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Carolina Krayts

An X-Wing Miniatures Game Podcast hosted by the Carolina Krayts. Based out of North Carolina, the hosts Ben Keller, Chris Allen, and Tyler Barnett talk about things sometimes related to X-Wing.
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Jan 17, 2018

After discussing many teams list selection strategy, we decided it was best to just keep trajectory simulator and genius from working together.  Please note both are still legal at the event for standard games, you can play nym with trajectory and genius, however you will not be able to move and then use genius to trajectory simulate a bomb.

 

In the objective games, trajectory simulator is entirely banned, so this is not an issue!

 

Extreme apologies for the short notice.

Jan 15, 2018

PAX South recap.

Nam-my on top!!!

SALT. So much salt.

Jan 8, 2018

X-Wing is back! It's huge again! Everyone wants to play.  Amazing what small base firing arcs being good will do! Reload is super cool, and so are harpoons. Watched regionals all weekend, there's some good highlights in the notes.  Rebels kinda need a faction identity that isn't cancerous and awful to play against.

 

Carolina KRAYTS Facebook community:
https://www.facebook.com/groups/carolinakrayts

 

Notes: 

https://docs.google.com/document/d/1CEr3GbvbXsvEjUqnRj-VajVQeIDg6KXfc566FUAVbE4

 

KRAYT CUP 3 Registration 

kraytcup.com

Dec 21, 2017

Part 4 of the Listener Series™, focusing on ways that we have found to be productive in actively getting better at the game, and how and why they work.

 

There's a lot of relevant and good information and links in the notes, we strongly recommend taking a look.

 

Notes:

https://docs.google.com/document/d/13E9dOi3vYhSz2i_ivmSU4NSoeP-O_NzqkmSe_fN2TuU/

 

Listener One (Travis Johnson):

http://carolinakrayts.libsyn.com/listener-one-a-carolina-krayts-story

Listener Two (Paul Heaver):

http://carolinakrayts.libsyn.com/listener-two-a-paul-heaver-story

Listener Two Point Five (Followup After Paul):

http://carolinakrayts.libsyn.com/listener-two-point-five-well-paul-said-bombs-are-fine-so-i-guess-bombs-are-fine

Listener Three (Actually just us again)

https://carolinakrayts.libsyn.com/listener-3-a-tournament-meta-story-nope-still-not-your-dice

Dec 18, 2017

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Dec 15, 2017

AGENCY! WE DID IT BOYS!

 

Why are people so nice? Stop it! Wave 12 dropped, is firing arcs and small bases, and is really good?  404 Salt Not Found.

 

Objectives dropped in the last bit, so we talk about ways to attempt unwholesomeness. Preemptive (now postemptive) krayts on top and the bottom for Austin.

 

Carolina KRAYTS Facebook community:
https://www.facebook.com/groups/carolinakrayts

 

Notes: 

https://docs.google.com/document/d/13cbgPyuYiqurLxuYSrcL7Wd1ltIk5c_S4ALMq06clGk/

 

KRAYT CUP 3 Registration 

kraytcup.com

Dec 14, 2017

Chris, Travis, Ryan, and Dion sit down to give some details and explanation about the objectives that have been under development for the past few months.  We hope you enjoy them!

 

Quick objectives preview: https://imgur.com/a/Ox7T9

Full files for objectives: http://nationaltabletopgaming.org/tournament-resources

Rules for objectives tournaments:

https://www.dropbox.com/sh/clott5ozs0upf6f/AAA3E7lrpB8-CJAq6f1AiOWea?dl=0 

Dec 4, 2017

Krayt Cup 3!  The Silencer!  Do we care though?  Are we all still forever trapped in Miranda's hell?  I WANT OFF THE RIDE

 

Carolina KRAYTS Facebook community:
https://www.facebook.com/groups/carolinakrayts

 

Notes: 

https://docs.google.com/document/d/1NP-cJKPyiJdsccROpmreShsy7dJ_AthRzhYsCE5398I/

 

kraytcup.com

Nov 27, 2017

Krayts still on top, wave 12 is super wholesome, the silencer is going to kill everyone. Also our cinnamon bun joins us, and Grasser no ballses his way out of being on.

