Escalation of Force
Type / Priority
Only size small ships and squadrons may be deployed prior to turn one. All size small ships must be deployed. Player 1 may deploy up to half of his total number of squadrons prior to turn 1, player 2 may deploy all squadrons prior to turn 1.
Size medium ships and up to 2 squadrons must be deployed in the Command phase of turn 2. The legal deployment zone is distance 3 or the closest distance of a friendly ship to that players edge.All other ships and squadrons may be deployed in the same manner in the Command phase of turn 3.
End of Round
Award a victory token to the player with the highest point total deployed.
End of Game
Both players may add the corresponding point value to their total points.