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Forum: Television and Movies   06-21-15, 02:42 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,558
It's far from being disappointing, but Game of...

It's far from being disappointing, but Game of Thrones has been declining a bit in my eyes over the past 2 seasons, especially season 5. It's just felt really rushed and some of the non-book plots...
Forum: Fantasy Flight Games   05-14-15, 04:27 AM
Replies: 244
Views: 16,418
It's an interesting list, but it's incredibly...

It's an interesting list, but it's incredibly vulnerable to several lists/ships. First a decent joust list will shred these two ships, especially because they don't have any repositioning ability...
Forum: Fantasy Flight Games   05-12-15, 05:46 AM
Replies: 244
Views: 16,418
It's always nice to roll a lot of attack dice,...

It's always nice to roll a lot of attack dice, but it's also a question of quality. A big turret ship doesn't roll anywhere near the number of dice that a TIE mini-swarm rolls, but that turret can...
Forum: Fantasy Flight Games   05-08-15, 06:39 AM
Replies: 244
Views: 16,418
Recently I gave in and started running a 2 ship...

Recently I gave in and started running a 2 ship list like the scum I am. This one has won me a couple tournaments/leagues recently:

34 Soontir w/ PtL + Autothrusters + Royal + Targeting Comp
65...
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   04-22-15, 03:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,997
I do understand that sentiment. I really hated...

I do understand that sentiment. I really hated the look of the Decimator, Aggressor, Starviper, Defender and Punisher when they first came out. Now some of these ships have grown on me a bit, but it...
Forum: Fantasy Flight Games   04-13-15, 04:17 AM
Replies: 244
Views: 16,418
Im sure you can just proxy it in friendly games.

Im sure you can just proxy it in friendly games.
Forum: Fantasy Flight Games   04-10-15, 06:47 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,986
The core set of the game comes with all of the...

The core set of the game comes with all of the rules, templates, tokens and dice to play, plus 2 TIE fighters, an X-wing, and the cards that go with them. To start off I'd say grab a core set and try...
Forum: Fantasy Flight Games   03-30-15, 09:56 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,747
That was actually my strategy in the game. Drop...

That was actually my strategy in the game. Drop the TIEs as fast as possible, then mob the SDs with my X-wings. The first part worked fine, by turn 3 only 1 TIE squadron remained and I still had 3...
Forum: Fantasy Flight Games   03-30-15, 05:49 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,747
I haven't bought the game yet, but I had the...

I haven't bought the game yet, but I had the opportunity to play a couple of 300pt games with two core sets a couple days ago. The first thing I noticed was the Imperial SD looks fucking awesome! As...
Forum: Fantasy Flight Games   03-29-15, 06:52 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,334
That's exactly it. The ship was due for a massive...

That's exactly it. The ship was due for a massive nerf, but there are a couple minor advantages as well. You can now decloak while ionised, and also your decloak options are a lot more difficult to...
Forum: Fantasy Flight Games   03-27-15, 05:21 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,334
Exactly, the TIE advanced was another well known...

Exactly, the TIE advanced was another well known overcosted ship, which they fixed in a very interesting way.


Also the big (and I really do mean BIG) X-wing news of today:



TIE phantom has...
Forum: Fantasy Flight Games   03-26-15, 07:12 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,334
Just to clarify, it's not just my kooky...

Just to clarify, it's not just my kooky hypothesis that the X-wing isn't too great a ship at the moment. Some of the best players in the community, people like two-time worlds champion Paul Heaver,...
Forum: Fantasy Flight Games   03-25-15, 05:05 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,334
It's a sad fact of the game that the iconic...

It's a sad fact of the game that the iconic X-wing, the ship the game is literally named after, has been left behind a bit compared to some of the other rebel ships.

The X-wing suffers from having...
Forum: Fantasy Flight Games   03-25-15, 05:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 950
At the semi finals of our store championship 2...

At the semi finals of our store championship 2 weeks ago, the guy I was playing against decloaked his full HP Echo off of the table. Up until that point he was clearly winning, but that left two of...
Forum: Fantasy Flight Games   03-24-15, 10:38 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 950
Big ships would constantly be hitting stuff if...

Big ships would constantly be hitting stuff if that was the case.
Forum: Fantasy Flight Games   03-23-15, 06:30 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,559
From what I understand it was due to some kind of...

From what I understand it was due to some kind of dockworker's strike in the US, where a bunch of their new releases got held up for ages, which delayed the release schedule.
Forum: Fantasy Flight Games   03-23-15, 05:38 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,559
Shit sorry people, I completely forgot to post...

