X Wing: C-ROC Around the Clock!

TO Harrison Sharp is gearing up for his X Wing Epic Play demos at our Grand Opening Day with some more talk about the C-ROC Cruiser! Here he covers the latest spoilers for the expansion and how the new stuff will affect Epic Play! ****************** Welcome back, fellow pilots! Last time we spoke about all of the awesome new tricks … Continue reading

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X Wing: Yavin Open 2017

Harrison Sharp has come back to us with his battle report of last month’s Yavin Open tournament! This was a Star Wars X-Wing event held at the Hilton Birmingham Metropole, with competitors fighting for the chance to play at the Coruscant Invitational at the Star Wars Celebration in Orlando on 13th April! So is Harri going to Orlando next month? Read … Continue reading

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X Wing: Beware of the C-ROC!

X Wing TO Harrison Sharp is interrupting his series of Wave 10 articles to shoehorn in a quick look at the newly announced Epic Play ship, the C-ROC Cruiser! It was announced last week and naturally, everyone got excited! Here’s what he made of the announcement: ************************************************************ Greetings, fellow pilots! If, like me, you always enjoy an evening of Epic Play, … Continue reading

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The Amazing Staying Power of the TCG: Part 2

We’re back again for part two of our article on the reasons why we all love TCGs so much (you can find part one here) that we just won’t let them die! The big three have been around for 20 years and more, and smaller, newer TCGs are popping up all the time – some manage to stick around, some … Continue reading

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The Amazing Staying Power of the TCG: Part 1

Trading Card Games, or TCGs, have been around for donkeys’ years now, and are recently experiencing a massive comeback, thanks in no small part to digital alternatives such as Magic Online and Pokémon Go bringing them back to the forefront of the societal hive mind. After the slump of the mid 2000s, many thought that, other than the big three … Continue reading

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X Wing: Having Fun With Formats.

TO Harrison Sharp somehow finds time to occasionally play X Wing outside of tournaments – we know, we can’t believe it either! Here he considers the merits of formats other than the usual dogfights, that help to keep the game fresh and get you using ships you wouldn’t normally otherwise play: ************** Greetings fellow pilots; have the standard 100 point … Continue reading

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The Games Master!

Inspired (probably) by his current role as Games Master of a Call of Cthulhu campaign, our own Simon Bailey has waxed philosophical about the art of running a tabletop roleplay game. Take a read and see if you can pick up any tips for your own games – or maybe you’ve got some tips to add in the comments section … Continue reading

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Tournament Organisers – Dos and Don’ts

TO Harrison Sharp returns with some words of advice for any would-be Tournament Organisers thinking about getting into the running of the game. Fed up with not having enough events near you? Why not run them yourself? Here’s Harri’s advice: ***************** Greetings, tournament junkies! Your friendly Recon Specialist has once again returned from his assignment with valuable information, and this … Continue reading

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We Play: Call of Cthulhu: The Haunting (Part 2)

We rejoin the party, trapped inside a haunted house with a ghoulish figure outside, trying to break in. Will they escape the creature? Will they defeat it? Is it even real? Warning: This is a horror game, aimed at adults, and should be read with that in mind. If you’re squeamish, nervous, or very young, don’t read! (TL:DR – It’s … Continue reading

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Tournaments: A Beginner’s Guide.

About to go to your first Tournament Event? X Wing TO Harrison Sharp gives us some (what by now must be) expert advice for the Organised Play scene! ********* Greetings, new pilots! Your friendly Recon Specialist returns with news of your next mission, that big new world called Tournament Play. It can be quite intimidating to get started down this … Continue reading

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