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  1. Another event: February 23, 2020 X-Wing Store Championship 2020 Hosted by Titan Games - Springfield https://www.facebook.com/events/2554682551247111/
  2. We're running a 2020 X-Wing Store Championship on March 21, 2020 in Fairview Heights, IL - 20 mins away from St Louis. Check out the below Facebook event for details: https://www.facebook.com/events/2729810813805090/ Fantasy Books & Games 1977 W US Highway 50 Fairview Heights, Illinois Call (618) 624-0920 https://www.facebook.com/Fantasybooksandgames/ http://www.fantasybooksinc.com/
  3. Try this article: https://www.fantasyflightgames.com/en/news/2019/12/27/2020-roadmap-for-star-wars-x-wing-organized-play/ FFG also has the 2020 Store Championship Event Outline.
  4. Some upcoming events: Friday, November 18th, 6pm, Open Play at Otherside Games in Edwardsville, IL https://www.meetup.com/Metro-East-Gamers/events/235517317/ https://www.facebook.com/events/544152179129085/ Saturday, November 19th, 12pm, X-Wing Miniatures Hangar Bay Tournament in Troy, IL https://www.meetup.com/Metro-East-Gamers/events/235309258/
  5. Wednesday, November 16th, 2016 will be an open play event. We'll have "learn-to-Play" and casual player-vs-player events using 100 point squads. We will also discuss what events we'd like to have for the remainder of the year during the break in organized play. Options include Epic events, scenarios, and anything else we'd like to play with X-Wing. For more information, please check out: http://www.meetup.com/Metro-East-Gamers/ https://www.facebook.com/MetroEastGamers/
  6. Upcoming events: Star Wars: X-Wing Miniatures Summer Tourney in Troy Saturday, September 17, 2016 12:30 PM to 5:00 PM Realms of Gaming New Location 300 E. Market Rd, Troy, IL Star Wars: X-Wing Miniatures Event Saturday, September 24, 2016 2:00 PM to 7:00 PM Heroic Adventures 1005/1007 Century Drive, Edwardsville, IL Star Wars: X-Wing - Organized Play Wednesday, September 28, 2016 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM Fantasy Books and Games 1979 W U.S. 50, Fairview Heights, IL Metro East Gamers - http://www.meetup.com/Metro-East-Gamers/ St Louis X-Wing Alliance - https://www.facebook.com/groups/StlXwingalliance/
  7. Two upcoming events: X-Wing Tournament at Heroic Adventures Saturday, August 27, 2016 2:00 PM to 6:00 PM Heroic Adventures 1005/1007 Century Drive, Edwardsville, IL Join us on Saturday August 28th at 2pm for our second X-Wing Tournament of August. Check out our X-Wing Facebook group for further details. https://www.facebook.com/events/286489815041838/ X-Wing League Night at Fantasy Books & Games Wednesday, August 31st at 630pm Fantasy Books and Games 1979 W U.S. 50, Fairview Heights, IL http://www.meetup.com/Metro-East-Gamers/
  8. See below for the next 618th Squadron event. Come on out and fly with us! X-Wing League Night Wednesday, August 3rd at 630pm Fantasy Books and Games 1979 W U.S. 50, Fairview Heights, IL For more information: Meetup - http://www.meetup.co...ro-East-Gamers/ Facebook - https://www.facebook...etroEastGamers/
  9. Next event will occur tomorrow, June 22nd, at 630pm. Also, the votes are in and we have a squadron name. It was very, very close.
  10. Two upcoming events: I Am Your Father's Day X-Wing Event Saturday, June 18th, 2016 at 12pm Realms of Gaming 300 Edwardsville Rd #6, Troy, IL X-Wing League Night Wednesday, June 22nd at 630pm Fantasy Books and Games 1979 W U.S. 50, Fairview Heights, IL For more information: Meetup - http://www.meetup.com/Metro-East-Gamers/ Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/MetroEastGamers/
  11. I'm not revealing the results until later...so suffer.
  12. I know I've seen some events on the big Meetup site for Chicago games. http://www.meetup.com/chicagogames/
  13. Wednesday, April 13th, will be Week 1 of our league play for the Spring. You have a chance to win prizes from the organized play Spring kit by the 4th week of the league which will end on May 25th. http://www.meetup.com/Metro-East-Gamers/events/230204245/
  14. LordVogl - I ran this list last weekend at a store championship and took 2nd place out of 15 players in 4 rounds. For the build, the only difference was adding Adaptability (+1) to give me a small edge over other swarms and builds of three large-base ships. Here's some observations based upon how I fly A-Wings: - Obstacle set-up was actually pretty critical - helped identify lanes for both fire and maneuver; e.g., setting up an arrow pointed towards your end was very effective - Speed (surprise) was key - engage early before the opponent has time to set up a pincer move or mass their firepower on you - Keep in formation for as long as possible - I used a modified "box" formation to keep the A-Wings together with proper spacing to make turns easier - Isolate a single ship, as much as possible, and focus your fire - I was able to take out a single Jumpmaster almost every turn (there were many in play that day...) - Be patient with Crackshot - wait for the right moment when you do have a focused attack opportunity - its very hard for a single ship to be that lucky against even the minimal 10 dice attack - Do your Alpha strike and then bug-out to a position that will give you another attack run on a single ship - don't push your luck on a formation of 2 or more other ships - Autothrusters were critical - I'm never going to leave the hangar without them - saved my bacon - Maneuver, maneuver, maneuver - use the obstacles to your advantage - hide around them, speed around them, make the opponent chase you through those fields and then tell them the odds of survival - Be patient - wait for the right moment even if that means speeding away at 5, boosting, and then making a tight turn to get everyone back into action at the same time and place - Know your opponents ship and their possible moves - anticipate, block, set up kill boxes, etc. I've been playing A-Wings for a long time now and it felt good to put a little sting in some big ships, stress builds, TLTs, and even T-70s.
  15. Last event for the Winter league will occur on Wednesday, March 30th. All league prizes will be awarded at the end of this event. First event of the Spring league will occur on Wednesday, April 13th. For more information on the events, check out the Meetup site. http://www.meetup.com/Metro-East-Gamers/
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