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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*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!!
Continue reading The Almost Spoiler-Free Core Set!!!
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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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!!!!!
Continue reading The Saga Continues: Follow up to Force Friday
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.”
Continue reading Adding Magnets to X-Wing Mini’s
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.
Continue reading The Agony of a Self-Imposed Star Wars Embargo on Force Friday