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  1. "Hey, we need a new starfighter design." "Okay, what if, hear me out, we take an old WWII-era fighter and flip the cockpit to face the tail so it'll fly backwards - but forwards!" "GENIUS!"
  2. Yeah so did anyone else catch the plot hole in the beginning where Han enters Lady Proximas at the dead of night and escapes five minutes later in the bright daylight of mid-morning? (Not bashing, I still love this movie over R1/TFA/TLJ)
  3. I'm excited for the Solo sequels
  4. Loved it. Easily the best new Star Wars film so far. My favorite parts in no particular order: - Han getting his name by joining the Empire to become a pilot, only to cut away to three years later and getting blasted on Mimban. - Han speaking Wookiee and connecting to Chewbacca. Super heartfelt moment for me, especially when they're on the heist and Han translates for Chewie. - Han bragging about his VCX-100 - Donald Glover as Lando - Lando having the hots for his sassy robot - L3 and Qi'ra's conversation about Lando - L3's feminist-activist humor, especially starting the revolt on Kessel - Kessel run explained - Lando being salty about getting his ship trashed - Beckett betraying Han betraying Becket betraying Dryden with Qi'ra betraying Han to kill Dryden so Han can save Chewie with Beckett trying to kill Han but getting shot at the end. - EDIT: SURPRISE MAUL There's a lot more I loved about the movie but I basically just loved the entire movie.
  5. Just gotta say that it’s coming. Don’t let the current hype fool you. On a more relevant note to make this not just a trash post: 6 years of 1.0 content and gameplay is pretty good in my book! Here’s to hopefully another 6 years of healthier content and gameplay!
  6. Ugh, I have a lot of 6+ of ships. This conversion's gonna hurt. I could admit that it's my own fault, but I don't want to.
  7. Why does it feel like I'm being tricked into playing Destiny but it's being called X-Wing?
  8. How many wolves will Filoni be able to shovel into this show?
  9. At my LGS we play a modified Epic format I've been working on that uses 300 points of small base ships with three asteroids/debris and a huge ship as part of the obstacles per player. Thanks! I hope to get more action shots up soon, but I need to play more to do that... Life's been kicking my *** lately but I can't wait to get some ships and dice on the board again!
  10. I was thinking of a fun way for people to get their T-65s and TIEs back on the table and came up with an X-Wing vs. TIE Fighter casual format where each player can put any pilot from their faction or from Scum & Villainy into the base model of an X-Wing or TIE. Here’s the rules: X-Wing vs. TIE Fighter -100/6 base dogfight style -Players may only use X-Wings or TIEs and must include 2 named pilots in their list. -Players may use a pilot with their printed pilot skill, EPT slot, and ability from a different ship in their X-Wing or TIE. For example, Dash Rendar’s pilot ability to ignore obstacles and pilot skill (7) will be placed on the T-65 X-Wing’s base stats along with the addition of the EPT slot; Soontir Fel’s ability to assign a focus token when receiving a stress token and pilot skill (9) will be placed in the TIE Fighter’s base stats along with the addition of the EPT slot. -A pilot’s squad points will be determined by the original squad points printed on their original cards, but will not exceed the highest squad points on a pilot already printed on an X-Wing or TIE Fighter. For example, Wedge Antilles’ squad points are the highest on a T-65 at 29 points. By placing Dash Rendar in the T-65, instead of costing 36 points, Dash will cost 29. By placing Jake Farrell in a T-65, he will cost 24 point so since his original printed value did not exceed Wedge’s printed value; Howlrunner’s printed squad points is the highest on a TIE Fighter at 18 points. By placing Soontir Fel in the TIE Fighter, he will cost 18 points instead of 27 points. -A single pilot from the Scum and Villainy faction may be included in your list following the same rules above. I’m not sure if this would be horribly broken or if someone has already tried this or not, but if you ever wanted to run Chiraneau in a TIE or Hera in an X-Wing, I think this might be a fun way to try something new. I’m sure someone can spam a 6-7 TIE Swarm and jam out wins, but hopefully putting Dash or Corran in an X-Wing can help even out the odds. Im going to try to see I feel I can get my game night crew on board with trying this out and I’ll post results if it ever happens!
  11. Generic Jumpmaster base squad points cost is upped to 31 and it gets all of its torp slots back. P1 title grants unhinged mech in addition to red die.
  12. Would've been nice to have a generic PS1-2 ARC at 23 points. It would've made the U-Wing obsolete though.
  13. Right? Clone Wars Era makes way more sense for Armada and Legion if they want the full 40k-esque scale of conflict imo.
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