Fantasy Flight Games has released details about the A-Wing Expansion Pack
(MSRP $14.99) for the Star Wars: X-Wing Miniatures Game
, which is currently slated for a March release. The A-Wing Expansion
, which features a detailed and painted RZ-1 A-Wing Interceptor miniature, is one of the second wave of single-fighter expansions for the X-Wing
game (see "Wave 2 For FFG's 'Star Wars Miniatures Game'
") that will also include the Millennium Falcon
, the TIE Interceptor
, and Slave 1.
The A-Wing interceptor was designed by General Dodonna and was instrumental in the destruction of a number of Star Destroyers in the Battle of Endor.
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The A-Wing Expansion
for the X-Wing Miniatures Game
includes the highly detailed A-Wing miniature with four pilots and five upgrades, as well as introducing the tactically compelling "Boost" action that greatly enhances a starship’s maneuverability. The A-Wing is the Rebellions most maneuverable starfighter, but it also requires a top notch pilot. Unlike the X-Wing and Y-Wing pilots the A-Wing pilots can choose to take an "EVADE" action, and the A-Wing is also capable of carrying a payload of missiles
Upgrade cards include 4 "Cluster Missile" cards, 4 "Concussion Missile" cards, 5 Homing Missile Cards, as well as "Dead Eye," "Expert Handling," and "Push the Limit" cards.