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Dark Side Points

Posted on January 25th, 2015 under , , . Posted by

Hello people,Another weekend, another X-Wing tourney and myself and Mr C headed up to Chelmsford Bunker for four rounds of laser tag in space.I had been determined to get away from the souped up 360 meta and was looking to get some time in flying a min…

How to make friends and influence

Posted on January 24th, 2015 under , , . Posted by

Hello people,Most of us got back to a bit of Edge of the Empire this Wednesday. It was kind of one of THOSE sessions. We were one down and started an hour later than normal, not that that’s a huge issue.Following on from last time out it was decision t…

The LAMBDA project

Posted on January 18th, 2015 under , , . Posted by

Hello people,Saturday just gone was yet another highly enjoyable day playing X-Wing as myslef and Mr C went up to Wargames Workshop in Milton Keynes for a sold out five round 36 man tourney.I’ve been playing around with my Decimator and the less used p…

Reach for the Skies?

Posted on January 18th, 2015 under , , . Posted by

Hello people,I’ve recently realised that it’s been quite a while since I racked up any Painting Points. In fact I haven’t  claimed any since early November. I have had brush-time since then I’ve just not posted about it!So, as I’ve just finished u…

Tech Support

Posted on January 12th, 2015 under , , . Posted by

Hello people,Last Wednesday night the vast majority of the group settled in for the first EotE session of 2015. In honesty it became one of those housekeeping and recovery sessions so common after a big fight.First up came recovery which wasn’t as simp…

BIG day out…..again

Posted on January 10th, 2015 under , , , , . Posted by

Hello people,Today was yet another trip out with Mr C to play a bit of X-Wing. This time out it was down at Wayland Games / Tabletop Nation for a three round tourney followed by a 60 point big ship bash.Rocking up I decided to run my Lock-Jaw list:TIE …

State of the Empire Address

Posted on January 4th, 2015 under , , . Posted by

Evening all,As we’re looking to pick back up with Edge of the Empire Wednesday night I thought I should recap events so far for all involved; myself, the group and all of you out there in the Geek-o-sphere that we hopefully entertain :)After last time …

Rebel, Rebel….

Posted on January 1st, 2015 under , , , , , . Posted by

Hello people,Tuesday afternoon myself Rob and Mr C went and saw The Hobbit: BOFA in super IMAX 3D and then retired to casa del Leg to crack out Mr C’s chrimbo pressie to himself; Rebel Assault.To set the background Mr C has played a couple of games and…

Resistance is Futile

Posted on December 30th, 2014 under , . Posted by

Hello people,After a rather bubonic Christmas period I’m currently sat watching Episode IV waiting for some washes to dry as on a few more of my recently supplemented X-Wing fleet.For a game that I initially overlooked, making an  vaguely informed…

The Spirit of the Season

Posted on December 25th, 2014 under , , . Posted by

Hello people,With Enfield Gamers mothballed until 6th January a few of the chaps reported to casa del Oddleg Tuesday night to scratch the itch. After a few minor emergencies it was myself, Charlie, Rob and Mr C.Mr C had been keen on playing Rebel Assau…

Life Affirming Experience

Posted on December 22nd, 2014 under , , . Posted by

Hello people,It’s started toa few weeks since Last Time Out but Tuesday night we managed a full house as the lads stalked Mr Cloak through the mothballed medical research facility. No issues there then!Having already Triumphed his way to a pretty …

Pigs might Fly

Posted on December 18th, 2014 under , , . Posted by

Hello people,Tuesday night down at Enfield Gamers myself and Dave T managed to get in three very entertaining games of X-Wing during the evening. I went with a couple of variants of my Lockjaw Shuttle / Defender list while Dave had a couple of runs wit…

Flying High

Posted on December 14th, 2014 under , , , . Posted by

Hello people,Following my mini rant I’ve spent the weekend playing X-Wing. Five games yesterday at our event for Teens Unite and a further two today up at Lost Ark. I enjoyed every last one of them to the point where I feel more and more positive about…

Meta Matters

Posted on December 13th, 2014 under , , , , . Posted by

This is something that had been brewing for a while and is a matter that’s very close to my geeky heart. The following is a bit of rant, one born of frustration, but, hopefully, a positive one.I’m a gamer, I enjoy playing games. I like to win but don’t…

Dreaded D

Posted on December 10th, 2014 under , , . Posted by

Hello people,Last night down at Enfield Gamers I once, in fact twice, faced off against the Empire’s latest tabletop addition in the form of two Decimator lists as my last couple of practice games before our X-Wing Charity Tournament this Saturday.Firs…

Raiders of the Lost Ark

Posted on December 8th, 2014 under , , , . Posted by

Sunday just gone myself and Mr C made our way up to Lost Ark Games in Stevenage for some games of STAW and came away having discovered more than we had expected.First off, Lost Ark Games;Personally I’d been up to them once before for my fledgling X-Win…

Joyful and Triumphant

Posted on December 6th, 2014 under , , . Posted by

Well it is the season for such sentiment!Getting back to Edge of the Empire this week the chaps found themselves in geosynchronous orbit behind a suitable asteroid as a result of last time out.First order of business, having recapped all of their many …

Interstellar Tsunami

Posted on December 3rd, 2014 under , , . Posted by

Hello people,Last night down at Enfield Gamers X-Wing Wave 5 arrived with a BUMP (snigger) as Dave shot me off the table two games in a row with his latest. It should be STRESSED (fa-narr) that I had a particularly enjoyable time of it and, once again…

Light or Dark?

Posted on November 30th, 2014 under , , , . Posted by

Hello people,Whole week of not a lot to post about really, not even too much Farcry 4 either, though it is highly entertaining :)Hobby wise I got in a game of X-Wing Tuesday night against Dave, who took Boba and Kath with plenty of stress inducing upgr…

From Despair to where?

Posted on November 20th, 2014 under , , . Posted by

Hello people,Wednesday night was another dose of Edge of the Empire hilarity with an awful lot happening to, seemingly, not get very far at all. All good fun though so no worries!Picking up from last time out the lads found themselves stood in Gonk’s C…

Flight of the Boba-Gator

Posted on November 19th, 2014 under , , . Posted by

Hello people,Last night I joyously mainlined some X-Wing hobby crack as myself and Jon did battle down at Enfield Gamers ahead of the Charity X-Wing event we’re running on Sat Dec 13th. Having trawled the net and swapped a few posts on A Few Manoeuvres…

Here Endeth the SAGA

Posted on November 17th, 2014 under , , , , . Posted by

Hello people,A bits and pieces weekend with the brush as I initiated my campaign on the Current Projects Tray (CPT). Sidestepping the 40 odd bare shouldered Commandos I went after the weaker members of the herd.First up were the remaining SAGA Fatigue …

What next?

Posted on November 14th, 2014 under , , . Posted by

So,….With the recent X-Wing repaints snuggled in thier recently acquired KR case I’ve reached something of a hobby crossroads as I decide “What next?”It’s fair to say that X-Wing is spooling up big time for me and is likely to be my main focus for so…

Rat Run

Posted on November 12th, 2014 under , , . Posted by

Hello people,A bit of double bubble as I combine the last couple of sessions of EotE given that, to be honest, not too much happened first time round session before before, the chaps were left at the scene of their firefight with two Men in Black still…

Long Weekend – Completion

Posted on November 10th, 2014 under , , , , . Posted by

Hello people,I did actually get the last few brush-strokes on last night but it was getting late so I left it until this evening to sort out the photos and even cracked out the portable light-box!In honesty I’ve probably put more work into the Firespra…