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"Crossover" - Babcom - Issue 23
"Crossover" - August/September 2003


CONTENTS
1 Cover art: Diogenes
2 B5 News
-So Long
3 Crossover: Andromeda
7 Crossover: Buck Rogers
8 Crossover: Enterprise D
10 Crossover: Eagle
12 Crossover: Imperial Forces Playtest Pack
16 Crossover: Conestoga Class
20 Crossover: Freespace
23 Empirical Evidence:
-Epsilon III Exiles
27 Exile Wanderer Modules
29 Takarn's Modules
31 When Collecting Is More Than A Hobby
33 Crossover: Space, Above and Beyond
34 News: Blake's 7 Revival
36 News: Battlestar Galactica Re-imagination results


"Crimson Tide" - Babcom - Issue 22
"Crimson Tide" - June/July 2003


CONTENTS
1 Cover art: Diogenes
2 B5 News
3 Tactics: Part Four - Todd Boyce
5 Review: IWar Mod - Archangel
6 Empirical Evidence: View from the Gallery - Diogenes
10 Gallery Race: Blood Dimmed Tide - Charles Taylor (Nerik)
15 Gallery Race: Some Revelation - Paul Brown
16 Shipyards: The New Storm - Steve1
18 Review: Season 2 DVD - Archangel
19 Preview: Battlestar remake - Various
20 Review: Season 2 DVD - Melissa Perenson
21 Review: Unofficial Models - Diogenes
22 Feature: Escalation Wars - Tyrel Lohr
25 Starship Dreaming - Lysander Lysandrou
26 Battleforce: Raid on Gamma 12 - Edited by Croaker
27 Babcom Poll - Gergle
28 Ficton/Scenario: Plague Cruiser - Paul Brown
31 Report: Campaign Begins - RadonCarl
32 SciFi News - SciFi.com


"Campaigns" - Babcom - Issue 21
"Campaigns" - April/May 2003


CONTENTS
1 Cover art: Todd Boyce
2 News in Brief
3 AoG Campaign System - Victory by Any Means
4 Persephone Tender - Victory by Any Means
5 VBAM Universe - Victory by Any Means
7 Campaign Shipyards - Victory by Any Means
8 Colonize & Conquer Campaign System - M Sean Martinez (Bandit)
9 Planetary Facilities - Scott McGaffin
10 FA Campaign System - Adrian Coombs-Hoar
11 B5W Tactics III - Todd Boyce
16 LCV Tenders - Steve A Kizervexis
17 Terrain Generation - Matt Murray (Sentinel)
21 Planet Killer of a different feather - Steven Austin
22 GROPOS: Terminator - Alex Roberts
28 Centauri Grotto Tender - Reid Hupach
29 Dark Star - Zero
30 Alternate Aegis - Ben Rubery
31 Special Report:B5 RPG - Mongoose Publishing


"Interstellar Alliance II" - Babcom - Issue 20
"Interstellar Alliance II" - February/March 2003


CONTENTS
1 Cover art: composite
2 Comment: SciFi audience - Diogenes
3 News: Bruce + Mongoose - Diogenes
5 Tactics: Part II - Todd Boyce
7 Ships: Minbari Sharan - Steven Cross & Hyperion
8 Fiction: Severed Timestreams - Bruce Graw
9 News: In Brief - Various sources
10 Evidence: Liandra - Diogenes
13 Ships: Liandra - Ben Rubery
14 Comment: Fire control system - Charles Cohen
17 Humor: Kung Fu Liandra - Anthony Pakizer
18 Evidence: Valen - Diogenes
21 Ships: Valen - Ben Rubery
22 Ships: Valen - Archangel
22 Ships: Valen - Anthony Pakizer
23 Ships: Valen - Tyrel Lohr
23 Ships: Centaurum variant - Jason Wells
24 Evidence: Enfali - Diogenes
26 Ships: Enfali - Jose Ignacio
27 Ships: ISA Patrol Forces - Tyrel Lohr
27 Ships: Enfali - Archangel
28 Evidence: Hand - Diogenes
32 Ships: Hand - Tyrel Lohr
33 Ships: Vigilant Frigate - Mark Evans
34 Ships: Triad cruisers - Jose Ignacio
35 Ships: Bluestar - ShadowScout
36 Gropos: Colonial Marines - Alex Roberts
40 News: JMS Speaks
42 Babcom Poll - Gergle
42 News: In brief - Various sources


