Category: Be a Better Tactician

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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.

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 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 55: Chaos Space Marines (Part 2)

In this episode, we continue our discussion of the Heretic Astartes or Chaos Space Marines of Warhammer 40K. We go into more detail with each Legion, including their history, tactics, stratagems, and relics. We will also talk about the Chaos Space Marine model line and how to get started with collecting and playing them.

Episode 54: Chaos Space Marines (Part 1)

In this episode, we talk about Chaos Space Marines, or Heretic Astartes. We talk about the history of the Chaos Space Marines, their rules, stratagems, and we spend time talking about their units. We also talk psychic powers and some of the really interesting combos you can do with this codex. We think this is a fantastic book that offers a lot of flexibility for those players who prefer to run traitor marines.

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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 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.