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Episode 53: The 2017 Christmas Episode

In our third annual Christmas episode, we talk about the Games Workshop, Warhammer 40K and our major events from 2017. We also talk about the state of the game of 40K as it sits right now. Finally, we discuss some of the controversies as well as what we are looking forward to in 2018.

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Episode 51: Space Marines Part 2

In this episode, we finish our discussion of the Adeptus Astartes or Space Marines. We talk about the Primaris Space Marines, including their background, units and how they play in the game. We also go into a deeper discussion on the Space Marine stratagems, psychic powers, relics, and warlord traits. We talk about each of the codex Space Marine chapters and we end our podcast talking about list building.

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Episode 50: Space Marines Part 1

In this episode, we talk about about the Adpetus Astartes or Space Marines in Warhammer 40K. This is part one of a two part series on the most popular and iconic faction in the game. We cover a brief history of the Space Marines, discuss the weapons and units available to them, and talk about how to get started with a Space Marine army.

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Episode 48: Playing with Titanic Units

In this episode, we talk about playing with Titanic units in 40k. Many events have banned all units above a power level of 31, but how necessary is this? We talk about all of the units that would be banned and evaluate it for durability and lethality to see how good they are and if these units have a place in a 2000 point Matched Play game.

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Episode 47: Tactics in New 40K (Part 2)

In this episode, we talk to Mitch Pelham, a top ranked ITC player who took 2nd at the Bay Area Open. We discuss his experience playing in a major tournament and the list elements and tactics that work well in New 40K. We also discuss how to survive two days of gaming and the importance of good sportsmanship and being a fun and fair opponent. 

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Episode 46: Owning and Playing a 40K Titan

In this episode, we talk about Warhammer 40K Titans. We discuss why you would want to own one, each of the titans available through Forgeworld, and playing them in games of Warhammer 40K. We also talk about purchasing and building these huge models and what to do when this kit arrives at your door. Our special guest is Nick Broussard, who helps to run the Titan Owners Club.

Episode 44: The History of 40K Part 4

In this episode, we finish our discussion of the history of Warhammer 40k by talking about New 40k. Rather than simply talk about the changes, we wanted to discuss this new edition in the context of what has come before it. Of course we will offer our own first impressions on this edition having played many games already. We will also talk about what you can look forward to from us as a result of this new edition of 40K.