100 Games of X-Wing

On New Year’s Eve at the end of 2017, I decided that I wanted to improve my X-Wing gaming, with the resolution goal of making Top 8 at a Regional in Australia, in order to get some sparkly dice (mission accomplished in Tasmania, thanks to an effort described by the Onyx Squadron 2m:40s into this video as pulling a Steven Bradbury all the way into second place).

In order to track my progress throughout the year, I decided to start collecting data from all the games of X-Wing that I play.

Last night was a small monthly tournament at one of our local game shops, with the tournament winning game also marking the 100th game of X-Wing I have played so far this year, so I thought I would share some of the data I have collected and insights I have gained from it.

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Tasmanian X-Wing Regionals

When the 2018 X-Wing Regionals season started, I was hoping to attend at least two of them in Australia, certainly the Victorian one in Melbourne, but at least one other. It so happens that the opportunity to take a weekend away in Hobart came up, so I was able to attend the Tasmanian regional held at Good Games Hobart on March 3rd. Below is a battle report of all my matches throughout the day. Continue reading “Tasmanian X-Wing Regionals”

Starting out, an Imperial journey

The X-wing obsession for me started in 2016 at PAX AUS with Benimus.  A friend of Moregorl was already into it and had bought the Force Awakens starter set, and when Moregorl mentioned to him we were interested, he was more than happy to crack open the box and show us the basics. From then on it was a done deal and we made our way to one of the retail stalls that had the best deal, base game and a booster for $50. Continue reading “Starting out, an Imperial journey”