"Interstellar Alliance I" - Babcom - Issue 19
"Interstellar Alliance I" - December/January 2002-2003


CONTENTS
1 Cover art: Unknown
2 Review: DVD set - JJ O’Shaugnessy
3 B5W Tactics Part I - Todd Boyce
6 GROPOS: Drakh - Alex Roberts
8 Fleet System: Shadow Dance - Tyrel Lohr
9 Scenario: Comes the navy - Richard Bax
10 GROPOS: Minbari Infantry - By Hardlec
11 FA Rules: Improving Matters - Karl Johnson
12 Fiction: Lorien - JJ O’Shaugnessy
14 Evidence: ISA Victory - Diogenes
18 Evidence: EA Excalibur - Diogenes
22 Opinion: Not so uber Excalibur? - Diogenes & JJ O’Shaugnessy
24 Shipyard: Victory & Excalibur - Charles Taylor
28 Shipyard: Victory & Excalibur - Richard Bax
30 Shipyard: Victory & Excalibur - Kizarvexis & Hyperion
31 Shipyard: Excalibur - Phillip Wright
32: Shipyard: G’Kar class cruiser - Anthony Pakizer (Hyperion)
33 Shipyard: Psi Corvette - JJ O’Shaugnessy
34 Evidence: Tak’Cha - Diogenes
36 Shipyard: Tak’Cha - JJ O’Shaugnessy
37 Fiction: Lightning Strike 3 - Phillip Wright
38 Battleforce - Chris Nasipak
40 News: Battlestar revival
43 News: Galactica concept
44 News: Galactica characters
45 News: Galactica defence


"Shadowtech" - Babcom - Issue 18
"Shadowtech" - November 2002


CONTENTS
2 Sleeping in the Light: Farewell to AoG
3 Babcom Announcement: Future and changes
4 Fiction: I am alive - By Bruce Graw
5 Scenario: Interludes and Examinations - JJ O'Shaugnessy
6 Scenario: Bring Your Own Grg - Richard Bax
7 Gropos: EA Tactics - Hardlec
8 Timeline: Foreshadowing Things to Come
11 Analysis: Where it all Began
12 Analysis: Shadow Within
14 Analysis: Earthgov Shadows
17 Shipyards: Shadow Omega - Roman Pernier
18 Analysis: IPX Shadows
19 Speculation: Aegis Committee
20 Analysis: Warlock Shadows
22 Analysis: Shadow Hybrid
24 Shipyards: Shadow Hybrid - Roman Pernier
26 Analysis: Shadow of his Thoughts
29 Shipyards: Black TBolts - JJ O'Shaugnessy
30 Analysis: Centauri Hidden Agendas - Reid Hupach
31 Shipyards: Devoras - Roman Pernier
32 Humor: Shadow Star - Tyrel Lohr
33 Fiction: Lightning Strike 2 - Phillip Wright
34 Battleforce: - Edited by Chris Nasipak
36 Humor: Bumper Stickers - JJ O'Shaugnessy


"Beyond the Rim" - Babcom - Issue 17
"Beyond the Rim" - September 2002


CONTENTS
3 Scenario: Movement Among Shadows - Richard Bax
4 Fiction: Crux of the Matter - Bruce Graw
6 Fiction: Lightning Strike - Phillip Wright
8 Fleet Action 2: Sulasi Sector -Ben Rubery
10 Battleforce -Chris Nasipak
11 News in Brief
12 Gropos: Infantry Tactics - Hardlec
13 Fiction: First Contact - Rob Green
14 Crossover: Galactica - Todd Boyce
16 Crossover: Aliens - Alex Roberts
18 Background: Ch'Lonas - Roman Perner


