Armchair Admirals 32: Sato Wins! Sato Wins!!

Admirals Chuck and Andrew return for the Armchair Admirals 32: Sato Wins! Sato Wins!!  In this episode the Admirals celebrate the victory of the Great Commander Jun Sato in the Calgary Regional!  They also discuss the winning lists at all the latest regionals.  It’s quite a mix and we like it.  In Battlestations they talk about the Raddus Bomb, what you should know and how you can defend against it, Raddus likes to fight!  In our final from the Bunker we talk about FFG’s Star Wars Legion launch plans and organized play.  In Parting Shots they talk about whether flotillas should count when tabling an opponent, both Admirals have strong opinions on this one.  Flip that brace token the Admirals have launched.

State of Armada: 9:00

Battlestations: 42:00

From the Bunker: 49:30

Parting shots: 55:30

Music credits:

http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Tri-Tachyon/The_Warbird_EP/The_Warbird

Armchair Admirals 31: Raddus Bomb

Admirals Chuck and Andrew return for the Armchair Admirals 31: Raddus Bomb.  In this episode the Admirals say goodbye to the Wave 6 meta by talking about their fondest memories of good old days fishing with Akbar.  Next they discuss the all the rest of the cards we are getting from Wave 7, thanks to Crabbok for dropping the spoiler videos.  Next in Battlestations we talk more Wave 7, what’s better Dual ISD or Dual MC75, hint Triangles rule.  Next in From the Bunker we talk about the latest Star Wars Legion Spoilers, Leia and Fleet Troopers, shotguns!  FInally in parting shots we go over when to measure cardboard to cardboard and plastic to plastic, it’s riveting.  Flip that Brace token the Admirals have Launched!

State of Armada: 11:00

News: 22:50

Battlestations: 55:01

From the Bunker: 57:56

Parting shots: 1:08:02


 

Music credits:

http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Tri-Tachyon/The_Warbird_EP/The_Warbird

Armchair Admirals 30: Powerful Ordnance

Admirals Chuck and Andrew return for the Armchair Admirals 30: Powerful Ordnance.  In this episode Chuck and Andrew cover the Mississippi Regional results… another 2+3 win?  In news Fantasy Flight games has gifted us two previews for Star Wars Armada Wave 7.  They dive into the awesome Ordnance carrier that the MC75 is looking to be and we also get our first look at the Gauntlet Fighter… Raid tokens anyone?  In Battlestations they discuss General Dodonna and how he’s still amazing all these waves later… hint it’s the beard.  Next in From the Bunker they talk about FFG’s recent Legion Articles Battlefield Recon and Massive Destruction!  The AT-ST is shaping up to be a beast on the battlefield.  Finally in Parting Shots they talk about a possible killer combo for Commander Sato, the MC75 plus Wide Area Barrage.  Chuck thinks this could make Sato great, maybe.  Flip that Brace token the Admirals have launched.

 

State of Armada: 4:50

News: 14:20

Battlestations: 36:47

From the Bunker: 41:51

Parting shots: 55:55


 

Music credits:

 

http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Tri-Tachyon/The_Warbird_EP/The_Warbird


 

Armchair Admirals 29: The FAQ Awakens

Chuck and Andrew return for Armchair Admirals 29, The FAQ Awakens.  In this episode Chuck and Andrew discuss the top for lists from the Star Wars Armada Missouri Regionals, Congrats the Omaha group for grabbing 3 of the top 4 spots.  Next we break down the recent FAQ drop for Armada and cover what you need to know, up Sloane is still really good.  Next in Battlestations we discuss Moff Jerjerrod, how to play him and how to maybe beat him, let's face it he’s amazing.  In From the Bunker we discuss the latest Fantasy Flight Game spoilers from Star Wars Legion, General Veers and Snowtroopers.  Yeah Andrew can’t wait for these to drop.  Finally in Parting Shots we discuss what we think Wave 7 will do for the Star Wars Armada meta, We see Star Destroyers in your future.  Flip that Brace token the Admirals have Launched!!

