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Episode 28 Lando's Falcon, AMA, and Store Championships

In this episode Tanker Eugen, Brandon "Mr Rogers" Griffith, Will "Squad Father" Eldridge, Christopher Williams, Brent "Predatory Ruling" Wong and Richard "Hsunami" Hsu talk about the preview article for Lando's Falcon, FFG's AMA on Reddit and upcoming Store Championships.


Episode 27 Core Set 2.0 Revealed

In this episode Gene Hogle, Will "Squad Father" Eldridge, Brandon "Mr. Rodgers" Griffith and The "Hsunami" Richard Hsu talk about what ships they are looking forward to in 2.0, what ships they are worried about and what lists they might create going forward. Of course they have their final salvos and some bonus content at the end.


Episode 26 Worlds, X-Wing 2.0 and a Hsunami

In this episode Gene Hogle, Derek "Darth" Drohan, Will "Squad Father" Eldridge, Chistopher Williams, CQ and Richard "Hsunami" Hsu talk about the Tie Reaper, Worlds, X-Wing 2.0 and of course their Final Salvos.


Episode 25 Wave 14 and Worlds

In this episode The "Squad Father" Will Eldridge, CQ, Martin "Trog Mode" Bolt, Brandon "Mr. Rodgers" Griffith and Gene "Darth Salty" Hogle talk about the Trog Mode open, wave 14 preview article, Worlds FAQ, Worlds Predictions and as always the guys have their final salvos.


Regionals Recap with CQ, Kas, and Kevin

In this episode Gene Hogle, CQ, Kas and Kevin recap the most frequent Regionals including the trip to Team Covenant in Tulsa. Final Salvos: Kas - X-Wing fellowship, Kevin - Don't blame your dice, CQ - Keep your strategy in mind.


Episode 23 Houston/NOLA regional and Trog Mode!

In the episode the guys talk about wave 14 Saw's Renegades and The Tie Reaper. We also talk about 512th's trip to the Houston and Covington Regionals, Worlds registration and the Trog Mode Open. And of course the final salvos. Derek: Team Covenant, Will: Props to Brent Wong, Christopher: Obstacle Placement, Martin: The Meta is fine, Gene: Sportsmanship


Episode 22 The FAQ, Regionals and the new menace

In this episode Gene "Darth Salty" Hogle, Derek "Darth" Drohan, Will "The Squad Father" Eldridge, Brandon "Mr Rodgers" Griffith and Austin Todd talk about the last three major regionals (Indiana, Atlanta and New Mexico). The new FAQ. The new X-Wing menace list, the Ghost/Fenn build. Final salvos: Derek - Don't over tech Will - Stick with your list Brandon - Remember your anchor Austin - Respect for your opponent Gene- Worlds registration.


Episode 21 PAX South Open and the Nym Miranda Virus

In this episode Derek "Darth" Drohan, Will "The Squad Father" Eldridge and Gene "Darth Salty" Hogle Talk about the System Open at PAX South. They also talk about the Current Meta including the Nym/Miranda menace and how to beat that list. As always final Salvos. Derek - Palp is back! Will - Don't let anyone else determine your level of fun Gene - Big thanks to Cascade Gaming


Episode 20 Austin Regional

In this episode Will "The Squad Father" Eldride, Gene "Darth Salty" Hogle, AC Handstedt, with special guests Tom Gilder and Aaron Messick discuss the results and lists of the Austin Regional, what the meta looks like early on, and how the new waves held up under competition. Of course the final salvos: Aaron Messick: know the rules Will "The Squad Father" Eldridge: Be a gracious loser AC Handstedt: Shout out to the X-Wing community Gene "Darth Salty" Hogle: Regional shout outs The...


Episode 19 The Great FAQ

In this episode Gene "Darth Salty" Hogle, Will "The Squad Father" Eldridge, AC Handstedt and Derek "Darth" Drohan talk about the new FAQ and what it means. They also preview the M12-L Kimokila and the Gunboat. Of course there is the final Salvo's Gene - Tournament formats used in major events Will - Don't be a chicken little Derek - CQ won a game?! and Defenders are back AC - Do your homework and Study.


Episode 18 512 Squadron represents at U.S. Nationals and Wave XIII

In this episode Gene "Darth Salty" Hogle, Will "The Squad Father" Eldridge, AC "The Producer" Handstedt and the 512 Squadron Nationals Ambassador, special guest Jesse Van Wick talk about Wave XIII, The U.S. Nationals, and the Pilot Skill 4-7 Pilots you may be over looking. Of course we end with our final salvos: Gene "Darth Salty" Hogle - Worlds Registration Will "The Squad Father" Eldridge - Getting started (X-Wing Proxy) Jesse Van Wick - Don't be a dick (keeping x-wing tournaments...


