Welcome to NOVA Squadron Radio! This week we are rejoined by Neil Jenkins and we cover all of the fun and games that was the NOVA Open 2014!  We kick off the show with some pre-NOVA list discussion, before moving on to the news where we talked about Mission Control and the 2014 Team Covenant Open.  Then it was a breakdown of all of the events at the NOVA Open 2014, plus interviews with the winners and personalities at this year’s event.

NOVA Squadron Radio is:
Ed Horne – Host
Kris Soehnlin – Co-Host and NOVA Squadron founding member
Ronald Brannan – Co-Host and NOVA Squadron founding member
Chad Brown – Co-Host/Editor

Neil Jenkins – NOVA Squadron guest host

Here are the show notes from Episode 6:
[0:00 – 1:06] Show Opening

[1:06 – 6:57] The Flightdeck – We discuss the lists we have been playing, league games, and local events

[6:57– 14:36]  The News:
   X-Wing Mission Control Beta is now live:    http://www.fantasyflightgames.com/edge_news.asp?eidn=5021

   The 2014 TC Open (Online Vassal Tournament by Theorist and Antigrapist): http://teamcovenant.com/theorist/2014/09/03/online-x-wing-tournament-the-2014-tc-open/

[14:36 – 1:52:14] Main Topic: The NOVA Open 2014 Review w/interviews

   -Day One, Hunger Games followed by interviews

   -Day Two, Escalation Tournament with Interviews

   -Day Three, The Championships with Interviews and a video of the final found here: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC8ulXRpI-2ST9dSRN8qJepg
   -Day Four, the Epic Tournament
   -Random NOVA Open Interviews Including Mike Brandt!

[1:52:14– 1:53:52] Show Closing

Musical Credits go out to the band ‘Insane Ride’ and their songs ‘Sound of Rock and Roll’ and ‘Wrong or Right’ found on the Free Music Archive at http://freemusicarchive.org/

Thanks for listening, and talk to you again in two weeks!

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Welcome to NOVA Squadron Radio! This week we are rejoined by Neil Jenkins, Sean Dorcy, and we welcome Bob ‘MajorJuggler’ Randall to the show!  We review all the madness that was GenCon 2014 by covering all of the reveals from Wave 5 and the new Wave 6 of Scum and Villainy!  The then go in-depth in the numbers of the Regionals data with MajorJuggler before reviewing the top 8 lists from the 2014 National Championships!  We top it off with an interview with the overall winner, Mr. Rick Sidebotham!  It’s a 3 hour rollercoaster of X-Wing greatness!
NOVA Squadron Radio is:
Ed Horne – Host
Kris Soehnlin – Co-Host and NOVA Squadron founding member
Ronald Brannan – Co-Host and NOVA Squadron founding member
Chad Brown – Co-Host/Editor

Neil Jenkins – NOVA Squadron guest host
Sean Dorcy – The XWingTOMtan and X-Wing mad scientist!
Bob Randall – Special Guest

Here are the show notes from Episode 5:
[0:00 – 6:45] Show Opening

[6:45 – 1:06:12] The News:
   Blast into Action: (http://www.fantasyflightgames.com/edge_news.asp?eidn=4980) 

   Ruthlessness and Intimidation: (http://www.fantasyflightgames.com/edge_news.asp?eidn=4981) 

   Scum and Villainy: (http://www.fantasyflightgames.com/edge_news.asp?eidn=4998) 

   A New Mission Briefing: (http://www.fantasyflightgames.com/edge_news.asp?eidn=4950) 

[1:06:12 – 2:16:35] Main Topic: Review of the 2014 Nationals Tournament!
Paul Heaver’s TC Article on GenCon: (http://teamcovenant.com/pheaver/2014/08/18/gencon-top-4-thoughts-and-report/)    

[2:16:35 – 3:00:28] Tactical Readouts: 2014 National’s Champion Rick Sidebotham!

[3:00:28– 3:02:37] Show Closing

Musical Credits go out to the band ‘Insane Ride’ and their songs ‘Sound of Rock and Roll’ and ‘Wrong or Right’ found on the Free Music Archive at http://freemusicarchive.org/ 

Thanks for listening, and talk to you again in two weeks!

 

Welcome to NOVA Squadron Radio! This week we are back down to the cast of three.  We opened up the show with talk about the games we have been playing and the lists we have been testing.  We then cover the latest news in the world of X-Wing Miniatures, including those new FAQs and Tournament scoring rules.  Next, we talk to Chad and Chris from Crydodex Tournament Software.  We then complete our two part series on Tournament Tactics, and polish the show off with an interview with Scott Williams, Mr. Froggies of Vassal and Galactic Cup fame.

