September 12, 2015


Back to Dials Season 2 Episode 3: “Alternative FAQs!”

F.A.Q 4.3.0 has just released and we are able to be right on the ball here with a brand new episode covering the gargantuan changes contained in this meta-shattering document! In this episode of the Back to Dials Podcast:

  • Adam has a lapse in memory
  • We learn from a Land Down Under
  • We don black robes and gather for the ritualistic sacrifice of the Old Meta

Remember, we have a contest going! Send us your greatest, best, funniest, etc. X-Wing stories to to be entered to win a painted ship or a beautiful Stele Open metal challenge coin! Get those entries in because this contest only runs for two more weeks!

Episode Timing: 

  • 00:00 – 7:13: Show Introduction
  • 8:53 – 1:08:15: FAQ 4.3.0
  • 1:09:24 – 1:16:19: Show Close and Contest Continuation!

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BTD Tournament Recap 2

Tournament Recap Episode 2: Yavin Open with Mishary Al-Faris!

Welcome back… to dials! This time on the Back to Dials Tournament Recap Series, we are joined by Kuwaiti X-Winger and Yavin Open winner Mishary Al-Faris to discuss his stunning first place win in Birmingham, and the Parattani list that is currently dominating high-level play!

Do you want to hear from one of the best players in the world? Do you want to learn how to fly (and fly against!) one of the top-tier lists? Take a listen to this episode of the Back to Dials Podcast!

Good Game in Kuwait City

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Back to Dials S2E02: 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 Questions about lists? Send those to Anything else? 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! 


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The Super Wario Brothers List

X-Wing Vassal Tutorial

X-Wing Campaign Against Cancer


Back to Dials Season 2 Episode 1: A New Host

On this episode of the Back to Dials Podcast, join us as we welcome new host Adam Kattnig! And with Rogue One ships in our hands and Regionals in full swing, we talk about the new hotness and anticipate Wave 10!



  • 00:00-12:35: Introduction and News
  • 13:00 – 1:05:11: Rogue One Ships Discussion
  • 1:05:11-1:13:08: Conclusion

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Episode 20: Nand Torfs Interview

After a hiatus, we come Back to Back to Dials with the release of an interview with World Champion Nand Torfs! Stay tuned for more coming up very soon!


00:00 – 46:49: Nand Torfs Interview!

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Episode 19 : Heroes of the Resistance

Formation flying with John Scott, Wave 9 release, Heroes of the Resistance discussion. We’ve got a lot to talk about in this episode. Don’t miss it!


  • 00:00 – 8:47 Show opening and meta news
  • 9:27 – 46:57 Formation flying with John Scott
  • 47:40 – 2:01:42 FFG news featuring Heroes of the Resistance
  • 2:02:19 – 2:15:20 Contest and show close

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Episode 18 : Year 2 begins…

So we’ve made it through our first year! While we prepare for a new year of Back To Dials, this episode may help you prepare for wave 10. In this episode we give you all of our thoughts on what wave 10 is bringing to the table. Along with that we have our quick meta update, a contest status, and some upcoming events. Enjoy!


  • 00:00 Show opening and meta news
  • 16:02 Wave 10 Preview
  • 1:54:46 Contest updates and show close

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BTD Tournament Recap 1

Tournament Recap : Gencon

Welcome to our first Tournament Recap episode. In this series we recap major tournaments with high finishing players to get an in depth look how they did and what they were thinking. This episode features Dan Hars, top 4 at the recent Gencon North American Championship.

Thanks for listening!



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Episode 17 : Stress is Best

In this episode we get a preview of the wave 9 ships that we got from Gencon. Also, Conner Lutgen joins us to tell us about the strategy of stress control.


  • 00:00 Show opening and meta news
  • 07:43 Pre-review of wave 9
  • 39:51 Strategy session on stress control
  • 1:23:58 List head to head
  • 1:35:51 Contest updates and show close

Thanks for listening!

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