Wave XIV Available For X-wing

The latest wave of X-Wing releases are now available from Fantasy Flight Games. They’re the new TIE Reaper, as well as Saw’s Renegades packs. Since they’re coming so close to the release of the 2nd edition of the game, players don’t have to worry about instantly buying obsolete pieces. They come with both 1st and 2nd edition cards, dials, and such.
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Fantasy Flight Previews Y-Wing For X-Wing

The other iconic ship for the Rebels, besides the X-Wing, is arguably the Y-Wing. Older, hardier, and about as maneuverable as a sleepy bantha, this rugged fighter still has a place in squadrons. And in the new edition of X-Wing coming from Fantasy Flight, it still has a place on your tabletops. But how will this fighter change? That’s what you get a look at in this preview.
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Fantasy Flight Previews TIE Reaper For X-Wing

Not every TIE is a single-seater fighter. The TIE basics allow for all sorts of alternate versions, including things up to shuttles in size. In this case, we have the TIE Reaper. Not as nimble or swift as its smaller cousins, it can still play quite a role in a fight, as we see in this preview for X-Wing from Fantasy Flight.
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Fantasy Flight Previews X-Wing For X-Wing

Yeah, I know, that headline seems funky. That was half the fun of writing it. But the X-Wing is the title ship for the X-Wing Miniatures Game from Fantasy Flight. So, when a new edition of the game comes out, obviously there’s going to be anticipation about how one of the most iconic ships in all of Star Wars will change. Well, your wait to find out is over.
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Fantasy Flight Previews Lando’s Falcon For X-Wing

For many of you out there, I’m sure you’ve gone to see the new Solo movie (whether you saw it with other people or not). In it, we get a bunch of background on Star Wars‘ most famous smuggler, along with how he got the iconic ship, The Millennium Falcon. Well, back when Lando had it, it was much different looking. And that version will be making its way to X-Wing tabletops. We get a look at it in this preview (note: if you’ve not seen the movie and are one of those “OMG! If I know even more than just the title of the movie, the whole thing is ruined and my life is OVER!” types, I don’t know if there’s any spoilers about the film, but you’ve been possibly warned. Don’t come cryin’ to me).
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Fantasy Flight Previews Saw’s Renegades Expansion Pack For X-Wing

We all know that a new edition of X-Wing is coming (or, at least, I hope we all know it by now). Well, there’s still stuff coming before that official launch. But what if you want to pick it up? Will you immediately have to get 2nd edition stuff for it as well? Nope! Fantasy Flight is including it in the pack. And, in this preview, we get a look at what it’ll consist of.
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Fantasy Flight Previews Squadron Building in X-Wing 2.0

With all the different ships, upgrades, weapons, skills, and other items in X-Wing, there’s seemingly infinite different ways to build your squadron of fighters. But with a new edition comes new options. In this preview of the new edition of the game, Fantasy Flight looks at squadron building and how things have changed, or stayed the same, as they update the game system.
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Fantasy Flight Previews Combat in X-Wing 2nd Edition

All the fancy flying and pretty ships don’t mean much if you aren’t trying to blow your opponents out of the sky. X-Wing is getting a new edition, and many aspects of the game are being updated. But what about combat? How has that changed? In this preview, we get a look at exactly that and see how primary weapons, secondary weapons, turrets, and the Force all come together during these dog fights.
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Fantasy Flight Previews Actions in X-Wing

The X-Wing Miniatures Game is getting its first new edition. Obviously, being the popular game that it is, people like how the game works. But that doesn’t meant here’s not room for improvement and change. In this preview, we get a look at how Actions work in the game. Are they exactly the same as before? Have they changed dramatically? Is it somewhere in-between? Read on to find out.
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Fantasy Flight Previews Movement in Star Wars 2nd Edition

One of the things people noticed when Fantasy Flight started posting previews of the new 2nd edition materials for the X-Wing Miniatures Game was that the maneuver dials looked different. There were a lot more possible choices on them, and instead of green, white, and red, we got blue, white, and red. So, what does the color change mean, and is there more that’s changed? In this preview, we get a look.
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Fantasy Flight Previews TIE Reaper For X-Wing

When you think of a TIE fighter, you think primarily of something light and quick, a single-seater fighter with high maneuverability and a distinct lack of thick hull and shield. That, however, is not what you get with the TIE Reaper. It’s a troop transport that is ready to take Stormtroopers right into the thick of battle. But even up in the air, it’s got some fight in it. Get a preview of it for the X-Wing Minis Game here from Fantasy Flight.
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Fantasy Flight Games Announces X-Wing 2nd Edition