"Historical" - Babcom - Issue 16
"Historical" - August 2002


CONTENTS
1 Review: Turning Point - Damnation
4 Tactics: Young Guns - Narn v Earth Force - Scott McGaffin
6 Scenario: Lions Den - Richard Bax
7 Gropos Tactics - Hardlec
8 Gropos Scenario - Ill Met at St Ives & St George - Hardlec
14 Battleforce - Edited by Chris Nasipak
16 Ships: Grome Gromatg Errata - Kevin Christie & Chris Siefert


"Prototypes 2" - Babcom - Issue 15
"Prototypes 2" - July 2002


CONTENTS
2 Gropos: Eye in the Sky - Hardlec
3 News: Battlestar rumours FA Ship: Abbai Armadillo - JJ O'Shaughnessey
3 Scenario: Squabbles - Ben Rubery
4 Ships: EA Arctic Cruiser - Richard Bax
5 Ships: EA Triton Monitor - Roman Perner
7 Scenario: Sitting on the fence - Richard Bax
8 Ships: Medusa Project Submission 1 - Ben Rubery
9 Submission 2 - Paul Brown
9 Ships: EA Zeus Class - Alex Kettle
10 Fiction: Bad tools - Ben Rubery
11 Scenario: Fall of Io - Ben Rubery
12 Ships: Hyperion Prototype - Ben Rubery
12 Ships: Hecate Delta - Steve Cross
13 Ships: Taskami - Paul Brown
13 Torata Carrier - Wolfgang Lackner
13 Narn Destroyer - Paul Brown
14 Ships: G'eron Battleship - Richard Bax
16 Ships: Shon'Kar - Alex Kettle
17 Ships: Centari prototypes - Reid Hupach
18 Ships: Starfire Enforcer - Diogenes @ Archangel
22 Ships: Grome Gunboat - Ben Rubery
22 Ships: Bombardment Cruiser - Kevin Christie & Chris Siefert
24 Battleforce - Edited by Chris Nasipak


"Prototypes" - Babcom - Issue 14
"Prototypes" - June 2002


CONTENTS
2 AoG: New Field Agent Head
3 FA2: Ships of the EU Turning Point technology
6 Rules: Unreliability - Koum & Ben
7 Ship: Pak Jak'dal'nar testbed - Todd Boyce
8 Fluff: Post-war Earthforce - Diogenes
9 Ship: Tethys Customs Cutter - Jason Wells
10 Ship: EA Tempest - Diogenes and Shadowscout
13 Fiction: Conflicts of Interest - Diogenes
13 Rules: Gattling Interceptor - Shadowscout
14 Ship: EA Cyclops testbed - Rich Bax
15 Scenario: Piercing the Eye - Alex Roberts
16 Ship: Olympus Development - John Hamill
17 GROPOS: Frigga Variants - Richard Leclercq
17 Ship: EA Zeuss Strike Boat - Alex Kettle
18 Fighter: Tor'Eth Prototype - Diogenes & Shadowscout
29 Ships: Minbari Historical - Nikolas Koumoundouros
22 News: Battlestar Remade - www.scifipulse.com
23 B5 Universe Today
24 Battleforce: Wargames - Edited by Chris Nasipak
25 Review: Centauri Republic - Alex Roberts


"Civil War" - Babcom - Issue 13
"Civil War" - May 2002


CONTENTS
2 FA2: Minbari ship sheets - Agents of Gaming
3 Fiction: Turning Point Portent - Agents of Gaming
6 Fiction: Crystal Tears - Diogenes
9 Gropos: Religious Militia - Ben Rubery
10 B5W Scenario: Storming the Temple - Archangel
13 Gropos: Religious Force Structure - Hardlec
14 Gropos scenario: Home Front - Hardlec
16 Gropos & B5W Scenario: Extraction - Diogenes
18 B5W Scenario: The Zha'tu'rhi Incident - Klaatu & Joker
19 Tactics: Way of the warrior - Scott McGaffin
22 Shipyards: 2nd Dilgar War - Ben Rubery
22 News: Briefs
23 Tactics: The little ship that could - Reid Hupach
24 Tactics: Born Vree - Boing & Damnation
25 News: New US destroyer
26 Battleforce - Croaker
28 News: Babcom turns One - Diogenes


