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Baby steps

Last night I played my third complete game of Star Wars: X-Wing Miniatures. Not much happened of note; I flew a Scum & Villainy squad for the first time, and lost big (again—but no big deal; at the moment I’m just happy to be flying).

At one point late in the fight, I did manage to slide my clunky freighter between two (custom painted!) enemy ships. Still didn’t save my pilot from obliteration, but it was nice to have made a correct wild-assed guess about movement range.

Close-up photo of X-Wing Miniatures gameplay with three ships
Threading the needle with a HWK-290 at HobbyTown USA in Lincoln, Nebraska, September 6, 2016.

Notwithstanding the newbie losing streak, this is my all-time favorite learning curve. I’ve got at least one game lined up tonight.