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Hailing from Toronto, Carlo is a key member of the local Toronto Armada play group. He has won a Store Championship, a Regional and can often be found at local tournaments. Rumour has it, if you borrow money from Carlo before playing in a tournament, you will win it.

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…

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Raiders vs Rieekan

Hot off the heels of the Phoenix Games store championship, the Hobby Kingdom store championship was this past weekend.

Our local Armada playgroup seems to have taken the success of the SMASH list to heart. The Raider seems to have affected the meta significantly, either:
a. try to beat it – utilizing Rieekan or heavy squadrons
b. join it – take Raiders (+OE, Expanded Launchers) and/or Demolisher (+Intel Office, OE, Expanded Launchers, Engine Techs)

Based on the 8 person attendance at this tournament, 2 had taken Rieekan, 2 had modified their Imperial lists to include the SMASH-Raider. I myself decided to try some Rogue squadrons and modified my list to include one solitary Firespray.
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Star Wars Armada: Raider SMASH!!!

I’ve been playing Armada for a couple of months (not getting as many games as I would like) and I’ve been bouncing between different list archetypes in order to best determine what fits my style.   From other miniatures games, I would best describe my style as “mobile, aggressive, and asymmetric”.  Tough order to fill in a relatively new game like Armada.

I’ve tried Ackbar gunlines, Rebel corvette swarms, and squadron heavy builds.  Then I heard rumblings of a potent Imperial build based on Demolisher and some Raiders and on first glance, it looked like a list that fit my style.   So I cobbled together the necessary components and created my own version listed below (thanks to Yik for the Raiders and Jordan for the Expanded Launchers). Continue reading Star Wars Armada: Raider SMASH!!!

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