X-Wing: Why Should I Fly – Firespray-31 Patrol Craft?

This month, Kris will be looking at X-Wing Squad Lists featuring the Firespray-31 Patrol Craft, this iconic Star Wars ship not only featured prominently in the Mandalorian Season 2 but also got a new release for X-Wing with the Jango Fett’s Slave-1 Expansion for the Separatist Alliance.

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Monthly Star Wars X-Wing Tournament

Star Wars X wing

The calendar has turned a page and so it is once again time to test your mettle on the field of battle. Or on the field of a battle mat in any case. Its time for our monthly Star Wars X-Wing tournament!. There is a $5.00 entry fee and we will be playing Standard Dog Fight Events.

Come out on Saturday June 16th and bring your 100 point Squad and have some fun, you don’t need to bring a copy of every card, just make sure you have a printed list as a courtesy to your opponent.

  • Player Meeting at 10:00 – 10:30
  • Pairings 10:30 – 10:45
  • Round 1 10:45 – 12:00
  • Lunch 12:00 – 1:15
  • Round 2 1:15 – 2:30
  • Round 3 2:45 – 4:00

Extra Rounds dependant on attendance. We look forward to seeing you there!

Star Wars LCG Tournament

The Sentry Box will be hosting a Star Wars LCG tournament on Sunday September 4th at 12:00 noon. There is a $5.00 entry fee for the event and we will have prizes from the Spring 2016 Star Wars event kit.

Spring 2016 Event Kit

The event kit contains:

  • One acrylic Death Star dial. Make your Rebel opponent sweat with this unique dial that ticks down until their base is within range and you can wipe them out once and for all!
  • Two copies of an alternate art Wedge Antilles card. One of the most iconic pilots from the Rebellion, Wedge is sure to add firepower and skill to your side of the table.
  • Seventeen copies of the alternate art card, TIE Attack Squadron, a staple from the Core Set, and a card that can turn the tide of a battle.

Please note the new day for this event

Star Wars Armada League

Star Wars Armada

We had so much fun that we are doing it again!

The Sentry Box will be hosting a bi-weekly Star Wars Armada League starting on Sunday December 6th and continuing every two weeks. The league will be run by local Armada enthusiast Paul Hrynyszyn.

Entry to the League is $5.00 and this will all be going towards prizes for the League. Prizes will also be available from the Winter 2015 Event kit from Fantasy Flight Games.

For more information please check out the Calgary Armada Gamers Facebook Page.

Massing at Sullust results

Thanks to everyone who showed up to the second Massing at Sullust event at The Sentry Box yesterday. It was a very close event with the difference between third and sixth being two points.

The top four were

  • James Rodney​ (Imperial Class Star Destroyer)
  • Scott Jackson​ (Home One)
  • Matt Lalonde​ (MC30c Frigate)
  • Alex Thompson (Imperial Raider)

The final game pitted Scott with Rebels against James with the Imperials and Scott managed an impressive sweep of the Imperials to clinch the overall top spot.

We had several door prizes to give away, generously donated by Gamesmith and Galaxy Gaming Gear (both local companies). Steve Hall won the Armada Game Tray and tokens and Paul Hrynyszyn​ won the Laser Line tool.

Dayna Little was awarded the Rogues and Villains pack as a consolation prize.


New RPG arrivals

In addition to a slew of new boardgame arrivals, which I will attempt to detail in a later post, we also received a few new goodies for RPG fans.

Age of Rebellion Strongholds of Resistance by Fantasy Flight Games

In this sourcebook for the Star Wars®: Age of Rebellion™ roleplaying game, you’ll find rich, detailed information about worlds actively resisting the Galactic Empire and some of the most important hidden Rebel bases. You’ll also find fresh character options, plenty of new weapons, droids, and ships, as well as a quartet of modular encounters that can be used as one-shot games or as the launching points for more involved adventures. What’s more, all the options you find in Strongholds of Resistance are ready to be integrated into your ongoing Force and Destiny™ or Edge of the Empire™ campaigns, if your Smugglers and Colonists happen upon an Outer Rim base or if your group of Force-sensitives finds themselves in the middle of a diplomatic debate on Chandrila.

Deadlands: Hell on Earth Reloaded Hell on Earth: The Worms’ Turn by Pinnacle Entertainment

The Worms’ Turn is a full-length Plot Point Campaign featuring the aftermath of the climactic battle called “The Harvest.” The Reckoners have been banished to the distant living planet of Banshee, but there’s no time for celebration. The Iron Alliance has learned a terrifying secret—the Reckoners were keeping other, even older terrors in check.

The Worms’ Turn contains a full-length campaign, updates on the events of the Wasted West, and numerous Savage Tales that can be inserted into your own tales of wasteland woe.

Deadlands: Hell on Earth Reloaded Hell on Earth Companion by Pinnacle Entertainment

It’s lonely in the Wastes…take a Companion!

The Hell on Earth Companion gives your scav what she needs to become an honest-to-Oppenheimer cyborg and adds two new Arcane Backgrounds: Librarian and Witch. For those looking for less weird in their Wasted West there’s plenty of guns and gear, details on the dangers of the irradiated future, vehicle combat, and how to contact a lonely AI in the sky.

The Marshal will enjoy twisted takes on the Adventure Generator and Survivor Settlements to help put some flesh on that husk of a campaign, not to mention a few new things to go bump in the night.

X-Wing Flight Academy

X-Wing Miniatures

The Sentry Box will be hosting a X-Wing Miniatures Flight Academy on Saturday December 12th starting at 12 noon.

This event will be an opportunity for new or novice X-Wing Miniatures players to learn the game and discuss tactics, ships and squad building techniques with some of the areas more experienced players.

If you want to check out the game we will have squads available and if you have your own miniatures then bring them out and talk and game with other players to expand your knowledge of the game and its tactics.