At last Saturday’s first World Championship for X-Wing the four finalists were given one of the best prizes ever, they became the first four people in the entire world to own their very own Millennium Falcon! I was a participant at the tournament (but sadly not a finalist) and I was able to convince one of the winners to let me snap a few shots of the upgrade and pilot cards that will be coming with the Falcon, which is due to be released in February.
Chewie and the Falcon’s generic pilot
Lando and Han
I missed the point values in each of these shots, but the Weapon Engineer costs 3 points and each of the Modifications costs 4 points. Modifications will be able to be used on any … Read More »
It has recently been discovered that there are large, higher resolution photos of all four ships in Wave 2 of X-Wing: Miniatures to be found on the Australian gaming website Milsims. Let’s take a closer look at these ships, shall we?
First up is the Millennium Falcon. My first thought when I look at this picture is “Holy Crap!” Just look at all the detail included in this figure. It’ll definitely be worth the $30 that the two medium size ships will cost. Looking at the base you’ll notice that the pilot for this ship is Han Solo (other available pilots will be Chewie, Lando, and Nien Nunb) who has a Pilot Skill of nine. That’s as good as Wedge! Han can also perform the Focus or Target Lock actions. As for the stats of the actual ship, it’s Primary Weapon … Read More »
With the release of Fantasy Flight Games’ X-Wing Miniatures Game, as they’ve done with many of their other titles, FFG has released a series of videos on how to get started playing the game. The videos can be viewed in multiple parts, each one focusing on a different aspect of the game, or all of them as one 12-minute video. The quality of the videos is, as with all things FFG, exceptionally high and they give you enough info to make you terribly excited! We’ve linked to the complete video on YouTube, but you can also find it, along with additional information at the official webpage for the game.
I highly encourage you to go out and, at least, get the core game. Once you and a friend (or two!) have played a few games, you’ll soon … Read More »
There’s a finally some new footage for Star Wars: 1313. Take a look at this newest trailer, courtesy of IGN.
For the most part, this is just a minute and a half of footage that we’ve already seen, only re-cut. There are little bits of new footage interspersed throughout the video, most notably the wide shot of the actual level 1313 of Coruscant. I cannot wait to explore this place!
Still, this trailer really bothers me for the same reason that most Hollywood trailers annoy me these days. Too many jump-cuts, the “robot fart” sound effect that seems to be a prerequisite to all trailers these days, and the fade to black before a big action sequence. It’s like there’s only one guy in the world making every action/sci-fi movie trailer, and now he’s invaded the gaming world too.
As you may have noticed, things have been a little quiet around here recently. We’ve had a lot going on, but, more than anything else, we’ve been looking to make some changes to Mos Eisley Radio. We are most certainly not leaving the podcasting space, nor are we abandoning the Old Republic community. Far from it!
Before we say anything else though, we have to give a multitude of thank you’s to all those who have continued to not only listen to our shows, but also contribute to our great community both on our forums and in SWTOR itself. Without you folks, there wouldn’t be much reason for us to talk for two hours every week.
I’m not going to go into too much detail just yet, but what I can tell you is that within the next … Read More »