Part 1 about preparation and list building can be found here. The Regional I attended was held at Wyvern’s Keep in Delft, which is the newest game store in the The Hague/Rotterdam area. It was the first time I went to a tournament there. It was the first Regional announced, […]

Regionals 2016, part 2: game day

Like last year, I knew that I would be able to attend only one X-Wing regional. Naturally, I wanted to get the most out of that experience. I did not play in a Store Championship, since our son was born in Store Championship season, the tournament kit was unattractive to […]

Regionals 2016, part 1: preparation

This is a report of the Winter kit tournament run by Subcultures in Utrecht on November 19th. It was a 16-player four-round tournament, with rounds limited to 60 minutes due to the time of day (the tournament started at 7pm, with people fighting evening rush hour to get there in […]

Winter tournament report

Gezien X-Wing en Armada spellen over gevechten in de ruimte zijn, is het wel zo leuk om op een sterrenachtergrond te spelen – iets anders dus dan de groene mat die menig miniaturenwargamer thuis heeft liggen. Er zijn een aantal bedrijven die deze maken, ook Fantasy Flight Games zelf heeft […]

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Fantasy Flight Games’ X-Wing miniatures game has attracted a large following within a short time. This has, of course, led to plenty of coverage on the world wide web, too. This post lists sites and forums I have stumbled across. Information Official product site with rules (including tournament rules) and […]

X-Wing online resources

This is a repost from xwingminiaturesgame.com. This is part 4 in a multi-part series about software tools for FFG’s X-Wing miniatures game. Parts 1, 2, and 3 can be found here, here, and here. Android Android users can get several useful and free apps from Google’s Play Store. I tested […]

X-Wing software tools part 4: Apps

This is a repost from xwingminiaturesgame.com. This is part 3 in a multi-part series about software tools for FFG’s X-Wing miniatures game. Part 1 and 2 can be found here and here. VASSAL URL: http://www.vassalengine.org/ VASSAL was originally developed as tool for playing boardwargames (the hex-and-counter kind) via internet of […]

X-Wing software tools part 3: VASSAL

This is a repost from xwingminiaturesgame.com. The popularity of FFG’s X-Wing game has lead to a large, worldwide community of players. In the Netherlands you can play in a store-run tournament almost every weekend. Given X-Wing’s target audience (age 30+ Star Wars fans with disposable income, technology-minded and a little […]

X-Wing software tools part 1: squad builders

This is a report of my personal experience. An overview and analysis of the lists played can be found here: http://www.xwingminiaturesgame.com/squad-list-rebels/nationals-review-the-netherlands/ Each tournament starts long before the first round with designing a list. I wanted a Rebel list that could deal with Falcons. That meant at least four ships. I […]

X-Wing Dutch Nationals Report