 

Carolina KRAYTS Facebook community:
https://www.facebook.com/groups/carolinakrayts

 

Notes: 

https://docs.google.com/document/d/1O3LdVKPa00XtaThANy-OM1TNq4uX_YOFuB-lctfKMXc/

Nov 20, 2017

There was an issue uploading Episode 40 - if it was only an hour and cut off abruptly at about an hour before, this is the entire episode.  Skip to an hour to pick up where you left off!

Nov 20, 2017

We're driving back from Mandalore (uploading this from the car, actually).  You know what you're getting into

 

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Nov 13, 2017

The competitive season is starting up again! We have things to talk about that aren't just complaining all the time!

 

Bounty Update, Krayt Cup 3 Updates, Dice Trays, all sorts of fun, but mostly...

 

The sheathiwhatever article dropped, and is incredibly interesting.  MAKE X-WINGS GREAT AGAIN

 

Carolina KRAYTS Facebook community:
https://www.facebook.com/groups/carolinakrayts

 

Notes: 

https://docs.google.com/document/d/1pMfWkW_d12iK1XO0xj9IftgV0anLcWkIkKP3WGGLCtE/edit?usp=sharing

Nov 6, 2017

We were lucky enough to get some of Steve Cameron's time, from Cascade Games.  Cascade ran all of the System Opens in the US in 2017, and is running all of the North American System Opens in 2018!

 

They do a fantastic job, and we're happy to get a small look behind the curtain!

Nov 6, 2017

KRAYT CUP 3 HYPE! TOP 50 INVITATIONAL HYPE!  FFG has more leak problems, and slow play problems.  Chris, Ryan, Tim, and THEZACKMATHEWSCAROLINAKRAYTSPODCAST around for this week!

 

Also the kimogila article dropped, I guess?  Whatever.

 

KRAYT CUP 3 Rules!

https://docs.google.com/document/d/1ae_yWMggFZK3G7aDOJ4J9osupdegroIsoQG61PDpvaY/edit?usp=sharing

 

Carolina KRAYTS Facebook community:
https://www.facebook.com/groups/carolinakrayts

 

Notes: 

https://docs.google.com/document/d/1pMfWkW_d12iK1XO0xj9IftgV0anLcWkIkKP3WGGLCtE/edit?usp=sharing

Oct 30, 2017

More FAQ stuff.  How accurate are our FAQ predictions?  As long as we're cherrypicking from previous stuff, pretty accurate?  Where do we think the new FAQ leads up meta wise?  Find out this week on Carolina Krayts Z?

 

Carolina KRAYTS Facebook community:
https://www.facebook.com/groups/carolinakrayts

 

Notes: 

https://docs.google.com/document/d/1g4X87wDgcjgLJyl-Mtr0eVGIwwyBySPZ-MxECX2ey6I

Oct 26, 2017

IT'S FAQQENING EVERYONE PANIC

BIGGS IS DEAD

 

Skip to some random point to avoid Final Fantasy 12 spoilers, who cares it came out in 2006

 

Carolina KRAYTS Facebook community:
https://www.facebook.com/groups/carolinakrayts

 

Notes: 

https://docs.google.com/document/d/1gfyXd9KfeHmJqHBu4DATH3ohOn7PPNWD0xLXf-merP4

Oct 23, 2017

KRAYT CUP 3! TOP 50 INVITATIONAL TOURNAMENT! IT'S HAPPENING! January 27th-28th in Durham, NC at Atomic Empire.

 

Welcome to the Kessel Krayts!  We're joined by Tim "The Holy Ranker of Men" Hilton, as well as the Kessel Run's Jeremy Chamblee and Nam-My Le!  Talking about both tournaments, as well as the gunboat article drop, all the salt directed at FFG, and what an NPE is and why it might be necessary for them to exist.

 

Carolina KRAYTS Facebook community:
https://www.facebook.com/groups/carolinakrayts

 

Notes:
https://docs.google.com/document/d/1q6sNVEldTNqwzc0mWmHOf0CKMiD3Qmb-kd0WgjBEvWU

Oct 16, 2017

Tyler, Chris, Travis, and Zack are joined by Duncan Howard and Chris Brown.

