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Star Wars: Imperial Assault is a 'One vs Many' style board game that uses the same base rules set as Descent 2.0

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Is this a case where a figure doesn't have LOS to an enemy because another figure it doesn't have LOS to is in the way?

While playing Star Wars: Imperial Assult, we had a strange situation where an Imperial had two Rebel figures down the field. One of them was clearly not within Line of Sight because one corner of the ...
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In Star Wars: Imperial Assault, what information should be revealed to the Rebel players in the campaign?

The last time I played Star Wars: Imperial Assault with my friends, I played as the Empire. If I recall correctly, during the first campaign mission (after the tutorial mission), the mission ends ...
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Can the campaign mode for Star Wars: Imperial Assault be played if one player is not always able to attend?

We are starting an Star Wars: Imperial Assault campaign and one member of our group is not "always available". Will this be a problem? Do the rules support this and will it unbalance the game if the ...
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Star Wars Imperial Assault tutorial questions

How do I decide who goes first and in what order players take their turns? Do the rebel players start with any of the class cards specific to their character?
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Can allies interact with mission tokens?

I'm playing a mission with Luke Skywalker as an ally and the mission requires that I pick up 'X' mission tokens and carry them to a location on the map. According to the rules: Rebel allies are ...
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Can doors be closed in Imperial Assault?

Say that a figure opens a door. Can it later be closed by either the Rebels or the Imperials (perhaps with the intention of blocking line of sight or hindering movement)?
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How would the Imperial Player use the scouted card? (Imperial Assault: Jabba's Realm)

In the Jabba's Realm expansion to Imperial Assault, the Imperial player can get the Scouted upgrade: Exhaust this card while a hero with a Bounty token is attacking to reroll 1 defense dice. If you ...
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In Star Wars: Imperial Assault can all rebels attack multiple times?

I started my first game last night and my group is confused by one of the rules: On Page 5 of Learn to Play Guide under Perform Actions #2 states: Attack a Hostile Figure. Only Heroes can use more ...
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How does this Imperial Assault character 'Shoot First'?

We played the final mission in our Imperial Assault campaign. In this mission, you have to The Imperial Player applied the 'shoot first' card to activate the character at the start of the round. ...
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How to prevent heroes running past my defenses?

I'm playing as Imperium with four other players. We did first main and secondary missions, both ending the same way in Rebel favour. On the second to last round one Hero, who was the least damaged, ...
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How to deal with being a 'dungeon master' and the other players finding the missions too hard?

My friends and I are playing Star Wars Imperial Assault: Jabba's Realm. My friends play as a team of rebels against me, the Imperial player. We played the base game campaign and found it to be quite ...
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Are mission tokens considered Figures for sake of hero abilities?

One Hero has ability Covert that says "Hostile figures 4 or more spaces away from you do not have line of sight to you. You do not block line of sight for those figures." Side mission Indebted has ...
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Brushfire Side Mission - Counting Distance through walls

In this mission, the Rebel characters are tasked with disarming explosives that are around the map. The Mission Briefing has a special rule: "If the character is Fenn Signis or within 3 squares of ...
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How many times can you use hero ability?

For hero abilities bought with XP is there a limit to how many times they can be used? For example can Diala use her Force Adept: 1 strain: Use while you or a friendly figure is performing and attack ...
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When can Wookie Loyalty be applied?

Wookiee Loyalty: Exhaust this card while you or an adjacent friendly figure is defending to apply +1 Block to the defense results. An issue came up with in our recent game about the timing of using ...
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Does reach apply to Way of the Sarlacc's adjacent figures?

The Way of the Sarlacc 4 XP Skill of Diala Passil states: For each hostile figure adjacent to you, perform 1 attack with a melee weapon targeting that figure Does a weapon with reach allow her to ...
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Can I use Jyn Odan's Quick Draw if I don't have line of sight normally, but do with Trick Shot?

Jyn Odan's Quick Draw works as follows: 2 Strain: Use at the start of a hostile figure's activation. Interrupt to perform an attack with a Pistol targeting that figure. Limit once per round (twice ...
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For Shield ability, does Riot Trooper gain 1 power token per figure, or just 1 total?

The wording on Riot Trooper deployment cards is literally: Shield: At the end of your activation, if you have no block power token, gain 1 block power token. As per Card Interpretations on page 2 ...