"WHAT? Alternate Realities" - Babcom - Issue 12
"WHAT? Alternate Realities" - April 2002


CONTENTS
2 NEWS: Legend of the Rangers - Diogenes
4 Dilgar Imperium - Ben Rubery
8 SHIPYARD: Babylon Paradox - Alex Kettle
10 FA SCENARIO: What do you really want? - Alex Roberts
12 FICTION: The End Project - Renaud Gagne
13 SKIRMISHES: Circle the Wagons - Ben Rubery
14 ARTICLE: Nightwatch - Jason Wells
15 TACTICS: Brakiri wolfpacks - Scott McGaffin
16 SHIPYARDS: Supernova - Diogenes
18 GROPOS: Shadow Agents - Alex Roberts
20 SHIPYARD: Shadow Assault - Roman Alexander Pernert
21 TACTICS: The Bin Tak - Christopher Phang
22 SHIPYARD: Moradi - Alex Roberts
23 NEWS: Star Wars Ep II - Diogenes
24 BATTLEFORCE - Chris Nasipak


"Dilgar War" - Babcom - Issue 11
"Dilgar War" - March 2002


CONTENTS
2 FICTION: Home Goal - Ben Rubery
4 ANALYSIS: Dilgar Warships - Scott mcGaffin
8 SHIPYARD: Dilgar - Roman Perner
10 SHIPYARD: Torata - Ben Rubery
11 BTW SCENARIOS: Probing the Border, Frist to Fall II, SHIPYARD: Alacan
12 ANALYSIS: Hyperion Gamma - Diogenes
13 FA SCENARIOS: Balos 9 - Diogenes
14 TACTICS: Tactical Formations - Todd Boyce
17 COMMENT: Dreadnoughts - Diogenes
18 TACTICS: Minbari - JJ O'Shaugnessy
20 TACTICS: Gravity Drives - JJ O'Shaughnessy
21 FICTION: Flight of the Warlock - Alex Kettle
22 SHIPYARD: Devoras - Roman Perner
23 FLEET ACTION: Gatherer - Alex Roberts
24 BATTLEFORCE: Pirate Hunting - Chris Nasipak


"Shadow Allies" - Babcom - Issue 10
"Shadow Allies" - February 2002


CONTENTS
2 Review: Legend of the Rangers - Diogenes
4 JMS's comments
5 Analysis: Attack Ship Liandra - Diogenes
8 Fiction: Portents, Part 2 - Agents of Gaming
11 GROPOS: Vorlon Advisors - Alex Roberts
12 Analysis: Disciples of Chaos - Diogenes
14 Drakh: What we have seen - Diogenes
17 Drakh: Frame by frame - Diogenes
19 Scenario: A real surprise - Roman Alexander Perner
20 Drakh - Building the SCSs - Roman Alexander Perner
23 Scenario Electric onion - James Scott Rose, Fleet Action: Drakh - Alex Roberts
24 Analysi: Netter Scale - Diogenes & ShadowScout
25 Battleforce: Earth's dark side - Chris Nasipak
26 Streib: Shadow watchers - J.J. O'Shaugnessy
28 Scenario: Checkmate - Alex Kettle
29 Review: Variants 4 - Reid Hupach
30 Uncle Mike's Used Starships - Chris Nasipak