Shit sorry people, I completely forgot to post this up:

First we have the digital copy of the rulebook...
Forum: General 40k   03-10-15, 05:20 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 12,222
My dream for WHFB/40k is pretty much for GW to...

My dream for WHFB/40k is pretty much for GW to keep making miniatures and fluff and just hand over the game itself to another company. *cough* FFG *cough*
Forum: General 40k   03-09-15, 01:56 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 12,222
You're telling me you think the base GoT is...

You're telling me you think the base GoT is 'broken', but the Feast for Crows expansion is balanced? What are you smoking and where can I get some? o.O

I guess we'll have to agree to disagree.
Forum: General 40k   03-09-15, 11:17 AM
Replies: 184
Views: 12,222
You should see our group play Munchkin. The box...

You should see our group play Munchkin. The box says it's a 30-45 minute game, and we make it into a 4-5 hour game, and we all hate each other by the end.
Forum: General 40k   03-09-15, 11:03 AM
Replies: 184
Views: 12,222
Sorry to nitpick, but that's just wrong. Game of...

Sorry to nitpick, but that's just wrong. Game of thrones is a self balancing game. As soon as one player starts doing well you're all just supposed to gang up on them until they're not doing well....
Forum: General 40k   03-07-15, 09:45 AM
Replies: 184
Views: 12,222
It's irrelevant. If they don't wanna spend the...

It's irrelevant. If they don't wanna spend the time and resources to play-test and balance the game rules, then they shouldn't charge obscene prices for them.

EDIT:



Ninja'd, Well said. You...
Forum: General 40k   03-07-15, 08:56 AM
Replies: 184
Views: 12,222
Sorry, but that's a pretty lame excuse. Whether...

Sorry, but that's a pretty lame excuse. Whether GW is a games or miniature company is irrelevant; the fact is they sell their rules for a price. It would be different if the 40k rules were something...
Forum: Fantasy Flight Games   02-27-15, 03:19 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,549
You read my mind :) 21 (x3) Green w/ Refit +...

You read my mind :)

21 (x3) Green w/ Refit + Calculations + Test +PtL
37 Etahn w/ Calculations + R2D2

Time to meta-hate some decimators.
Forum: Fantasy Flight Games   02-27-15, 03:17 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,549
I'm pretty sure it comes with the M3-A...

I'm pretty sure it comes with the M3-A interceptor expansion as well.
Forum: Fantasy Flight Games   02-27-15, 07:26 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,549
I actually really like that card. 18 Green...

I actually really like that card.

18 Green w/ Calculations + Refit

I'll be spamming these when I get my copy to make all the decimators sadface.
Forum: General 40k   02-27-15, 04:41 AM
Replies: 184
Views: 12,222
Yep, they're still fucking it up. My hope is...

Yep, they're still fucking it up. My hope is somehow FFG will get the rights and take over 40k and fantasy.
Forum: Modelling and Painting   02-26-15, 11:39 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,320
Nice work dude. This has inspired me to finally...

Nice work dude. This has inspired me to finally finish my shuttle repaint!
Forum: Fantasy Flight Games   02-19-15, 04:30 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,549
I've been playing a rebel control list lately, so...

I've been playing a rebel control list lately, so I'm really excited to see if the Scum control list will be as fun. Currently I'm looking at a list similar to the one you're proposing:

24 Serissu...
Forum: Fantasy Flight Games   02-11-15, 08:33 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,986
I agree with pretty much all of Sethis’s points....

I agree with pretty much all of Sethis’s points. X-wing is easily one of the best miniature games currently out. The things I love most about X-wing are:

1) It’s quick to learn, but hard to...
Forum: Fantasy Flight Games   02-05-15, 06:30 AM
Replies: 244
Views: 16,418
C3PO is one of the essential components of Fat...

C3PO is one of the essential components of Fat Han/Chewie, used exactly in the way you described (guess zero and get a guaranteed evade). Paired with the MF title, you get 2 guaranteed evades on a...
Forum: Fantasy Flight Games   02-02-15, 08:17 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,559
I only have enough money ATM to get the Armada...

I only have enough money ATM to get the Armada core set and a couple expansions, OR Imperial Assault. Why does FFG do this to me?
Forum: Fantasy Flight Games   02-01-15, 08:45 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,922
The rebel control list can also hold it's own in...

The rebel control list can also hold it's own in the current meta. Here's a couple of examples:

25 (x3) Blue w/ IonC
25 Gold w/ IonT + R3A2

25 (x3) Blue w/ E2 + Tactician
25 Gold w/ IonT +...
Forum: Fantasy Flight Games   01-27-15, 03:30 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,334
The first thing you have to understand is X-wing...

