Back to Dials Episode 20: Enjoy the Silence(r)

The TIE Silencer, the vanguard of the First Order, is coming out very soon – and so we have to talk about what it brings to the table! If we don’t just keep talking about the Star Wing instead…

On this episode of Back to Dials: 

  • Gunboat Hypisode Part 2
  • Tie Silencer: What’s good, what’s not?
  • Conclusion to the Emperor’s Nu Groove Contest!

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Back to Dials Episode 19: New Zealand Nationals with Paul Johnson!

Strap in, folks, there’s some REAL CONTENT coming your way! Twin Nationals winner Paul Johnson (Aussie and New Zealand) joins us to talk about his list, Thweek, the Jumpmaster and what to expect in the new meta. We also look ahead to Wave 12  to see what we can expect in the fast-approaching Regionals season!

On this episode of Back to Dials: 

  • We are joined by an honest-to-god good X-Wing player!
  • Thweek: What does he do well? What does he not do well? Will he define or react to the meta?
  • Where is the Jumpmaster now, and what roles can it fill?
  • Just how in the hell do you win TWO Nationals?
  • Nerf Pauls!

Tune in to Back to Dials to find out!

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Back to Dials Episode 17: Regionals and Hidden Gems

Calm, serene, peaceful, the beaches of Scarif, before the Rebels showed up. Man, they really had no chill. But here on the Back to Dials Podcast, we are chiller than a Wampa’s cave.

On this Episode of Back to Dials: 

  • Just be cool, okay?
  • Regionals: When, where, and why
  • The Hidden Gems of X-Wing, Part 1

Regionals locations: https://drafts.fantasyflightgames.com/en/op/events/2017-regional-championships/x-wing/

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Back to Dials Episode 14: The Emperor’s Nu Groove

Today, we sat down to record and upon opening our computer, there was a new preview article!

So we scrapped the original idea, and today we are going to talk about the Alpha-Class XG-1 Assault Gunboat!

On this episode of Back to Dials: 

  • Adam is a dirty chicken boy
  • Asa gets way, way too hyped
  • Slam, Jam, Thank you Ma’am, the hype is REAL.

This episode’s contest: Create your best list that fits the name, “Emperor’s Nu Groove.” Send submissions to contest@backtodials.com and post them on our facebook page!

Contact the podcast at feedback@backtodials.com.

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Podcast Group: facebook.com/groups/backtodials

Back to Dials Episode 13: 2017 Meta Countdown!

We spend some time talking about the top 10 lists of the 2017 Nationals season on this episode of Back to Dials? What will you expect to face? What sort of things can you do to tech or fly against them? All that will be answered!

On this episode of the Back to Dials Podcast: 

  • New… hosts? Maybe?
  • Asa Mustafar’s voice fails him for the last time
  • A Worldwide metagame

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Back to Dials Episode 9: What is “Gud?”

Join us as we answer a listener’s question: What makes a ship good? Apparently, there are a lot of aspects to that question! A lot to talk about, but as ever, BTD charges right in!

On this episode of the Back to Dials Podcast:

  • Asa goes a-ramblin’
  • We don’t say ********** except for maybe once
  • Figuring out what makes a ship good: How Hard Can It Be?

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Back to Dials Episode 2: How to Get Invited to the Cool Kids’ Club with Luke Carrington

Welcome Back!

On this episode of the Back to Dials Podcast, Asa and Adam are joined by Luke Carrington to discuss the X-Wing Campaign Against Cancer and how to keep X-Wing fun for everyone while remaining competitive! Tune in, and you will also enjoy:

  • Asa and Luke have a heated disagreement polite discussion about the Special Forces TIE
  • Adam shows that he has played far too much Super Smash Brothers
  • We play Marco-Palpatine in the X-Wing News

Go check out the Super Wario Bros list here! 

Remember to Fly Casual, and enjoy The Back to Dials X-Wing Podcast! 

Send all your contest entries to contest@backtodials.com. Questions about lists? Send those toshiplists@backtodials.com. Anything else? feedback@backtodials.com. We love to hear from you! 

Show Timing: 

  • 00:00 – 5:49: Intro and mailbag
  • 05:50 – 9:30: X-Wing News Bulletin
  • 10:07 – 47:34: Guided Listbuilding: Creating a Bomber and Escort List
  • 48:32 – 1:14:43: Campaign Against Cancer and X-Wing Discussion with Luke Carrington
  • 1:15:30 – 1:22:00: Show close and NEW CONTEST ANNOUNCEMENT!

Links: 

Back to Dials Podcast

BTD YouTube Channel

Kayleigh G’s YouTube Channel

The Super Wario Brothers List

X-Wing Vassal Tutorial

X-Wing Campaign Against Cancer

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Podcast Group: facebook.com/groups/backtodials

Back to Dials Season 1 Episode 12: Regionals Prep

Tyson and Asa are as silly as always as they give us the latest news updates, tips on preparation for regionals and a new list head to head old school style.

Timing:

  • 00:00 to 12:15 – Show Opening and Listener Feedback
  • 12:45 to 56:30 – News Updates
  • 57:10 to 2:07:09 – Regionals Preparation Tips
  • 2:07:51 to 2:26:39 – List Head to Head
  • 2:27:34 to 2:36:12 – Contest Announcement and Show Close

Thanks for listening!

Back To Dials template giveaway!: mail to: contest@backtodials.com

Back to Dials YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCqXMgklRdhY0vDrpnk-xNVw/videos

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Podcast Website: www.backtodials.com
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Back to Dials Season 1 Episode 15: Bombs Away!

Regionals review, Bombs and bombing with Eugene Jordan, List head to head, stuff, and shinanigans.

Timing:

  • 00:00 to 13:16 – Show Opening and Listener Feedback
  • 13:52 to 1:14:20 – Regionals Recap
  • 1:15:33 to 1:48:43 – Bombing tactics with Eugene Jordan
  • 1:49:19 to 2:06:56 – List Head to Head
  • 2:07:41 to 2:18:44 – Contest and Show Close

Thanks for listening!

Back To Dials contest!: mail to: contest@backtodials.com

Back to Dials YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCqXMgklRdhY0vDrpnk-xNVw/videos

Contact the podcast: feedback@backtodials.com
Podcast Website: www.backtodials.com
Podcast Group: facebook.com/groups/backtodials