"League" - Babcom - Issue 9
"League" - January 2002


CONTENTS
2 Fiction: Shadow of a Doubt - Todd Boyce
3 It's the Quiet Ones... - Todd Boyce
4 Tactics: Pak Battlefleet - Todd Boyce
5 Tactics: Plasma Streams - Todd Boyce
6 Tactics: Abbai Angst - Aaron Hartwell
7 Shipyards: Astarta Cruiser, News: Trek Begins, ELINT Tactics - Aaron Hartwell
8 Tactics: Barkiri downsizing - Scot McGaffin
10 FA: Brakiri Deployment - Alex Roberts
11 Battleforce Errata, Shipyards: Centauri Volitos - Jason Wells, Todd Boyce
12 GROPOS: How you play the Gaim - Alex Roberts
15 Fiction: Greater Game - Ben Rubery
16 Used Starship Lot - Chris Nasipak
17 Sh'lassen Battlefleet - Chris Nasipak
18 Tactics: Yolu Pacifists - Ben Rubery
19 Shipyards: Yolu - Ben Rubery
20 Scenario: Flight of the Warlock - Alexander Kettle
22 Battleforce - Chris Nasipak
24 Painting Miniature - Darren Perryman


"GIANTS In the Playground" - Babcom - Issue 8
"GIANTS In the Playground" - December 2001


CONTENTS
2 B5 flight sim review - Ben Rubery
3 Fleet Action 2 playtest - Agents of Gaming
4 Corianus 6: Fiction - Ben Rubery
5 Corianus 6: Scenario - Ben Rubery
7 Rules: Nuclear Mines - Ben Rubery & Alex Roberts
8 Brakiri v Shadow Tactics - Scott McGaffin
9 Shadow half-phasing for FA, New FA Vorlons and Shadows - Alex Roberts
10 Shadow Tactics - Alex Kettle
13 Scenario: Centauri Shuffle - Mark Wallace
16 Fiction: Shadow pilot - Diogenes
17 Tactics: Centauri v Vorlons - Reid Hupach
18 Flight of the Warlock Pt III - Alex Kettle
19 Scenario: Sheridan's solution - Michael Morpheus
20 Kirishiac for GROPOS - Alex Roberts
21 Shipyard: Torvalus Falchion - Matt Plonski
22 Technomage history - Alex Roberts
24 Technomages for GROPOS - Alex Roberts
25 Shipyards: Pinnace for FA - Alex Roberts
26 Scenario: Abetting the Abbai - Keith Frye
27 Fiction: Test of Wills Pt IV - Thomas Weller
28 Battleforce - Chris Nasipak
30 Essay: B5W ship points - Gareth Smith
32 Shipyards: Wanderer - Matt Plonski


"Against the Odds" - Babcom - Issue 7
"Against the Odds" - November 2001


CONTENTS
2 Command Deck - Babcom Editorial, Wire Tap - Agents of Gaming
3 AKDOR: Article: Expediency - Diogenes
4 AKDOR: Scenario I (FA): Surprise or be surprised - Diogenes & Alex Roberts
6 AKDOR: Optional Rules: FA ramming - Karl Johnson, Ram intercept - Chris Nasipak
7 AKDOR: Fiction: Surgical strike meatgrinder - Diogenes
9 AKDOR: Force lists - Alex Roberts
12 AKDOR: Scenario II (GROPOS): Dust Demons - Diogenes & Aroberts
14 AKDOR: Scenario III (GROPOS): Valkyrie Down - Alex Roberts
15 Review: GROPOS Earth - Alex Roberts
16 Scenario: In Harm's Way - Alex Kettle
17 Rules: Hyperspace Terrain - Matt Plonski
18 Tactics: The Warlock - Gareth Smith
19 Tactics: The Octurion, Octurion Laser variant - Reid Hupach
20 FA Conversion: Markab - Reid Hupach
21 News: Custom Minis - Alex Roberts
22 Tactics: Abbai Tiraca - Scott McGaffin
23 Fleet Action II: Turning Point - Agents of Gaming
24 Battleforce - Chris Nasipak
25 Universe Today Briefs
26 News: Battlestar Sunk?


