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Great show

By nickaquino - Jan 01 2019
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Great show. Always a good listen.

Great podcast!

By Wisdomsolo - Dec 10 2015
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Love the podcast! Informative and entertaining!

iTunes Ratings

22 Ratings
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Great show

By nickaquino - Jan 01 2019
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Great show. Always a good listen.

Great podcast!

By Wisdomsolo - Dec 10 2015
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Love the podcast! Informative and entertaining!
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Your source for everything X-Wing

Rank #1: Episode 27.5: X-Wing 2.0 Discussion!

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FFG’s Hyperspace Report dropped some HUGE X-Wing news bombs on us. Our favorite game is changing, and we are so excited! Tune in as we give you the facts, then weigh the pros and cons.

Links: 

Official Announcement: https://www.fantasyflightgames.com/en/news/2018/5/1/x-wing-second-edition/

Team Covenant article and videos: https://teamcovenant.com/learning/star-wars-x-wing/everything-need-know-x-wing-second-edition-x2-reboot

2nd Ed. FAQ and full page:  https://www.fantasyflightgames.com/en/x-wing-second-edition/

Back to Dials Facebook group: www.facebook.com/groups.backtodials

May 02 2018

1hr 2mins

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Rank #2: Episode 41: Second Edition, First Impressions Panel

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Since we are ravenous, impatient nerds we have gotten our grubby hands on Second Edition somewhat early! As such, we are joined by a panel of locals who have also started 2e to talk about our first impressions, and comment on Organized Play, Balance and rules in the new game of X-Wing!

Thank you to everyone who submitted questions and comments!

Timestamps: 

  • 00:00:00 – Intro
  • 00:02:00 – “Feel of the Game”
  • 00:37:56 – Quick Rules Questions
  • 00:41:12 – Organized Play discussion
  • 01:07:12 – Balance Discussion

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Contact the podcast at feedback@backtodials.com

Aug 18 2018

1hr 58mins

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Rank #3: Episode 20: Enjoy the Silence(r)

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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!

Contact the Back to Dials Podcast at feedback@backtodials.com.

Dec 04 2017

47mins

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Rank #4: Season 3, Episode 1: The (Podcasting) Empire Sparks Back!

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Yeah, there’s too much going on in the title there. That’s on me. but TYSON IS BACK and we are moving on to an all new season of Back to Dials! He joins us for good this time, and we are kicking off with a primer on what’s new about X-Wing Second Edition!

On this Episode of Back to Dials: 

  • All new, all better: What you need to know about Second Edition
  • Destiny 2: The hot new videogame that everyone and their momma’s playing
  • What’s coming in Season 3 of Back to Dials!

P.S.: Really, if you play Destiny 2 on PC, come join us!

Contact the podcast at feedback@backtodials.com

Join the facebook group at www.facebook.com/groups/backtodials

Join the Back to Dials Discord channel at https://discord.gg/8ATbZxv

Support us on Patreon at www.patreon.com/backtodials

Sep 20 2018

1hr 4mins

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Rank #5: Episode 11: “Eureka!” How to Practice Smarter X-Wing

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The good ol’ BTD Boyos go from off-meta list discussion into talking about moments that clicked, and how you can practice X-Wing in a smarter way to elevate your play!

On this Episode of Back to Dials: 

  • Pivot, pivot, pivot
  • The Men at Work
  • Practice smarter, not harder

Contact BTD at feedback@backtodials.com

Check out the Walker Classic at www.backtodials.com/walkerclassic

Sep 25 2017

43mins

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Rank #6: Episode 15: FAQ 4.4: Yuuuge changes!

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The Back to Dials Emergency Podcast Coalition Presents: Sunny Bounder Presents: FAQ 4.4 discussion!

Samwise Shepic joins us in the studio to go over the brand new X-Wing FAQ and why it is such a meta-altering event.

Back to Dials: First in X-Wing news, when we were already planning on recording!

FAQ can be found here: https://www.fantasyflightgames.com/en/news/2017/10/25/new-squadron-formations/

Contact BTD at feedback@backtodials.com

Oct 26 2017

50mins

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Rank #7: Season 2 Episode 8: Can You Build It? Yes You Can!

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Aimed more at newer players, how do you go about building a list? What makes a good list? What are synergies and how do they make a list jive?

Sep 02 2017

36mins

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Rank #8: Episode 39: Get your Rules on with Samwise Shepic!

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Once again, we find ourselves releasing on Sunday, because on Saturday we were, you know… playing X-Wing! Join us and special guest Samwise Shepic for our discussion of the recently posted Second Edition Rules Reference Guide, and I promise, minimal rants about the Mining Guild TIE.

On this episode of Back to Dials: 

  • Get your rules on with Samwise Shepic
  • Adam schools us on barrel rolls
  • Asa gets a little unhinged

Contact the podcast at feedback@backtodials.com

Join the Facebook group at www.facebook.com/groups/backtodials

Aug 05 2018

1hr

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Rank #9: Episode 24: The Bomb Diggity

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Along with special guest Sam Lupica, the boys go over:

  • Valentines?
  • Sam’s list for Denver Regionals
  • Wave 14 Preview

Contact the Back to Dials Podcast at feedback@backtodials.com

Feb 23 2018

51mins

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Rank #10: Episode 17: Regionals and Hidden Gems of X-Wing

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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/

Contact the Back to Dials Podcast at feedback@backtodials.com

Nov 04 2017

40mins

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Rank #11: Episode 36: 5 X-WINGS!

