - turbolasers are long range (red dice), ion cannons are medium range (blue dice), and torpedoes are short range (black dice). Logic and the diffraction effect would ordinarily dictate that autonomous projectiles have a longer range than lasers.

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* CriticalExistenceFailure: Ships and Squadrons fully function until they lose their last hitpoint. Critical damage effects, however, can impede navigation, combat, or repairs.
** If a ship is destroyed, it simply stops existing, even if it had not yet fired this turn or was about to ram another ship. Rebel commander Admiral Rieekaan can avert this, keeping destroyed ships on the table until the end of the turn.


** As seen in [[Film/RogueOne Rogue]] [[Film/RogueOne One]], the Hammerhead Corvette introduced in Wave 6 specializes in this. It is more durable than a standard corvette and can be upgraded to deal additional ramming damage.

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** As seen in [[Film/RogueOne Rogue]] [[Film/RogueOne One]], ''Film/RogueOne'', the Hammerhead Corvette introduced in Wave 6 specializes in this. It is more durable than a standard corvette and can be upgraded to deal additional ramming damage.damage.
* SciFiWritersHaveNoSenseOfScale: Par for the course in ''Franchise/StarWars'', but also played straight by the game itself. For gameplay reasons, Armada uses a sliding scale between 1/4221 and 1/7000 to represent ships. If it didn't, the Imperial Star Destroyer Model would have to be more than ten times the length of the Corellian Corvette.

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** As seen in [[Film/RogueOne Rogue]] [[Film/RogueOne One]], the Hammerhead Corvette introduced in Wave 6 specializes in this. It is more durable than a standard corvette and can be upgraded to deal additional ramming damage.


[[https://www.fantasyflightgames.com/en/products/star-wars-armada/ Star Wars Armada]] is a miniatures game by FantasyFlightGames based on Franchise/StarWars and the capital ship battles therein, as well as the sister game to XWingMiniatures. Focused on the Galactic Civil War from the Original Trilogy, the player takes command of either the Star Destroyers of the Galactic Empire or the ragtag fleet of the Rebel Alliance and does battle to claim command of space. Though the game was only recently released, several ships from the StarWarsExpandedUniverse are due to make appearances.

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Fantasy Flight Games has a [[http://www.fantasyflightgames.com/en/products/star-wars-armada/ website for the game.]]

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* StandardScifiFleet: Two of them, at present.

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* StandardScifiFleet: Two of them, at present.present.

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** "Jerkjerrod": [[Film/ReturnOfTheJedi Moff]] [[SmugSnake/Jerjerrod]] from the Imperial Light Cruiser expansion pack in Wave 5, for his special ability of allowing friendly ships to maneuver more quickly... at the cost of damage. Jerk.

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** "Jerkjerrod": [[Film/ReturnOfTheJedi Moff]] [[SmugSnake/Jerjerrod]] [[SmugSnake Jerjerrod]] from the Imperial Light Cruiser expansion pack in Wave 5, for his special ability of allowing friendly ships to maneuver more quickly... at the cost of damage. Jerk.

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* FanNickname: Many of the ones from the Franchise/StarWars universe carry over.
** "Jerkjerrod": [[Film/ReturnOfTheJedi Moff]] [[SmugSnake/Jerjerrod]] from the Imperial Light Cruiser expansion pack in Wave 5, for his special ability of allowing friendly ships to maneuver more quickly... at the cost of damage. Jerk.


[[https://www.fantasyflightgames.com/en/products/star-wars-armada/ Star Wars Armada]] is a miniatures game by FantasyFlightGames based on Franchise/StarWars an the capital ship battles therein. Focused on the Galactic Civil War from the Original Trilogy, the player takes command of either the Star Destroyers of the Galactic Empire or the ragtag fleet of the Rebel Alliance and does battle to claim command of space. Though the game was only recently released, several ships from the StarWarsExpandedUniverse are due to make appearances.

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[[https://www.fantasyflightgames.com/en/products/star-wars-armada/ Star Wars Armada]] is a miniatures game by FantasyFlightGames based on Franchise/StarWars an and the capital ship battles therein.therein, as well as the sister game to XWingMiniatures. Focused on the Galactic Civil War from the Original Trilogy, the player takes command of either the Star Destroyers of the Galactic Empire or the ragtag fleet of the Rebel Alliance and does battle to claim command of space. Though the game was only recently released, several ships from the StarWarsExpandedUniverse are due to make appearances.

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* RammingAlwaysWorks: Ships can (purposely) fly into another ship. Dealing minor damage to the other ship and themselves.

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