NOVA Squadron Radio is:
Ed Horne – Host
Kris Soehnlin – Co-Host and NOVA Squadron founding member
Ronald Brannan – Co-Host and NOVA Squadron founding member
Chad Brown – Co-Host/Editor

Here are the show notes from Episode 2:
[0:00 – 1:14] Show Opening

[1:14 – 20:44] The Flight Deck: Where we discuss the games we have been playing and lists we are testing

[20:44 – 50:10] The News:
   Stay on Target (http://www.fantasyflightgames.com/edge_news.asp?eidn=4956)

   Doug Kinney interview on Scum and Villainy (http://teamcovenant.com/scumandvillainy/2014/08/04/scum-and-villainy-podcast-interview-with-doug-kinney/)

   Dash Rendar! (http://www.fantasyflightgames.com/edge_news.asp?eidn=4970)

   A New Mission Briefing (http://www.fantasyflightgames.com/edge_news.asp?eidn=4950)

[50:10 – 1:22:22] Tactical Readouts: Interview with Chris and Chad from Cryrodex Software
   Cryodex Download (http://www.afewmaneuvers.com/)

[1:22:22 – 1:56:44] Main Topic: Part Two on basic Tournament Tactics!

[1:56:05 – 2:37:57] Tactical Readouts: Interview with Scott Williams!

[2:37:57– 2:39:32] Show Closing

Musical Credits go out to the band ‘Insane Ride’ and their songs ‘Sound of Rock and Roll’ and ‘Wrong or Right’ found on the Free Music Archive at http://freemusicarchive.org/

Thanks for listening, and talk to you again in two weeks!

 

Welcome to NOVA Squadron Radio! This week we are joined by several special guests, including Roy Scales from ‘A Few Maneuvers’, Sean Dorcy from the Nebraska X-Wing Community, and Alex Davy, games developer for Fantasy Flight Games! That’s right, THE Alex Davy! We opened up the show with talk about the games we have been playing and the lists we have been testing. We then cover the latest news in the world of X-Wing Miniatures, more Rebel Aces spoilers, and some results from recent Regional events. Next, we have our main topic, ‘How to Build an X-Wing Community in Your Area’ and ‘How to Run a Successful Tournament’. We then sat down with Alex Davy, games developer for FFG and talk about his job, the TIE Phantom, the Meta, and so much more!

NOVA Squadron Radio is:
Ed Horne – Host
Kris Soehnlin – Co-Host and NOVA Squadron founding member
Ronald Brannan – Co-Host and NOVA Squadron founding member
Chad Brown – Co-Host/Editor
Roy Scales – Special Guest and Jedi Master
Sean Dorcy– Special Guest and X-Wing Mad Scientist

Here are the show notes from Episode 2:

[0:00 – 4:03] Introduction to the Sean Dorcy and Roy Scales

[4:03 – 14:01] The Flight Deck: Where we discuss the games we have been playing and lists we are testing

[14:01 – 39:16] The News:
B-Wings Expanded (http://www.fantasyfl…s.asp?eidn=4946)
Doug Kinney’s ‘Let ‘em Fly’ campaign (http://teamcovenant….ort-our-troops/)
Game Trader Magazine #174 with new tidbits on Wave 5 (http://www.gametrade…Home/1/1/58/581)
Meta Discussion: Regional’s Results (http://community.fan…33#entry1164068)


[39:16 – 1:47:05] Main Topic: How to Build an X-wing in Your Area and Running Successful Tournaments
NOVA Squadron’s League page: (https://sites.google…ovaxwingleague/)
Cryodex Download (http://www.afewmaneuvers.com/)


[1:47:05 – 2:23:55] Tactical Readouts: Interview with Alex Davy from FFG

[2:23:55– 2:25:35] Show Closing

Musical Credits go out to the band ‘Insane Ride’ and their songs ‘Sound of Rock and Roll’ and ‘Wrong or Right’ found on the Free Music Archive at (http://freemusicarchive.org/)

Thanks for listening, and talk to you again in two weeks!

NOVA Squadron Radio – Episode 2 “An Introduction to Competitive Play and Tactics”Welcome to NOVA Squadron Radio! This week we go beyond the basics and dive into the rules of playing at the competitive level. Ron joins us and he gives us an introduction to him and his history with NOVA Squadron. We then talked about the games we have been playing and the lists we have been testing. We then cover the latest news in the world of X-Wing Miniatures and if there should be a ban on the TIE Phantom with Advanced Cloaking Device. Next, we have our first of two interviews, Mr. Hossie from Monday Night X-Wing joins the show. We then discussedwhat one can expect when attending a tournaments and we pass out some basic tips and tactics to help you do better at your local events! We then talked to Mike Brandt from the NOVA Open and we get to learn what this great event is all about.

