In this episode Will "The Squad Father" Eldride, Gene "Darth Salty" Hogle, AC Handstedt, with special guests Tom Gilder and Aaron Messick discuss the results and lists of the Austin Regional, what the meta looks like early on, and how the new waves held up under competition.
Of course the final salvos:
Aaron Messick: know the rules
Will "The Squad Father" Eldridge: Be a gracious loser
AC Handstedt: Shout out to the X-Wing community
Gene "Darth Salty" Hogle: Regional shout outs
The Christmas starter bundle donated by Tom Gilder
In this episode Gene "Darth Salty" Hogle, Will "The Squad Father" Eldridge, AC Handstedt and Derek "Darth" Drohan talk about the new FAQ and what it means. They also preview the M12-L Kimokila and the Gunboat.
Of course there is the final Salvo's
Gene - Tournament formats used in major events
Will - Don't be a chicken little
Derek - CQ won a game?! and Defenders are back
AC - Do your homework and Study.
In this episode Gene "Darth Salty" Hogle, Will "The Squad Father" Eldridge, AC "The Producer" Handstedt and the 512 Squadron Nationals Ambassador, special guest Jesse Van Wick talk about Wave XIII, The U.S. Nationals, and the Pilot Skill 4-7 Pilots you may be over looking.
Of course we end with our final salvos:
Gene "Darth Salty" Hogle - Worlds Registration
Will "The Squad Father" Eldridge - Getting started (X-Wing Proxy)
Jesse Van Wick - Don't be a dick (keeping x-wing tournaments fun)
AC "The Producer" Handstedt - Aping a meta list (Make it your meta)
In this episode Gene "Darth Salty" Hogle, Will "the Squad Father" Eldridge, Derek "Darth Drohan" and Brandon "Mr. Rodgers" Griffith talk about:
Wave XII spoiler
Derek - Imperial Jank
Brandon - Target Priority
Will - Your Weakness
Gene - Tournament Guide/Tournament Etiquette
In this episode I, Gene "Darth Salty" Hogle, Will "The Squad father" Eldridge, Brandon "Mr Rogers" Griffith and AC Handstedt talk about the following:
More of the Starviper is revealed (Pilots and Ion Discharger)
The FAQ leak and thoughts on the play testing program.
Store championship reviews
State of X-Wing and post Wave XI
Will "the Squad Father" Eldridge - Initiative bid
Brandon "Mr Rodgers" Griffith - Pick what you want your list to do
AC Handstedt - Learning curve
Gene "Darth Salty" Hogle - Death of a Dragon?
In this episode Gene Hogle, AC Handstedt, and the "Squad Father" Will Eldridge talk about the first store championship for Wave 11.
We talk about all the most interesting builds and lists from Knight Watch Store Championship and Dragon's Lair Austin Store Championship.
Docking bay: Missiles, Torpedoes, and bombs.
We also talk about upcoming events and Wargamescon.
By the way, the sound has been fixed. Sorry about last episode.
Warning! There was some issue with the audio. This may be difficult to listen to. Good content just bad sound. I debated even releasing this. Lesson learned.
In this episode AC, Derek "Darth" Drohan, Will "Squad Father" Eldridge and Gene Hogle talk about the rest of the Wave 11 that wasn't spoiled.
After Action: Store Championship season so far. Mothership and Game closet (Waco) recaps.
Docking Bay: Imperial bombing runs also Netlisting, good or bad?
Derek - Squad Upgrades
Will - Don't be afraid to innovate
AC - The new scyks, take them on a test drive
Gene - Mix up the tournament scene (alternate tournament formats)
In this episode Gene "Darth Salty" Hogle, Derek "Darth" Drohan, AC Handstedt, "Mr Rodgers" Brandon Griffith, and special guest "Ruthless" Carlos go over:
After action: The results from the European Championship.
Top Stories: The Guns for Hire preview
Docking Bay: Theorycraftastrophe (the trap of planning too much and playing to little. Each of the crew designs their own Khiraz and Star Viper builds.
Carlos - Kid tournaments
Brandon - Opening moves
Derek - Scum don't need any help
AC - When to commit your force
Gene - Go to tournaments
In this episode the newly promoted AC Handstedt is with Brandon "Mr. Rodgers" Griffith, Will "Squad Father" Eldridge and Gene "Tanker Eugen" Hogle talk about.....
