What is a roleplaying game?
A roleplaying game is a game of your own fantasy, it can be a boardgame, it can be live action roleplaying.
A roleplaying game is a game of your own fantasy, it can be a boardgame, it can be live action roleplaying.
This list is a continuation of the list i made for the Core game of Mansion of Madness 2nd edition. As I felt i could not do the one without the other. So hopefully this will be just as big a success as the core game post.
This is the biggest tournament on Danish ground this year, when it comes to X-wing, and i probably think it is the Biggest in the Nordics as well. If you take out X-wing i think you had over 100 participants. So it was a large scale tournament. 2 x 6 rounds of X-wing shared over 2 days, and the top 8 from each day. Went on to the top 16 Matches played on sunday.
The tournament was officially sponsered by Faraos Cigarer.
At the Nordics. I chose to play with Dash and 2x TLT Y-wings in the following Build.
I was so lucky last week. I started with a participation in a facebook competition where I could win these tickets for the gala premiere to Wonder Woman in the cinema called Imperial in the center of Copenhagen. It was Warner Bros. Which gave people the opportunity to win? All I had to do was to tell them who I wanted to come with me and watch the movie together with all kinds of Danish celebrities. I Wrote that I would take my Lovely and sweet Girlfriend Lise with me.
So i decided to make a complete inventory list for Mansion Of Madness, the idea came after my Girlfriend had lost a card from the game, and we searched the internet, googled alot, and did not find anything i could use, no full list of cards and what they do. so i decided to make one.
ok so i got to my 3rd regional in my x-wing history, and we made it a roadtrip, me and my girlfriend Lise and our friends Henrik and Vince, Me and Henrik was going to participate and Vince and Lise was there for support, and only for support , as we told Vince, but we was just arrived when he offered to help the TO , who only To’ed his 2nd Tournament, but it was in my oppinion a well run tournament, with some flaws but we all started somewhere.
and before we talk about my matches remember my list from my former post right here.
Round 1 was Against Lars Misimi and a Attanni Mindlink List, not the 100% classical one he had, a Heavy Scyk tansari Point veteran with him, instead of Fenn Rau or Old Teroch.
He also had Plasma torps on manaroo with Extra Munitions and Guidance Chips, so i was in a tough match, for starters with my defender list, and what a fight, what a close fight, my defenders took a lot of beating, he took a lot of beating, it ended up being me who lost this game, but a close one it was, his Scyk had 1 Hull Left, Ventress and manaroo had 2 Hull point left, when the match was over, he killed of my last Defender about 2-3 minutes before, time was up for the round, so we both sat back, in the chairs and was like wow, what was that, it was a very stormfull match.
Round 2 in the regionals was against Jacob westh a cool guy, as with 98% of the community, we got cool guys and girls who just like to play the game and have fun. Jacob Played a list with 2 VCX 100 and a y wing, all with Autoblaster turrets, which is very much Auch within range 1 of those things.
Potentially 2 hits, which cannot be saved each round, from each ship at range one, so my tactics, was ofc to keep away from range 1, which did not happen 100%, i ran into a lot of hits from that, and ofc, when i play things happen, so range one inside a front arc, of a VCX is 5 dices, straight into defenders, but this time, i felt lucky and was lucky, jacob did not hit very often, with those 5 dices during range 1 attacks, he hit more with the turrets on his ships, but it was again, a fight which almost went full time.
And it was me, who took the win in the end, and i need to learn, to keep distance and learn, more proberly arc dodging. when i get that, into my playbook, i think i can do better, and ofc loose less ships and points in the future.
Round 3, against Claus Staal was the third round match, this was a hard matchup for me. I havent yet, got the hang of my defenders 100%, and i know Claus, is a VERY good player, i played him once before and lost, and this time, was no different, he played a textbook match, with his mindlink list, with Old Teroch in the Protectorate fighter, and i lost the match, it was not a close match, but still it nearly, did go full time yet again, this was just because, of those damn defenders i played, they can take so much beating, that it is just incredible, they keep getting evades and focus, they got 3 defence dice, which is very good.
so my Delta was last man standing until Claus could take it out, but the delta should be proud with one hull left he managed to fend off all three ventress, manaroo and old teroch for one round, and in the round he died he saved the first shot with 3 evade one the dices.
But then it was Gone and Claus did win 100 to 0 and brought my total score to 1-2.
