This post is a bit of a love-fest for my favorite X-Wing miniatures ship. You’ve been warned.
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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
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
I was lucky enough to get a preview copy of Don’t Turn Your Back, the third board game being published by Evil Hat Productions. It’s currently on Kickstarter with a week or so to go as of this writing. Don’t … Continue reading
Yesterday my Imperial Assault group wrapped up our first campaign. This is good, as the Imperial player leaves for China in a week.
Have you seen the Game Geeks RPG YouTube show? They’ve done a lot of reviews of games over about a decade. It’s not surprising that they reviewed Firefly, given the popularity of the setting, but I was surprised that Kurt Wiegel reads out two … Continue reading
Star Wars: Imperial Assault is a board game of tactical missions that can be played in an asymmetrical campaign mode that will remind you of dungeon crawling RPGs and a skirmish mode that a more traditional miniatures war game. I’ve had … Continue reading