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Updated: Sep 17, 2019

Jabba's Realm

This weekend we started what will be a month a half long journey through the deserts of Tatooine as we play through Jabba’s Realm, the latest expansion for Imperial Assault. For those of you who may have buried your heads in the golden sands of the planet with two suns, Imperial Assault is a miniatures game released by Fantasy Flight Games and based on the system designed for their flagship dungeon crawler Descent.

In the campaign version of the game one player takes on the role of the game master, the imperial player who controls the ebb and flow of the game, leading glorious legions of stormtroopers as they attempt to unite the galaxy. While the other players take on the roles of villainous, rebellious scum, rule breakers of the worst kind, who seek to upset the Emperor's apple cart.

In the opening scenario for Jabba’s realm the players crash land on the desert planet, not far from the palace of the vile gangster Jabba the Hutt. Fearing further imperial entanglements the rebels must take out the closeby imperial base, under the control of the feared stormtrooper Captain Terro. Our Heroes were Vinto Hreeda and Shyla Varad, a rhodian vigilante and a mandalorian mercenary.

The first scenario is a simple one, gain access to the base and destroy it using the console inside. As the rebe