When a game’s been around for a while, it can feel like things have gotten stale, or bloated, or just in need of some tweaks and changes. Not to say that the X-Wing Miniatures Game from Fantasy Flight feels stale or bloated, but it has been around for a while, and has changed quite a lot since the initial release. Well, it’s time for a change, as Fantasy Flight has announced X-Wing 2nd Edition, as well as the first expansion packs for it.
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Fantasy Flight Previews Saw’s Renegades Expansion For X-Wing

The Rebels are on their way to getting two new ships for the X-Wing Miniatures Game. In this case, it’s some more refits and repaints in the form of a new X-Wing and a U-Wing. Hey, when it’s in the name of your game, you should expect to have a lot of that type of ship. Also, as with all expansions, there’s not just ships, but plenty of cards to outfit your ships with. Those are arguably more important than just the ships, themselves.
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Friday Snippets

Fridaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaay!
Gateway to the weekend. AND! I placed an order for some new dice yesterday. So you know I’m stoked. When dice sets sell out in a matter of minutes, and you manage to get some, it’s a pretty good feeling. Still riding high on that wave today.
#NoSuchThingAsTooManyDice
Anyway, as I wait for those to come in, I think I’ll snack on some bite-sized gaming stories.

Today on the platter we have: New Starship Bases Available From Tabletop-Art, Really Useful Star Wars X Wing Storage Available From Sally 4th, and Zangrahel by Ignacio Fernández Ríos Available From Industria Mechanica.

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Wave XIV Announced For X-Wing From Fantasy Flight Games

Hey there, flyboys and girls. Fantasy Flight has a new set of X-Wing ships coming out soon. One’s like previous “Aces” sorts of sets, this time with an X-Wing and a U-Wing. The other is a new TIE variant. Both come from Rogue One (so they say).
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Latest Releases for X-Wing Now Available

It’s two, two, two waves in one! Fantasy Flight is giving you a double-shot of X-Wing releases, with both Wave XII and Wave XIII now available. That’s a total of 5 new ships to add to your squadrons. You’ve got some classics, some new, and some new-classics. A little bit of everything for everyone.
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Fantasy Flight Games Previews TIE Silencer for X-Wing

The ubiquitous starfighter for the Empire is the TIE. The standard form is almost entirely convertible into new forms. There’s many different varieties out there because of it. This has gone forward into the new era as the New Order continues to use TIE variants. One preferred by Kylo Ren is the TIE Silencer. Soon, you’ll be able to hit the skies with this ship. But so you can see the specs before you enter the furball, here’s a preview.
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New Releases and Pre-Orders Available From Fantasy Flight Games

Everyone over at Fantasy Flight has apparently been busy. They’ve got a whole host of new releases available, along with new pre-orders. If you’re looking for the new Runewars figures, they’ve got ’em. If you’re looking for the new A Game of Thrones Catan, they’ve got it. If you’re looking for their new Legacy of Dragonholt game, they’ve got it. And if you want to pick up the next wave of X-Wing ships, they’ve got ’em… coming soon, but you can put your name down on the list to get ’em.
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Fantasy Flight Games Previews the Phantom II For X-Wing

The Phantom II, as a fighter… is lame. That’s just the nature of it. It’s not a fighter craft, it’s a shuttle. You’re not going to be getting a lot of kills with it. And that’s ok. That’s not what it’s in your squadron for. What it’s there for is the new Coordinate Action that it adds.
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Fantasy Flight Games Previews the M12-L Kimogila For X-Wing

“I’ve got you right where I want you! Bullseye!” A somewhat cliche’d line, sure, but with one of X-Wing’s newest ships, you might find yourself saying just that. The M12-L Kimogila has a new firing arc called the Bullseye arc. It’s very restrictive, being just a narrow band directly in front of the ship. But if you can manage to line up a perfect shot, well, there’s all sorts of bonuses you can get, depending on how you load out your fighter. Check out this X-Wing preview from Fantasy Flight.
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Midweek Snippets

Alright. Playtime’s over. All the spooky kiddie stuff is done with. Time to get the real holiday prep going. Thanksgiving is a mere 4 weeks and 1 day away. This is not a drill. Prep work starts now. I need to start collecting together gear and ingredients for all the fantastic things I’m going to be making. Best to sample all the bite-sized gaming stories currently available.

Today on the platter we have: Aenor Minis New Releases Available To Order and Cargo Bay X-Wing Transport System Up On Kickstarter.