"Dreadnought" - Babcom - Issue 6
"Dreadnought" - October 2001


CONTENTS
2 Fleet Action: Turning Point - From Agents of Gaming
3 Fiction: Portent - From Agents of Gaming
5 Fleet Action Questions & Answers - From Agents of Gaming
6 Preview: Legend of the Rangers - By Diogenes
8 What is a Battleship - By Scott McGaffin
10 Wars of the Ancients bonus - From the authors
11 Scenario: Breakout -By Alex Roberts, Earth Force Definitions - By Diogenes
12 Shargotti: Silent Slayer - By Ben Rubery
13 Ship: Black Star Dreadnought - By Ben Rubery
14 Sharlin v Warlock - Forum thread compilation
16 Ship: Centauri Internus - By Hyperion, Ship: Centaurum - By Keith Frye, News: Trek's universal baddy
17 Ship: EA Orpheus - Author unknown, Ship: EA Achilles - By Koumdros
18 Scenario: Hot Pursuit - By Alex Kettle
19 Scenario: Flight of the Merlin - By Mark Wallace
20 Battleforce: Compiled by Chris Nasipak
22 Review: Showdowns 6 - By Alex Roberts


"Escorts and Small Ships" - Babcom - Issue 5
"Escorts and Small Ships" - September 2001


CONTENTS
2 The Halik
4 Escorts in FA Battlefleets
6 Scrap-iron flotilla
7 Filling the escort gap: the Arion
8 Small Craft tactics
9 The Dag'kar
10 Escort service to the stars
11 Pak escort tactics
12 Review: Wars of the Ancients
13 Omegas in the Beginning?
14 Fiction & Scenario: Battle for Beta 412
16 Combined flights - Spoo Wars
17 Flight level combat
18 Interview: Dylan Neal
20 Interview: JMS
22 Preview: Enterprise
24 Battleforce


"Planetary Assault" - Babcom - Issue 4
"Planetary Assault" - August 2001


CONTENTS
2 Fiction: Goodbye Old Friend
3 Jeremiah
4 Planetary Assault
6 Psi War
9 Crusader Assault, Nova Assault
10 Brakiri Ikorta
11 Ten Imperatives
12 Fiction: GROPOS
13 Scenario: Lost Causes
14 GROPOS Tactics: Centauri hammer
15 Dilgar War mod for Homeworld
16 What ship is that? FA dropship
17 Fiction: Test of Wills 2
18 Enterprise, Scylla destroyer, Shorten Turns
19 LotR Reviewed - Lotr ship?
20 Shadow Carrier


"SHOWDOWNS - Narn versus Centauri" - Babcom - Issue 3
"SHOWDOWNS - Narn versus Centauri" - July 2001


CONTENTS
2 Heart of the Lion
5 Tackling the Narn
6 Cry Freedom
8 Mag Gun usage
9 Scenario: Flotilla 103
10 The Vorchan, T'Ken cruiser
11 Sentri spotting
12 Scenario: Whispering death
13 Shadow scouts, Thanos destroyer, Pallas Osat
14 Fuser torpedos
15 Gropos review
16 FA covnersion spreadsheet
19 Fiction: Test of Wills
20 Legendary Cast, Galactica returns
21 AoG Interview
22 New Enterprise


"Carrier Ops & Fighter Tactics" - Babcom - Issue 2
"Carrier Ops & Fighter Tactics" - June 2001


CONTENTS
2 Carriers v capital ships
3 Defining carriers
4 Fiction: Passing of Angels
6 Dilgar scenario
7 Centauri carrier and fighter use
8 Do super-carriers belong?
9 Pak fighters
10 FA fighter combat
11 Centauri v Narn scenario
12 Shadow tactics
13 Trek FA ships
14 Playtest: Pathfinder
16 Playtest: Hyperspace
18 Protectorate
19 PBEM is OK
19 Shadow carrier
20 B5LR and Trek new TV shows
21 Precedence problems


"Raiders and Corporations" - Babcom - Issue 1
"Raiders and Corporations" - June 2001


CONTENTS
EDITOR: Christopher Phang (regret)

SCENARIOS: Nikolas Koumoundouros (Koumdros) b5news_scenarios@yahoo.com

TACTICS: Alexander Kettle (squawk) b5news_tactics@yahoo.com

SHIPYARD: Alex roberts (aroberts) b5news_ships@yahoo.com

NEWS & FICTION: Renuad (kreig) & Ben Rubery b5news_articles@yahoo.com b5news_fiction@yahoo.com

PRODUCTION: Jamie Siedel (Diogenes)




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