Nordic Nationals saw rebels on top for the first time in a Major event in 2nd edition. One tournament doesn’t necessarily mean everything is good, but some new rebel archetypes are popping up now and starting to do well.
In a change to the normal highly researched and topical discussions of Natties and Which Podcast has the Best Theme Tune, (186th Squadron by the way), I do a hobby article on Chip effects and battle damage.
Natties has been dividing the community for a while now, some like it, others despise the mere echo of it reverberating around the gaming hall like the sound of the underground.
The UK Team Tournament this weekend sees 48 teams of three battle it out in the first big Tournament of 2nd edition and I’ve drawn rebels as my faction.
A collection of articles and podcasts that I found most useful over the past nine months for playing X-wing. Each in some way helped me refine my game.
This is a look at the rabbit hole I went down to run Unnecessary Cameos, (is everyone building it wrong?) and the tale of how I got there and a brief review of flying it at the UK System Open. It also highlighted why flying something similar to a list you have had a…
If you are not part of a squadron or you have a loose play group, maybe it’s time to set a squadron up. This was not the article I originally intended to write. My thoughts on Poe Rey and making the cut can wait for another day.
Its been a while since the last post but I’ve still managed to get some X-Wing in and my first tournament of 2018 was the London Regional at Warboar games. Could Horton be good enough for the UK System Open?
“Hey, Thweek! ‘The Sun is still in the sky and shinning above you.” Or is it? A couple of Zombies try Thweek Parattanni at a Q4 and Thweek becomes infectious enough to spread to a 186ther. Is Thweek good or will he just leave you with a hole in your sole?
A guest article by newly crowned Westminster X-Wing Champion Sir Alister Grantham-Smyth MP, Member of Parliament for Staines Upon Thames North. In this he talks about his disdain for the term ‘Natties’ and his search for an acceptable alternative whilst playing at Westminster Nationals.