Category: Be a Better Tactician

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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 37: Cult Mechanicus

In this episode, we talk about the Cult Mechanicus, part two of our podcast about the armies of the Mechanicum or Omnissiah. If you have ever thought of running Cult Mechanicus or a War Convocation, or play against them, this is the podcast for you. We talk about the story and background of the Cult Mechanicus, the models and aesthetics, how the different units function in the game, and how they work on the table. Finally, we discuss the War Convocation, a great mixture of Cult Mechanicus and Skitarii.

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Episode 36: Skitarii and the Adeptus Mechanicus

In this episode, we talk about Skitarii, part one of our podcast about the armies of the Mechanicum. If you have ever thought of running Skitarrii or a War Convocation, or play against them, this is the podcast for you! We are going to talk about the story and background of the Skitarii, the models and aesthetics, how the different units function in the game, and how they work on the table.

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Episode 35: Imperial and Renegade Knights

In this episode, we talk about knights, both Imperial and Renegade. If you have ever thought of running knights in your list, or even starting an all knight army, this podcast is for you.
We talk about the story and background of the knights, the models and aesthetics, how the different variants function in the game, and how they can make their way into your lists.

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Episode 32: Playing Defense in 40k – Shooting Phase

In this Episode, we talk about playing defense in the shooting phase. We discuss what you can do to ensure your units survive shooting during a game of 40k, including reserves, line of sight, cover, and psychic defense. We also talk about what to look for in the list building stage to beef up the defense of your army.

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Episode 29: Know your 40k Opponent

In this episode, we discuss knowing your opponent’s army. It’s always easier to play against an army you know really well. Most of us don’t know every army, unit or formation in the game. That is why it’s important to quickly find out as much about an opponent’s army as possible in that brief time when you trade army lists and get started on playing you game.

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Episode 24: Building a Competitive List

In this episode, we talk about how to build a competitive list. We are going to focus on building a list for ITC events, but it’s applicable for any competitive lists. We will talk about the important things to have in a list and the kind of things you need to have an answer for. We also talk about some ways to play to win in a competitive event.