Round 4 Brought me an opponent i have not played before, his name was Per Kring, who played list with Biggs the x-wing Favorite, Thane Kyrell in his Arc fighter and Miranda Doni in her k-wing, when i first read his list, right before we started setting up etc, my first thought was, this is a list which suited my defenders better, than those mindlink lists, and i did well in this match. And from the start, this was a close match , we traded a lot of shots during the match, and i mean, ALOT of shots, but none of us, could really hit, but i managed to get Biggs down first, then Thane, if i remember correctly. And i started out by loosing Ryad. And vessery and my Delta pilot started a hunt for victory
In the end i was a bit impatient as i tried to hunt down Miranda in the Slamming k-wing, this was nearly impossible for me, and as one friend Told me afterwards what the Hell where you doing relax, fly away and regroup with a K turn to gain maneuverbility again, and get a better angle on Miranda, In the end before he could say anything to my ofc he cannot tell me what to do in a match, i did manage to get shots fired at the k-wing in the last turn of the match, and ofc he shot first with his TLT, and missed both shots, and i only got 1 faboulous hull point left at this point, and i managed to hit him for 1 damage instead of the 2 required for a kill. which brought me to a score of 2-2
This round I got to face another player that i have not played before, in my x-wing carreer, so here at this regional i am now at 2 players that i have not met before that is kind of cool in my own oppinion.
Peter played another mindlink list, a classic list with Fenn Rau up front ofc with manaroo and ventress backing him up, and again what a long match, this is the last match, and to be honest, I cannot remember the whole sjabang here, i remember that Fenn Rau, was one of the first ships who were destroyed, by the defenders flown by me.
This is already from the start, a match that i said to myself would go full time, it was a match that was close, we both did well, but dices, dices, dices, I would say that dices was very much into this game, when things get heated the dices were not with peter.
As said before this last match was also close, with alot of clustering during the game, which made it hard for ships to do anything, although i managed to wriggle the defenders out of it when it happened, once again i felt the annoyance of the “i remove your stress to take an evade” damn i hated this, at this point in the day, but i managed to get all his ships down in the end, to win a modified victory think it was 71 to 63 or something like that, i think we both could have played better. but this brought me at 3-2, and not enough to make the cut.
This was a great experience, i learned alot, and i still have a lot to learn, including practicing, to not choke up during tournaments, and i think, the solution is actually simple, besides training matches, and playing more, and more and more all the time, i think i need to mentally train, for tournaments, and make myself a new mindset. but hey i just wanna have fuuun.
So thank you for reading see you in the next post.
The TIE striker is a ship, first seen in the new Rogue One movie, it is another TIE(twin Ion Engine) ship from The Empire, and is a part of wave 10, for the Star Wars: X wing miniature game, and already after the movie, someone would make fun of this ship, because it can actually, flap its wings like a bird, so there was, much fun in that, it was a mini cartoon make for YouTube I think, but nevertheless us X wing players have it as a playable ship in our fleet now that is has arrived to the stores.
So if you live in Denmark, you can buy it at Dragons Lair, Just click the Banner for a direct Link to the TIE striker.
This is actually a decent dial, it is not a fast ship, you can’t go 4 or 5 forward in the first turn, so this is actually one of The Empire small ships that you actually can slow play with, unless it is a small ship like bombers, but first agile ship you can slow play with, you got all the 1’s which is super great for maneuverability.
You your 2’s all of them which also adds to the TIE striker maneuverability, and bank 3 and straight 3 on top of that.
So your move is quite good to get around corners and ships, combined with the barrel roll you got a nice combination for moving around you could maybe put engine upgrade (insert link here with popup )on the the ship, but that might just be overkill and not so good spend 4 point, all I say is that you could.
That is a good question and I cannot tell yet, I think someone will field in a tournament, but if it is any good on the tournament scene, I could not say at this point, but I can see some opportunities, in the ship and the maneuverability, and when you field.
You will have 4 attack dices, so maybe combined, with Veteran Instincs, then I think this would do very well with the survivability, and you could take the title Adaptive Ailerons, and do the “free” boost before you move, ofc. you would have to take that boost, that could be a minor setback in some situations.
I Did see a fun combination when i was playing in Faraos Cigar in Copenhagen, where you would Field a PS 4 TIE Striker like this
He Then had Echo, and Whisper besides him, always taking Evade, with those 2 and that would, eventually in most cases, give 2 extra attack Dices to this black squadron, it was a fun list to play against.
The weakness of the TIE striker, will in my opinion, be the agility of 2, and only 4 hull, this ship needs to stay out of arc, and really be aware, of where the opponents ships, are hiding, because this ship is fragile out of the box.
But ofc. you can make it stronger, by using some of the very nice upgrade cards out there, as I described before, and that is where, I will say that this ship, need its upgrades to survive, but think someone will try, to field a swarm of these with no special upgrade cards on them.
You could actually field, 5 of them in one squad, even more, if you take a pilot skill, lower than 4, so I am sure that there, will be small swarms of these out there, at least just for fun, and I am sure someone, might go for a crack swarm of these, or maybe even, with a small support ship, by its side who knows, there are some creative people, out there in the x wing community.
Mansions of Madness new years eve horror gaming, and makes this new years eve, a bit different of what i use to do, well at least some of it was different, we have invited 3 friends over, for some cozyness, and good food, we made Raclette, which is where, you actually cook, your food at the table, a little like Fondue, if you all know that? Well if you dont, all i can say try it, it taste good.
So my girlfriend and I plus a friend, chose to watch Angry Birds The movie Yesterday, and i was somewhat surprised at what it had to offer, and now the day after i have the Angry bird theme running around my head not leaving.