Jank Tank Open: The Journey of me and my Electroproton Bomb

Many, many weeks ago, with all in-person X-Wing being postponed indefinitely, the Fly Better podcast started up the Jank Tank Open, played on Vassal. There's been heaps of online events running recently, but the big podcast name and cool alternate format, lead to a massive number of signups, nearly 500 players registered. For those who … Continue reading Jank Tank Open: The Journey of me and my Electroproton Bomb

Auckland HST: Roger Rogering again

When it rain's, it pours. Nothing for a couple months, then tournaments on back to back weekends, with a semi-local Hyperspace Trial to follow the Australian Grand Champs. List, Prep, Stuff I decided to stick with the same ships and give them another go, but absolutely wanted to tweak the squad to improve the mirror … Continue reading Auckland HST: Roger Rogering again

Australian Grand Droidfest

In a surprising twist, I'm very quickly back overseas for more international X-Wing (sorry Singapore, this one worked out better for me to go to). (Let's try keep this one a bit shorter than previous tournament reports, last couple got quite long...) Shout out to my buddy Rick, for making it super easy for me … Continue reading Australian Grand Droidfest

TIEs to the Oceanic Team Champs

Part 2 of my overseas X-Wing trip for the year (probably only one trip), and the second biggest event I'd attended (behind the previous weekend's System Open). And getting to represent New Zealand for the second year running, this time captaining the team Squads For reference, this was a Hyperspace format tournament (unanimously voted on … Continue reading TIEs to the Oceanic Team Champs

System Open Sydney with Sinker

A System Open finally near me. A mere 2207 km (1371 miles) away, compared to next closest distance of 10909 km (6778 miles) to Phoenix, Arizona. Though as near as one might reasonably expect. This was easily going to be the biggest event I'd attended, with the initial 250 seats selling out in about 24 … Continue reading System Open Sydney with Sinker

Jumping to Hyperspace in Wellington – TIE Tournament Report

AKA I actually went to another tournament! Oh, hey. NZ actually has a Hyperspace Trial. Dope. Been too long since some competitive X-Wing. Only 6 months, but close enough (missed a whole points rotation) Squad Selection I started looking at the TIE swarm back around the June/July points change and while my team for the … Continue reading Jumping to Hyperspace in Wellington – TIE Tournament Report

A thief, a pilot, and a witch walk into a bar: Destiny Regional Report

First destiny blog post. Days before a new set release and rotation, I play at a regional with the old meta I went to the regional at Cerberus Games in Wellington, New Zealand on the 24th March 2019. There was only 11 people. Take that for what you will, we all had fun and there … Continue reading A thief, a pilot, and a witch walk into a bar: Destiny Regional Report

Execute Order 66 – NZ Nats 2019 report

Woooo! Blog post #1. About a meta that died 2 days later... Actually written a couple of these over the last few years, might try writing a bit more and have it all in one place. New Zealand Nationals was 26/27th January 2019, same weekend as the Arizona System open, and mere days before the … Continue reading Execute Order 66 – NZ Nats 2019 report