NOVA Squadron Radio is:
Ed Horne – Host
Kris Soehnlin – Co-Host and NOVA Squadron founding member
Ronald Brannan – Co-Host and NOVA Squadron founding member
Chad Brown – Co-Host/Editor
Neil Jenkins – Special Guest and Co-Host

Here are the show notes from Episode 2:
[0:00 – 2:00] Introduction to the Ronald Brannan, NOVA Squadron Radio Co-Host
[2:00 – 16:55] The Flight Deck: Where we discuss the games we have been playing and lists we are testing
[16:55 – 36:43] The News: Galactic Cup is into the final 16 (or close) (http://teamcovenant….1/#comment-3283)
Sozin’s YouTube Channel: (http://www.youtube.c…_lXwF5vAY8jaM2Q)
Scum and Villainy Podcast (http://teamcovenant….cast-episode-5/)
[36:43 – 55:15] Tactical Readouts: Interview with Hossam from Monday Night X-Wing and the Push the Limit blog
[55:15 – 1:36:35] Main Topic: An Introduction to Competitive Play and Tactics
Paul’s Turn Zero Articles: (http://www.fantasyfl…s.asp?eidn=4709)
[1:36:35 – 2:02:15] Tactical Readouts: Interview with Mike Brandt from the NOVA Open (http://www.novaopen.com)
[2:02:15– 2:04:03] Show Closing

Musical Credits go out to the band ‘Insane Ride’ and their songs ‘Sound of Rock and Roll’ and ‘Wrong or Right’ found on the Free Music Archive at http://freemusicarchive.org/

Thanks for listening, and talk to you again in two weeks! 

Welcome to NOVA Squadron Radio! In this our first real episode of the podcast you will get the opportunity meet Neil Jenkins, fellow NOVA Squadron member…

NOVA Squadron Radio – Episode 1 “Getting Started with X-Wing and What to Buy Next”

Welcome to NOVA Squadron Radio! In this our first real episode of the podcast you will get the opportunity meet Neil Jenkins, fellow NOVA Squadron member, as he fills in for Ron this week. We then dive into the games we have been playing and the lists we have been testing. We then cover the latest news in the world of X-Wing Miniatures. Next, we take a look at how to get started in the X-Wing Miniatures game and review the basic rules to the game. After that we tackle the question of what to buy next, after getting your first starter set.

NOVA Squadron Radio is:
Ed Horne – Host
Kris Soehnlin – Co-Host and NOVA Squadron founding member
Ronald Brannan – Co-Host and NOVA Squadron founding member
Chad Brown – Co-Host
Neil Jenkins – Special Guest and Co-Host

Here are the show notes from Episode 1:
[0:00 – 5:45] Introduction to the Neil Jenkins, fellow NOVA Squadron member
[5:45 – 21:30] The Flight Deck: Where we discuss the games we have been playing and lists we are testing
[21:30 – 42:25] The News:
Wave 4 Released (http://www.fantasyflightgames.com/edge_news.asp?eidn=4897)
Paul’s Article (
http://www.fantasyflightgames.com/edge_news.asp?eidn=4862)
Neil Amswych’s Article (
http://www.fantasyflightgames.com/edge_news.asp?eidn=4880)
Rebel Ace’s Spoilers (
http://www.fantasyflightgames.com/edge_news.asp?eidn=4886)
Wave 5 Announced: (
http://www.fantasyflightgames.com/edge_news.asp?eidn=4869)
[42:25 – 1:23:45] Main Topic 1: Getting Started in X-Wing and rules of the game
[1:23:45– 1:38:27] Main Topic 2: What to buy next?
[1:38:27– 1:41:16] Show Closing

Musical Credits go out to the band ‘Insane Ride’ and their songs ‘Sound of Rock and Roll’ and ‘Wrong or Right’ found on the Free Music Archive at http://freemusicarchive.org/

Thanks for listening, and talk to you again in two weeks! 

Welcome to NOVA Squadron Radio! In this our test run of the podcast you will get the opportunity to learn who the cast is and how they got into the game of X-Wing. You will also lean who NOVA Squadron is and what they are all about, our plans for the podcast, and the main topic for the show: Hit and Run for the win, a discussion about sportsmen like behavior at a tournament.

NOVA Squadron Radio is:
Ed Horne – Host
Kris Soehnlin – Co-Host and NOVA Squadron founding member
Ronald Brannan – Co-Host and NOVA Squadron founding member
Chad Brown – Co-Host

Here are the show note from Episode 0:
[0:00 – 6:30] Introduction to the cast and crew, well, most of us anyway…
[6:30 – 13:42] Who is NOVA Squadron and what ties do they have to the X-Wing Community?
[13:42 – 17:07] NOVA Squadron Radio and our mission statement
[17:07 – 39:55] Main Topic: Hit and Run for the Win and it is un-sportsmen like?
[39:55 – 41:19] Show Closing

Musical Credits go out to the band ‘Insane Ride’ and their songs ‘Sound of Rock and Roll’ and ‘Wrong or Right’ found on the Free Music Archive at http://freemusicarchive.org/ 

Thanks for listening, and talk to you again in two weeks!