Sunday, October 21, 2007

Starmada: Lyran-Lagomorph War 1 - First Contact

The Lyran-Lagomorph War was a brief but costly war for the Lyrans when they first entered the Dead Zone for mining purposes, unwittingly trespassing onto territory held by the secretive, asteroid-dwelling Lagomorphs.

01scout

A Lyran scount sent to investigate a cluster of asteroids mysteriously disappears, prompting the Lyrans to send a full combat squadron to investigate.

02scan

The Lyrans split their formation and begin a spectral analysis of the asteroids.

03attack

Suddenly, a hyperspace signal is detected from within one of the asteroid - a Lyran destroyer is hit by a salvo of hyperspace torpedoes and destroyed!

04mines

The remainder of the squadron approach the asteroid, but run into a minefield.

After a brief exchange of fire, the Lyrans lost three of their ships and the asteroid entered hyperspace.

Sunday, October 14, 2007

Battles of Sector X - Sunspiders 2

The sunspiders continue to breed and encroach on Ming territory, and the Ming Empire begins a search-and-destroy campaign.


probe

A Ming probe discovers a brood of juveniles at a brown dwarf.


attack

A Ming squadron augmented with Centauri mercenaries attack the brood.


destroyed

The juveniles fight ferociously, destorying the Centauri squadron with little loss.


blasters!

Adult sunspiders arrive at the sun and destroy the Ming ships and their mercenaries, but lose a few adults in the battle.