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March 16, 2017
From the Core Worlds to Kashyyyk and beyond, the Force connects all living things and binds them together. Pirates, Imperial cadets, and Wookiees. No matter who they are or where they go, they’re all connected by the Force. They’re all drawn together by the eternal struggles between the dark side and the light…
Fantasy Flight Games is proud to announce the upcoming release of three new X-Wing™ starship expansions!
- Auzituck Gunship Expansion Pack
- Scurrg H-6 Bomber Expansion Pack
- TIE Aggressor Expansion Pack
In the Star Wars galaxy, seemingly minor events can alter the fates of countless worlds. A Tatooine moisture farmer purchases a pair of droids. A freighter pilot learns that his YT-1300’s negative power coupling needs to be replaced. A hungry Wookiee reaches for a dead animal skewered on a wooden stake…
Who would have expected the moisture farmer’s nephew would become a powerful Jedi? Or that the repairs to Han Solo’s Millennium Falcon would draw the attentions of an infamous bounty hunter, a crime lord, and even the Dark Lord of the Sith? What would have happened to the Rebellion if Chewie and his Rebel allies hadn’t befriended the Ewoks on Endor?
The Star Wars galaxy is full of these little twists of fate. The Galactic Civil War was shaped by them. And you’ll soon have your chance to pursue more of these twists in your games of X-Wing.
With its trio of ships, Wave XI follows these twists toward a host of explosive new possibilities—all nestled comfortably within the game’s existing mechanics. High-tech bombers. Fighters capable of filling highly specialized roles. Double-slotted upgrades. Unlimited ordnance. And a wealth of abilities that encourage dynamic and interactive new ways to fly!
March 14th, 2017
When the battles of Star Wars™: Armada start getting heated, shields begin to fail, and hulls creak and groan under the strain of repeated battering. It’s at times like these that a fleet admiral’s cunning may prove the difference between victory and a resounding defeat…
Fantasy Flight Games is proud to announce the sixth wave of Armada expansions!
Light on ships, but heavy on new ideas, Armada Wave VI features two expansions—the Imperial Light Carrier Expansion Pack and the Hammerhead Corvettes Expansion Pack. Inspired by Star Wars Rebels and Rogue One, the expansions give us three new ships—one Quasar Fire-class cruiser-carrier and two Hammerhead corvettes. While these are solid ships, they are by no means the biggest and baddest battleships you’ll find in the Star Wars galaxy, but if you overlook the threats they pose? You do so at your peril.
February 28th, 2017
Throughout the Opposition cycle, you’ve had the chance to explore the rivalries between factions. With the addition of affiliated fate cards and other tricks, you’ve received plenty of ways to target and destroy your rival faction—and now, you’ll have the chance to pledge your loyalty and battle your foes in the Star Wars galaxy once more. Power of the Force, the fifth Force Pack in the Opposition cycle for Star Wars™: The Card Game, is now available from Fantasy Flight Games!
Throughout this pack’s objective sets, you’ll find cards to support a variety of playstyles, alongside iconic characters and vehicles from Star Wars Rebels, including Ezra Bridger, Hera Syndulla, the Ghost, and the Phantom. Whether you’re fighting with the plucky Specter rebels or launching a formation of TIE fighters into battle, this Force Pack offers a new perspective to the conflicts of Star Wars: The Cards Game.
February 14th, 2017
Fantasy Flight Games is proud to announce Allies of Necessity, the first Force Pack in the Alliances cycle for Star Wars™: The Card Game!
If anything defines the Star Wars saga more than the lightsaber duels, blaster firefights, and epic space battles, it’s the friendships that emerge out of hardship and necessity. Whether it’s Luke Skywalker and Obi-Wan Kenobi looking for a smuggler to take them offworld or ex-convict Jyn Erso forced to work with a ragtag group of Rebels, outcasts, and Imperial defectors, these alliances can determine the fate of the entire galaxy.
Within the new Alliances cycle, you gain plenty of incentives to bring multiple affiliations together. While multi-affiliation decks have always been a possibility in Star Wars: The Card Game, Allies of Necessity offers more tools to help you than ever before—starting with new affiliation cards, which offer new deckbuilding requirements and special abilities. What’s more, you’ll find iconic characters from Rogue One, Star Wars Rebels, and the Darth Vader comics throughout the cycle: in fact, this first Force Pack includes Doctor Aphra, Director Krennic, Captain Cassian Andor, and Jyn Erso.
With eight new objective sets (two copies each of four distinct sets), and twelve brand-new affiliation cards (two for each affiliation), Allies of Necessity promises to change your games like never before!
February 12th, 2017
The new Anchorhead Cantina Playmat from Fantasy Flight Games is now entering the tournament rotation for Imperial Assault, and this neoprene play mat offers the perfect play surface, showing the tangled hallways and common rooms of the cantina, along with the junkyard outside.
Measuring 26” by 26”, this play mat features the entire map printed directly onto its surface, ensuring that your setup never takes more than seconds.
As you play, there’s plenty of room around the borders of the play mat for you to set up your Deployment cards and tokens, as well as handy references for each team’s starting setup zones. You’ll even find additional copies of the Anchorhead Cantina Skirmish cards included with this play mat, giving you everything you need for the definitive Imperial Assault skirmish experience.
February 6th, 2017
The darkness has taken many forms. So has the light. And the battles between them have shaped the galaxy. Now a new shadow spreads across the stars, and the coming battles will once again determine the fates of countless lives…
All five X-Wing™ Wave X starship expansions are now available at retailers throughout the United States. Availability in other regions may vary.
The U-wing Expansion Pack and TIE Striker Expansion Pack have been in stores since just before the release of Rogue One, yet players are still discovering all the new tactics that their ships and upgrades can bring to the table. Racing full-tilt across the battlefield with Adaptive Ailerons . Intercepting your opponent’s ships with the help of the Cassian Andor crew upgrade. Keeping your pilots cool and avoiding stress while relying upon their Expertise to shine in the heat of battle.
Still, for all that you can do with the U-wing Expansion Pack and TIE Striker Expansion Pack, they comprise only a fraction of Wave X and all that it represents for the direction of the game.
Now that the rest of Wave X is available, how will you use its ships and upgrades in your ongoing battles for the fate of the galaxy? Will your fling your opponent’s fighters to and fro with your quadjumpers and their Spacetug Tractor Arrays ? Will you call upon Captain Rex to suppress enemy fire? Will you sneak Ahsoka Tano behind enemy lines in aCaptured TIE ? Or will you oversee the rise of the First Order, sending Kylo Ren and General Hux into battle aboard an Upsilon-class shuttle?