Category: Be a Better Tactician

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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. 

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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.