Naval miniature fever!!!


  • @hkytown1:

    I think I’m nearing the end of my War at Sea collection.  I’m running out of pieces that I need.  Aircraft are always useful but I have 3-5 of each plane. This has become much more of a collection then a game. I’m lucky enough to play at least every one or two months.

    you need to get a summer home in Waterloo ontario so you can get ALOT of WAS games in, I have never played outside Waterloo and I have played something like 300 games against 15 different people.

  • '17 '16 '15 '14 '13 '12

    I’m coming up there one of these days/months/years. Such an awesome group of guys you have you have there Az!

  • '18 Customizer

    Our group still plays fairly regularly here in Fredericton N.B., Mostly the land game and WaS every third week. My collection of WaS is far from complete but its good enough to play compeditively with friends. Its not advanced enough to be able to build power navies like the Condors over Dakota navy and etc but big enough for lots of variey and fun. I will likely never own a Warspite!  :-P

  • '17 '16 '15 '14 '13 '12

    Keep your eyes on eBay FM.  I got one for $21 about a year ago and Variable go this for $26.  The last auction for a Warspite I saw went for $35, still about half of retail.

  • '18 Customizer

    @hkytown1:

    Keep your eyes on eBay FM.  I got one for $21 about a year ago and Variable go this for $26.  The last auction for a Warspite I saw went for $35, still about half of retail.

    Is it any good? Is it worth the investment? Just curious.

  • '17 '16 '15 '14 '13 '12

    The Warspite is one of the most highly sought after piece in the game.  A lot of folks like to collect the class limit of a ship and I believe the Warspite had 5 other sisters…Azrael can confirm the true amount.  The best part about her is that she has a one time “long shot 6” which means she can roll a gunnery attack 6 zones away!

    Another reason why she is so popular is that she was released in the second set called Task Force. This set only had one printing and is loaded with some classic vessels. Lots of good pieces are in this set and are getting harder to find.  The top most expensive retail pieces come from the TF set. They are;

    Graf Zeppelin $60
    Warspite $55
    San Francisco $50
    Yorktown $45
    Massachusetts $40

    There are alternatives to collecting the WOTC pieces. Shapeways is a 3D printing company that makes resin copies in the 1/1800 scale that lots of folks use instead of paying the hefty price.  They come unpainted and without a stat card but if your willing to paint it and print a card, you can get one for about $15-$20?? Azrael? If you can get one for under $35, I’d say she’s worth it.


  • The warspite goes for soo much because of class limits (5-6 I think) and it was in the set task force which commands the most money.  Its a decent ship but not one that see’s alot of play because it lacks torpedo defence.

    If you can paint they are no shapeways for like 20.00

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