R-41 Starchaser 1/270 preview Hello everyone and welcome back! Today I am happy to announce that we are opening our Shapeways Store: https://www.shapeways.com/shops/fridaynightxwing I have recently gotten into 3D Modeling and we will be designing various accessories for X-Wing and other Star Wars board games! Our first product is the Death Star Exhaust Port Token: … Continue reading Shapeways Store Now Open!
Hello, and welcome back to Friday Night X-Wing. Today we will be taking an extended look into the Ground Assault custom expansion. So without further ado, I present GROUND ASSAULT! New Units/Miniatures As players will see in the Reference Guide, we will be introducing a few new Unit Types consisting of Small/Medium/Large Walkers and Tanks, … Continue reading Planetary Invasion Imminent! – A Ground Assault Preview
Hello Everyone and welcome back to Friday Night X-Wing! Today, we are announcing the "grand-opening" of our Downloads Page! With the un-veiling of our new downloads page, you will instantly have access to Wave 1 of Alternate Art Cards that I have put together for 2.0. On the page, you will have instructions on how … Continue reading Downloads Page Open & Future Projects
Since I wrote my first blog post for this site, I have been thinking about what to write about next. I thought about some one-on-one dogfights I have engaged in recently, but at this point in X-Wing’s life cycle – and with second edition (2.0) soon to release – I did not think it would … Continue reading One of Aturi’s New Heroes
It was a Thursday morning back in June 2018. Josh – my friend and colleague – met me at my home at 9:00 AM for our first X-Wing Miniatures dogfight. It is no coincidence that Josh’s last name is “Green,” because “green” is what we both were when it came to X-Wing. I had the … Continue reading My First Hyperspace Jump (an X-Wing Miniatures Story)
Hello! And Welcome back to Friday Night X-Wing! Today, we will be looking at how you can pimp out your next game with 3D asteroid props! We all use asteroids and debris clouds in our games, but sometimes seeing those 2D tokens is simply not enough... you crave a little more! Hopefully, this tutorial will … Continue reading DIY 3D Asteroids + Looking for Writers!
Hey, folks! Coming in at you with a quick article that tells you a little bit about one of my favorite things -- miniatures on Shapeways. So, let's go over a few things and misconceptions. Editor's Note: This guide is specifically for X-wing's 1/270 scale miniatures -- a lot of the materials I'm shitting on … Continue reading How-To: Shapeways Minis
Hello everyone! Welcome to the first Planet of the Week Showcase! In this article, we will be looking at the planet Tatooine! In this article, we will look at the terrain type, obstacles and environment that we can build, and special structures such as Jabba's Palace. Fair warning that this post will be a little … Continue reading Planet of the Week I: Tatooine
The Concept Ground unit rules, for us, take a few pages out of Armada's rulebook, as well as X-wing's. For those of us that play both games, that means that we treat the majority of ground units like Armada's fighters, meaning that unlike ships/fighters in X-wing, ground units typically have no facing or need … Continue reading Ground Combat III: Ground Units
Little Side Note, Part 1 of this series gained some new and updated rules and I would recommend checking that out before reading Part 2. Thank You so much! Welcome to Part 2 of the Ground Combat mini-series! In this article we will gloss over the role of specific structures/objectives and soon, we will be … Continue reading Ground Combat II: Structures & Emplacements