 

State of Armada: 8:15

News(FAQ): 29:30

Battlestations: 43:45

From the Bunker: 50:30

Parting shots: 105:35


 

Music credits:

 

http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Tri-Tachyon/The_Warbird_EP/The_Warbird

Armchair Admirals Episode 28: Battlestations!


Chuck and Andrew return for the Armchair Admirals 28: Battlestations!  In this episode the Admirals go over the results of the December 9th regionals, yes Galant Haven is still amazing.  Next is a new segment: Battlestations!  The Admirals discuss tactics for Legion and Armada, this week they dive into Turn 0 of Armada and how to best deploy your fleet.  In From the Bunker the Admirals discuss Fantasy Flight Games Boots on the Ground Article, both Admirals are pretty excited to see the Stand By action!  Finally in parting shots the Snipe keyword is discussed, are those E-Wings worth 15 points?  Flip that Brace token the Admirals have launched.

Music credits:

http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Tri-Tachyon/The_Warbird_EP/The_Warbird

Armchair Admirals 27: Regional Firepower

The Admirals are back from their first regional of the season and they are ready to break it down for you in Armchair Admirals 27 Regional Firepower.  In The State of Armada the Admirals discuss their experience at the Fargo Armada regional.  Chuck and Andrew talk about their day, caution we do break down some games.  We give insight on what we thought we’d see vs what was there and how the former champ played.  In the news this week we talk about the Fantasy Flight Games interview with Josiah Burkhardsmeier.  Admiral Thrawn is in good hands here.  Next in From the Bunker we discuss FFG’s article Orders from High Command and give our thoughts on command cards, spoilers we are super excited for this game.  Finally in parting shots we talk about strategic and how Chuck got owned by it in Fargo. The Admirals end on a programing change so Flip that Brace token the Admirals have launched.


 

State of Armada- 3:40

News-40:20

From the Bunker-49:25

Parting Shots- 53:00


 

Music credits:

 

http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Tri-Tachyon/The_Warbird_EP/The_Warbird





 

Armchair Admirals 26: An Admirals Thanksgiving

The Admirals are back and ready to serve Armchair Admirals 26: An Admirals Thanksgiving.  In this episode Andrew and Chuck take turns talking about what they are thankful for in the game of Armada, Andrew is most thankful for Chuck’s red dice.  In the news this week we are given another gift to be thankful for, the Imperial Assault app is on it’s way!  We also discuss X-Wing’s Phantom 2 spoilers and scratch our head why Fenn Rau is in this.  In From the Bunker we talk about the awesomeness that is Legion’s T-47 Airspeeder and finally in Parting Shots we talk about Corellian Conflict’s show of force objective.  Flip that brace token the Admirals have launched.


 

State of Armada: 5:56

News: 13:35

From the Bunker: 27:10

Parting Shots: 31:10


 

Music credits:

 

http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Tri-Tachyon/The_Warbird_EP/The_Warbird


 

Armchair Admirals Episode 25: V for Victory!

Armchair Admirals Chuck and Andrew are back for Episode 25: V stands for Victory!  In State of Armada the Admirals discuss the Victory Star Destroyer and how it’s performing on the tournament scene.  Can Chuck be convinced of it’s awesomeness?  Next they cover the major points in the recent X-Wing FAQ, RIP Biggs.  Then they discuss Fantasy Flight Games recent spoiler “Bullseye!” and give their not so favorable opinions of the M12-L fighter.  In From the Bunker they cover vehicle upgrades from the Star Wars Legion core set, everyone is getting pretty excited for this game to drop.  Finally in Parting shots the Admirals talk about Star Wars Armada’s Blockade Run objective and give you their opinions on it.  Flip that brace token the Admirals are ready to launch!

 

State of Armada: 9:20

News: 23:45

From the Bunker: 53:00

Parting Shots: 1:02:00


 

Music credits:

 

http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Tri-Tachyon/The_Warbird_EP/The_Warbird

 

Armchair Admirals Special Episode: The Legion Marches

Sound general quarters we have a special episode incoming!  Chuck and Andrew are back and are here to talk about some much anticipated Star Wars Legion news.   Fantasy Flight has dropped the preview articles for wave 1 of Legion and the admirals cover the announcement and give their opinions on what we have coming.  Flip that brace token the Admirals have launched.

