Near the end of X-Wing’s Wave 2 expansion, my life as a table-top gamer was in transition. Privateer Press’s abandonment of Monsterpocalypse years early was finally, despite the continued love of its players, starting to fully kill the game — regular opponents online were becoming impossible to find, as each player slowly found other things they would rather do. I’d already started playing X-Wing back at the start of Wave 1, but it was time to put my brain to X-Wing. Continue reading PARSING THE X-WING
A phenomenon within the X-Wing community that has caused some minor rumblings lately has to do with so-called “fortress” squad builds. If you are unfamiliar with what that is, a Fortress squad is one designed to be deployed in a way that ships indefinitely overlap giving a player, for all intents and purposes, a stationary gun platform. Continue reading Attacking the Fortress
Hey everyone! I’m Jacob, and I love X-Wing. It’s not surprising really, as it’s both an incredible game and has to do with Star Wars. I’ve been both a games player and enamored with the SW universe from a young age, so it’s a bit of a perfect storm really. Continue reading The State of X-Wing in Saskatchewan
This weekend was an exciting one for me in my world of X-Wing, it was my first chance at an Escalation Style Tournament. I had only heard about them from more seasoned players and never thought I’d get the chance to play in one. Luckily for me, the “FoodHammer” organizers thought it was the perfect format for their charity event.
As one of the five Canadian Regionals winners I decided to make the trip to Hamilton for the Canadian Nationals and I’ve been asked to provide my thoughts on the event. But I’m getting ahead of myself – I’ll start with a little background: Continue reading How to not win the Canadian Nationals
Stress, it’s an interesting mechanic in X-Wing Miniatures and honestly one of it’s unique ones. It can be handicapping, or used for your advantage in certain ships or even ignored completely by Tycho. So, the question I am setting out to answer; is it worth building a list that deals out stress?
Continue reading The Price of Stress
This was another one of my first repaints back in wave one. Continue reading Custom Repaint: Gold Squadron Y-Wing 2
One of my favourite things about X-wing is the constant improvement and change in meta each wave of new ships and cards bring, and the one improvement I’m most excited about is:
the rise of the two ship list. Continue reading “Just the Two of Us”