You have failed me for the last time, Admiral…

Welcome, stranger, to my menagerie of thoughts after the GenCon North American championship. This document is somewhat organized into four sections: list section, game insight, the GenCon batrep, and closing thoughts. With an Admiral whose strength is maneuvering, it will be difficult to describe the small choices in positioning with text. There will be a few pictures along the way to colour your journey.

Part 1: List Selection

Continue reading You have failed me for the last time, Admiral…

Share

TIE/sf – Where does it fit in?

Hey all, Drew “Wilee” Edgar here!

I tend to push the idea that every Imperial ship has a role to play, and that when a ship doesn’t fill a specific role clearly then there’s usually some sign of imbalance.  The TIE Advanced, before it had the X1 title, was one such example. Everything it brought to the table something else could do better.

While the First Order ships are minor deviants to this theory, they still do fulfill a given combat role and are spiritual equivalents.  TIE/fo is just a beefier TIE fighter with upgradability and still is the spammy bully or disposable ace, and the upcoming Upsilon-class shuttle will be a Lambda on steroids.  But what is the TIE/sf? Continue reading TIE/sf – Where does it fit in?

Share

To DeMSU or not DeMSU…

This journey begins at the Montreal Regional. At this Regional, I took DeMSU, being the list that I was most confident and successful with. I was expecting a small turnout, which boded well for placing high – possibly even winning the whole thing.

Montreal Regional Mini-Batrep

My List: DeMSU

Gladiator I
– Demolisher
– Expanded Launchers
– Ordnance Experts
– Intel Officer
– Engine Techs

Gladiator I
– Insidious
– Expanded Launchers
– Ordnance Experts
– Intel Officer
– Engine Techs

Raider I
– APT
– Ordnance Experts

Raider I
– APT
– Ordnance Experts

Raider I
– APT
– Ordnance Experts
– Admiral Screed

2 Tie Fighters Continue reading To DeMSU or not DeMSU…

Share