I've picked up the Scum and Villainy expansions and a YT-2400 so on Tuesday we decided to try a game with all three factions in. It was 100 points each and I was playing against people with not that much X-Wing experience so I tried to go for lists which shouldn't be too hard to fly. Though one of the players decided to ditch my Chewy-Leebo list for another Chewy-Leebo list he found online. (more…)
The Imperial Raider, announced in December by Fantasy Flight games, is expected to arrive in stores in the UK in March - with a number of suppliers reporting this as the scheduled shipping date. The pack includes the newly-designed Imperial Raider Huge ship (similar size to the Rebel's Tantive IV) and a new paint-job TIE/Advanced which may make the ship worth taking. I've put some pre-order prices up in the Tabletop Game Deals section - take a look.
Somehow I missed the announcement during the run-up to Christmas that FFG are releasing the first "Huge" ship for the Imperials for the X-Wing miniatures game, but announcement there was. The ship is entirely new - created in consultation with Lucasfilm for the game. It sits in the same scale as the Rebel Corvette and looks like a cross between a Star Destroyer and the recently-released Decimator. I have to say it looks pretty good. (more…)
On Saturday myself and DK got together for a game of X-Wing; the first since I picked up the Rebel Aces expansion pack. It includes repaints of the A-Wing and B-Wing models, as well as a load of upgrades and a new mission. We don't often play missions so we decided to give the one in the expansion a try. Here follows the battle report. (more…)