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EMPIRE STAR BATTLES Starship Tactical Combat


Empire Star Battles attempts to capture the danger and excitement of starship battles in our own galaxy. Skills, risk, and luck are tested as two or more players manage their starships in ever-changing conditions. Unique advanced movement, energy management, and record keeping make Empire Star Battles the game you hoped for in interstellar space combat.

2 Superpowers An Energy Anomaly And A Pirate King are out there in space to claim star systems, planets, freedom, riches, knowledge, and power.

UNITED STAR REPUBLIC: The Hope Of A Free And Strong Human Civilization.

QUANTAURI STAR EMPIRE: 23rd Century Roman Space Civilization Conquering All Before Them.

ELECTRO-PHANTAZAM DISTORTION: The Menace Of The Known Galaxy, Unpredictable, Terrifying And Almost Invincible. Released By Species 373. Solo Game.

THE PIRATE KING: A Psychotic Individual With The Ability To Terrorize The Galaxy With His Unique Ship, Voraq Zan-Quar Is The Commander Of The Del-Ka Pirate Outcasts.

The Republic and Quantauri Empire have a variety of different classes of ships on prepared A4 SSD sheets, along with one military station each and mini SSD sheets for shuttles and cargo vessels and the Electro-Phantazam Distortion. The Pirate King has the one ship, the menacing Star Storm.

With Empire Star Battles, assume the command of a starship for the Republic, the Quantauri empire, or as a Del-Ka pirate.

Empire star battles utilizes innovative game mechanics to provide rules and guidelines for:

Advanced movement, shield recharge, detailed starship damage, damage control, crew casualties, hull depreciation, power grids, beam and torpedo weapons.

If you are a fan of starship tactical combat and challenging games where skill and a little luck combine for exciting experiences, Empire star battles offers you that unique opportunity to explore.

The ESB Digital Download Version Game Consists Of:

1x Rule Book

Prepared A4 Starship Status Display (SSD) Black and White(Gray Scale)

  • 11 (1 of each): United Star Republic Ships
  • 11 (1 of each): Nova Quantauri Star Empire Ships
  • 1: The Pirate King Ship
  • 1: Mini-SSD sheets for the Electro-Phantasm Distortion, Shuttlecraft for the USR and NQSE and a Cargo Vessel.

For the Following we recommend you print on 180 g/m2 A4 paper weight. Also Included...

  • 8x Reference sheets including Sequence of play, movement guide, players reference sheet (2), map sectors(2).
  • 1x A4 sheet: Cut out counters for planets, asteroids, fighter groups, and game aids. Can be printed in Color or black and white(Gray Scale).
  • 1x A4 sheet: Cut out counters for 34 various ships and asteroids. Can be printed in Color or black and white(Gray Scale).

Whats in color:

All cut out counter sheets (2).

Front and back cover of rule book.

All can be printed in black and white (Gray scale) also.

PLEASE NOTE: You will require a hex-type map that is a minimum of 23 x 14 inches with 1 to 1.1 inch hexes'. Two d6 and two d10 are also required.


Please Note: Playing the solo game can become difficult without a hex starfield map.

* The digital download version does not include these features.

*1x Case

*1x Starfield map 23×14 inch large numbered hex grid.

* 2 x (d10), 2 x (d6)

* 30 die-cut colored hex ship counters representing various ships from all factions.

Game Samples


Sequence-1.pngCut Out Counters SampleReference sheet


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Hans W July 06, 2023 6:23 am UTC
Hi Marc, let me see how I can put up a sequence of play and SSD for you. This is very different to Star Fleet Battles but may have a visual aspect to it. Regards
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Marc G July 06, 2023 6:06 am UTC
Any chance of a preview PDF or a turn play example or at least an SSD please? This is too much money to speculatively drop on something that could be awesome but could also be an amateur knock off of SFB.
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