The tie Aggressor: More info shared by FFG about this new ship.
After Action Review: Mage's Sanctum Store Championship, first of the season.
Docking bay: A new segment highlighting the meta and list building. This week we talk about ARC-170 vs Tie/SF, Whoamega success part 2, and what ship would you love to play if all the ships were equally playable.
Will: What list should you fly.
Brandon: Kicking off the rust with new lists.
AC: Sleeper/Hot upgrade cards
Gene: Rules, sharing templates and dice with your opponent.
This week Gene Hogle, Christopher Williams, AC Handstedt and the Squad Father Will Eldridge recap the entire FFG Worlds experience including
The prize wall
The top 16 all the way to the final
The top ships from all three factions
Some new music provided by O'Henry middle schools Kate Ivie - Flute, Alanna Arraguz - Trumpet, Miles Carr - Trombone, recorded by Justin Smith, provided by Wesley Wright.
In this episode Derek "Darth" Drohan, AC Handstedt, Will " The Squadfather" Eldridge, Brandon "Mr Rodgers" Griffith and myself Gene Hogle do a quick recap of the Hoth Open Series and the Stele Open. We also dive in to what we expect to see at Worlds meta wise. All the guys drop their prediction on what the winning list at worlds will be.
Also, as usual everyone fires their final salvo:
Will - Go to tournaments!
Brandon - Don't be afraid to get your ass kicked
Derek - Past is prologue
AC - Tie SF (just play what you want, have fun!)
Gene - Wargames Con Store Championship (sponsored by Nerdstock) and the Golden Raider.
In this episode Gene Hogle, Will "Squad father" Eldridge, Daniel Stevenson, and Abby Carrasco talk about the rest of the information revealed about the new Scyk cards that come with the CROC.
We talk over the recently revealed Wave XI ships and cards.
We talk about the winning squads from the Naboo and Tatooine Open Series. We have the links to the Open series videos on the 512 Squadron Facebook page.
Gene Hogle Upcoming Worlds event.
Will, Abby, and Daniel have beginner tips.
In this episode Gene Hogle, Derek "Darth" Drohan, Marc "Pure" Sebo, Daniel Stevenson, and "The Squad Father" Will Eldridge discuss all of the new FAQ (4.3.0) that FFG just dropped. They talk about how that will effect the meta going forward.
Gene and Derek discuss how they play tested the changes in the FAQ, specifically the Tie X7, Palpatine, and Manaroo nerfs.
Gene - Different ways to play x-wing.
Will - Don't fly meta!
Derek - Meta going forward.
Daniel - Practice your lists!
Marc - FFG using FAQ's to shape the way ships are flown.
In this episode Gene Hogle Derek "Darth" Drohan and the "squad father" Will Eldridge do a complete recap of the Tulsa regional at the Team Covenant store.
We give a recap of some of the other regionals that have occurred since the Mustafar Open.
Finals salvos this week include "don't be in a hurry to get yo ass whooped" Gene Hogle. Learn your list and stick with it, Will Eldridge. Derek Drohan talks about the epsilon shuttle going forward.
We even have another contest! Build an upsilon shuttle list for a chance to win a Mustafar Open Card.
Thanks for listening!
In this Episode the 512th ATX Squadron invade the Mustafar Open in San Antonio. The 512th ATX Squadron accounted for 4 of the top 8. 2 of the top 4. And yes, the 512th put a player in the final! This week we have the "Squad father" Will Eldridge who made the cut to top 8. We have Clay "kick a chair" Longino who made top 4. We also have Marc Sebo who made it to the final and secured the plaque for Mustafar Open runner up. Will, Clay and Marc do a round by round recap of their awesome runs at the Mustafar Open. The show ends with final salvos from Gene Hogle (checking your dice), Derek "Darth" Drohan (premier tournament tips), Will "Squad Father" Eldridge (importance of knowing upgrade cards) and Clay "kick a chair" Longino (Tournament preparation).
In this episode the 512th ATX squadron talk about their experience at the Dallas Regional held at Madness Games. As always Paul Trupia, Derek Drohan and Gene Hogle leave you with their Final Salvo.