Episode 17 Wave XII, GenCon, Wargamescon

In this episode Gene "Darth Salty" Hogle, Will "the Squad Father" Eldridge, Derek "Darth Drohan" and Brandon "Mr. Rodgers" Griffith talk about: Harpoon Missiles Wave XII spoiler GenCon Wargamescon Final Salvos: Derek - Imperial Jank Brandon - Target Priority Will - Your Weakness Gene - Tournament Guide/Tournament Etiquette


Episode 16 "The Leak" and Store Champions

In this episode I, Gene "Darth Salty" Hogle, Will "The Squad father" Eldridge, Brandon "Mr Rogers" Griffith and AC Handstedt talk about the following: Top Stories: More of the Starviper is revealed (Pilots and Ion Discharger) The FAQ leak and thoughts on the play testing program. After Action: Store championship reviews Docking Bay: State of X-Wing and post Wave XI Final Salvos: Will "the Squad Father" Eldridge - Initiative bid Brandon "Mr Rodgers" Griffith - Pick what you want...


Episode 15 Wave 11 Hits The Store Championship Scene.

In this episode Gene Hogle, AC Handstedt, and the "Squad Father" Will Eldridge talk about the first store championship for Wave 11. We talk about all the most interesting builds and lists from Knight Watch Store Championship and Dragon's Lair Austin Store Championship. Docking bay: Missiles, Torpedoes, and bombs. We also talk about upcoming events and Wargamescon. By the way, the sound has been fixed. Sorry about last episode.


Episode 14 Wave 11 fully revealed!

Warning! There was some issue with the audio. This may be difficult to listen to. Good content just bad sound. I debated even releasing this. Lesson learned. In this episode AC, Derek "Darth" Drohan, Will "Squad Father" Eldridge and Gene Hogle talk about the rest of the Wave 11 that wasn't spoiled. After Action: Store Championship season so far. Mothership and Game closet (Waco) recaps. Docking Bay: Imperial bombing runs also Netlisting, good or bad? Final Salvo: Derek - Squad...


Episode 13 Euro Championship and Guns for Hire

In this episode Gene "Darth Salty" Hogle, Derek "Darth" Drohan, AC Handstedt, "Mr Rodgers" Brandon Griffith, and special guest "Ruthless" Carlos go over: After action: The results from the European Championship. Top Stories: The Guns for Hire preview Docking Bay: Theorycraftastrophe (the trap of planning too much and playing to little. Each of the crew designs their own Khiraz and Star Viper builds. Final Salvos: Carlos - Kid tournaments Brandon - Opening moves Derek - Scum don't...


Episode 12 Store Championship and the Tie Aggressor

Episode 12 In this episode the newly promoted AC Handstedt is with Brandon "Mr. Rodgers" Griffith, Will "Squad Father" Eldridge and Gene "Tanker Eugen" Hogle talk about..... The tie Aggressor: More info shared by FFG about this new ship. After Action Review: Mage's Sanctum Store Championship, first of the season. Docking bay: A new segment highlighting the meta and list building. This week we talk about ARC-170 vs Tie/SF, Whoamega success part 2, and what ship would you love to play if...


Episode 11 X-Wing World Championship recap

This week Gene Hogle, Christopher Williams, AC Handstedt and the Squad Father Will Eldridge recap the entire FFG Worlds experience including The prize wall Hanger bays The meta Dialgate Christopher's run The top 16 all the way to the final The top ships from all three factions Some new music provided by O'Henry middle schools Kate Ivie - Flute, Alanna Arraguz - Trumpet, Miles Carr - Trombone, recorded by Justin Smith, provided by Wesley Wright.


Episode 10 512 Squadron Headed to Worlds

In this episode Derek "Darth" Drohan, AC Handstedt, Will " The Squadfather" Eldridge, Brandon "Mr Rodgers" Griffith and myself Gene Hogle do a quick recap of the Hoth Open Series and the Stele Open. We also dive in to what we expect to see at Worlds meta wise. All the guys drop their prediction on what the winning list at worlds will be. Also, as usual everyone fires their final salvo: Will - Go to tournaments! Brandon - Don't be afraid to get your ass kicked Derek - Past is...


Episode 9 Scyks, Wave XI, Naboo, and Tatooine!

In this episode Gene Hogle, Will "Squad father" Eldridge, Daniel Stevenson, and Abby Carrasco talk about the rest of the information revealed about the new Scyk cards that come with the CROC. We talk over the recently revealed Wave XI ships and cards. We talk about the winning squads from the Naboo and Tatooine Open Series. We have the links to the Open series videos on the 512 Squadron Facebook page. Final salvos: Gene Hogle Upcoming Worlds event. Will, Abby, and Daniel have beginner...