Wave 9 X-Wing Miniatures

Wave 9 has just been revealed by FFG at UK Games Expo and has hit the Internet. Looks like we are getting two Scum ships, one Rebel and one Imperial. The Scum ships are the “Protectorate Starfighter” from Rebels, and “Shadow Caster” from Rebels with a mobile firing arc. The Imperial ship is a “Special…

European Team Championships

IMPORTANT EUROPEAN TEAM CHAMPIONSHIP ANNOUNCEMENT (from X-Wing UK/IRL Facebook group) With the selection committee now in place, we are in a position to begin to share the process that we will be following for Team England ETC selection for 2016. A selection Event will be held in each of our Regions (5) in Total. Details…

Mini American card binders

Beanie Games in Stockton will also be stocking the ‘Mini-American’ binders, suitable for the upgrade cards from X-Wing (and other games that include small cards) Stephen says that usual discounts and loyalty points will apply. There are three versions, Starfield or Black plastic cover and a zipped version with a stronger material. rrp are £11.99…

X-Wing Wave 7 announced

After the brief (and blurry) photographs at Celebration 2015, Fantasy Flight Games has announced the upcoming Wave 7 ships and spoiled some of their new tricks and abilities on their website: Hit Them Hard and Fast Wave 7 comes with two ships to add to the Scum & Villainy faction, which will help it catch…

X-Wing FAQ and Tournament Rules update

It seems that the FAQ links have been pulled but you can still access the latest FAQ from this link https://images-cdn.fantasyflightgames.com/filer_public/21/ca/21cae07a-6fe7-49df-9773-41b440fa876c/x-wing-faq-low-res.pdf and the latest tournament rules from this link https://images-cdn.fantasyflightgames.com/filer_public/ff/d1/ffd1b725-9ac1-4623-9c3c-0743e252db9a/x-wing-tournament-rules.pdf both were at this page https://www.fantasyflightgames.com/en/news/2015/3/26/updated-pilot-manuals/. The new tournament rules include the bit about debris fields, each player now brings three unique obstacle tokens of…

Iggies go pop

Again I’m trying different combinations of the IG-2000 paired ships using the IG-2000 title to share the pilot abilities between the pair of ships. The previous week I had flown three different variants, mainly using IG-88A plus another just to make sure this ability was as pointless as I thought it would be. It proved…

KR updates X-Wing foam range

Keep your X-Wings safe! Release from KR Multicase Incoming Star Wars X-Wing models! The StarViper, the Interceptor, the IG2000 and the Most Wanted Expansion pack have landed at KR. Some will naturally fit into the current trays we have (eg the Interceptor will fit into the XW3 fighter tray), and some will have dedicated new…

Updated X-Wing tournament rules

Update: It looks like you can run 3Y, 3Z, 2 hwk, 2 fire spray. Thanks to a couple of guys on the UK X-Wing Facebook group (link to the right 😉 ) Fantasy Flight Games have just updated the official tournament rules (27/02/2015) to make provision for the release of Scum and Villainy. Tournament Rules…

Chewie and “Leebo”

Tonight I decided to run this for a bit of fun before Sunday’s Store Championship at Beanie Games in Stockton; Chewbacca — YT-1300 (42) Push the Limit (3) Jan Ors (2) Recon Specialist (3) Engine Upgrade (4) Millennium Falcon (1) “Leebo” — YT-2400 (34) Determination (1) Mangler Cannon (4) Recon Specialist (3) Hull Upgrade (3)…

Echo of a Whisper

At the Darlington Dogs of War club there has been a gradual point increase league and we are at 84pts now, and for tonights match I decided to fly both of the named TIE Phantoms. The list turned out to be: ‘Whisper’: Veteran Instincts Gunner Fire-Control System Advanced Cloaking System Total 44pts ‘Echo’: Veteran Instinct…

2015 X-Wing Regionals

Xpress Games, Ashford (South East): (no details as yet) Wargames Workshop, Milton Keynes (Central): 3rd of May 9am (64 places) – this has sold out IQ Games Centre, Huddersfield (North West): 25th of April 9am (64 places) Beanie Games, Stockton (North East): 17th of May 10am (64 places) Common Ground Games, Stirling (Scotland): 2nd of…

UK 2015 X-Wing Regional Championships

Xpress Games, Ashford (South East): Wargames Workshop, Milton Keynes (Central): 3rd of May 9am (64 places) – this has sold out IQ Games Centre, Huddersfield (North West): 25th of April 9am (64 places) Beanie Games, Stockton (North East): 17th of May 10am (no cap on places at the moment) Common Ground Games, Stirling (Scotland): 2nd…

Imperial Raider

Images have been released of the Imperial Raider, the next Huge Ship to join the Epic squadrons. This looks amazing, exactly what an Imperial Huge Ship should feel like, a smaller version of a Star Destroyer and a souped up version of the VT-49 Decimator. I’m really looking forward to playing this with a swarm…

X-Wing UK Store Championship 2015 list

This is a compiled list (though not definitive) of the UK Store Championships for 2015: (links to either a Facebook event page or website page) Shadow Games, Rugby: 24th of January 10am (this has sold out) Nexus Gaming Centre: 31st of January (32 places) Marquee Models, Harlow: 1st of February 12noon (this has sold out)…

Star Wars X-Wing

After a bit of deliberation (people at the club are also playing the Game of Thrones card game) I purchased the starter box for Star Wars X-Wing. When I opened the cellophane I could tell it was a good quality product from the care that had been taken in the packaging; everything fitted snugly, but…