Music credits:

http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Tri-Tachyon/The_Warbird_EP/The_Warbird

Armchair Admirals Episode 24: Assault Loveboat

Armchair Admirals Chuck and Andrew return for Episode 24: The Assault Loveboat.  In this episode Chuck and Andrew break down their Star Wars Armada regionals plans, where they are going and what they expect to face when they get there.  Along with a few tips on how to survive the day.  Next we take a look at Fantasy Flight Games X-Wing preview Indiscriminate Devastation.  You’ll hear first hand Chuck’s obsession with this ship.  Next in From the Bunker, we break down the two vehicles that are coming in Legion’s core set.  The AT-RT and the 74-Z Speeder Bike.  Finally in Parting shots we discuss the Minefields objective from Star wars Armada, it’s an explosive discussion.  Flip that brace token the Admirals have launched.


Giga-Bites Star Wars Armada Regional Event:

https://www.facebook.com/events/1918655315052118/?ti=icl

 

State of Armada: 7m 43s

News X-Wing preview: 24m 12s

From the Bunker: 40m 37s

Parting Shots: 51m 9s

Music credits:

http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Tri-Tachyon/The_Warbird_EP/The_Warbird

Armchair Admirals Episode 23: The Gungan in the Room

Armchair Admirals Chuck and Andrew return for Episode 23: The Gungan in the Room!  FFG has been awfully quiet in regards to Star Wars news but that doesn’t stop the Admirals.  In our State of Armada we talk about the impact of wave 6 on the game, after getting some table time the Admirals tell you ships and cards they like and what they don’t.  Next in From the Bunker we break down the different upgrades that trooper units in Legion can take and have a lengthy discussion on what we think Fantasy Flight Games will do in regards to new factions.  Chuck is rooting for a Gungan army.  Finally in parting shots we talk about Jamming Barrier and how you better have strategic in your list for this one.  Flip that brace token the Admirals have launched.

Music credits:

http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Tri-Tachyon/The_Warbird_EP/The_Warbird

Armchair Admirals Episode 22: Unlimited Power

Admirals Andrew and Chuck return for another episode of the Armchair Admirals.  In this episode they sit down with Cadet Travis and talk about his first Star Wars Armada tournament experience.  We discuss what he learned and some good tips to avoid tournament fatigue.  We also go over the results from the Star Wars Armada U.K. and Canadian Nationals.  Pelta for the win!  Next we cover Fantasy Flight Games Imperial Assault preview I am No Jedi.  Chuck learns Maul is the best character ever. In From The Bunker we talk about Star Wars Legions core units, Stormtroopers and Rebel troopers, amazing.  Finally we talk about Targeting Beacons in final shots and why you should never choose it.  Flip that brace token the Admirals have launched.


Music credits:

http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Tri-Tachyon/The_Warbird_EP/The_Warbird




 

Armchair Admirals Episode 21: Silence is Golden

The Admirals return for Episode 21: Silence is Golden!  Andrew and Chuck discuss Star Wars Armada Nationals at the Nova open and why the results are not surprising.  They also dive into Fantasy Flight Games recent Star Wars X-Wing Wave 13 announcement.  We figure out that Silence might just be made of gold.  Next a new segment is introduced, From the Bunker, a discussion on all things Star Wars Legion.  This week we discuss core box commanders Darth Vader and Luke Skywalker.  Finally in Parting Shots we go over Star Wars Armada objective Dangerous territory, and we finally shed some light on why Chuck likes this one so much.  Flip that Brace token the Admirals have launched.

Music credits:

http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Tri-Tachyon/The_Warbird_EP/The_Warbird

 

Armchair Admirals Episode 20: Thrawn's Legion

The Admirals are back and cargo hold is full!  Andrew and Chuck discuss Thrawn’s arrive to Armada in the Fantasy Flight Games Star Wars Armada Wave VII reveal.  Also they break down X-Wings wave XII announcement spoilers, Assault Gunboat!!!   They also get their ground game ready as they talk about the newest addition to the Star Wars gaming, Star Wars Legion.  Finally they break down the Fighter Ambush objective for Armada in Parting Shots.  Flip that Brace token the Admirals have launched.