The first thing you have to understand is X-wing is very different to a game like 40k. Although it may appear to be very simple and luck dependent, nothing is further from the truth. At it's core...
Forum: Fantasy Flight Games   12-30-14, 03:28 PM
Replies: 244
Views: 16,418
Dude, you've gotta try: 51 Rexler w/ PtL +...

Dude, you've gotta try:

51 Rexler w/ PtL + HLC + Engine
12 AP
12 AP
12 AP
12 AP

Rexler's ability doesn't come up that often, but when it does... Dealing 4 crits to chewie is great fun.
Forum: Fantasy Flight Games   12-29-14, 10:01 AM
Replies: 244
Views: 16,418
Really, you think this dial is awful: ...

Really, you think this dial is awful:

http://img1.wikia.nocookie.net/__cb20130926021406/xwing-miniatures/images/f/fa/TIE_Advanced_Move.png

Don't ever use the hawk or shuttle man, you'll shit a...
Forum: Fantasy Flight Games   12-29-14, 02:21 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 557
Welcome to the awesome game that is X-wing! It's...

Welcome to the awesome game that is X-wing! It's a nice list. To run it you'll need the decimator and lambda shuttle expansions for the ships, and the TIE defender expansion for the predator upgrade...
Forum: Fantasy Flight Games   12-23-14, 05:23 AM
Replies: 244
Views: 16,418
I think fantasy flight did well to make sure you...

I think fantasy flight did well to make sure you can only take two IG-88s in a 100pt list.

I'm just excited for this combo:
...
Forum: Fantasy Flight Games   12-21-14, 04:52 AM
Replies: 244
Views: 16,418
A lot of people over at team covenant are excited...

A lot of people over at team covenant are excited for:

25 Tempest w/ X1 + Accuracy Corrector + Cluster Missiles
25 Tempest w/ X1 + Accuracy Corrector + Engine
21 Tempest w/ X1 + Accuracy...
Forum: Project Logs   12-02-14, 09:39 AM
Replies: 669
Views: 46,125
I managed to finish my YT1300 to YT1200...

I managed to finish my YT1300 to YT1200 conversion for X-wing.
Forum: General 40k   11-04-14, 04:31 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 12,222
Haha, the condescending veteran response, I...

Haha, the condescending veteran response, I wasn't expecting that! :laugh:

Seriously though, in second edition 40k didn't have the level of competition it does nowadays. There's almost nothing GW...
Forum: General 40k   11-04-14, 01:13 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 12,222
The models themselves have never been my problem,...

The models themselves have never been my problem, they're all almost without exception excellent. They've just failed to meaningfully address game balance.

I think it's just so many people have...
Forum: Heresy Online Competitions   11-01-14, 07:28 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 9,538
Yeah, definitely the way to go.

Yeah, definitely the way to go.
Forum: Other Systems   10-23-14, 03:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,629
Ah nice, I completely forgot about tokens and...

Ah nice, I completely forgot about tokens and book keeping.

Less is more, and all that.
Forum: Other Systems   10-23-14, 06:01 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,629
Theres's a lot of things that make a game good. A...

Theres's a lot of things that make a game good. A good theme/background; game mechanics that fit the theme; tight, well written, clear, concise rules; and simple gameplay that is still very tactical....
Forum: Fantasy Flight Games   10-22-14, 12:20 PM
Replies: 244
Views: 16,418
So far it looks to be Black Sun, with random...

So far it looks to be Black Sun, with random bounty hunters, pirates and slaver groups/individuals thrown in.
Forum: Fantasy Flight Games   10-21-14, 03:41 PM
Replies: 244
Views: 16,418
More info on upcoming scum and villainy wave: ...

More info on upcoming scum and villainy wave:

http://fantasyflightgames.com/edge_news.asp?eidn=5138

First we have the rest of the headhunter pilots spoiled:...
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   10-17-14, 08:40 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,725
I find it difficult to sympathise with either...

I find it difficult to sympathise with either party. Chapterhouse is completely in the wrong and GW absolutely has the right to defend it's IP, but As always GW has a public image on par with...
Forum: Archived Competitions   10-15-14, 07:30 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,956
This month I will be writing my thesis, and will...

This month I will be writing my thesis, and will convert myself into a miserable, sleep deprived, coffee addicted, emotionally unstable, lunatic.

A fairly simple conversion.
Forum: Fantasy Flight Games   10-15-14, 02:56 AM
Replies: 244
Views: 16,418
That's awesome! That next turn though... All of...

That's awesome! That next turn though... All of the collisions, just all of them.
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