Choosing a side: A beginner’s guide to faction identity

One thing that separates X-Wing from many other games, is that even a player on a budget can viably play multiple, or even all three factions with some degree of competitiveness, as opposed to picking one and having to stick with it. Most people who play other table top games (I’m looking at you 40k) are forced to stick to one army due to the fact that having more than one will cost you thousands of dollars. This gives X-Wing players some choice: they could play one faction exclusively if they wish, or they can spread the love around and play all three factions easily. Most players fall somewhere in-between, having some time with all factions, but identifying primarily with one or two.

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Interview with 2016 X-Wing Store Champion Tom Landy

R5Don4 alerted me to a disturbance in the force. It was a terrible threat to all X-Wing players, emanating from the Winnipeg sector. Someone strong in the force by the name of Tom Landy handily won a store championship flying a big pair of  Bro-Bots. Continue reading Interview with 2016 X-Wing Store Champion Tom Landy

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“Paper Dandy” makes Star Wars art from a single piece of paper

Artist Marc Hagan-Guirey known as “Paper Dandy” has re-created inspiring scenes from the original Star Wars movies with nothing but paper and light.

His form of art, known as Kirigami, is different from “pop-up” paper art in that it uses no glue and only a single piece of paper. That’s right, it’s all done with only one sheet of paper! Continue reading “Paper Dandy” makes Star Wars art from a single piece of paper

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