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Guns for Hire Set Now Available For X-Wing

Shoom! Shoom! Shoom! Pewpewpew!
… Everyone makes space-ship noises when playing X-Wing, right? It’s not just me? Well, whether you make the noises or not (yes, I know that in space there wouldn’t be any noises, but still), there’s some new ships available to bulk up your squadron… if you’re a Scum & Villainy player, anyway. The Guns for Hire set is now available.
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Fantasy Flight Games Previews Alpha-class Star Wing For X-Wing

One of the first video games that I played heavily were the X-Wing/TIE Fighter games. I played the bloody hell out of them (when not playing Mechwarrior 2, that is). One of the few ships on the Imperial side that actually had some shields was the Alpha-Class Star Wing. It was kinda crazy to actually take a hit and not just immediately explode. Though, relatively, the thing did handle like a tugboat in the world of jet-skis. Anyway, the ship is making its way to X-Wing tabletops, and you can get a look at how it’ll work in this preview.
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Fantasy Flight Games Announces New X-Wing Ships

A new Star Wars movie is soon to hit theaters. That means new ships. They’ve always been one of my favorite aspects of the universe. What can I say? I’m a starfighter junkie. And feeding my addiction is Fantasy Flight Games. They’re showing off a couple new ships they will be bringing to the battlestarfields of X-Wing.
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Fantasy Flight Games Announces Next Wave of X-Wing Miniatures

While Star Wars Legion might be the Star Wars game that everyone’s talking about right now, Fantasy Flight certainly isn’t going to neglect their other Star Wars games. That includes X-Wing. They have announced the next wave of ships that will be available for the game. And one of these takes me down memory lane, since I remember using it when playing TIE Fighter a couple decades ago on my computer.
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Fantasy Flight Games Posts New Preview From Guns For Hire Expansion for X-Wing

Many gamers love tweaking their army lists to get the most out of them. They look for any points-saving measure they can find. Well, the Guns for Hire expansion for the X-Wing Miniatures Game gives Scum & Villainy players several new options to do just that. One such is the Vaksai title. It reduces the costs of upgrades to the ship it’s on.
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Fantasy Flight Games Previews Star Viper Mk.II For X-Wing

I remember first encountering the Star Viper while playing Shadows of the Empire on my N64. Heck, I recently re-found my console and game and might just pop that in this evening. I’ve also fought against them in the X-Wing Miniatures Game. In that case, Scum & Villainy players should take notice, as a new expansion pack is bringing plenty of new options for them. In this preview, we get a look at those coming in the Guns for Hire pack.
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Wave XI Now Available For X-Wing

Three new ships are available for the X-Wing Miniatures Game from Fantasy Flight. This is because Wave XI of ships is out now in their webshop as well as your LGS (well, hopefully at your LGS, anyway). They’re the new Auzituck Gunship, the Scurrg H-6 Bomber, and the TIE Aggressor.
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Fantasy Flight Games Previews Scurrg H-6 Bomber For X-Wing

One thing about many secondary weapons in the X-Wing Miniatures Game is that most of them run out after just a single use. There’s an upgrade where you can get a second shot with your missiles or bombs, but still, that’s it. Well, with the upcoming release of the Scurrg H-6 Bomber, another new upgrade card is coming out that will allow you an infinite amount of bombs during the game.
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Fantasy Flight Previews Auzituck Gunship For X-Wing

“Let the wookie win.” Well, you probably don’t want to let that extend to “ships piloted by wookies or used around the planet of Kashyyk” because then you might not be winning too many more games of X-Wing, as Fantasy Flight is coming out with the Auzituck Gunship. They’ve posted up a preview of what you can expect in the set.
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Fantasy Flight Games Releases C-ROC Cruiser For X-Wing Miniatures Game

The Scum and Villainy Faction is getting their first huge-sized ship for the X-Wing Miniatures Game. They can now play along with the likes of the Corellian Corvette and that Imperial Cruiser. More than just a big ship, the set also includes upgrades you can use in any mode of X-Wing play.
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Fantasy Flight Games Announces Guns for Hire Expansion for X-Wing

Just because you’re out doing things just for credits doesn’t mean you can’t be one of the best of the best out there. I mean, if you’re good, you get paid more, right? So it’s with that in mind that Fantasy Flight is coming out with a new elite pack for their X-Wing Miniatures Game. It’s called Guns for Hire and they’ve posted up a little preview.
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Fantasy Flight Games Previews TIE Aggressor For X-Wing

Another TIE variant is making its way to your tabletops in the X-Wing Miniatures Game from Fantasy Flight. This time, it’s the TIE Aggressor. This isn’t the first time we’ve see a TIE with a turret on it, to be fair. But it will give you some more options for your squadrons.
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Fantasy Flight Games Previews Jabba The Hutt For X-Wing

Man, I need to lose weight. I’m starting to feel like a Hutt, as opposed to just a polar bear. But as far as I know, I don’t take up 2 crew slots on a starfighter, yet. Jabba does. Yes, the crime lord is coming to X-Wing. No, he’s not got his own starfighter or anything like that. He’s a crew member (well, technically two crew members) that can greatly increase the efficiency of your other upgrades.
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Fantasy Flight Games Announces Next Wave For X-Wing Miniatures Game

So, we’re getting some new big space ships from Fantasy Flight. But what about those that like the single-seater ships? You’re not being left out, as Fantasy Flight has announced the next wave of X-Wing Miniatures ships.
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