|Assault on Echo Base
Announcing the Fourth Force Pack for STAR WARS (TM): The Card Game
|Star Wars: The Card Game | Published 05 February 2013|
“I’ve reached the main power generators. The shield will be down in moments. You may start your landing.”
–General Veers, Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back
As Imperial walkers begin their march against Echo Base, the Rebel Alliance and its allies prepare to mount a desperate defense of their frozen refuge. Will the Rebel shields hold against the Imperial onslaught? Will the Rebel defense of Hoth buy enough time for light side forces elsewhere to gather recruits and spread hope throughout the galaxy? Or will General Veers lead the Empire’s walkers and troopers to a commanding victory while bounty hunters and Black Sun mercenaries chase down the remnants of the light side resistance?
Assault on Echo Base adds complete playsets of six new objective sets to Star Wars: The Card Game, opening up all-new strategies based around Walkers, Troopers, Droids, manipulating shield tokens, and removing damage from objectives. Meanwhile, two new objective sets feature powerful effects that trigger while their objectives are undamaged, encouraging players to center their strikes and defenses around them.
Prepare for a Surface Attack
“General, prepare your troops for a surface attack.”
–Darth Vader, Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back
One of the Empire’s greatest military leaders comes to life in the objective set built around The General’s Imperative (Assault on Echo Base, 267). Assault on Echo Base gives dark side players the chance to bring the renowned General Veers (Assault on Echo Base, 268) to the table, as well as the troopers and walkers under his command.
Life in the Trenches
Assault on Echo Base is coming. With Imperial AT-STs marching across the frozen waste and snowtroopers rushing toward the trenches, there’s little time remaining for the Rebels and their allies to build their defenses, heal their wounded, and establish their battle plans.
The Assault on Echo Base begins in the second quarter of 2013!
The characters, starships, and situations of the original Star Wars trilogy come to life in Star Wars: The Card Game, a head-to-head Living Card Game® of tactical combat and strategic planning that allows two players to wage cinematic combats between the light and dark sides of the Force.