Topics:

  • Follow-up Judge stuff
  • Q4 Kits, Bounty update, etc
  • OCX
  • Netrunner?
  • Nationals Meta
  • Zack's Insult

Carolina KRAYTS Facebook community:

https://www.facebook.com/groups/carolinakrayts

 

Notes:

https://docs.google.com/document/d/1wYCkuEhWDLIX_P92A3M24SHspDgq9anCIEwpxrDFwu4/

 

 

Oct 10, 2017

Who are these guys?  Chris and Tyler are joined by Dion "The Gold Squadron" Morales, and Chris "I AM THE CRYODEX" Brown to talk about weird judge calls (including our screw up on Harpoon from earlier), the pace of play, and what it all means to you.

 

Carolina KRAYTS Facebook community:

https://www.facebook.com/groups/carolinakrayts

 

Notes:

https://docs.google.com/document/d/1wYCkuEhWDLIX_P92A3M24SHspDgq9anCIEwpxrDFwu4/

 

Oct 2, 2017

Ben deserts us! The bounty is back on for everyone!  What upgrade/change would have to be made for anyone to bother playing primary weapons in arc anymore?  Also, what's going on with the X-Wing community?  Calm down!

 

Carolina KRAYTS Facebook community:

https://www.facebook.com/groups/carolinakrayts

 

Notes:

https://docs.google.com/document/d/1wYCkuEhWDLIX_P92A3M24SHspDgq9anCIEwpxrDFwu4/

Sep 25, 2017

Travis "The Johnson" Johnson, Duncan Howard, and Ben "The K Doesn't Stand for Keller" Kavanaugh attempt to get home from Canada.

Sep 18, 2017

Actual Content?  JUDGE!!!!

 

Anyways, followup on a few things, but mostly the Wave 13 announcement, how to nerf Nym and why, and why advanced sensors is such a bad idea for a card.

 

UK Nationals review and how to git gud

 

Echolocation pics are in the notes, if you're looking for them!

 

Carolina KRAYTS Facebook community:

https://www.facebook.com/groups/carolinakrayts

Notes:

https://docs.google.com/document/d/1Ib4jbQ3BlHUb0uiIWM97WmJdjwfB8Z1kw8iZT-Le4GA/

 

Sep 11, 2017

Special Guests, your continental champions!  Also, Crossroads classic hype and nationals roundup!  Is Paul a krayt?

 

Also, Travis made me promise actual content next week. Boo!

 

Carolina KRAYTS Facebook community:

https://www.facebook.com/groups/carolinakrayts

 

Notes:

https://docs.google.com/document/d/1pV5huHCDh8sXeeSF-vyotFjaMALj6LzmfUJaweDGAuw/edit

Sep 5, 2017

Chris, Travis, Tyler Tippet, and Matthew Erbe sit around and try to say somewhat coherent things about NOVA this weekend.  Moderately successful?  Git gud Dion.

 

Carolina KRAYTS Facebook community:

https://www.facebook.com/groups/carolinakrayts

 

Notes:

https://docs.google.com/document/d/1dPSWExGonxGptS8dR8h6PWwF3oywOkBn8NmVYprAefE/edit?usp=sharing

Aug 28, 2017

Ben's back!  Also, wave 12 was announced.  Exciting!  With the Gencon results having had some time to settle, we talk about the win condition of Fair Ship Rebels and similar lists, compared to Rebel Regen.  Is it an abuse of the tournament structure/format?  Additionally, Chris is irrationally scared of Jostero

 

Also, Reddit FAQ.  If it drops, what effect do we expect it to have on the meta.  Any?  People aren't living in fear of mindlink anymore, but Dengar is a different story!

 

Carolina KRAYTS Facebook community:

https://www.facebook.com/groups/carolinakrayts

 

Notes

https://docs.google.com/document/d/1U6f93TJ0aSI3pXFJjdYX2RyK4VUL9ggNzYq98liPrAo

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