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Big Ships Rarely Tire

Posted on February 22nd, 2015 under , , , , . Posted by

Hello people,Yesterday myslef, Mr C, Dave T and Hadrian T rocked up at Lost Ark for thier X-Wing Store Championship.I’m a big fan of Lost Ark and have always had a good day out with them. With a field of 24 it was a more laid back event with a number o…

Fly Dodgy

Posted on February 21st, 2015 under , , . Posted by

Hello people,Just one night’s gaming this week, last night down at Dark Sphere running a bunch of TIE Interceptors all with Stealth Device.More specifically a loaded Soontir Fel (Push the Limit, Royal TIE, Targeting Computer, Stealth Device) with Alpha…

Playing Away

Posted on February 15th, 2015 under , . Posted by

Hello people,Another X-Wing fuelled week keeping the world sane as Project Dunkirk continues.Tuesday at Enfield Gamers I ran another TIE Bomber list. Having realised that Howlrunner is run best as a buff it occurred that Capt Jonus is the same but just…

Dunkirk Spirit

Posted on February 8th, 2015 under , , , . Posted by

Hello people,Project Dunkirk, aka the miracle of the small ships, set out on a major offensive yesterday as myself and Mr C attended Dark Sphere’s Store Championship. The day consisted of 6 rounds amongst a field of 44 players.I was trepiditiously runn…

Check-Mate?

Posted on February 3rd, 2015 under , , . Posted by

Hello peeps,A couple more X-Wing re-paints, just the two TIE Bombers then I’m out, this time my pair of Scum HWK-290 in preparation for a significant upcoming investment of plastic crack.One of the HWKs was done and dusted but then I got the compulsion…

Rawhide!

Posted on February 2nd, 2015 under , , , , , , . Posted by

Hello people,Yes it’s been a little while so here’s one of those end of the week scatter gun round-up posts hopefully with a bit more content than the same old, same old.This weekend I DIDN’T play X-Wing at all. There was Dave T’s Attack Wing event up …

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…