Category Archives: Collectibles

Fueling the Habit #2: Gaming Swag and Loot

All right, it’s time for Fueling the Habit #2: Gaming Swag and Loot!  Check out the previous issue, FLGS or Online!

Almost all gaming has a competitive scene…Magic the Gathering, Warhammer, X-Wing, Call of Duty, StarCraft, and that’s just off the top of my head.  E-Sports are now becoming mainstream and there’s some big money behind it.

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The Almost Spoiler-Free Core Set!!!

Guys…Star Wars….unnnnggghhh!!!!*

*for those of you not keeping up with my Saga of Self-Torment and Flagellation, I’ve put myself under a Star Wars embargo to avoid any and all spoilers of the new movie.

However….I also love X-Wing Miniatures and am a fairly active player.  The dark day has come where X-Wing Miniatures has released Episode VII content!!

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Fueling the Habit #1: FLGS or Online??

 

Hey guys-

So, we’ve all got these….well….needs.  You know what I’m talking about.  I mean, you do…right?  Right?  ‘Course ya do…everyone has these urges at one time or another.  It’s merely human  nature.  For me, it’s daily.   I don’t get it everyday, but damn if I don’t think about it.  I gotta have it.  I must…I got a fever, and the only prescription is….

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The Saga Continues: Follow up to Force Friday

So, if you guys recall my previous post, I am under a Star Wars Episode VII embargo.  I was really anxious about Force Friday…1) I want to “save myself” for the film’s release and don’t want that to be compromised, and 2) it sounded like a lot of fun and I didn’t want to miss out.  I mean, this is essentially a cultural event, right?

So I went.

WARNING TO ANYONE ELSE LIKE ME!!!  There is a SPOILER inside this post. It got me, save yourself!  It’s minor, but it’s there!  SPOIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIILER!!!!!

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Adding Magnets to X-Wing Mini’s

So, sometimes when you’re playing X-Wing Miniatures, accidents happen.  Defective models, accidental drop-age, drunk friends (#1 cause for me), it’s very easy to end up with an X-Wing with 3 cannons or a TIE Interceptor minus a wing.  Superglue is mildly adequate, but I’ve had much better results using a compound called “Build-It.”

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The Agony of a Self-Imposed Star Wars Embargo on Force Friday

UPDATE: I attended Force Friday.  Stuff Happened.  Check it out here!

Guys, I’ve been suffering from a lot of anxiety about this.  For those of you who don’t know, Force Friday is September 4th and it marks the start of a huge marketing blitz for the new Star Wars movie, The Force Awakens.  Every thing from cereal, soup, toys and games, even make up is coming out with a Star Wars logo on it.

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