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Saw’s Renegades breathes life back into the X-Wing, and so we take the time to discuss these changes!

On This Episode of Back to Dials: 

  • U-Wing Universe
  • Adam’s Musical Mistake
  • Which 5X list is best? Is it… none of them?

Contact the podcast at feedback@backtodials.com

Send lists to shiplists@backtodials.com

Join the facebook group at www.facebook.com/groups/backtodials

Jun 30 2018

57mins

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Rank #12: Episode 43: Targeting Priority

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There’s a whole ton of ships lined up against you, but which one do you shoot? Find out today as Jon Conley comes back in our Pilot’s Conversion Kit to teach us all how to properly select your targets to bring you to victory!

On this episode of Back to Dials: 

  • Adam is very good at X-Wing
  • Jon’s a very good X-Wing teacher
  • Asa’s just kind of there

Watch the List Head to Head video here: https://youtu.be/FX2Q5VCMeSw

Join the Back to Dials Facebook group: www.facebook.com/groups/backtodials

Join the Walker Classic: www.backtodials.com/walkerclassic

Send feedback and comments to feedback@backtodials.com

Sep 10 2018

45mins

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Rank #13: Episode 38: Stay On Topic....

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Okay, okay, I’ll just put this out there: For the real X-Wing content, start at 34:00!

Nothing about this episode is orthodox, but that can be a good thing. Throwing shade, talking with hosts of other podcasts, making deals with the Devil himself… and of course X-Wing! This episode has it all!

On this Episode of Back to Dials: 

  • Asa makes a Faustian bargain
  • Gordon “Derailler” Berg makes his debut appearance on his new podcast
  • Adam confirms that #VermeilIsForReal

Contact the podcast at feedback@backtodials.com

Join the discussion at www.facebook.com/groups/backtodials

Jul 21 2018

1hr 46mins

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Rank #14: Season 2 Episode 9: What is Gud?

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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 goo: How Hard Can It Be?

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!

Contact us at feedback@backtodials.com

Sep 10 2017

45mins

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Rank #15: Episode 19: New Zealand Nationals with Paul Johnson!

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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!

Contact the podcast at feedback@backtodials.com

Nov 18 2017

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Rank #16: Episode 14: The Emperor's Nu Groove

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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.

Oct 21 2017

48mins

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Rank #17: Episode 30: Worlds 2018 and 2.0 with Paul Heaver!

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This week, we are joined by the venerable and unmatched Paul Heaver, three-time World Champion and 2018 US National Champion, and 2017 Hoth Open winner, 2018 Worlds top 8 finisher, and… the list goes on and on, and on and on. Point is, this man is the real deal and he is here to talk to us scrubs about World Championships 2018 and moving forward onto September and X-Wing 2.0!

On this Episode of Back to Dials: 

  • Paul Heaver’s 100% Auzituck run.
  • Brobots are excellent, in the right hands.
  • Let 1.0 die, kill it if you have to. Please, actually, kill it.
  • What we are all looking forward to in 2.0!

Contact the Back to Dials podcast at feedback@backtodials.com

Visit www.backtodials.com for more articles and information!

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May 19 2018

1hr 1min

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Rank #18: Episode 33: Sparks of Rebellion

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That’s right folks, Tyson returns! Coming back to X-Wing and Back to Back to Dials, we are excited to welcome back the man who started it all to podcast stardom! Tyson takes us through the Rebel Conversion Kit for Second Edition and boy… it’s filled with exciting things!

On this episode of Back to Dials: 

  • The World’s Most Echoey Room gives Asa Editing Nightmares
  • Miranda has been triple-slapped!
  • X-Wings: The good, the great, and the greater!

Contact the podcast at feedback@backtodials.com

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Jun 09 2018

1hr 27mins

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Rank #19: Episode 28: X-Wing Wave 14 Preview!

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So, uh… yeah. With the announcement of 2.0 literally hours after we recorded this episode, it seems a little moot – but, since the Reaper and Saw’s Renegades will have 2.0 content, and it seems like the cards in the Renegades box somewhat model what 2.0 X-Wings will be it’s still relevant! I promise! I hope…

On this episode of Back to Dials: 

  • An unfortunate timing whoopsie
  • Optimizing Optimized Prototype
  • X-Wings are super cool again!

Contact the Back to Dials Podcast: feedback@backtodials.com

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May 05 2018

1hr 2mins

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Rank #20: Episode 34: Learn to Fly Medium Bases!

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Strap in ladies and boys, this is a real smart-person episode, so listen to do dummies try to explain it!

On this episode of Back to Dials: 

  • “Ooooh,” “Oh man,” “That’s how it works, wow!” uttered several hundred times.
  • Our minds cooked medium-rare by all the smart stuff we try to look at
  • Maybe, just maybe: a few nuggets of wisdom

Read the article here on Back to Dials. 

Watch our initial video on measuring templates and bases here!

Thank you for listening to the Back to Dials podcast!

Send feedback, questions and comments to feedback@backtodials.com

Jun 17 2018

51mins

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