Category: Be a Better Tactician

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Episode 74: Deployment

In this episode, we talk about the Deployment phase. We often hear that games are won or lost in the deployment phase, and in many ways it is one of the most important phases in the game. We are going to talk list archetypes and how they want to deploy as well as the timing and placement of units in order to maximize your options while limiting your opponents.

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Episode 73: Tyranids Part 2

In this episode, we finish our discussion of the Tyranids. In part 1, we talked about the history of Tyranids, the different Hive fleets, and some of the top units in the codex. In part 2, we cover the rest of the units in the codex, the psychic powers, stratagems, traits, and relics that we like. We also talk about getting started and discuss list building with Tyranids.

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Episode 69: List Building Episode

In this episode, we talk about list building. We have had many listeners write in with questions about their lists and we wanted to commit an entire episode around list building. Almost all the lists are space Marines lists and a few chaos lists, and because these are two of the earliest codices, they pose as special challenge if you want to build lists that play well on the table.

Episode 67: Craftworld Eldar Part 2

In this episode, we finish up our discussion on Craftworld Eldar or Asuryani. We talk about our own experiences playing Eldar, including our favorite units and some underrated gems in the codex. We also talk about the Psychic Powers, Stratagems, Relics, and Warlord Traits that are powerful and some of the combinations you can use. We will finish our discussion with how to get started with the army.

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Episode 66: Craftworld Eldar Part 1

In this episode, we start our discussion on Craftworld Eldar, or Asuranni. This is part one of a two part series. We talk about the history of the Eldar and talk about the different Craftworlds. We also have an interview with Sean aka Abuse Puppy to talk about the strengths, weaknesses, and some of the top units and underrated units in the Eldar codex.

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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.