Music credits:

http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Tri-Tachyon/The_Warbird_EP/The_Warbird

Armchair Admirals: Episode 19 Journey of a Renegade

 The Admirals are back and this week they have reinforcements!  Cadet Travis joins the Andrew and Chuck as he recounts his journey in Star Wars Armada.  The Admirals also visit with Puck and Ian from the Renegade open to discuss their miniatures event that contains 14 different games including all three Fantasy Flight Star Wars titles.  Then we discuss the campaign portion of the Scour the Streets of Coruscant Imperial Assault article.  Finally in Parting Shots we cover the Salvage Run objective.  Flip that brace token the Admirals have launched.

www.recreatorstudios.com

www.renegadeopen.com

Music credits:

http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Tri-Tachyon/The_Warbird_EP/The_Warbird

Armchair Admirals Episode 18: Quasar the New Hope!

  The Admirals are back and welcome you to episode 18, Quasar The New Hope....  In this episode the Admirals discuss the other half of Armada wave six, The Quasar Class Cruiser Carrier.  Does this ship stack up to it’s rivals?  Also the Admirals discuss the latest X-Wing spoiler for Guns of Hire, StarViper MK. II.  Finally we dive into the skirmish side of the Heart the Empire spoilers in the Scour the Streets of Coruscant spoiler for Imperial Assault.  The AT-DP is Andrew’s new best friend.  Flip that brace token the Admirals have Launched.

Discussed at the top of the show:

http://cannotgetyourshipout.blogspot.com/

http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Tri-Tachyon/The_Warbird_EP/The_Warbird

picture from Fantasy Flight Games

Armchair Admirals: Episode 17!

The Admirals are back and they are getting hammered!  In this episode Andrew and Chuck go into a thorough review of Star Wars Armada’s wave VI release, the Hammerhead Corvette and they like what they see.  Learn what they feel the magic number to put on the board is, and what upgrades work well with these ships.  Also in our new segment parting shots, the Admirals cover the objective, Sensor Net.  Flip the brace token the Admirals have launched!

http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Tri-Tachyon/The_Warbird_EP/The_Warbird

picture from Fantasy Flight Games

Armchair Admirals Episode 16: Scurrg is the Word!

  The Admirals are back to Cry Havoc, and to let everyone know Scurrg is the Word for Episode 16.  In this episode the Admirals are joined by Moff Nathan as we discuss the recent Armada store championship we participated in.  They also discuss Cry Havoc, the most recent spoiler for X-Wing.  Chuck is already waiting in line to buy 5 of these things.  Finally we introduce a new segment, Parting Shots. This is where we sit down and discuss rules in Star Wars Armada, this week Obstructed shots.   Flip that brace token the Admirals have just launched!

http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Tri-Tachyon/The_Warbird_EP/The_Warbird

picture from Fantasy Flight Games

Armchair Admirals Episode 15

The Admirals are back once again for Episode 15: Return of the FAQ!  In this episode they examine the changes in the most recent Star Wars Armada FAQ.  Are they our only hope? Probably.  They also pick apart FFG’s Defenders of Kashyyyk X-Wing article on the Auzituck Gunship, or as Chuck says "Wookiees…" Will this ship be a main stay on the table? The Admirals will let you know.  They also break down the FFG’s Armada spoiler: Prepare for Impact and discuss why they really like the Hammerhead corvette.  Flip that brace token the Admirals have just launched!

Intro music can be found at: 

http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Tri-Tachyon/The_Warbird_EP/The_Warbird

Picture from Fantasy Flight Games

Armchair Admirals Episode 14

  The Admirals are back and they brought reinforcements.  In this episode the Famous Nathan Skadson and always Amazing Travis joins the Admirals as they discuss their tournament preparations for Star Wars Armada. We dive deep into the Heart of the Empire announcement for Imperial Assault, and Chuck reveals his secret love for Emperor Palpatine.  Finally we cover the spoilers from FFG’s “Play the Aggressor X-Wing spoilers.”  These aren’t the Ties Andrew was hoping for.  

http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Tri-Tachyon/The_Warbird_EP/The_Warbird

picture from Fantasy Flight Games