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Episode 65: Target Priority in 40K

In this episode, we talk about target priority in 40K. Knowing what to engage and when is a huge part of being successful at the game. We start before the game begins when you look over your opponents list to identify the key threats to your army. We then talk about prioritizing these threats during the game and how best to engage them.

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Episode 64: The Spring 40K FAQ

In this episode, we talk about the spring 2018 40K FAQ. We discuss this new era of 40K that we are playing, one in which an FAQ can cause some dramatic changes to the game. We also spend time talking about the new rules and what they mean for building and playing your army. Finally, we talk about what these changes might mean for the game moving forward.

Episode 63: Building a Balanced Army

In this episode, we talk about building a balanced list in 40K. We start with the basics of what a list should have to be competitive and then go into more detail as you start to consider more and more things as you build your list. We don’t tell you to take specific units, but rather we want to help YOU figure out how to build a balanced list based on your chosen army.

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Episode 62: Get Your Army Painted

In this episode, we talk about how to quickly get your army up to the minimum 3-color standard that most events have set. The purpose is not to shame you into painting, or push an unrealistic standard; the purpose is to show you how to do this quickly and efficiently. We discuss the techniques that we use to get armies ready for events. If you struggle to get your models painted, or even if you hate painting, then this episode is for you.

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Episode 61: Assault in 40K Part 2

In this Episode, we finish up our discussion of assault in Warhammer 40K. We talk about how to defend against an assault and what your options are when you find yourself stuck in combat. We discuss what makes an assault unit good and some of our favorite ones. Finally, we talk about building assault units into your army and how to best use them.

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Episode 60: Assault in 40K

In this episode, we talk about conducting successful assaults in Warhammer 40K. There are a lot of changes in this edition, starting with the fact that there is no more assault phase; its the Charge and Fight phase now. We discuss the reasons for charging and fighting and go into detail on the steps for each phase and all the flexibility you have as a player.

Episode 58: Converting your 40K Models

In this episode, we talk about doing conversions for your 40K army. Conversions range from simple add on bits like chapter specific shoulder pads to elaborate sculpts that change the look and feel of a model completely. We cover all of these kinds of conversions, the tools you will need, and what makes a good looking conversion.

Episode 56: Getting Ready for the Las Vegas Open 2018

In this episode, we talk about our plans for attending the Warhammer 40K events at the Las Vegas Open. We discuss our expectations and why we will be attending. We also give tips on how to prepare a big event and what you should bring to maximize your success. Finally, we discuss the new ITC Champions missions and how to play them effectively.