Monday, October 17, 2016

FAQ and Tournament Rule Update - 10/17/16

Links to the documents in question:

FAQ - 10/17/16
Tournament Rules - 10/17/16

Let's take a look at the changes:

Friday, October 7, 2016

Ranking the Upgrades - Officers

Effort is for chumps.  Ranking things is great.  Opinions are likely wrong.

Wednesday, October 5, 2016

Ranking the Upgrades - Ship Titles (Imperial)

Here's another ranking article, because filler is what makes the world go 'round!

Monday, October 3, 2016

Ranking the Upgrades - Ship Titles (Rebel)

Okay, this is going to be a little bit difficult, as we simply have to consider the ship itself that the upgrade is going onto.  Still, here we go - hopefully this is good for some discussion:

Friday, September 30, 2016

Ranking the Upgrades - Commanders (Imperial)

Let's keep the ranking going.  This time we are going to discuss the Empire and their Commanders.

Thursday, September 29, 2016

Ranking the Upgrades - Commanders (Rebel)

As a fun exercise, I have decided to go through the upgrade cards and arrange them into overall tiers.

Hopefully, doing so will let me look at the with a more critical eye going forward, and may help each of you examine your own choice of upgrades too:

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Dancing with Dash and Rhymer - The Combat Air Patrol (CAP)

One thing that we have been seeing lately pop up in major tournaments is a sudden strong showing from Rhymerballs (Imperial) and YT-2400 spam (Rebel).  Today we are going to take a look at both of these archetypes for fighter cover, and discuss how to deal with them.

Sunday, September 25, 2016

Matchup of the Week - Maturin vs emfrank72 (World Cup Qualifier)

Today we are going to look at our first World Cup Qualifier matchup of the week.  Per the rule, this game is worth +1 points to each player for being chosen as the matchup of the week.  Congratulations to both of them.  That means the game could theoretically end in a 7 / 6 split, which isn't particularly bad for either party, but that if one wins big, it could be big indeed.

Maturin's goal