I have finally managed to make and paint a small force of Alien Bio ships for Stars & Lasers, I couldn’t find any ships out there that I liked ( also I could not afford any at the moment ) so I pooled together lots of Tyranid bits and pieces and started to make my own..
As these were going to be Bio ships I wanted them to look like they had been grown rather than looking like they had been built, with lots of weird growths and odd lumps and bumps. I did end up using some of the Tyranid weapons for the front of the ships, but I think they fit in well with the basic shape and style of the ships, also they don’t look to “manufactured”
I made one large battleship / battlecruiser, then some supporting ships, including two light cruisers, four frigates, and six flights of fighter bombers.
These were really fun to make, and I think look fairly good with a bit of paint on.
I should have enough Tyranid bits left to make at least one heavy cruiser and possible a fleet carrier for the fighters.
I will try and get them on the table for a game over the next week or two and I will try put up a battle report to show how hard these ships are in the game.
For anyone interested in seeing what the rules are like, they are on sale here – http://www.wargamevault.com/product/210571/Stars–Lasers?src=latest_rule_sets