Jon Favreau has matured as a writer and film maker over the last twenty years. Swingers was a catchy, silly comedy of its time that tapped into the ennui of Generation X. Zathura was a visual delight and enchanting tale of childhood. … Continue reading
Monthly Archives: March 2015
As you may know, I’m a bit of a Star Wars nerd. …now that the laughter has subsided, I’d like to talk about the first ever Imperial Assault tournament Fantasy Flight Games held.
Friday morning was a more or less standard X-Wing tournament. We mustered at 9am and went five rounds until there was a single undefeated player. We were done by 6pm. Had this been a regional or store championship, we would … Continue reading
Escalation started at eleven Thursday morning. It’s a variant tournament structure with an emphasis on squad building. As I said yesterday, a normal game of X-Wing uses 100 point squads. Escalation begins with a 60 point squad and then adds 30 … Continue reading
Adepticon is a local convention focused on wargames. It’s been around since 2003 and has grown significantly. This was my first year attending and the convention’s first year in a larger space. The play hall seemed to me to be … Continue reading